Announcements

Bible Study: The Book of Hebrews
What does the New Testament have to do with the Old Testament? How has Christ fulfilled the Law? Why don’t we still follow the ceremonial customs of Moses anymore? Explore these questions and many more with this nine-part Bible study on the Book of Hebrews. To get the most out of this study and to be best prepared for each class, copies of the Hebrews Study Guide from the LifeLight series will be available for $12. See Pastor Miller for more details.

Days & Times:
Sundays at 9:00 A.M., from January 12 – March 8
Tuesdays at 10:45 A.M., from January 14 – March 10

Location:
Sundays in church fellowship hall
Tuesdays in church overflow room


Men’s Book Study
Calling all guys! Mark your calendar for the last Saturday of each month for a regular time of prayer, fellowship, and study of God’s Word together. At this next meeting, we will be covering the tenth chapter of Jeffrey Hemmer’s book, Man Up!

Day & Time: Saturday, January 25 at 9:30 A.M.
Location: Church overflow room


Women’s Book Study
A new year calls for a new book, and what better to study than God’s Word as it informs the great hymns of our church? The Ascension Women’s Group will be taking on a new hymn each month using the book Praise and Honor: Hymn-Inspired Devotions by Timothy Shoup. It’s available for purchase on Amazon for $13 or through Concordia Publishing House for $18, and the book “features introductions to 14 hymns with devotions based on each stanza, helping readers learn the biblical basis of the words the authors chose.”

If you’ve never joined this group for a book study before, now is a great time — since the ladies will be studying a different hymn each month, you’re free to come when you can and not stress if you can’t commit to every meeting. Childcare is provided!

Day and Time: Saturday, February 22 at 9:30am (Chapter 1 — God’s Own Child, I Gladly Say It)
Location: Church Narthex


Active Lutherans: Lunch, Learn, & Laugh
Join the Active Lutherans group to lunch, learn, and laugh as the family of Ascension once every quarter. Possibilities may include trips to the MLK, Jr. Memorial, The Carter Center, the CDC, the nearby Anne Frank Free Museum, or even just lunch at a local restaurant. Email Anne Bigelow at aebigelow@comcast.net or Judy Russell at judith.f.russell@gmail.com.

Day & Time: Next Date TBA
Location: Church overflow room


All Nations Society of Atlanta
Would you like to reach out as a member of Christ’s body to embrace those in your community? A group of LCMS Christians from several local congregations in Atlanta would like to give you such an opportunity for outreach. Meeting each week, they invite you to join them in welcoming new immigrant and refugee families to the area with fresh produce and a word of prayer. Please contact the Rev. Adam Ellsworth of Grace Lutheran Church, Midtown for more information and to sign up: pastoradamellsworth@gmail.com.

Day & Time: Saturdays at 10:00 A.M.
Location: St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2110 Brockett Road, Tucker, GA 30084


Amazon Smile
Looking for an easy way to donate to Ascension? Use Amazon Smile for your online shopping! Simply visit smile.amazon.com, where you’ll be prompted to choose an organization to support. Search for “Lutheran Church of the Ascension,” hit “Select,” and then shop as usual! Each time you checkout, a portion of your purchase will be donated to Ascension, helping to continue to
support various church programs. Thank you!


Open Arms: Georgia Pre-K!
Our very own Open Arms Lutheran Child Development Center is thriving with their new Georgia Pre-K program! Visit the Open Arms website or the Bright from the Start website for more information. And … please share the news at work, on Facebook, and tell your friends, because the more the merrier!


Update: Mercy Efforts of Ascension’s LWML
The ladies of Ascension who make up our congregation’s LWML have been busy caring for those in need. Partnering with Lutheran World Relief, they have provided eight total baby care kits. Each kit includes 2 tee shirts, 2 gowns, 2 receiving blankets, 4 diapers, one hooded jacket or a set with sweat shirt and hat, 2 pairs of socks, 1 hand towel, 2 bars of soap, 2 diaper pins. Thank you,
ladies! May God bless your merciful care!


*For more announcements, please view the latest worship bulletin.*