LGBT Pride March June 24, 2018


On the last Sunday in June we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride with our water table on Fifth Avenue. After the service, around noon, we will set up our water table to give water to the marchers on Fifth Avenue and commemorate the 49th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Please join us! For …  [ More → ]

News

June 10: Save the Date!

Join with the Church of Saint Matthew and Saint Timothy and others from around the Diocese of New York on Sunday, June 10 at 5PM as we remember the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida with the liturgy of Evensong. Ascension is proud to co-sponsor this service. Throughout the month of June, Pride …  [ More → ]

NY Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites

The Church of the Ascension will be participating in the 2018 New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Site Weekend on Saturday, May 5 (12:00pm – 5:00pm) & Sunday, May 6 (1:00pm – 5:00pm). If you would like to help out as either a docent or greeter, please contact Liz Hill or Tom Rice.

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Events

Parents’ Meeting June 10, 2018

How can Ascension develop our ministry with children and families? All parents are invited to meet with Mother Liz and Shana Kaplanov on June 10th following the 11 am service. Whether your children are in Sunday school or not, we’d love to hear what’s working and what isn’t, how we can enhance our ministry with …  [ More → ]

Liturgy of Lamentation Commemorates The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As part of the Year of Lamentation, join the diocese in commemorating the presence of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 7-10 pm. Dr. King preached at our Cathedral on May 17, 1967. The Diocesan Festival Choir will participate in …  [ More → ]

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Thoughts

Sermon – June 3, 2018
by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Lessons You can read the scripture for the second Sunday after Pentecost, June 3, 2018 here. Proper 4, Year B Church of the Ascension June 3, 2018 Mark 2:23-3:6 I’ve been posting quite a lot about systemic racism on my facebook page lately. With so much vitriolic hate speech surfacing these days, it feels like …  [ More → ]

Sermon – Trinity Sunday
by The Rev. Edwin Chinery

Lessons You can read the scripture for May 27, 2018 here. Audio Trinity Sunday, 2018 I think that one of the hardest questions to ask from the pulpit – or from the pews for that matter – is this: How’s your spiritual life working for you? I suppose it must be true that, in some …  [ More → ]

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