Parish Staff
Our staff and parish leadership are available to speak with you about Ascension Church
and learn more about your spiritual and pastoral needs.


About the Rector...I am a native Washingtonian and cradle Episcopalian. I earned my Masters in Divinity degree (M.Div.) from The General Theological Seminary in New York City and my Doctor of Ministry degree (D.Min.) from The Virginia Theological Seminary. Other training includes Interim Ministry Specialist and a Certificate in Pastoral Psychotherapy. Read More
Deacon & Director of Religious Education
About our Deacon and Director of Religious Education...Terri is a native New Englander and single mother of three grown children: Adam of Winston-Salem, NC; Colleen of Silver Spring, MD and Leigh of No. Palm Beach, FL. Read More
Director of Music Ministries
Bailey is a cradle Episcopalian from Shawano, Wisconsin. She moved to the Washington, D.C. area and joined the Ascension staff in Spring of 2018. Bailey received her Master of Music degree at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, and also holds Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music in Ohio. Prior to serving as Director of Music Ministries at Ascension, Bailey was the organist at St. John's Episcopal Church in Shawano, WI and Magyar United Church of Christ in Elyria, OH. In her role at Ascension, Bailey directs the Chancel Choir and Youth Choir, provides organ and piano music for worship services, and plans and coordinates musical programming for the church. Bailey passionately believes in the transformative power of music ministry and strives to engage and inspire others through her leadership.
Administrative Assistant
Parish office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00AM - 1:00PM Read More