Spiritual But Not Religious – Part 3 – How do we respond?

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Lent is a season of preparation, leading up to Easter. It is the forty days plus the six Sundays before Easter. For centuries, it has been observed as a special time of self-examination and penitence. Lent is a time for concentration on fundamental … [Read More...]

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Islam and the Media

On Saturday, March 19th five members of the Church of the Ascension attended a conference called Unlearn, Relearn, Challenge: Islam & the Media which was sponsored by The Student Association at Durham College & UOIT. The purpose of this … [Read More...]

Islam and the Media

Islam and the Media

On Saturday, March 19th five members of the Church of the Ascension attended a conference called Unlearn, Relearn, Challenge: Islam & the Media which was sponsored by The Student Association at Durham College & UOIT. The purpose of this conference was to scrutinize … [Read More...]

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An Evening of Shakespeare – In Words & Music

In this celebratory year, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death, come to a unique evening of theatre and music, inspired by the bard, presented by classically trained theatre students and friends. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016 at … [Read More...]

Living Out the Trinity

This past Sunday was Trinity Sunday. Preaching on this day sometimes can be challenging and one can fall into the trap of sounding far too theological. I took the congregation through a mini-history lesson about the development of the Trinity (I … [Read More...]

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Everyone is Welcome

Following this blog post you will find a draft statement called 'Everyone is Welcome'. Over the last few years I have preached about the need to welcome everyone and show radical hospitality exemplified in Jesus' ministry. I have begun each service … [Read More...]

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Social committee from Church of Ascension hosts Variety Show April 23

             Image source: http://goo.gl/68LPq5 Do you know about the variety show? Well, read on to find out how you can not miss this big social event.  The Church of Ascension’s social committee members will be hosting a dinner and show at … [Read More...]

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Join us for our 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 10th at the Crestwood Golf Club in Manilla. It gets underway at 2:00pm with a shotgun start, and it’s a best ball tournament.Last year’s[...]
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