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Who do you ‘do life’ with?

Ascension’s Community Groups are THE BEST WAY of getting connected that Ascension clergy and staff can commend to you. They offer a place to find friends who will ‘do life’ with you. Ascension’s 28 Community Groups meet on different days at different locations throughout the City of Pittsburgh. While each group is committed to sharing

Sign up to Serve!

Ascension’s mission statement reads, “A Worshipping Community, Equipping God’s People; Sharing Christ’s Healing with a Broken World.” We come together as a community to worship together, to grow together and to share the healing presence of Jesus. Will you join a team that will use your gifts and passions to meet the needs of our

Children’s Ministry & The Summer of Paul!

This summer our children will experience an immersive introduction to the life and letters of St. Paul. They will hear about his early life, his conversion experience on the road to Damascus, his life in the power of the Holy Spirit, his missionary journeys, and his death as a witness to Christ, a death experienced

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

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

Join us for Easter!

6am The Great Vigil of Easter The first service of Easter Day begins with darkness and includes the singing of the Exsultet, or Song of Praise, over the year’s Easter Candle, the passing of the Light of Easter, scripture, silence and Holy Baptism. Please remember to bring your bells to celebrate the resurrection of our

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

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

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

Sunday, August 25: 10am Service and BBQ

Join us on Sunday, August 25th as we have one combined 10am service followed by a cookout on the lawn with special music and an opportunity to sign up for community groups and the fall parish retreat, and to meet leaders of our campus ministry. We’ll also hear about the progress of our MORE THAN