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

We are a traditional Episcopal Church founded in 1963, tucked into the slopes of the Phoenix Mountains in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Christ Church is committed to being a place where people of all ages are formed into disciples of Christ and find a sense of home at both altar and table; where Scripture is read, studied, and honored; and 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.

Christ Church of the Ascension is connecting online while maintaining social distancing recommendations until further notice.

Please see information below or click here for a list of online worship services and classes, then click on the event link to participate via ZOOM.

Please contact us at 602-840-8210 or
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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

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

Service Times

We are using ZOOM, an interactive meeting tool, for our online worship services and classes.

Please sign up for a ZOOM account by clicking the correct device link below while on your cell phone or computer and follow the prompts to set up a ZOOM account or download the ZOOM app.

iPhone                   Android phone                   Computer

Once you have set up a ZOOM account, click the event name below to participate in our online community.


Audio (phone) only: please dial 1-669-900-6833 (standard rates may apply) and enter the meeting ID# listed below and password 4015 to join any service or class.

Sunday Service Times

NOTE: Worship services will be held ONLINE ONLY until further notice.

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8 am Online Service - Morning Prayer Rite I

ZOOM Meeting ID# 937 851 151, Password 4015

05 24 20 8 am CCA Bulletin

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10:15 am Online Service - Morning Prayer Rite II

ZOOM Meeting ID# 699 996 968, Password 4015

05 24 20 1015 am CCA Bulletin

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6 pm Online Service - Evening Prayer Rite II

ZOOM Meeting ID# 642 742 476, Password 4015

05 24 20 6 pm CCA Bulletin

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Wednesdays - 10 am Online Morning Prayer Service

ZOOM Meeting ID# 953 7691 4349, Password 4015

(No service will be held on 5/27.)

Online Interactive Classes

NOTE: All classes will be held ONLINE ONLY until further notice.


Bible in a Year online classes
SUNDAYS at 9:00 am

ZOOM Meeting ID# 861 666 321, Password 4015

Click here for the Bible in a Year Study Guide


Click & Play Family Game Night
TUESDAYS at 6:30 pm

Already registered? ZOOM Meeting ID# 963 7174 4950, Password CCA


Men's Online Prayer & Share Group
TUESDAY, 6/16 at 7 pm

ZOOM Meeting ID# 997 5845 8268, Password 4015


Surprised by Hope online classes 

ZOOM Meeting ID# 173 989 114, Password 4015

(No class will be held on 5/27.)


Women's Bible Study online classes
THURSDAYS at 10 am

ZOOM Meeting ID# 105 201 706, Password 4015

(No class will be held on 5/28)

Click here for weekly Bible Study lessons
(use the readings from the Sunday FOLLOWING the Bible Study date)

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