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, organ music & summer soloist
- 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 Derek Baker
Did you know there are absolutely no instances of demon possession in the Hebrew scripture, the Tanakh? There are a few evil spirits, but they’re usually just causing jealousy or vengeance. Some are even said to be sent by God to false prophets… so they will then fool King Ahab, Jezebel’s husband…. Complicated. But in the Hebrew Bible, there aren’t any instances of demonic possession and certainly no examples of exorcism, the casting out of the demons that possess people. Yet the first three Gospels are full of people possessed by demons!
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In the 2003 film “Luther” starring Joseph Fiennes, Martin Luther is seen rather early in his ministry as wrestling with the character and intention of God. You may be aware that Martin Luther was chief architect of what eventually became a sprawling reformation movement – a movement deeply opposed to how the established church (at the time there was only the Roman Catholic tradition) – how the church understood its role in the world’s relationship with God.
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Monthly Archives: January 2013
Dear Members of Ascension, As we begin our search for the next rector, we are undertaking a self-study of the parish. The link below will connect you to an online questionnaire we have compiled, which is a crucial part of that process. As you review the questions, please give them careful and prayerful consideration. We …
Sunday, January 27, 2013 In accordance with the Religious Corporations Law of the State of New York, the Annual Meeting of The Church of the Ascension in the City of New York will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013, immediately following the 11 a.m. service, for the purpose of electing a Warden for a …
The Ascension Search Committee held its first meeting on Sunday, January 6, to begin the process of calling a new rector. The first step is to undertake a self-study that will be used to create a comprehensive profile of the parish. Everyone will have an opportunity to participate in the self-study process. News of these …
John Scott, Organist and Director of Music at St. Thomas Church, is perhaps the most distinguished British organist of his generation, having served as Organist and Director of Music at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London for many years and having played in virtually every important organ venue in Europe and the United States. Scott is …
On Saturday, June 2, 2012, organist Christopher Houlihan performed in the first concert of his Vierne Marathon including all six Symphonies for organ on The Manton Memorial Organ built by Pascal Quoirin. Link below for a video by Mr. Houlihan playing Vierne. Vierne on The Manton Memorial organ