5pm Newcomer Dinner (offsite)

All newcomers to Ascension (or who may still feel new after being here for quite some time already!) are welcome to come to dinner (pizza and dessert) at the home of Andrea and Jonathan Millard at 5pm on Sunday, Sept 23rd. To RSVP, email marilyn.chislaghi@ascensionpittsburgh.org. More details coming up in future announcements. Please mark your calendars!

11 & Lunch

Our next Sunday lunch after the 11am service …. Eleven and Lunch …. Will be held in mid-September on Sunday, September 16th. We’ll hear from Jonathan and Andrea Millard about their sabbatical adventures and the lessons learned. Please plan on joining us after the 11am service for lunch that day!

10:30am Teaching on James

THE BOOK OF JAMES – Saturday, Sept 8 at 10:30am

In September we will begin a preaching series on the Book of James. Join Jonathan Warren in the Ascension Hunt Rooms from 10:30am – Noon as he gives a summary of the book and its themes. The teaching will be preceded by a Community Group Leader Meeting from 9 – 10:30am. Childcare provided from 9am – Noon. Food too. Please join us.

6:30pm Young Adults “Dinner and Compline”

Calling all Young Adults! Please join us for our next installment of Dinner & Compline featuring “Manicotti with Millards.” We will meet at 6:30pm on Thursday, September 13. Jonathan Millard, our rector, and his wife, Andrea, will be our special guests. We will conclude with a service of Compline. For more info, please text Leah (Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries) at 724-630-0167.

9am Prayer Ministry Brunch

All members of our prayer ministry team are invited to a Prayer Ministry Brunch to be held in Ascension Hunt rooms on Saturday, September 15th. At this brunch we will be taking a look back at our prayer ministry the past several years and will prayerfully look forward to what the next chapter might look like. Please plan on attending. This will be a catered event in thanksgiving for the faithful ministry of all of our prayer ministers. If you can attend, please RSVP to marilyn.chislaghi@ascensionpittsburgh.org.

Parish Retreat

9am Ascension Songwriter’s Collaborative

The Collaborative seeks to encourage Ascension songwriters in their craft through community and collaboration. For our August gathering, we are hosting an “Open Forum” for anyone to share a song that they’ve written and receive feedback. Any genre is welcome. This is not an open mic, but an open FORUM, so come with an open heart to participate in this unique form of collaboration with your fellow artists. If you’d like to participate, please RSVP to Elise Massa (elise.massa@gmail.com).

9am Children’s Ministry ALICE training

6:30pm International Ministry Open Training

International Ministry Open Trainings: Aug 22 and Sept 5

We will be having two short training sessions before we begin this ministry again in the fall. The first will be Wednesday, August 22nd from 6:30 – 8pm and will be more ‘big picture’ on the vision of our ministry with internationals. On Wednesday, September 5th we will have another training from 6:30 – 8pm on the nuts and bolts of our program. All welcome! We could use more ‘hands on deck’ as teachers, assistants, testers, conversation partners, etc. Trainings will be in the Hunt Rooms. Contact LuAnn for more info at PittsburghEnglish4U@gmail.com.

6:30pm International Ministry Leadership Meeting

International Ministry Open Trainings: Aug 22 and Sept 5

We will be having two short training sessions before we begin this ministry again in the fall. The first will be Wednesday, August 22nd from 6:30 – 8pm and will be more ‘big picture’ on the vision of our ministry with internationals. On Wednesday, September 5th we will have another training from 6:30 – 8pm on the nuts and bolts of our program. All welcome! We could use more ‘hands on deck’ as teachers, assistants, testers, conversation partners, etc. Trainings will be in the Hunt Rooms. Contact LuAnn for more info at PittsburghEnglish4U@gmail.com.


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