Adult Education


Bible Study

Women’s Bible Study

Contact person: Martha Green

Sunday School

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, Rector’s Forum, discussion groups, and an Inquirer’s Class for new and renewed members of the Episcopal Church.

Clubs / Groups

Ascensions’ Men’s Club

Information to come.

Home Fellowship Groups

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.