ANNOUNCEMENTS

STAY INFORMED:

Thanks for stopping by to see what's happening at Ascension.  We invite you to stop back often.  We'll be updating information as it becomes available.

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

IMPORTANT: There is so much happening at Ascension, we couldn't fit it all on out announcement page.  Please be sure to read our May Tidings newsletter for all the details!! 

Have questions or need more info?  Contact Amanda in the church office. 


VBS REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!
July 23-27, 2023
"BLAST OFF" for Vacation Bible School 2023!!  
We are looking forward to seeing you this summer!  NEW THIS YEAR, is our Sunday evening VBS kickoff and family cookout!!  Visit our VBS page for all the details!! 

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED.  There are many ways you can help make VBS at Ascension a meaningful experience for all involved.  Please visit our VBS page or contact Hanna at  sundayschool@ascensiongb.com for more info.  


SUNDAY FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION 

WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 2023
WHERE: In the parking lot (watch for signs) 
NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS NEEDED THIS MONTH:
¬† ‚ÄĘ Needed items include soups, baked beans, meals in a can and side dishes.
¬† ‚ÄĘ Paper products and personal hygiene items are also helpful.
¬† ‚Äʬ†Please double check expiration dates!!!¬†
¬† ‚Äʬ†Grocery bags (both paper and plastic) are also very much appreciated.

Continue to pray for the ministry and work done through Resurrection Lutheran Food Pantry in our community.  We encourage you to take time as a family in the coming days to shop for items that are needed by many in our community. 


ASCENSION SOFTBALL LEAGUE!
We are looking for interested folks to help us once again start up our softball league! Member Chad Maramonte would love to lead a group this summer.

Please reach out to Amanda in the office if you are interested in learning more! 


THINKING ABOUT GETTING INVOLVED AT ASCENSION?
The New Year is such a wonderful time for many. When thinking of your goals for the year, we hope you can find a place for volunteering with us here at Ascension. 

NEW Time & Talent forms are now available!!  Click a link below to choose how you'd like to participate in your church family.

ADULT FORM
YOUTH FORM


CHECK OUT THE HALLWAY BULLETIN BOARD AT CHURCH
There are many opportunities to sign up to participate in outreach opportunities and activities or needs within the church.  Current signups include:

  • Summer Lawn Mowing
  • Bed For A Night Sponsorship
  • Altar Flowers Sponsorship
  • NEW Community Shelter Meal

COMMUNITY OUTREACH OPPPORTUNITIES
Looking for an outreach ministry to get involved in?  Ascension has many opportunities for you to impact our community in positive ways.

  • Monthly Collection for Resurrection Lutheran Food Pantry
  • Quilting Ministry¬†
  • Knitting Ministry¬†
  • NEW Community Shelter Meals
  • Plarn Sleeping Mats for the Homeless

For more information, stop by the Welcome Desk on Sunday morning or send Amanda an email. 

ONGOING MINISTRIES 

SCRIP FUNDRAISING
When you order gift cards for personal use or to give as gifts, Ascension's youth get a kickback. Orders can be placed for such things as gas, groceries, restaurants, home improvement, clothing stores and entertainment and much more. To learn more about SCRIP please contact Jean Fredrickson or Tracy


MISSION OUTREACH

NEW COMMUNITY SHELTER MEALS
Info on our next meal at the NEW Community Shelter will be Saturday, May 20, 2023. Volunteers arrive at 9:30AM to prepare and serve the meal and are finished by 12:30PM. There is NO clean up! Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, are asked to wear a face mask, and those with long hair need to tie it up or wear a hat. Cookie bakers are also needed and are asked to bring 4 dozen cookies (without nuts). Please contact the church office to sign up.

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