Sunday After the Ascension

May 12, 2024

ALPHA 2024

June 2, 2024, at 9:15 a.m. will kick off HTAJ's ALPHA course which gathers in the fellowship hall. Invites will be available in the pews.

Registration can be found at this link:


Ladies’ Sewing Group:

Join us this Thursday, May 16, to cut, pin, iron, and sew. No experience is necessary to create sweet dresses and shorts for children throughout the world. From 9 to 11:30 a.m., upstairs in the education building. All are welcome.

Youth to Meet:

They will meet this Sunday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the youth room.

The Second Quarter 2024

Lay Schedule

April through June is in:

See the links below. Please remember to reach out to another team member to fill your position if you are unable to serve.


Easy Tithe Online Giving Available:

Your faithful giving is appreciated and enables us to continue our ministry. Please feel free to give in person at service or online.

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Monday Women’s Fellowship Group:

This group meets on Monday night in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. It will recess for the remainder of May, and pick up again on Monday, June 3, with a study on Psalm 23. The study book is A Guide to Greener Pastures: A Devotional Bible Study on the 23rd Psalm by Tennille Hostetler. Books will be available in the copy room of the education building

(next to Dawn’s office).

Women of all ages are invited, and children are welcome, too.

Wednesday Noon:

Come Wednesdays from 12-12:45 p.m. to enjoy teaching followed by the Eucharist.

Wednesday Evening Fellowship Group:

This group is starting the study of Knowing God by

J. I. Packer. Books are available in the church office. It meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall and is led by Jim Bradley and his daughter Leah. Refreshments will be provided.

Friday Men’s Fellowship Group and Breakfast:

We grow stronger in our faith together. Come join this lively Men's Community Group, which meets at 8:00 a.m. each Friday and is studying through Timothy & Titus.

Morning Prayer at 8:45 a.m.

Join us for prayer each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall.  

Fellowship Groups Meet at 9 A.m

Acts of the Apostles led by Hayes Howard, meets in the room next to Matt’s office.

Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis, led by Jay Gray, meets in Matt’s office.

Sketches from Church History by S. M. Houghton, led by Dean Cooper, meets in the conference room of the education building.

Youth Sunday School Meets at 9 A.M.

Children's Sunday School Class with Lindsey Knott begins at 9:00 a.m. upstairs. Childcare is available starting at 9:00 a.m. on the first floor of the education building. Ages 1 through 2nd grade.

Sunday Kids

with Matt and Catie Rusch begins at 9:00 a.m. upstairs in the education building. Third through 6th grade.

Upper School Youth with Jonathan Cox and Harold McCart begins at 9:00 a.m. upstairs in the education building. Seventh grade through high school.


O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

The Sunday After Ascension

Scripture Readings:

First Lesson:

Psalm 68:1-20

Second Lesson:

Exodus 28:1-4,9-10,29-30


John 17:11b-19

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Sermon: John 17:11b-19

"What Is Your Mission?"

The Rev. Matthew L. Rusch

The service starts at 10 a.m. and will be broadcast on YouTube. Please follow this link.

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If you would like to print your own bulletin copy at home, please click on the link below. We are returning to using the hymnals once again! For our live stream views please find the link for this week's lyrics.

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