News & Events


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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


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March Newsletter

Ascension’s March newsletter, The Ascent, is hot off the press. In this edition readers will find out all about upcoming events, including the Friday Lenten series Pathways of Prayer.  Highlights of programs from youth to seniors are also included as is a reflection on Ordinary Prayers from Ascension’s Director of Prayer Ministry, Andrea Millard. To


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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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Special Needs Ministry

Join our special needs crew for Sunday School at 9am each week, or come to the monthly Capernaum Friends Club (2nd Saturdays from 2 – 4pm). We would love more special needs teens and adults to join us, so please invite or come if you are interested! If you would like more information, reach out


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Join us this Advent!

The Service of Lessons & Carols weaves together a progression of scripture readings along with carols sung by the congregation and choirs that carry us from Old Testament prophecy to fulfillment in the Christ child. This is a non-Eucharistic service that clearly rehearses the biblical story from creation through redemption. It’s a fantastic service if


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Pledge cards & year end giving

This year our stewardship theme is ABUNDANCE for all that God has done for us. If you have already brought in your completed pledge card, thank you. If you have not yet brought it in, please send it to the church before the end of the year so our vestry is able to budget realistically


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Fall Kickoff News!

Our 2018 Fall Kickoff edition of the Ascent, our monthly newsletter, provides a great summary of Ascension ministries including Community Groups, Young Adult, Youth & Children’s Ministries, Senior Ministry, Special Needs Ministry, and International Ministry. The cover article is written by Bishop Grant LeMarquand who has acted as Ascension’s priest in charge for several months


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Senior Ministry 2018/2019 program

Our Senior Ministry (55+ or anyone who wants to join in the activity) meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month from 12:30 – 2:30pm. All are welcome to this monthly Lunch Club that features great food, a great speaker, and great conversation! Janet Helms is the featured speaker on September 13th. She is


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Sunday, August 26 – 10am Combined Worship and BBQ

Join us on Sunday, August 26 at 10am for a combined worship service followed by a BBQ on the church lawn. It’s a great way to end the summer before diving into the fall schedule. It’s also a great Sunday to bring a friend. The church will provide burgers and hot dogs. Those attending are