Weekly Announcements

 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.orgto learn more about our parish. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email our parish administrator at:parishadmin@ascensionrvc.org. Follow us on Facebook as well!

 

Regular Service Schedule

            Our regular schedule has returned.  On Sunday we will have  a Low Mass (with no music) at 8 am, followed by a Choral Mass (with full choir) at 10:30 am. On Saturday evening there is a Low Mass at 5 pm.

 

Youth Group Meeting

On October 7ththere a youth group meeting immediately following the 10:30 am service.  The Youth Group is open to all kids in grades 7-12.  We always have a great time, with lots of laughs and fun for all!!

 

Crossroads Farm Field Trip

Church of the Ascension is having a family field trip to Crossroads Farm on Sunday October 14th, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. This family outing will include a tour of the farm, a lecture on what sustainable agriculture is all about, and a prayer service.  Crossroads is located at the old Grossmann’s farm, 480 Hempstead Avenue in Malverne. A sign-up sheet is available in the parish hall.

 

An Evening of Song

Join us on Friday and Saturday, October 19thand 20thin the Parish Hall, as Nate Green presents An Evening of Songat 7:30 pm.Tickets are $15 per person with the proceeds to benefit the parish.  Songs featured are delights from Broadway, opera and beyond which will be performed by Ascension Choir members and guest artists.  Don’t miss this evening of glorious song!

 

Victorian Tea

            The Museum of the Village of RVC will be celebrating its 40thYear Anniversary with a Victorian Tea.  The Tea will be held here at the Church of the Ascension on October 28that 3:30 pm.  Former Mayor Mary Bossart will present a program about the history, preparation & the various types of tea.  Selections of tea, fingertip sandwiches and pastries will be served and  raffles will also be available.  Tickets are $30 per person.  For more info please contact Frank Seipp at 764-7459.

 

Many Thanks

The Lewis family would like to thank everyone who shared in Beverly’s Memorial Service and also those who contributed to the Book of Remembrance in her name.

 

Third Quarter Statements

In Mid-October parishioners will be receiving an emailed statement detailing their recorded contributions through the third quarter of 2018. This is being sent merely as a convenience and to avoid any last minute discoveries or discrepancies at the end of the year. This is not a bill. Parishioners that do not regularly access email will be sent a paper copy of their statement. Remember you can track your giving online anytime through REALM.

 

10:30 Coffee Hour Needs Your Help

Please sign up in the parish hall to help serve and clean up coffee hour after the 10:30 service. Thank you to Nate Green for making the coffee each week.

Claire and George Telecki will set up the coffee hours in September and October. Everyone who enjoys the coffee and snacks after church is invited to help with clean up.

 

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 parishadmin@ascensionrvc.org.  Material for the Sunday bulletin is due by Monday at noon.