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Christmas Service Schedule


Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 24

  10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with the 11:15 Ensemble: Main Church 
Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24   5:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist for Families and Children: Main Church7:00 p.m. Festival Eucharist with the Great Choir of Ascension: Main Church7:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist in Spanish: Chapel9:00 p.m. Festival Eucharist with the Great Choir of Ascension: Main Church

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25

  10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Organ and Ensemble: Main Church
The First Sunday After Christmas, Sunday,  December 31   “One Ascension Sunday”10:00 a.m. Bilingual Lessons & Carols: Main Church

 

There will be no Christian Formation on Sunday, December 24 or December 31

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The Episcopal Church of the Ascension is one of the oldest and most vibrant spiritual communities in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Whether you are searching for a place for your family to grow in faith, a fellowship of believers, or just a community where you can explore your spiritual side, we welcome you and want to hear from you.

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The Episcopal Church of the Ascension is a progressive, multicultural Christian community in metropolitan D.C. with a passion for service, diverse worship, and life long spiritual formation. We believe that God continues to be revealed in all cultures in every era. We treasure the opportunities for mutual evangelism we encounter in our church and in our world. Our worship is a celebration of God’s abiding love. We are a community of unconditional welcome, inviting anyone to our worship community. We endeavor to speak newcomers’ languages and meet them in the cultures of their homes. Christianity means action. We see a fundamental connection between the freely given life of Christ and the giving of our lives in the service of others. The Christian journey is a lifelong pursuit. We have a tradition of living a life in Christ by enriching our understanding through study, and converting our hearts through shared spiritual practice. – Seamus Welsh Find out more...

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