We offer several service times each week for our traditional congregation as well as the Dinka community in our neighborhood. Click here for a full list of service times.Worship
Building the faith of our community outside of Sunday service. There are opportunities for youth and adults. Learn more here.Grow
Helping the Community
Our church constantly strives to reach outward by serving the needs in our local community. Learn more here.Provide
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Stewardship In Action
Building Shelves for Tasby Middle School
Ascension Assists Tasby Middle School Homeless children are enrolled in schools across the state and while the Dallas Independent… Read More
Block Party Success
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Fresh Food Fair block party. We had over 400 members of the… Read More
Youth Group at Houston Food Bank
It was an enriching experience for our youth group, and new pastor Fr. Paul to spend some time working with… Read More
Rev. Sue Ross
Sue Ross has been a member of Episcopal Church of the Ascension since 1987. She received her Licentiate in Ministry from The Anglican School of Theology and was ordained to the diaconate in June of 2000. She worked for many years as an Information Technology project manager and as Executive Director of Cathedral Gardens, a non-profit independent living complex for seniors located across from the Diocesan Office. She and her husband Lanny are native Dallasites and are blessed with 5 grown children, 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Fr. Paul Klitzke
Fr. Paul Klitzke is the Rector at Ascension. He is a life-long Episcopalian, and is married with two children. He has a BA in Fine Arts Administration and a Masters of Divinity from The School of Theology at The University of the South (aka Sewanee). From 2005-2010 he served in Alaska, performing missional ministry: arranging for church groups to assist with ministries throughout the state and serving a small church in Wasilla. From 2010-2015 serving a church plant in Kapolei, Hawaii. He enjoys the rewards and challenges that come from the variety of work that his job provides. He also plays the guitar, loves music, is ambidextrous and likes tacos.
Rev. Ernie McAfee
Ernie first came to Ascension in 2005 after retiring as rector of St. Barnabas, Garland. He also served parishes in the dioceses of West Texas and Texas. At Ascension he served in the areas of outreach and pastoral care in addition to preaching and liturgical duties. In 2006 he traveled to South Sudan on behalf of the parish to train Sudanese clergy in pastoral care. In October, 2009 he took a leave of absence to serve as interim rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Oak Cliff. He returned to Ascension in October 2013. Ernie has a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University, and M.B.A. from Pepperdine University, an M.Div. from the Seminary of the Southwest, and a D. Min. from Drew University. He has done extensive post graduate study in Bowen Family Systems. He is an avid bicyclist. He is married to Diana. They have three children, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.