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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Monthly Archives: April 2012
Come down, O Christ, and help me! reach thy hand, /
For I am drowning in a stormier sea /
Than Simon on thy lake of Galilee: /
The wine of life is spilt upon the sand, /
My heart is as some famine-murdered land, /
Whence all good things have perished utterly, /
And well I know my soul in Hell must lie /
If I this night before God’s throne should stand.
In today’s gospel, the chief priests, scribes, and elders ask Jesus by what authority he is doing these things. Jesus says He will tell them if they will answer one question, did the baptism of John come from heaven or human origin? It is a no-win situation…
Explore the mystery of Christ’s Passion with readings, chant, and Jesus’ own prayer book, the Psalter. The Rev. Deacon Sam Tallman leads the Tenebrae service on Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m., which opens our observance of the three holy days of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and the Vigil of Easter. Tenebrae is the Latin word …
My lens to the divine often focuses scripture in a way that is relevant to what I am experiencing on the day that I read it. Today, as I sit in my office at NYU Abu Dhabi, waiting for students to come for counseling sessions, I see this Gospel, filled with very human emotions. Jesus curses the fig tree, turns tables at the temple, and frets about forgiveness.