Help for Syrian refugees

Many parishioners are interested in finding ways to help Syria’s refugees. Reverend Johns is trying to arrange a workshop for the Syrian refugee crisis following an upcoming service. In the meantime, check out these resources to consider how you can help: AURA is a Canadian charitable organization assisting in the sponsorship and resettlement of refugees. It […]

Arts at the Ascension goes to the theatre

Arts at the Ascension’s newest event? A group price to see the Pulitzer- and Tony-award winning play “Doubt: A Parable” at Port Perry Town Hall on October 17 at 8:00 p.m. The 90-minute play by John Patrick Shanley speaks to our time convictions, faith and beliefs — or lack of them. It’s a play for […]

Smile! We need your picture…

We’re starting to put together a church directory — including photos. This is a great way to connect names with faces and provides a valuable phone directory. It is important that everyone participate so that we can have a complete directory. Three photo sessions have been planned: August 11th (2:30 to 8:30) September 28th (2:30 to […]

22 days…

Interested in learning more about how the Anglican church has responded to the Truth and Reconciliation process go to There are 22 videos from survivors, one each day beginning May 31 and ending June 21 together with prayers and much more.

A miraculous transformation…

…right here in Ascension’s own Sunday School. Jesus encountered his persecutor, Saul, on the road to Damascus. Saul transformed to Paul, as illustrated by three of Ascension’s Sunday school goers.

Celebrating Ascension Day

Arts at the Ascension presents…

Celebrate spring with a song in your heart

Like the first robin of the season, it’s a sure sign of spring — an April concert at Church of the Ascension. This year’s concert features Port Perry Children’s Chorus, with special guest artists Sarah Pollard on the flute, and soloists Maggie Anderson and Melinda Delorme. Join us as we sing in spring, thanks to […]

The power of grandmothers

The Grandmothers of Africa continues to raise at least 16,000,000 orphans due to the AIDS pandemic. The world has removed AIDS from its radar even though 5,000 people a day still die of it in Sub-Saharan Africa. This moving film is powerful and shows the strength of the human spirit and the power of women…. […]

Brave the cold…for a great cause!

The coldest night of the year is coming up — February 21, 2015 will see the Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser in Port Perry. The Coldest Night of the Year is an opportunity for local people to brave the cold and walk 2,5, or 10 km to help raise money for North House — and in turn, help create […]

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