News & Events


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Friday Lenten Series

Ascension’s Friday Lenten Series will take a Workshop format, focusing on practices that deepen our lives of prayer. The evenings begin at 7pm with Evening Prayer, followed by two Workshops to choose from, concluding at 8:30pm. Childcare and children’s programming will run concurrently. On the final evening, all are invited to a Fish Fry with a Workshop to follow.

Friday, March 15 (7 – 8:30pm)

Workshop 1: Praying with Scripture (Jonathan Millard and Ann Paton)

Workshop 2: Journaling Prayer (Petra Tomcik and Chris Massa)

Friday, March 22 (7 – 8:30pm)

Workshop 1: Praying Creatively (Andrea Millard and Mark Stevenson)

Workshop 2: Contemplative Prayer (Rachel Kornfield Becker and Bishop Grant LeMarquand)

Friday, March 29 (7 – 8:30pm)

Workshop 1: Praying with Silence (Tish Warren and Brian Janaszek)

Workshop 2: Praying with the Ignatian Exercises (Hannah Halfhill and Nate Twichell)

Friday, April 5 (7 – 8:30pm)

Workshop 1: Praying with Icons (Jonathan Warren and Becca Chapman)

Workshop 2: Praying with your body (Joanne and Doug Spence)

Friday, April 12 (6:30 – 8:30pm)

Fish Fry in the Parish Hall

Workshop: Singing our Prayers (Ascension Songwriters’ Collaborative)


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New? Want to find out more?

Our next Explore Ascension class will be Saturday, March 30. This class is for all those who are new to Ascension, who wish to find out more about Anglicanism in general or Ascension in particular. It is also part of the pathway to membership. So, mark your calendars! The class is co-taught by all Ascension


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Marriage Enrichment Course

Marriage is hard and we need each other.  This 7-session course being offered after Easter is an opportunity to press into the challenges of our marriages together, and grow in learning how to love well. Designed by Milan and Kay Yerkovich, How We Love looks at marital patterns through the lenses of Attachment Theory, suggesting


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Financial Peace University

Do you have any of these concerns about your finances? The balances on the credit cards are growing. Student loan debt feels crippling. Every time you start to get some traction with the finances, an emergency comes along and knocks you down. You want to plan for the future, but you never seem to have


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In Concert….

Ascension is co-sponsoring a Wendell Kimbrough Concert on Monday, March 25 at 7pm (City Reformed Presbyterian Church, 3929 Coleman Street, Pittsburgh 15207). All are invited! Please bring a donation (cash, check, or card) for Wendell and his band. For more information and details about the concert, reach out Elise Massa (elise.massa@gmail.com). Wendell Kimbrough is a