Hello! I hope everyone has recovered from our Spring Retreat at Laurelville. I have, thanks… Our Lenten series is called ‘building a beautiful life.’ In sync with Ascension’s Friday night Lenten Dinner series, we will be facing the distorting and dehumanizing forces of the world, the flesh and the devil, and cultivating the spiritual disciplines that can … Continue reading Youth Group This Lent
Interested in working with me and the Church of Ascension Youth Groups? Know someone who might be? I have two positions available. June & July 2017. $1,200 total, plus expenses. Including an all-expenses paid trip to Wheaton / Chicago. Approximately 12 hours per week (50 per month, 100 total), and will suit a flexible timetable. … Continue reading Youth Ministry Summer Internship 2017
Coloring in is cool again. We would love a fine-line black and white design to go in our Spring Retreat weekend guide as a coloring in page. What kind of design? That’s up to you, but we are giving a $20 Coldstone ice-cream store gift card to the artist who produces the best FULL PAGE … Continue reading Love drawing? Love ice-cream?
Friday Middle School Youth Group, 6.30-8.30pm. Facing faces. Parent Gathering, 6.30-8.30pm, Room 105. ‘Feeding the mouth that bites you.’ Saturday Open Hands Ministry service project, 9-3pm. They would like a head count (for bringing equipment, ordering pizza etc) so please let me know if you plan to be there. Thanks! Sunday 9am & 11am services. 1pm-2.30pm … Continue reading This Weekend (in brief)
We will be working at a current remodel at a 15206 address. I can give you the exact address in person, but can’t publish online. The main plan for Saturday February 4th (9am-3pm with pizza) includes: – digging 4 holes in the basement, 24″ x 24″ x 12″deep, and mixing concrete to place in them. – … Continue reading Open Hands Ministry Info
This is the last weekend to secure your place at our spring retreat for the early bird discount of just $90. If you need another copy of the invite letter with detachable slip to accompany your check, please download my spring-series-2017-letter. Mail the check (memo: Spring Retreat) to Alex BH, Church of the Ascension, 4729 Ellsworh Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213 … Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Know
Free childcare! Free refreshments! But best of all, the best people with which to share the highs and lows of parenting. 6.30-8.30pm on Fridays, starting this week in room 105 at Ascension, hosted by the lovely Ron & Judy Yadrick. Please RSVP here for childcare. Here is an outline of the themes for the upcoming evenings: Jan … Continue reading Friday Night Parents Gathering
Stage 1. 5.15pm -7pm Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (616 N. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206) for dinner. Stay for the Open Mic, with performances by Erika Gault and others. Parents are welcome for this stage. Bring some cash for the free will offering. They also need an idea of numbers so please let me know by the end of … Continue reading Sat 14th MLK ‘Undernight’ For High Schoolers.
Like retreats? Love mission trips? Can we combine them? Yes! Here is the provisional info for our Everyone Together Summer in Chicago Tuesday June 27th, we drive from Pittsburgh to Wheaton. Retreat: The big Anglican (‘mission on our doorstep’) Provincial Assembly in Wheaton begins at 9am on June 28th and finishes at 1pm on June 30th. … Continue reading Summer in Chicago!
Save the date! Replacing both Middle and High school group meetings that weekend, we are going to jump on a bus and head down to the biggest Christian music concert in Pittsburgh! RSVP here if you want to join us for pizza beforehand. Friday January 20th. Meet at Ascension straight after school… 4pm Pizza (free) 4.30pm We … Continue reading Winter Jam! Friday 20th!