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.

Join us for in person and online worship services!

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for live worship services.

Please contact us at 602-840-8210 or
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Know: Faith & Learning

Know Christ. 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

Love 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

Serve Christ. 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 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

This Week's Service Times

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Sunday - 9:00 am ONLINE Morning Prayer Service

ZOOM Meeting ID# 913 8140 9028, Password 4015

03-07-21 9am Online Morning Prayer Service Bulletin

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Sunday - 10:30 am Eucharist Service in the Church

REGISTRATION REQUIRED for the 10:30 am service by the Thursday prior to the service - CLICK HERE

03-07-21 10:30am Indoor Eucharist Service Bulletin

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Sunday - 6:00 pm Eucharist Service in the Church

REGISTRATION REQUIRED for the 6:00 pm service by the Thursday prior to the service - CLICK HERE

03-07-21 6pm Indoor Eucharist Service Bulletin

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03-07-21 Nested Meditation For The 3rd Sunday In Lent

Lent On A Plate Family Discussions Guide - CLICK HERE

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ONLINE Sunday School

Weekly Premiere on Sundays

Pick up your free box of craft supplies from the church office and click the link above for a Bible story, craft, and prayer! Participate ANY TIME during the week that fits your schedule.

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Wednesday - 10:00 am ONLINE Morning Prayer Service

ZOOM Meeting ID# 953 7691 4349, Password 4015

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Online Interactive Classes

NOTE: All classes will be held ONLINE ONLY until further notice. See ZOOM instructions below.


New Testament class ONLINE 

Join at any time! Click here for the weekly reading schedule.

ZOOM Meeting ID# 995 9087 9377, Password 4015


Men's ONLINE Prayer & Share Group
TUESDAY, 3/16 at 7:00 pm

ZOOM Meeting ID# 950 8249 1346, Password 4015


Youth Bible Study ONLINE
WEDNESDAYS at 5:00 pm

ZOOM Meeting ID# 960 9450 2148, Password 4015


Theology and Practice ONLINE
WEDNESDAYS at 11:00 am through 3/24

ZOOM Meeting ID# 955 1572 5983, Password 4015


The Catechumenate class ONLINE
WEDNESDAYS at 6:00 pm through 3/24

ZOOM Meeting ID# 989 4676 1080, Password 4015


Women's Bible Study ONLINE
THURSDAYS at 10:00 am

ZOOM Meeting ID# 105 201 706, Password 4015

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


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.

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