Our Ministries 

Here are some of our ministries that are in our church.

 

DreamBuilders

Contact: Buck Lyon-Vaiden

DreamBuilders is an all-volunteer, faith-based organization of teens and adults. It leads national and international work trips, plus local work days in Maryland, to help build and repair homes for people in need.

Pins & Needles

Contact: Donna Bair

Pins and Needles meets weekly, year-round, creating crafts to sell during Mistletoe Mart and other seasonal events.
Products are also sold in the 1844 Shoppe.

The money raised supports various ministries.

 

Altar Guild

Contact: Ascension Church Office

A volunteer group whose ministry is to care for the altar, vestments, vessels, and altar linens of the parish.
Altar Guild members prepare the sanctuary for services and clean up afterwards.
Altar Guild members frequently supervise the decoration of the sanctuary of the parish with flowers.

 
 

St. Martha's Guild

Contact: Betsy Reinders​

The women of St. Martha’s Guild support our members in Seminary, host receptions for the Rector, and sponsor the Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.

St. James Guild

Contact: Jill Horn, Sandy White
We provide comfort and peace of mind.
St James Guild was formed in 1989 to provide care and support to a parish family at the time of their loss of a loved one by providing a reception following the funeral service at our church.