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.
Due to anticipated heat, the 11 a.m. service this Sunday, July 31, will be held in the air-conditioned Parish Hall at 12 W. 11th Street, around the corner from the church.
- Regular Worship Schedule
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Parish Hall with sermon, hymns & 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 Seminarian Nick Walters
Four weeks ago, I arrived as a guest at the Church of the Ascension; this week, I leave as your friend. On Friday, I was privileged to have dinner, among other wonderful people, with your Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry. During our conversation, I was asked to identify one of the defining features…
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Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking: Have compassion on our weakness, and mercifully give us those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask; through the worthiness of your Son 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: 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