"We are ambassadors who represent Christ." – 2 Corinthians 5:20



Ascension has a number of groups that meet for social, outreach, spiritual or educational activities. Connecting with a group can make a big church feel intimate, and can provide you with an opportunity to make friends and support one another.

Wednesday Morning Study Group

Read a book, study the Bible, ask honest questions with this intergenerational group, every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Softball Teams

A men’s softball team plays in the church league in late spring into summer on Tuesday nights. Contact Andrew Duncan.

Ascension’s Adventure Group

Organizes regular hikes at various levels of difficulty. Check the Events calendar for upcoming outings.

Ascension Choir

Ascension is blessed with a fine choir of over 20 singers, the Ascension Choir, an all-volunteer groups of adults. The Ascension Choir practices each Thursday evening during the program year (September through early June) from 7:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and sings at the 9:00 a.m. service.

Dinner Groups

Ascension periodically forms dinner groups for couples and individuals interested in socializing with other parishioners in small groups. Contact Lauren Kingsland for information.

Episcopal Seeking Seniors

Asbury Episcopalians meet for lunch and a chance to learn about a topic of interest on the fourth Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the cafe of the Wallace Community Room at Asbury. Contact Javier Ocampo at 301-948-0122, ext. 12 for more information.

Education for Ministry Classes

Ascension offers this enlightening four-year course in theology and the Bible on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm. But it’s more than a class, it builds a community through shared meals and prayer. Contact David Mitchell or Rebecca Smith-Kevern.

Cancer Support Group

Meets the second Monday of each month for a brown bag lunch at 11:30 a.m. for discussion, fellowship and prayer among those living with cancer and those who love them. Contact Javier Ocampo at 301-948-0122, ext 12.