Ascension St. Matthew's
522 N. Homestead
Price UT 84501

[GPS directions: from Sagewood turn RIGHT.]

PHONE: (435) 637-0106

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Sunrise behind our church cross.


The Episcopal Church

The Diocese of Utah

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, ELCA

Rocky Mountain Synod ELCA

WE ARE CHRIST'S CHURCH, BETTER TOGETHER as a global church. Join all the congregations in the Rocky Mountain Synod as we learn and celebrate the ways we as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American are accompanying our brothers and sisters around the world through ELCA Global Mission, Companion Synod, World Hunger, and Young Adults in Global Mission. Please join us on Sunday, February 12, 2017 for Global Church Sunday.

The year 2017 is the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Church.                                        The program, RE-FORMATION - THEN, NOW, ALWAYS, will be celebrating numerous events throughout the nation. Stay tuned for local events in our area. For Rocky Mountain Synod events please go to  or   For further information you can call 303-777-6700  or email

The Episcopal Diocese of Utah is observing their 150th year milestone in 2017. The Diocese is marking the observance with a documentary entitled "Here Am I, Send Me." There will be several volumes to the documentary which is produced by the Diocese of Utah Communications Office. The first one is "Lay Ministry (The Laity Pioneers)video Vol. 1' which features in part Standardville, Utah which was a mining town above Spring Canyon. Follow the below link to watch the video.

The Profile link below shows see what Ascension St. Matthew's Church is all about! It contains the History of ASM, What we believe, Parish Life and Parish Programs, and Overviews of the Rocky Mountain Lutheran Synod and Episcopal Diocese of Utah. Come join us for a tour.

Ascension St. Matthew's Profile 2016.pdf

Ascension St. Matthew's Church Newsletter "The Crossings"

March Crossings.docx


Adult Bible Study 9 am. Sunday Mornings
Sunday Worship 10:30 am [Weekly Communion].
Fellowship every Sunday following worship. First Sunday/Month: Potluck


We would like to thank everyone who attended the Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper and to all our volunteers. It was a great success! ASM also raised money for The Souper Bowl of Caring and the Episcopal Diocese of Utah sent matching funds to each parish. ASM will split the proceeds between Utah State University Eastern Food Pantry through the SUN Center and the Price Food Bank.

Lenten Lunches will be held every Wednesday at 12:00pm at the United Methodist Church. March 8th is ASM's turn to host the luncheon and have Pastor Locke speak.

Koffee Klash will be held on Thursdays at 10:30am at ASM. Let's share a cup of coffee and study the Bible.

Bibles and Brews is a time to study the Bible while enjoying fellowship. It will be held the first Friday of the month at 7:00pm at Pastor and Sam Locke's house. Bring your Bible and the drink of your choice.

Holden Evening Prayer Service will start Wednesday, March 8th at Service 7:00pm  and continue each Wednesday throughout Lent. It is a beautiful musical service for the Lenten Season. 

The Worship/Art/Music MAT team will hold their next meeting March 22nd at 4:00pm.

Governing Board will meet March 6th, at 6:30pm at the church. A retreat for the Governing Board will be held March 11th from 9-2pm at church. Lunch will be provided. 

Crafters have resumed meeting on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30am. They have several projects that they are working on.

Choir meets on Thursdays at 7:00pm. We are working on new liturgy and songs. Come join us - all new members are welcome.

Adult Bible Study meets every Sunday morning at church at 9:00am. Adult Bible Study is starting a new series. Come join us!

Our Power and Light (P&L) program meets every Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:00pm. This is an ecumenical Christian education program for all children from ages 3 to 12, so please invite your children's friends to come join! The new program for the Lenten Season will focus on "The Prince of Egypt." The story and activities will resume on March 8th. They are still working hard on their weekly "Noisy Offering", which is collected during the regular Worship Service. The proceeds will go to the Eastern Navajo Reservation in New Mexico to keep their water truck running which provides water and education to the children living there.

The regular Church Women meeting will be held on March 20th at 7:00pm at church. The Church Women will also be hosting an Ethnic Dinner on March 17th at 6:30pm for parish members. Bring your favorite dish. See the sign up sheets at church. 


Office Hours: 9:00am-1:00pm Monday thru Thursday. Our Administrative Assistant is Randee Schultz

Pastor Locke's office hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 9:00am-1:00pm.  Other appointment times can be scheduled with Pastor Locke by calling his cell phone at 435-630-1069.

The Gift Shop is open on Sundays mornings from 9:30am to 10:15am and after fellowship hour or by making arrangements with Pam at 637-2921. NEW items are added on a regular basis.

Church Women meet on the third Monday of every month at 7:00pm.

Crafters meet on Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am. The group is currently working on items from home. If you wish to help, Please contact Pam Adams.

Sign-up sheets for 2017 for flowers and coffee hour are in the Great Hall on the wall near the door (training is available). Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex. 

Formed in 1984, Ascension St. Matthew's is built on Episcopal and Lutheran foundations. We are a member congregation of The Episcopal Diocese of Utah and of the Rocky Mountain Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. [Meet our Bishops.]

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