The Church of the Ascension

Westminster, MD   


Welcome to the Church of the Ascension! We warmly welcome seekers and believers in our Lord Jesus Christ. In all aspects of our life together we strive to be a Christ-centered, spirit-filled, mission-minded family of faith, so reflecting the life of Christ that we draw all people to him.
As Episcopalians, we are part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, which traces its origins to the beginnings of Christianity. At Ascension, we worship with both contemporary and conventional styles, but are always anchored in the Anglican tradition. We are a family-oriented church, yet we strive to serve all of God’s people, regardless of age or situation.
We extend a hand to all looking for a church home. Attend a worship service or join us at an event, ask questions, and let us show you our church and get to know you. Come and explore and grow with us!


Summer Worship Schedule

8:00 am. Holy Eucharist, spoken, Stone Church
10:00 am. Holy Eucharist, family service, New Holy Cross Hall
11:15 am. Fellowship

Wednesday Chapel
10:00 am. Holy Eucharist, Rite I, Chapel
Click here for a detailed description of our worship services.


Ascension Before & After School Care

We are happy to announce the opening of our new before and after school care program for Grades K-5, providing affordable child care in a caring and nurturing environment.

Cost: $12/day; morning hours: 6:30 am - 8:45 am, afternoon hours: 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm. Transportation will be available to/from Cranberry Station Elementary.

The Parent/Provider Contract is here. For more details, contact the church office at 410.848.3251.

Now hiring staff! We are accepting applications for Director, Teacher, and Aide positions. View job descriptions here.

Upcoming @ Ascension

  • Ascension's next breakfast will be held on Saturday, August 6. Click here for more information, including our menu and pricing. Come hungry, leave full.
  • The Middendorf Gift Shoppe is now open the first Saturday of every month from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Our gift shop supports the restoration of our Historic Stone Church and the Church Rectory. We are located at the rear entrance off the Ralph St parking lot. For more information click here.

  • Ascension is offering a host of summer activities for kids of all ages.  The fun starts in mid June and continues through early September.  Click here for the full slate of activities; to sign up, just call the church office at 410-848-3251. Here's what's on deck in July and August:
    • July 25, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Outdoor Fun
    • July 27, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Cross Stitch
    • July 28, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm, Intro to Sign Language
    • August 2, Noon-2:00 pm, Game of Marbles
    • August 2, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Coffee Roasting
    • August 5, 10:00am - Noon, Halloween Creations
    • August 9, 10:00 am - Noon, Baking Bread
    • August 9, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 1st Annual World Championship Kickball
    • August 15-19, SUMMER CAMP
    • August 22, Noon - 2:00 pm, Cake Decorating

  23 N. Court St.
  Westminster, MD  21157