The Rector Search Committee has had a wonderful response to our call for candidates and the application period is now closed. Our Parish Profile will remain available online and can be found here. Any comments, questions, or suggestions for the Search Committee can be emailed to email@example.com
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.
NOTE: During July & August the 11am Sunday service will take place in the air conditioned Parish Hall: enter at 12 West 11th Street.
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, August 31, 2014
Protector noster aspice Deus
Our soloist today is Jeffrey Johnson, baritone.
Author Archives: The Rev. Andrew Foster
One hundred years ago this Saturday, on April 14, 1912, the son of the founder of the world-wide Baha’i faith, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, spoke publicly for the first time in the United States. At the invitation of the Rector of the Church of the Ascension, The Rev. Dr. Percy Stickney Grant, this historic talk marked the spread …
After nearly 13 years as the Rector of the Church of the Ascension, the time has come for me to announce my retirement, which will occur in the late spring or early summer of this year. It has been a great honor, privilege and joy to serve in this wonderful parish family and we have …
Among the ancient Greek philosophers, Plato, the devoted student of Socrates, held that there were three pre-eminent values that could lead human beings to an encounter with the Ultimate Reality. We believe that the God who is the object of worship in the Judaeo-Christian and Islamic traditions is that reality who is the sole fountainhead …
People often think about the season of Lent as a rather grim, dark time. After all, it usually falls in the dull, cold, gray days of late winter and is noted as a time of abstinence and fasting – of “giving something up.” But actually the name Lent comes from the same root word as …
A year ago we were at the beginning of what we called a “Year of Construction” and were settling into the Parish Hall as our temporary worship space. We learned that spending all those weeks shoulder-to-shoulder in folding chairs brought us closer together, not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. Now that we …