Sing at Ascension this Summer

by Dr. Dennis Keene

Would you like to sing in the Summer Choir on Sunday mornings? Summer is soon upon us and we would like to find out who might join a Volunteer Choir to sing periodically during the summer months at the 11:00am service. Rehearsals are Sunday mornings at 9:15. It was great fun for those who participated …  [ More → ]

News

Arthur Anderson and his Acting Odyssey

The Magnificent Andersons from Life at Ascension, from an interview by Lisa Dunn, Summer, 2010 Can you guess which of our parishioners grew up near a lighthouse, has lived in the West Village since 1936, shared several stages with Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten, witnessed the filming of scenes between Charles Boyer and Marlene Dietrich …  [ More → ]

Lenten Devotional

Here is a link to download a copy of the Ascension 2016 Lenten Devotional Booklet. In addtion, the following link is for the Lenten Calendar at Ascension.

Science & Theology Forum by Clay Williams

Listen to the third session of Clay Williams’ Science and Theology forum, Bios, which he led at Ascension on January 10, 2016. Here is a link to the handout he prepared for this forum.  

Events

Voices of Ascension Concert: May 19th

In their last concert of the season Voices of Ascension presents Masters of the Renaissance: The Netherlands School on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8pm. In the 15th and 16th centuries, the richest choral tradition in European history took root in the Low Countries. Renaissance polyphony continued to develop across Europe, but it all began …  [ More → ]

Episcopalian 101

Want to learn more about the Episcopal Church? Are you interested in being confirmed or received- or wonder what that means? In preparation for Bishop Dietsche’s visit on Ascension Day, Thursday, May 5, we will have “Episcopalian 101” classes on Sundays for all who want to learn more about the particularly Anglican way of following …  [ More → ]

Resistance Cinema & Ascension Outreach Free Film Series presents …

Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the US. (2012, 68 minutes). Here is a link to the trailer for the film. This documentary film is a powerful indictment of the prison industrial complex and will be shown in our free film series on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, …  [ More → ]

Thoughts

Sermon May 1, 2016
by Shana Kaplanov, Seminarian

Easter 2: This sermon was delivered by Shana Kaplanov, GTS Seminarian, on May 1, 2016. You can read the scripture for the sixth Sunday of Easter 2016 here.

Sermon April 24, 2016
by The Rev. Edwin Chinery

5 Easter C One of the most helpful pieces of information I received during my earliest study of scripture came from Verna Dozier, an African-American Episcopalian theologian. In her book, The Dream of God: A Call to Return, she talks about the bible, referring to it as a library rather than a book. I like …  [ More → ]

Sermon Second Sunday of Easter 2016
by Shana Kaplanov, Seminarian

Easter 2: This sermon was delivered by Shana Kaplanov, GTS Seminarian, on April 3, 2016. You can read the scripture for the second Sunday of Easter 2016 here.