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January Newsletter

Ascension’s January newsletter is hot off the press. In this edition readers will find encouragements from the rector for 2019, along with three invitations! Read on! Highlights of programs from youth to seniors are also included as is a reflection from Ascension’s writer-in-residence, Tish Harrison Warren. To read more, see the link available here.


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Ordinary & Extraordinary!

The Gospel of Luke tells us, “Jesus sent his followers out to preach the Kingdom of God and to heal the sick.” (Luke 9:2) An impressive and possibly daunting mission! Followers today too are sent out to preach the Gospel, yet often they do not feel equipped to respond to the second part of Jesus’


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The Bible in Six ‘Acts’

One brief way of summarizing the vocation of the church of Jesus Christ is to say that it is the community that lives by the story of Jesus. We believe, teach, and confess that Jesus Christ is the ‘desire of every nation’ (Hag 2:7) and that his story is also the story of Israel. As


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Get connected!

At Ascension we are called to be a worshipping community, to equip God’s people, and to share Christ’s healing with a broken world. Our body is rooted in Oakland, in the heart of the city, but stretches out to touch every part of the city. The principal way that we can extend the fellowship of


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New? Want to find out more?

Our next Explore Ascension class will be Saturday, February 23. 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