Ascension’s Twelfth Rector
It is with great pleasure that the wardens and vestry announce that we have called the Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell as the twelfth Rector of The Church of the Ascension in the City of New York, and that she has accepted the call. She will take up her duties on January 12, and her first services at Ascension will be on the second Sunday after the Epiphany (January 18).
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.
- 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
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All Saints Sunday, November 2, 2014
Choral I in E Major
César Franck (1822-1890)
O quam gloriosum
Tomás Luiz de Victoria (ca. 1549 – 1611)
Chorus from St. Paul
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Agnus Dei (sung in Latin)
Meditation on Blissful Eternity (from Diptych)
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Prayer for the Departed
Russian Orthodox Chant
Guillaume Nivers (1632-1714)
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Since July 14, Ascension parishioner and seminarian Jenny Landis and her fiancé, seminarian Sam Owen, have been in Haiti, building a playground for the children in the town of Bondo. Follow their trip on the blog they’re posting together, “Haiti 2011,” and you can read some excerpts from their most recent posts here. But be …
Put simply: this Carpenter’s Kids pilgrimage is life-changing. It is transformational. It will make you cry. It will make you smile. It will exhaust you. It will open your eyes wider than you ever thought possible. No amount of preparation and prayer could have prepared me for what awaited in Tanzania. And at the same time, I would not give up the experience for anything.
Between summer romance and mystery novels…try slipping in Richard Rohr’s The Naked Now for an inviting look at how we can find God in all things, people and different religions. Also, if you are looking for a more centering way of exploring your faith through the spiritual life without leaving the beach or city, try …
July 11th is the Feast of Saint Benedict, founder of Western monasticism. Benedict built a lifestyle around the values of community, hospitality, stewardship, humility, prayer and peace. Choose one of those values and celebrate it in a special way on Monday. For example, celebrate community by bringing friends in for a special meal or dessert; …