Christmas Eve Service Our Children's Pageant and Eucharist will be held on Monday, December 24th at 6pm. All are welcome to celebrate this holy day!!
Christmas Day Service There will be a Rite I service with Eucharist at 9am on Tuesday, December 25th.
Morning Prayer Service Morning Prayer (no Eucharist) will be held on Sunday, December 30th for both 8am and 10:15am services. There will be no Church School on this day.
American Red Cross Blood Drive A blood drive will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd from 2-7pm. Call to sign-up or search our event online at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code: parkesburg episcopal.
Our Mission: To be a loving community in relationship to God, serving Christ and respecting the dignity of every human being.
Church of the Ascension, which sits contentedly on the corner of Second Avenue and West Street in Parkesburg, lovely as it is, is only a well-ordered pile of stone.
It is not the church. The church is created, its body fed, nourished, and strengthened each time people gather for Worship, Education, Meetings, Activities and Fun.
Thus sustained and renewed, the “church” returns to the larger community as Christ’s body here on earth, with eyes able to see with compassion, feet upon which to go about doing good, and hands capable of holding, healing, and blessing.
This rhythm of receiving, of being loved without condition, and of giving to the world, one person at a time, is the rhythm of life and is the heartbeat of Ascension.