Welcome to Church of the Ascension
Welcome You Beach
Wherever you are, on your walk of faith,
we welcome you and will companion you.
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What Ascension Offers
+  A sacred space to draw closer to Jesus Christ.
+An expansive, generous view of God.
Worship which is joyful and inspiring.
+ A diverse and welcoming community.
+ Encouragement to ask faith's hard questions.
+ Opportunties to develop spiritual gifts.
+ Christian formation & education for ALL ages.
+ A commitment to outreach and social justice.
+ Friendship on one's spiritual journey.
+ A church to pray, serve, and have fun in!
+ A place to be, belong, and become.
Ascension Events
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The Episcopal Church & Other Resources
Ascension is a member of The Episcopal Church
and the Episcopal Diocese of Washington
The following links can help you learn more about our Diocese, our Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Marian Budde, and our mission and ministry. There are also links which provide information about our relationship with the Washington National Cathedral, our National Church, our relationship with the worldwide Anglican Communion; and resources for worship, prayer, and Episcopal news.
Worship Services
Outdoor Chapel
+ 8:00 AM - Holy Eucharist Rite II
 (a said service) In the Church
+ 9:00 AM - Bible Study (parish hall)
+9:00 AM - Holy Eucharist Rite III
In outdoor Chapel of St. Claire
All welcome, including animal companions!
Childcare is offered in our nursery
every Sunday from 9:45am - 12:00pm.

10:00 AM - Holy Eucharist Rite II
    (with Music) In the Church
11:15 - Coffee/Hospitality (parish hall)
12:00 PM - Holy Eucharist with Healing Rit
Special Worship Services
Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, Pet Blessings,
House Blessings and More!
Please contact the Parish Office for information at 301-587-3272
Come Grow with Us!


Ascension's Capital Campaign!
Come be part of an Exciting Journey!
We just completed our first goal!
Our sanctuary has air conditioning
for the first time in 85 years!
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