Special Occasions



A year in the life of the Church of the Ascension...
 

Ascension Day
and our patronal festival; the anniversary of the licencing of our church.
 
 
 
 
 
 


Why are you standing there looking up into heaven?
This Jesus, who was taken from you into heaven, will come the same way as you saw him go into heaven. Acts 1:11

 
 

Pentecost
A new Altar frontal made in felting by Jan Freeman that incorporates the traditional
symbols of the Holy Spirit togther with the shape of the River Mersey in Woolston

 
 
 

 

 
...And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind,
and it filled the place where the disciples were sitting. Acts 2:2

 
 

Harvest
The Altar and lectern frontal made by the Church of England School are used
and some of the gifts presented during the service - click here for more details
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

...all good gifts around us, are sent from Heaven above;
so thank the Lord, oh thank the Lord, for all his love.
 
 

Remembrance Sunday.

 
 
 
 
 

 
   
...at the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.
 
 
 

Advent Sunday.
The purple altar frontal, made by Mary Walker is used.
 
 
 
 
 

   

O come, O come, Emmanuel...

 
 

Christmas
and the church is decorated with artwork done by members of the Junior Church, who in 2005 also produced and sold cards in aid of the Oxfam "Safe Water" appeal.

 
 
 
  
 

Mary gave birth to her first son, wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger,
for there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2:7

 


Winter
and the Ascension in the snow.
 
 
 
 
 

   

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan;
Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone...

 
   

Candlemas
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

A light to reveal your will to the Gentiles and bring glory to your people Israel. Luke 2:32


 
 
Easter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 

Jesus Christ is Risen today - Alleluia!
 


The Paschal Candle

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Why are you looking among the dead for one who is alive? He is not here; he has been raised.
Luke 24:5,6

 

The Easter Garden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Very early in the morning, the women went to the tomb, carrying the spices they had prepared.
They found the stone rolled away...Luke 24:1,2

 

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You are always welcome to visit us, either here on our web site, or in person.
 

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This web site was constructed by Marjorie Clarke in AD 2000
to celebrate thirty years of worship at the Church of the Ascension.
Thanks be to God


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