Ascension Church – Verse for 2019
“Arise, shine; for your light has come,
The glory of the Lord has risen upon you.” Isaiah 60.1
Regular spiritual and social events
Special Events …..
Oldfield Park Schools to visit us for ‘Experience Pentecost’
As in previous years Oldfield Park juniors and infants will be coming into the church to learn about and experience some of the Christian faith. This year we are doing ‘Experience Pentecost’ and we need help! Are you free on the afternoons of 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th June (1-3pm) and /or mornings 4, 5 & 7th June (9.30-11.30am)? It involves leading small groups of children in a discussion (script provided) and activity. We need 5 helpers at each session so if you can do 1 or more please let me know (sign-up sheet by session at the back of church). Thank you! Sarah
Ascension Springs Plus A new gathering for all ages and generations – billed ‘Come, eat, drink and chat – discussion and activities about Christianity’. Every 3rd Sunday 4.30-6pm, starting in the Ascension Gateway Hall. So the next one will be Sunday June 16th with a Father’s Day theme!
Confirmation Service and preparation – We have a number of people confirming their faith on Thursday 6th June 7pm at St Barnabas Church Southdown do come and support and pray for them! The last preparation session is at 6pm Monday 3rd June.
We have 6 Small Groups meeting in the week for Christian support, prayer and learning – please see our weekly Notice Sheet for details.
Ascension Springs Café! Every Thursday during term time 8:30 – 11:30 am in the main church. NB – Café will not be open on 30th May. Wonderful atmosphere with yummy food (cakes, waffles, homemade treats), as well as a wide range of hot & cold drinks (hot chocolate, chai latte)! Toys for babies & toddlers. Very much open to all ages – come with a friend or 2 and relax together (for more details contact Sarah Sanderson)
Ascension Knitting Group – 10am – 12 noon. Upcoming dates are Wednesday 5th June (in the Upper Room) and Monday 17th June in the main church. Do come and join in the good company as well as the knitting and refreshments. Usual dates are 1st Wednesdays and 3rd Mondays.
Best Foot Forward Line Dancing – the group meets weekly on a Wednesday 8.00-9.30 pm in the hall. A great way to keep fit!
Choir & Chat – You are welcome to come on into church to listen to choir practice and have coffee with the choir afterwards. The next date will be Friday 7nd June – 7pm for music and 8pm for the social! Usual date 1st Fridays
Pastoral Visitors Monday 17th June 6.45 pm – All our Pastoral Visitors meet to support each other in their visiting, and to pray for those in various needs. If you think of someone who would appreciate a visit, or just prayer, please let us know (and don’t forget the hidden ones!)
Worship at Culverhayes Nursing Home Wednesday 12th June 3pm.
Worship with residents, staff and sometimes residents’ families & friends. Usual date 2nd Wednesdays, but on 3rd Wednesday this month due to holidays.
and please note…
The Parochial Church Council next meeting is Wednesday 3rd July 7.30 pm – we’re not meeting in June, and
Small Group Leaders next meeting is Monday 8th July 7.30 pm – we’re not meeting in June either