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Ascension is a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive community of people who gather to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to give praise and thanks to God through the beauty of worship, and to love and serve God and our neighbors.
Regular Worship Schedule
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Church with sermon, hymns & the Ascension Choir
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday–Friday: 6pm at Side Altar. Church open for prayer and meditation 12–3pm.
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The Diocese of New York Reparations Committee presents the documentary film Agents of Change on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Frank Dawson at 3:15. From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of …
Join us as we continue our Children’s Choir rehearsals on Sunday afternoons from 12:40 to 1:45 p.m. in the sanctuary after church. Rehearsals begin Sunday, April 8, and the choir will sing on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at the 11 o’clock service. For more information please contact Amaranta Viera at email@example.com.
On Sunday, April 22, 2018, we will welcome the Rev. Richard Witt as our guest preacher and forum leader. Fr. Richard is the Executive Director of Rural and Migrant Ministry, an organization in the Diocese of New York and beyond, that works for justice for farmworkers in New York State. For more than 35 years, …
Music from the Ascension Choir and Organist and Choirmaster, Dr. Dennis Keene. Easter Vigil, Saturday, March 31 Vigil chants and Psalms Stanford Ye choirs of New Jerusalem Louis Marchand Grand Dialogue Easter Sunday, April 1 Bach Triple Fugue in E-flat Major “St. Anne” Bairstow Sing ye to the Lord Gregorian Chant for Introit: Victimae Paschali …
The following is schedule for the Lenten Forums which take place in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock Sunday service. Sunday, February 17 – Healing Prayer, led by Mother Liz – An examination of healing prayer in scripture, and a conversation about the healing prayer ministry at Ascension. Sunday, February 25 – Living a …
A tour of the sanctuary will be led by Daniel Cole following the 11 am service on Sunday, April 8. Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the history, art and architecture of our parish.
Resistance Cinema Presents: Trumping Democracy, April 2, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11 Street. This explosive documentary focuses on Cambridge Analytica and others identified as misusing personal data for political gain. In the days before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, using a little-known Facebook feature — “dark posts” — they deployed highly …
Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Lessons You can read the scripture for Maundy Thursday, March 29, 2018 here. Exodus 12:1-14 1st Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Back in 1979, I had the enormous blessing and privilege of going on a study abroad program during my junior year in high school. I lived for a year in Rennes, France, staying with …