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Opportunities to live out our faith are listed below.


  • Altar Guild:  Responsible for the altar area, especially setting up and cleaning up Holy Communion.  Contact: Merri Leber-Perrone
  • Greeters:  Welcome visitors on Sunday mornings.  Contact: Clark Shuster
  • Ushers:  Hand out bulletins, collect offering, tidy up after worship.  Contact: Lisa Favretto
  • Assistant Minister:  Assists in conducting Sunday Service.  Contact: Kirsten Braley
  • Lector:  Reads lessons on Sunday.  Contact: Kirsten Braley
  • Communion Assistant:  Assist Pastor in distributing communion during Sunday Service.  Contact: Kirsten Braley
  • Choir:  Sing and/or play music on Sundays.  Contact Peter deMets
  • Handbell Choir:  Play handbells during Sunday Worship.  Contact Anna Hobbs / Peter deMets
  • Prayer Chain:  Maintains and emails list of people who need prayers.  Contact: Beth Schultz
  • Fellowship:  Provides refreshments after Sunday service (includes set-up and clean-up).  Contact: Sue Baumgarten
  • Counters:  Count the weekly offering.  Contact: Randy Ingbritsen


  • Bible Study/Adult Education:  Contact Kirsten Braley
  • Teen Education/Confirmation:   Contact Wayne and Dale Wright
  • Children’s Education/Sunday School:  Contact Allison Adamousky


  • Congregational Council:  Leads the direction of the church.  Contact: Kirsten Braley
  • Nominating Committee:  Solicits candidates to run for council.  Contact: Beth Schultz
  • Staff Support:  Liasion between congregation, staff, and council.  Contact: Kirsten Braley
  • Church Calendar:  Contact Lisa Favretto
  • Website Maintenance:  Contact Kevin Loughlin / Lisa Favretto
  • Technology Team:  Maintains computer and AV equipment.  Contact: John Carducci
  • Photography Team:  Takes pictures at church events.  Contact: Dave Chmielewski
  • Property Committee:  Maintains the building and grounds.  Contact: Bill Rumpa
  • Gardening Team:  Maintains the gardens.  Contact: Leslie Gallant
  • Lawn Maintenance:  Mow lawn during summer months. Contact: Randy Ingbritsen
  • Cleaning Team:  Cleans interior of church on a weekly basis.  Contact:  Sue Baumgarten
  • Finance:  Responsible for the financial wellbeing of the church.  Contact:  Fred Leeds
  • Stewardship:  Encourages members and friends to give financially to the church.  Contact: Randy Ingbritsen
  • Audit Team:  Conducts annual audit of the financial records. Contact:  Fred Leeds
  • Financial Secretary:  Compiles quarterly giving statements.  Contact:  Anne Chmielewski
  • Outreach Committee:  Identifies opportunties to increase visibility and plans special events that encourage others to visit Ascension.  Contact: Clark Shuster
  • Men’s Breakfast:  Men meet monthly for breakfast at Ascension on a Saturday morning.  Contact: Jim Conybear
  • Women’s Breakfast and Book Club:  Women meet monthly for breakfast at the Corner Bakery in Newtown on a Saturday morning.  Contact: Kirsten Braley
  • Women of Ascension:  Contact Joyce Conybear
  • Worship & Music:  Responsible for planning worship services throughout the year.  Contact: Kirsten Braley / Peter deMets
  • Mission Ministry Committee:  Coordinates activities to alleviate hunger and homelessness.  Contact:  Sheryl White