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Live with Meaning and Purpose – Refresh Your Soul 2019 retreat

Please join the Parish Health Ministry in attending the national conference on March 18, 2019. We have a unique opportunity to hear Mother Teresa’s authorized biographer speak to us, as well as leaders from other faiths talk about what it means to Live With Meaning and Purpose. Find out more …

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Assuming Positive Intent

“Assuming Positive Intent”   While away on sabbatical I had the opportunity to read several quality books, as well as several relaxing, easy reads.  One of the quality books I read was Stephen Covey’s, The Speed of Trust:  The One Thing That Changes Everything.  Our 2018 Vestry team practices increasing …

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All Good Things Come by Grace by Todd Wenning

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Back in college, I took a theology course called “Religious Themes in Modern Fiction & Film.” Over the course of the semester, we watched …

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Sabatical

  Sabbath.  My three months of intense sabbath has come and gone, and while I have let go of the travel and am physically present in Cincinnati, my hope is that I don’t forget my sacred gift of time, space, and leisurely strolling any time soon.   I left my …

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Observing Advent in 2018

Starting on December 2, the first Sunday in Advent, follow A&HT along on Facebook to get daily prompts for two spiritual opportunities. The first is using the advent calendar from The Episcopal Church for you and your family to practice a Rule of Life using the #WayofLove – Click Here The …

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Loose Change

Loose change: Each Sunday, you will hear us pray for a different community ministry in our Prayers of the People. We pray for them because we give all the coins in our Sunday offering to the ministry of the month. If you’d like to make a bigger contribution during the …

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Presiding Bishop’s statement on Tree of Life tragedy

October 27, 2018 Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued the following statement: Dear Friends, I’m here in Des Moines, Iowa at the convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa. It’s Saturday, and several hours ago you learned, as did we all, that a gunman entered Tree of Life …

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Area churches in partnership with the Valley Interfaith Community Center

Ascension and Holy Trinity is once again joining other area churches in partnership with the Valley Interfaith Community Center in the annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive. This year the actual event will be on Saturday, November 17 at Friendship United Methodist Church staring at 9am. You can participate in several ways: …

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Join team Mantis Shrimp

Please join team Mantis Shrimp on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8:30am to help fight hunger in the Cincinnati area and get in more than half of your 10,000 steps! The Hunger 5k benefits Matthew:25 Ministries and is a very well organized timed chip race. Sign up for with our …

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Share the Love

what do you love most about A&HT?

Stewardship packets were mailed to everyone’s homes last week. If you did not receive your packet in the mail, please contact Sarah in the church office to confirm your mailing address and request a new packet. You also may pick up a blank pledge card and copy of stewardship materials …

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Dousing Lady Liberty’s torch

This week the Trump Administration announced it will only admit 30,000 refugees in the coming fiscal year. Over the past 45 years our parish has loved and helped refugees from Vietnam, Haiti, and Uganda build new and productive lives. The infant Jesus and his parents fled to Egypt to escape …

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Site Safety Preparedness

The Vestry has written a policy for active shooter preparedness, and we are making a number of safety improvements to the building. In addition, we are offering training on how to respond that is targeted to people involved with the worship services and interested parishioners (ushers, tellers, Lectors, Eucharistic ministers, …

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PurpleStride Cincinnati 5K 2018

September 29, 2018 Registration opens at 8:00am, opening ceremony at 9:00am and 5k run/walk at 9:30am. We encourage parishioners to join Team A&HT in support of Maurice and all pancreatic cancer patients and survivors. To register for the run/walk or to donate online, click on the link below. To donate …

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Knit hats for the homeless

Attention all knitters!  The Knitting Ministry is making 100 Hats for the Homeless If you knit, please consider contributing to this cause. We have two patterns – one for straight needles and one for circular needles – though you could use any pattern you want. If you crochet, please feel …

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Gathering Groups

We are forming ‘gathering groups’ with the objective of enhancing our sense of community within the Parish. We have seen real growth over the past few years, and we want to take this time to actively foster our relationships among one another – both new and old – to help …

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