Padre’s Ponderings

Christmas Eve Worship

You and all of your loved ones are invited to worship with us Christmas Eve at Ascension & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church! 4:20–Musical prelude by Mark Heiskanen and Elizabeth Anderson 4:30–Holy Eucharist Rite II with Children’s Pageant, a Christmas Story for the children, Handbell Choir, and candlelight singing of “Silent …

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Third Monday of Advent

So, yesterday was the third Monday of Advent.  In other words, we are over half way through our Advent preparations on our journey to celebrating Christmas.  What have we done thus far, with this season of pregnant pause? I’ve been doing some of the same and some different things, too. …

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Rectory Open House

Today is one of my favorite days of the year–my wife’s Christmas Open House at the rectory.  Now, I know what many of you are thinking.  “Eric lives in the rectory, too.  Why did he write, “wife’s” open house?” Well, Rosemary is the mastermind behind all things entertainment.  If I …

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All Saints' Joy

I’m attempting to blog a bit more than my sporadic posts have been over the past five years.  My intention is to offer thoughts and experiences a few times a week, maybe less, maybe more, but my blogs will definitely be more frequent. Last Sunday we celebrated All Saints’ Sunday, …

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Music Ministries

Music Ministry is a vital piece to our faith community.  I always miss our chancel choir’s singing during the summer months, but we are blessed to have three Sundays when a “summer choir” experience is offered.  Everyone is always welcome and encouraged to participate in our talented and dedicated chancel …

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Your Presence Matters

Below you’ll find an open invitation from our outreach team for a meeting this evening.  For me, worship and outreach go hand in hand.  What I mean by that is that one cannot have true and authentic worship without our hearts and minds being transformed by the Gospel to share …

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Living Wages Invitation

  Helping more Ohioans reach self-sufficiency: A workshop on wages, Monday Oct. 27 at 7 pm, Ascension & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 334 Burns Avenue, Wyoming takes a hands-on look at the realities underlying the current debate on the minimum wage. Discover by working with a family budget how Ohio’s …

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Monthly Community Dinner Time!

The next Community Dinner will be Sept. 9 at 6:00 at St. Simon’s. The menu will be barbecued pork sandwiches, chips, fresh fruit, freezer pops and as a special treat, cookies. We will need donations of barbecued pork and homemade cookies. Please have them at the church by Monday afternoon, …

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You're Invited to Ministry

COMMUNITY DINNER Tuesday June 10th—6:00 PM St. Simon of Cyrene, Lincoln Heights 4:30pm-Meet in the A&HT kitchen to assemble the meal 5:15pm – deliver the meal to St. Simon’s Menu: pulled pork and pulled chicken sandwiches & cookies. We would welcome donations of: small sandwich buns, pulled pork or pulled …

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