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.
A menâ€™s softball team plays in the church league in late spring into summer on Tuesday nights. Contact Andrew Duncan
Ascensionâ€™sÂ Adventure Group
Organizes regular hikes at various levels of difficulty. Check the Events calendar for upcoming outings.
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.
Ascension periodically forms dinner groups for couples and individuals interested in socializing with other parishioners in small groups. Contact Lauren Kingsland
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 RoomÂ at Asbury. Contact Randy Lord-Wilkinson 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 itâ€™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 Randy Lord-Wilkinson at 301-948-0122, ext 12.