Parish Life

Ascension is a close-knit Parish family. We enjoy sharing both worship and fellowship at our beloved chapel.

 A Christmas Eve candlelight service.

A Christmas Eve candlelight service.

 At an Easter fellowship brunch.

At an Easter fellowship brunch.

 Young parishioners explore our pipe organ.

Young parishioners explore our pipe organ.

 All Souls' Chapel at Eastertide.

All Souls' Chapel at Eastertide.

 A scene from our 2016 Parish Picnic and Hootenanny.

A scene from our 2016 Parish Picnic and Hootenanny.

 Our Treasurer and a young assistant.

Our Treasurer and a young assistant.

 The Blessing of the Backpacks - prayer over our students returning to school.

The Blessing of the Backpacks - prayer over our students returning to school.

 Two dear members of our Parish, Altar Guild and Choir!

Two dear members of our Parish, Altar Guild and Choir!

 Our Parish family, gathered for our 2017 Annual Meeting.

Our Parish family, gathered for our 2017 Annual Meeting.

 Roger, a parishioner's puppy, enjoys the company of St. Francis in our Parish gardens.

Roger, a parishioner's puppy, enjoys the company of St. Francis in our Parish gardens.

 Young confirmands.

Young confirmands.

 Our Annual Harvest Dinner for 2018.

Our Annual Harvest Dinner for 2018.

 Some of our resident Boy Scout troop helping in our garden.

Some of our resident Boy Scout troop helping in our garden.

 Father Phillip and a young acolyte.

Father Phillip and a young acolyte.

 Rehearsal for a Baroque vocal concert at Ascension.

Rehearsal for a Baroque vocal concert at Ascension.

 A young lector offers the Old Testament lesson.

A young lector offers the Old Testament lesson.

 A visit from Bishop Michael Hanley.

A visit from Bishop Michael Hanley.

 Ringing the church bell at the beginning of worship.

Ringing the church bell at the beginning of worship.

 Little Eva Marie, newly baptized.

Little Eva Marie, newly baptized.

 A St. Francis' Day blessing.

A St. Francis' Day blessing.

 Taking beverage orders at the Harvest Dinner.

Taking beverage orders at the Harvest Dinner.

 A performance by parishioner and soprano Marion Edens.

A performance by parishioner and soprano Marion Edens.

Easter
 Our annual Easter egg hunt.

Our annual Easter egg hunt.

 The Chapel in late summer.

The Chapel in late summer.

 Four ladies all ready for the Harvest Dinner!

Four ladies all ready for the Harvest Dinner!