Men’s Bible Study
The Men’s Bible Study meets on Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. in the Owen Room. The studies go through specific books of the Bible, with a format that matches inductive observations on the text with open-ended questions for reflection.
Contact person: The Rev’d Duane Petersen
Women’s Bible Study
Contact person: Martha Green
Adult Sunday School
Ascension offers a variety of adult Christian Education classes, both on Sundays from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. and throughout the week. Sunday offerings change seasonally but generally include Bible study, video teaching, discussion groups, and an Inquirer’s Class for new and renewed members of the Episcopal Church.
Ascensions’ Men’s Club
Information to come.
Home Fellowship Groups
The Reverend Duane Peterson
Intercessory Prayer Group
Elizabeth Hesterly and Pam Capell
Lyle Parratt Lecture
The Rev’d Lyle Parratt was a much beloved priest who served Ascension faithfully. This lecture series in his memory has drawn lecturers from around the world to preach and teach in our community. Recent speakers in this series have included Dr. James D.G. Dunn, the Rev’d. Dr. Kamal Farah, the Rev’d. Dr. Peter Walker, and Dr. Scott Hafemann.
Theological Discussion Group
The Theological Discussion Group meets on Thursdays at 12:00 p.m. in the Henry Room for lunch and discussion of various topics, books, authors, and Holy Scripture.
Contact person: Archie Hill
Women’s Sunday Afternoon Book Discussion
The Women’s Study Group meets at 4:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoons in the Owen Room. Topics of study include the Bible and Bible commentaries, theology and theological history, the Church and church history, relevant fiction, collections of sermons, recommendations from clergy, and publications relevant to Christian practice.