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, hymns & choir
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday – Friday: 6pm at Side Altar
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From our Pulpitby The Rev. Edwin Chinery
Lessons You can read the scripture for September 11, 2016 here. Audio You remember the day. It was one of those beautiful September mornings when the sky was like something out of a storybook. I’d gotten to work earlier than usual for some reason and was sitting in my cubicle at the Middlesex County Department …
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Grant us, O Lord, to trust in you with all our hearts; for, as you always resist the proud who confide in their own strength, so you never forsake those who make their boast of your mercy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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Monthly Archives: November 2011
The Church of the Ascension Book Group presents an evening with the New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian. We will be reading “Black Dog of Fate,” the 2009 Anniversary Edition. “Black Dog of Fate” is an award-winning, deftly-woven memoir of an American suburban childhood in the 1950s and 60s that leads the author as …
Please join us on Monday evenings in the Parish Hall as we look ahead to the coming Sunday’s scripture readings and discuss their meaning in Advent. Meetings will take place at 6:45pm until 8:00pm from November 21 through December 19.
The Organ Inauguration Continues! On Tuesday, November 15 at 8pm, Jon Gillock will perform one of the greatest works ever composed for organ, Messiaen’s Meditations on the Mystery of the Holy Trinity. This epic work takes the listener through an amazing journey of immense power and drama, but also mystery, tenderness, and profound spirituality. It is one of the pillars of …
Everyone is invited to The Church of the Ascension’s All Parish Harvest Supper on Tuesday, November 8th at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall. Parishioner and postulant for the Diocese of New York Stephen Hagerty will be this year’s speaker. Be sure to come, bring a beverage or a dessert to share — and invite …
Reminder: Set your clocks back 1 hour Saturday night, November 5th! Daylight Saving Time ends and Standard Time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6th. Remember to move your clocks back one hour for the resumption of Standard Time.