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 Ascension
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.
Worship Schedule: Monday – Friday 6pm at Side Altar
Sunday 9am Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
Sunday 11am Holy Eucharist in the Parish Hall with sermon, music & choir
Sunday 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament including chant, interfaith readings and communion
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Romance (Symphonie IV)
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Communion Service in G
Francis Jackson (born 1917)
Blessed are the men who fear Him (Elijah)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Communion Service in G
Fugue on “Alain”
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Please join us during coffee hour this Sunday to meet and discuss this experience of proclamation with all our summer speakers. Copies of their reflections will be available in the Parish Hall and in the Tract Rack in the Narthex.
Dear Fellow Parishioners, The Vestry has approved an application process for those interested in serving on the Search Committee for our next Rector. Anyone who would like to be considered for service on the committee must submit an application. You will find a link to the application form and instructions for filling it out at …
Deirdre Good and Katherine Shaner, Professors of New Testament at The General Theological Seminary, will lead the webinar “A Conversation about the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 7:30 – 9:00 PM. The webinar will be an informal presentation about a newly-unveiled papyrus fragment that includes an electrifying sentence suggesting that …
Last year, in May and June 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 …
Sunday, September 23 at 11:00 am our guest preacher is Dr. Deirdre Good, Professor of New Testament Studies at General Theological Seminary. A graduate of the Harvard Divinity School, Dr. Good specializes in the Synoptic Gospels, Christian Origins, non-canonical writings and biblical languages (Greek and Coptic). While she is an American citizen, she grew up …
Mark Your Calendars! Sunday October 7th is the next Open House New York (right after the Blessing of the Animals!). For more information please contact Tom Rice at Rockcent@aol.com. Greeters are also needed; to help, please contact Liz Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.