The Church of the Ascension extends a warm welcome to all who have joined us in worship this morning. If you are a guest, please identify yourself in the comments section. Let us know of prayer requests and thanksgivings. – Father Dan+
This Sunday, August 8, 2022 at 11 AM, Church of the Ascension at Fork welcomes Bishop Anne (The Rt. Rev’d Anne Hodges-Copple) as preacher and celebrant for Holy Communion. Bishop Anne grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended Duke University. She earned her Master of Divinity from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California in 1984. Bishop Hodges-Copple has spent her entire ordained life in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina working 13 years in Parish ministry as well as 13 years as a campus minister. Bishop Ann is the first female Bishop in the Diocese of North Carolina. She was consecrated on June 15th 2013 in Duke Chapel on the campus of Duke University.
There is a covered dish luncheon after the service. Masks are recommended. Church Location: 183 Fork Bixby Road Advance, North Carolina 27006.For anyone wanting to follow the service online, you can find us at “The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Advance” on Facebook. Facebook Live.