Spring Concert featuring “Young Singers”

Two art events for the price of one… The Young Singers are coming to Ascension on April 26. It’s a concert for everybody — not just for Ascension “regulars”, but for guests, members of other churches and non-church-goers too. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this acclaimed youth choir. We’re mixing it up a little, with an […]

David Festival is back – register early!

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Registration is now open for “The David Festival” – a celebration of Christian worship and the arts in Port Perry & Uxbridge – with workshops of interest for worship bands & songwriters on March 29th, and in writing & choral singing on April 5th. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact & learn with/from fellow Christians, […]

An evening with the bard of the Yukon

Conrad Boyce will be at Church of the Ascension on Friday, January 10 and Saturday, January 11, presenting Eldorado: A Night in the Klondike. Come in out of the cold and warm up with long-loved poems by Robert Service: The Cremation of Sam McGee, The Shooting of Dan McGrew and many others. Conrad, complete with […]

Save the date – Jan 10 & 11!

It’s not too early to begin planning events to make the long cold season one that is warm with fellowship! On January 10 and 11, Conrad Boyce will be presenting “Eldorado: A Night in the Klondike”, featuring the poems of Robert Service, “Bard of the Yukon”. Tickets are $20; available at the Church office, but […]

At the potter’s house…

On Sunday, we read, but also watched and experienced, the story of the Lord’s word to Jeremiah when potter Vanessa Slater joined us at Ascension. Vanessa’s wheel and her talents as a potter made the perfect accompaniment to Jeremiah 18 — while the reading complemented Vanessa’s work… Like clay in the hand of the potter, […]

Fill this weekend with the arts

This weekend is all about the arts in Uxbridge. You can tour artists’ studios both days in the Uxbridge and area studio tour. Ascension’s Lynne McIlvride is opening her studio as part of the tour. If you haven’t seen Lynne’s new studio on Marsh Hill Road in Utica, it’s a must-see! You can check out […]

Keep your eye out for “Stormy Weather”

Lynne McIlvride’s Stormy Weather art show is on this week at the David Kaye Gallery in Toronto. The gallery is at Queen and Dovercourt, which is difficult for many to get to — plus it’s more fun to make it a social activity! If you can’t make it down to the gallery by the 25th, […]

“Five” performs at Brits on the Lake

Did you have a chance to check out “Five” last Sunday at Brits on the Lake? Five is a group of local young people who practice at Ascension.

Making worship more than a “spectator sport”

Check out this amazing Worship installation. It’s shared from the United Church of Canada website. “We wanted to blow the doors off what worship could be,” Andrew Hyde said. The Youth and Young Families Minister at Norval United Church, Norval, ON, began collaborating with Cam Fraser, coordinator of the Annex, based out of St. Paul’s United Church, […]

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