Services at AscensionAscension 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, music & choir
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday – Friday: 6pm at Side Altar Ascension Day Service: 7 o'clock, May 5, 2016
Join us for our name day service that evening with Bishop Andrew Dietsche, special music on the Manton Memorial Organ, the Ascension Choir, and a festive reception afterward in the Parish Hall.
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From our Pulpitby 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.by The Rev. Edwin Chinery
3 Easter C Revelation is a very strange and strangely fascinating book. It goes by several names, including: The Apocalypse, The Revelation to John, the Apocalypse of John, and my favorite The Revelation of St. John the Divine, which you will find in the King James Version of the Bible. The author is also known …
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Mark your calendars! Bishop Andrew Dietsche will join us this year as we celebrate our feast day on Thursday, May 5th, at 7:00 p.m. Special music by the Ascension Choir is posted below on the sidebar at right. Please join us for the service and a very festive reception afterward in honor of Bishop Dietsche …
On Mother’s Day we also celebrate our Diocesan organization Episcopal Charities and ask you to join us in raising funds on this day. As the outreach arm of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, Episcopal Charities equips parish-affiliated outreach programs to transform the lives of people in need in their diverse communities. Through grants and …
In 2011 we inaugurated The Manton Memorial Organ. Built by Pascal Quoirin of St. Didier, France, it is the first French-built organ ever installed in New York City, and is already widely considered one of the most significant organs of our time. Full-length recitals are given throughout the year by some of the greatest organist …
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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, …
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.
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.
Easter Sunday: This sermon was delivered by The Rev. Elizabeth Maxwell on March 27, 2016. You can read the scripture for March 27, 2016 here.