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Ascension Forum: Art & Spirituality November 19, 2017

The next Ascension Forum takes place on Sunday, November 19th at 12:30 p.m. Join us in the Parish Hall after the 11:00 service as Vin Knight tells us how his vocation as an actor shapes and is shaped by his spirituality and faith. This is part of an occasional series featuring members of Ascension who …  [ More → ]

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Episcopal Church & Visual Arts: Fall 2017 Exhibition

Episcopal Church & Visual Arts presents its Fall 2017 exhibition, ‘Telling God Stories in the 21st Century’ which includes art by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky, Priest Associate at The Church of the Ascension. She provided the following statement about her art (left) which is included in the exhibit: “This piece was created for the Church …  [ More → ]

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Newcomers Brunch: December 3rd

Parishioners are invited to brunch following the 11am service on December 3, 2017. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you’re invited to the Newcomers’ Brunch in the Rectory. This is a great opportunity to welcome and be welcomed and also have a chance to answer questions …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema presents “Big Pharma: Market Failure” Tuesday, 11/7 at 7:pm

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema present the documentary film Big Pharma: Market Failure on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Parish Hall at 12 West 11th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue. The film highlights how “the economics of our dysfunctional healthcare system makes it a problem that transcends normal political and ideological …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Sings for Caribbean Aid

On Monday, November 6, Ascension’s professional musicians gave a wonderful concert of classical, opera, Broadway and cabaret tunes to benefit Episcopal Relief & Development’s (ERD) hurricane relief programs in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. You can still make donations either by sending a check to the church payable to “Episcopal Relief and Development” or …  [ More → ]

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Fall Special Events Calendar 2017

There are many new events this fall including special Sunday services, forums, films, a Harvest Dinner and more.  A flyer with all of these can be found with this link to Ascension-Fall-Events-Calendar-2017. We call your attention to the upcoming Blessing of the Animals this Sunday, October 1st, and forums on the following three Sundays in …  [ More → ]

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All Saints Sunday Memorial Sunday

NOTE: Time change on Sunday, November 5, 2017. On this date we will celebrate the Feast of All Saints. For centuries, Christians have commemorated those who, having professed faith in the living Christ in days past, now have entered into the nearer presence of our Lord. Our service will include special music form the Ascension …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum on the Diocesan Convention

The 2017 Diocesan Convention will take place at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 11, 2017. The Rev. Elizabeth Maxwell and parishioner John Thompson will attend the convention and tell us what went on at a forum on November 12, 2017. The Forum takes place in the Parish Hall around 12:30pm, following …  [ More → ]

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Forum with Seminarian Allison Burns

On Sunday, October 22, 2017, our new Seminarian Allison Burns will speak at the Forum in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock service. This will be an opportunity to get to know Allison and hear about her spiritual journey, special interests and what drew her to Ascension.

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Newcomers Brunch: December 3, 2017

Parishioners are invited to brunch this Sunday following the 11am service. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you’re invited to the Newcomers’ Brunch in the Rectory. This is a great opportunity to welcome and be welcomed and also have a chance to answer questions about the …  [ More → ]

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