March 17, 2019: The Second Sunday in Lent

Happening this Sunday: March 17, 2019

8 a.m.  Holy Eucharist Rite Two
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite Two
10 a.m. Godly Play Sunday School
11:15 a.m. Coffee Hour
The Nursery is available from 7:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Lenten Learning & Simple Suppers

Join us this Wednesday, March 20 on Wednesdays, April 3 and 10 at 6 p.m. for a delicious soup and salad supper as we explore the essentials of being Christian based on Rowan Williams's book Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, and Prayer (order here at or Our focus this Wednesday will be on the Bible. Rector Weezie Blanchard will lead the discussion for adults and Coordinator of Children's Ministries will lead children ages 

4-12. Child care will be available in the Nursery.                                             

Lenten Retreat at Cathedral Ridge, March 22-24

The Episcopal Church in Colorado is sponsoring the retreat, "Yearning to Be Whole," which will explore how "'circles of trust' help us reclaim a sense of integrity in our lives and foster wholeness in our relationships, our workplaces, and our work in the world," based on Parker Palmer's classic book "A Hidden Wholeness: the Journey toward an Undivided Life." For more information, go to

Greeting Card Ministry 

meets the third Tuesday of each month here at Church of the Ascension in the Parish hall from 6:30-8:30 p.m.. Come join us for an evening of fellowship and creativity...for further information contact Julie Mahoney at 

Women's Homelessness Initiative

Through our participation in the Women's Homelessness Initiative, Ascension provides a meal on the fourth Sunday of every month. To participate on March 24, please (1) sign up to provide food on the Outreach Committee bulletin board in the Parish Hall, (2) buy and make/cook your items at home, (3) bring your items to the Althea Center, 1400 Williams Street on March 24 at 4:45 p.m.For more information, please contact Jan Douglas at 404-290-9843. 

We need office volunteers!

Our team of office volunteers make things run much more smoothly for all of us. If you are interested in helping in the Parish Office on Mondays through Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. please contact Parish Administrator Celeste DeLeon at

Easter Lilies! 

Easter Lily envelopes are located in the back of the church on the usher table and in the parish hall. Feel free to drop an envelope into Sunday's offering in loving memory of someone special, to celebrate a life event, or simply to give thanks. You may also make your lily donation online

Coffee Hour Hospitality Team

Interested in being part of the Hospitality Team? It is only one Sunday per month commitment. Get in touch with Doris Kimbrough at or 303-408-3244 if you want to participate in this important piece of life at Ascension.

Pastoral Care 

If you or someone you know is sick or in the hospital, please let us know how we can help. Please call the Parish Office at 303-388-5978 or contact Weezie Blanchard at

Lost and Found

We have a lost and found here in the church office. If there are any sweaters, glasses, coats, etc. left behind on Sunday it will more than likely be here! You are always welcome to call Celeste at 303-388-5978 and she'll look around and bring it in!