ANNOUNCEMENTS

Birthday and Anniversary Shout Outs

A big Happy Birthday and shout-out to all who are celebrating life’s beginnings and Anniversaries in May, including Karen Huff (May 7th). If you know of someone with a May birthday or anniversary, please let us know. If you would like them to receive a special shout on Facebook, you can also send in a photo.

What's New In The Tech Room!

Virtual worshippers, have our broadcasts looked and sounded a little different lately? Our AV Ministry has been hard at work to implement changes to enhance your worship experience. Check out this SUMMARY from our AV Ministry Chair, X'antony Brookens, Jr. of what's already been done and plans that are in the works.

No Menthol Sunday - May 15th

No Menthol Sunday is The Center for Black Health & Equity’s annual faith-based observance day. It is an opportunity to engage faith communities in tough conversations about how menthol and tobacco addiction have robbed us of community health for generations. Ascension Fellowship Church is participating and we encourage you to learn more by taking a look at these resources:

HOW MENTHOL DAMAGES VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES

THE FACTS ON MENTHOL AND TEENS

TOBACCO, COVID AND RACISM

COLORING BOOK (FOR ADULTS & KIDS)

Men's Group Outing - Saturday, May 21st

The Men of Ascension are headed to the 2022 Classic Car Show next. Watch your email inbox for details. And FYI you have plenty of time to dust off your golf clubs for the 2nd Annual AFC Men's Golf Outing in June (date and time to be announced soon). Details about the car show will come from Amos Owens and Andre Bynum is your go-to for golf outing info.

Women's Day - Sunday, May 22nd

Our Women's Day celebration will take place on Sunday, May 22nd during morning worship. Come celebrate with the women around the theme, "Walking by Faith. (2 Corinthians 5:7)". We encourage you to wear purple and invite the special women in your life to join you.

Preparing for Women's Day

The choir will practice on Thursday (5/19) from 6pm-7:30pm AND Saturday(5/21) from 10am-11:00am. Reach out to Rita Griffin if you have questions.

MLK All-A-Thon - Saturday, May 28th

Ascension Fellowship Church will be the host site for this year's event. Fundraising started in January with a scholarship recipients' forum and scholarship celebration program. The All-A-Thon will take place on Saturday, May 28th with a 8am send off. Check out this FLYER for registration details and contact Tuwania Anderson if you have questions. As we are the host site this year we are hoping for a large show of support from the AFC Church Family!

The AFC Newsletter 

In an effort to streamline Church communications, the Communications Committee launched the first edition of our new electronic newsletter on Tuesday, March 1st. Check your email inbox (and your junk mail folder if you don't see it there). Click HERE to be added to the newsletter list and check out the May edition HERE.

COVID Vaccines - Milwaukee Clinics 

Our Pastors encourage you to get your COVID-19 vaccination. Click HERE for information about clinics held throughout the city. 

Virtual Bible Study - 6pm Wednesdays 

Wednesday Virtual Bible Study @ 6:00pm: We will be studying the Stations of the Cross. All are welcome. You that desire to participate with your computer, tablet or smartphone, via Microsoft Teams. We are no longer using GoToMeeting, so please pay attention to your email notices as a link is provided for you to join. If your information has changed, please email your updated information to ascensionfellowshipchurch@outlook.com. All are welcome. Prepare by doing your readings in advance and join with your computer, tablet or smartphone using Microsoft Teams. Click HERE for May readings and access information.

Sunday School - 9am Sundays

 We invite all ages to join us for in-person or virtual Sunday school on Sundays at 9:00 am. Let us grow together. Please join us from your computer, tablet, or smartphone via Microsoft Teams. We are no longer using GoToMeeting, so please pay attention to your email notices as a link is provided for you to join.If your information has changed, please email your updated information to ascensionfellowshipchurch@outlook.com. All adults are welcome to participate in-person or virtually. Your readings are available HERE. 

                                                                                                                

Church Member Directory

All church members should have received an updated PDF version in December. If you have not received yours,

please let us know HERE.

Your Weekly Offering is Needed and Appreciated!

Thank you for being part of our Church Family. Your offering is needed and appreciated. You can mail your check to us at 2429 W. Hampton Avenue (Milwaukee, WI 53209). We also utilize “cash app,” where you can transfer funds to our handle, @ $AFCmke

Bulletins /Orders of Worship

Sunday, May 15th