Advocacy

News, events and activities reflecting our call to discern Christ’s work in the world.

April 22: Rural & Migrant Ministry

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, we will welcome the Rev. Richard Witt as our guest preacher and forum leader. Fr. Richard is the Executive Director of Rural and Migrant Ministry, an organization in the Diocese of New York and beyond, that works for justice for farmworkers in New York State. For more than 35 years, …  [ More → ]

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Reparations Committee Presents Agents of Change

The Diocese of New York Reparations Committee presents the documentary film  Agents of Change on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Frank Dawson at 3:15.  From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema April 2, 2018

Resistance Cinema Presents: Trumping Democracy, April 2, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11 Street.  This explosive documentary focuses on Cambridge Analytica and others identified as misusing personal data for political gain. In the days before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, using a little-known Facebook feature — “dark posts” — they deployed highly …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema – Feb. 6th at 7pm

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema present The Great White Hoax in the Parish House of The Church of the Ascension, 12 West 11th Street, at 7pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The film features acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise who explores how American political leaders of both parties have been tapping into white …  [ More → ]

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Sharing the Light of Christ & Feminism and Faith in Union Square

This Sunday, January 21, 2018, the Rev. Hershey Mallette-Stephens will continue the forum on story-telling as a way of building community in the church. The forums take place in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock service. Mother Hershey serves on the Presiding Bishop’s staff as the Project Coordinator for Reconciliation, Justice and Creation Care. …  [ More → ]

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