Welcome To Ascension!
The Church of The Ascension would like to cordially welcome all of our visitors and newcomers today. We are so glad that you have chosen to worship with us. Please visit our website at: ascensionrvc.org to learn more about our parish. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email our parish administrator at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Facebook as well!
Summer Schedule Begins on Sunday, June 25th
On Sunday, June 25th we will begin our summer schedule of having only one Sunday service at 9:30 am. The last Sunday for the choir and the Sunday School will be on June 18th.
We will return to our regular schedule on Sunday, September 10th. Please plan to join us that afternoon at 3pm for our annual BBQ at the rectory.
Volunteers needed at ‘The Shop’
As we head into summer, please consider volunteering some of your time to work at ‘The Shop’ by signing up as often as you would like. Volunteers are needed on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 am to 5 pm. Options for full day and half days are available. There is a signup sheet in the parish hall.
FRIENDSHIP FAIR “SAVE THE DATE” POSTCARDS ARE HERE!
Please pick up a bundle or bundles of Friendship Fair 2017 postcards, sign them, address them and return them to the basket in the parish hall. Each bundle of cards includes instructions. These cards fill two purposes: (1) they urge recipients to save the dates October 13 and 14, and (2) they provide us with addresses for an informational mailing in the fall. Please return your signed, addressed cards to the basket in the parish hall by Father’s Day, June 18. WE WILL MAIL THEM FROM THE CHURCH after we have entered the addresses on the fair mailing list.
Baby Items Needed at Mary Brennan INN
Donate baby food & formula: Mothers often come to the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen with their infants and young children. Right now, we are INN need of baby food and formula, including jars and plastic containers, as well as wipes and diapers of all sizes. All items should be unopened and not past their expiration dates. Donation drop off times are at the Mary Brennan INN, located at 100 Madison Avenue in Hempstead, Monday to Friday from 9-11 am and 2-4:30 pm. No appointments are necessary and tax receipts are available.
Calling all Crafters, Sewers, Knitters, “Crochet-ers”!
The Friendship Fair is fast approaching. If you have any new ideas you would like to share, or would like help with, or if you would like to join others in working on hand-made items, please get in touch with Doreen Gordon at 516-647-6497 or email email@example.com
Holy Land Pilgrimage
Fr. Kevin will be co-hosting a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in January of 2018. Brochures are available now in the parish hall and in the back of the church. Space is limited, so sign up early!
Giving by Text
Forgot your checkbook or pledge envelope? No Worries! It is now possible to make donations by text message using your smart phone. Simply text “ascensionrvc $25 (or whatever amount you wish to give)” to 73256 to give to The Church of The Ascension using your text messaging. Standard text message rates do apply. First time users will be prompted for their giving information and the gifts will be recorded in your online Realm account.
Parish Office Hours
The parish office will be staffed on Monday and Wednesday from 9 am to 2 pm. At other times please leave a voice mail message which will be returned. Or you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Material for the Sunday bulletin is due by Monday at noon