Know Christ. Love Christ. Serve Christ.

Our mission is simple: to know Christ in study and prayer, to love Christ in worship and care for others, and to serve Christ both in the church and in the world. 

Welcome to Christ Church of the Ascension

A traditional Episcopal Church on the slopes of the Phoenix Mountains tucked into Paradise Valley, Arizona. Founded in 1963 and continuing to worship and make disciples of Christ of all ages. We are committed to being a place where people find a sense of home at both altar and table, where Scripture is read, studied, and honored, where those in need find prayer and assistance, forgiveness and health. We are friends and strangers, made a family in Christ. We are both deeply reverent and quick to laugh.

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Know: Faith & Learning

Faith begins at home. Our ministries are built to equip individuals and families to study, worship, and serve together. Children are a vital part of our life as a church. We have a place for your whole family here.

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Love: Worship With Us

Loving Christ. Our life is centered on Sundays at Christ Church with beautiful worship offered to a loving God whose people find voice in traditional music, joyful liturgy, and the Word spoken with authority, grace, and humor.

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Serve: Mission

God is Mission.  The life of Jesus demonstrates how: loving God and loving our neighbors as ourselves.  Join us in loving our neighbors both near and far in our ministries of mission to the community and world. 

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Join Us

Christ Church is a community, a family of faithful people who are seeking to Know, Love, and Serve Christ in All. Join us. We are eager to welcome you.

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Christ Church School

Christ Church School is a major way that we impact our world for Christ, by loving each child as a child of God and forming their whole being, body, mind, heart, and soul.

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Member News

This is where you learn about how we are learning to Know, Love, and Serve Christ. Here is where you find sermons and service opportunities, news and events. 

Service Times

Sunday Service Times 8:00 & 10:15 AM and 6 PM


Monday

7:30 AM Men's Morning Prayer


Wednesday

10 AM Holy Eucharist


Thursday

10 AM Women's Bible Study - Teen Center


Friday

5 PM Evening Prayer

Holy Week Service Times

Palm Sunday

April 14, 2019

8:00 AM & 10:15 AM and 6:00 PM


Holy Monday

April 15, 2019

6:00 PM Service


Holy Tuesday

April 16, 2019

6:00 PM Service

 


Holy Wednesday

April 17, 2019

6:00 PM Service


Maundy Thursday

April 18, 2019

6:00 Soup Dinner

7:00 PM Eucharist with Foot Washing


Good Friday

April 19, 2019

Noon Service

7:00 PM Service


Saturday Easter Vigil

April 20, 2019

7:00 PM


Easter Sunday

April 21,2019

8:00 AM & 10:15 AM and 6:00 PM

Latest News and Updates

Community of Hope Sunday, March 31

Community of Hope Sunday, March 31 after the 10:15 service  What do you do with your faith? Every one of us is a part of…

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Lent and Holy Week

A couple of decades ago now, the Roman Catholic Church dropped Ash Wednesday services from their official services because it was not a specific day…

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Ash Wednesday: on being an Embassy of God’s Kingdom

The news is full of the ways the church fails in our pursuit of being the Kingdom of God on earth. And individually we all…

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Ascension Society: Leaving a Legacy

Ascension Society Building your Legacy at Christ Church of the Ascension What is Planned Giving Planned giving encompasses a variety of ways that gifts can…

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