Ascension Lutheran Church

Weekly Worship Services

Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. - Facebook Live Stream

Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. - In-person

Sundays at 9:30 a.m. - In-person


USPS Update

The postal service has asked that all correspondences sent to Ascension should use the P.O. Box address: Ascension Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 635 ,Willow Street, PA 17584.


Bible Study

Bible Study begins Wednesday, September 22 through October 27.  The group will meet in the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 p.m. and study the "Sermon on the Mount." Visit the "Bible Study/Book Discussion" tab for more details!  

 

Confirmation Class

Confirmation classes will meet every week beginning Sunday, October 3 through November 21 (EXCEPT October 31).  Confirmation is for all youth who are currently in 6th through 8th grade.  The class will meet in the church office from 10:45-11:15 a.m.  

Please contact Pastor Maureen for more details (click here). 


Joseph's Table Community Meal

The next community meal is Thursday, October 21st serving Take-out only from 5:30-6:30 p.m.  The meal will be an onsite pig roast: Pork BBQ sandwich, baked potato, applesauce, and a cookie.  You are welcome to attend!

For any details, contact Rhonda Miller (click here). 


ELCA Disaster Response

The U.S. has been devastated by a series of disasters over past year and a half: the COVID-19 pandemic, Wildfires in the Western part of the country, and Hurricanes/Tropical Storms in the Southern/Eastern part.  If you would like to make a donation to the relief and recovery efforts, or if you would like to read about the work of ELCA Disaster in these areas, click here to learn more about this ministry.  


Lydia Circle

The next Lydia Circle meeting will be on Tuesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m.  Rhonda Miller will present on "The American Jezebel."  All women of the parish are welcome to attend.   


Casting our Nets: Prayer Shawl Ministry

 Casting Our Nets, Ascension's Prayer Shawl Ministry, provides beautifully knitted and crocheted prayer shawls to members, family, and friends of the congregation.  If you would like a prayer shawl to give to someone experiencing illness, loss, or another need, please stop by the church.  Prayer shawls can be found in the closet located in the church library. 

Casting our Nets meets every 1st and 3rd Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room. 


Solanco Food Bank Donations 

Non-perishable Food Items: cleaning products, juice boxes, pudding cups, fruit cups, sugar, pop tarts, tomato soup, chicken noodle soup, mashed potato pouches, canned chicken

You may bring your donations to weekend worship or you may bring them to the office on T, W, Th (please call first).  You may also make monetary donations to the food bank by: 1) Making a donation through your giving envelope (Please write "Solanco Food Bank" on the envelope); 2) Send a check directly to Solanco Neighborhood Ministries (write "Food Bank" on the memo link), 355 Buck Road, Quarryville, PA 17566.



Upper Room Devotional

Copies of the November/December devotionals are available at the Church Office or on the Welcome Center.    


Bridge of Hope

Churches Respond. Homelessness Ends. Hope Begins.

We will continue to collect donations to help with rental assistance for our BOH family (mark your envelope "Bridge of Hope").  If you would like to help out in a volunteer capacity, please contact Pastor Maureen (click here). 


Ascension Academy

Ascension Academy has completed its first semester with flying colors! To date, seven students are receiving weekly instruction on the clarinet, flute, saxophone, piano, and guitar. Lessons are being given by Janine Thomas, principal clarinetist of the Lancaster Symphony, and our Minister of Music, John Zielinski. Lessons are being taught in a large room with ample space for social distancing and an air filtration system. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes are available. The narthex provides a comfortable and spacious area for parents to wait while their children receive instruction.


Shop on Amazon Smile & Support Ascension

For every purchase you make on Amazon Smile, a small portion will be directed to Ascension.  If you would like to see a small portion of your purchases be donated to Ascension, click here and shop as you would normally do!  (Please note: Ascension is listed as "Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ascension" on Amazon Smile)