February, 2016; Page Two

VESTRY NOTES

-Elise Johnstone joined the meeting to talk about transition: Scheduling conversations for discerning where Ascension is called.  We have more than many congregations because we do not have debts. We need to hear the congregation’s thoughts so there will be two meeting with a potluck after church, with invitations for those who no longer attend.
-14 Feb.  1. What are the good things?  2.  What are the bad things? Included in this session is a sacramental/healing component.
-Feb 28   3.  What do we want going forward?
-Vestry March meeting on 13th to go through the questionnaires, review the info from the conversations, and make a plan for moving forward.
-We need to replace 2 heat pumps;  it willcost $6000, but a donor has agreed to pay half.
-We need to schedule acolyte training/retraining.

DAUGHTERS OF THE KING

The Daughters of the King will hold their regular meeting on 7 February after church.  All Daughters and anyone interested in finding out more about the order are welcome to attend.

TRIPLE BLESSING PROGRAM

Thanks to everyone who brought items for the month of January.  For February, we are asking people to bring dish washing soap, 10 oz plastic cups and large white kitchen trash bags.
Please don't forget to sign up your Kroger card for Ascension Church..

PANCAKE SUPPER

The parish pancake supper will take place on Tuesday, 9 February in the parish hall from 6:00-8:00 PM.

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE

Ash Wednesday mass with the imposition of ashes will take place on 10 February at 6:30 PM..

DIOCESAN CONVENTION

The 120th diocesan convention for the Diocese of Lexington will take place from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on 20 February at Christ Church Cathedral.  There will be a preconvention program in the afternoon of 19 February.