News & Events

Join us Weekdays

Please CLICK on the image immediately above for the full text of this post and links we encourage you to use! We are happy to offer an online service of Morning Prayer daily, Monday through Friday, beginning on Monday, March 23rd. The service will be led by different clergy and lay people each day. All

Lenten Series Postponed

Church of the Ascension’s Lenten Series on Hard Conversations – Politics, Race, Gender, Sexuality – has been postponed until after Easter when it is once again safe to meet together in large groups.  

Newcomer Event Postponed

The Newcomer Lunch scheduled for Sunday, March 15 is cancelled and will be rescheduled when it is safe to meet together in large groups. While we will miss the opportunity to chat together, eat Irish food and hear a bit about St. Patrick, we will do our best to mine the wealth of Anglican saints

March Newsletter

The March edition of Ascension’s newsletter, The Ascent, is available here. This edition includes a cover article on the upcoming Friday Lenten series on Difficult Conversations. This is also our Annual Meeting edition, giving details of the annual congregational meeting that took place on Sunday, February 16. Reports from the Treasurer, Senior Warden and Rector

Coming up in late April

Our next Explore Ascension class will be Saturday, April 25 from 9am through lunch. We hope that Coronavirus fears will be behind us by this time. If not, we will reschedule this event as well. This class is for all those who are new to Ascension, who wish to find out more about Anglicanism in

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

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

Join us for Christmas!

Family Christmas Eve Service at 6:30pm On Tuesday, December 24th all are invited to this warm service that is designed with children in mind. We will celebrate the nativity of Jesus with a children’s tableau and sing the great carols of Christmas. Childcare for children age 4 (PreK) and under will be provided. Children age

Two Opportunities to attend

The Service of Lessons & Carols weaves together a progression of scripture readings along with carols that carry us from Old Testament prophecy to fulfillment in the Christ child. We will have two services of Lessons & Carols on different dates – one at the 9am service and one at the 11am service. The services

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