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Service in Parish Hall this Sunday

This Sunday, July 15, the 11am service will take place in the air-conditioned Parish Hall. During the summer months on warmer Sundays the 11am service will take place there. Watch here or in the weekly email for updates. On those days you may enter through the front door of the church on Fifth Avenue or …  [ More → ]

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Centering Prayer Wednesday Mornings

The Centering Prayer group meets every Wednesday morning from 7:30–8:15 a.m. All are welcome! Join us in contemplative silent prayer with friends in the presence of God. Enter through the Chapel doors to the right of the Church entrance on Fifth Avenue in the middle of the block between 10th and 11th Streets.

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Rector’s Message on Responding to the Current Immigration Crisis

Dear Ascension parishioners and friends, Many of you have asked what we can do in response to the immigration crisis of families separated at the border, and now perhaps held in indefinite detention. There are many lists of good options available on the internet, but here are some suggestions based on the research I have …  [ More → ]

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Summer Book Discussion in July

Please join Mother Liz in a summer book discussion of Grateful, a new book by Diana Butler Bass in which the author explores the private and public, emotional and ethical dimensions of gratitude. Bass says the book reclaims “gratitude as a path to greater connection with God, with others, with the world, and even with …  [ More → ]

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Summer Book Discussion

Please join Mother Liz in a summer book discussion of Grateful, a new book by Diana Butler Bass in which the author explores the private and public, emotional and ethical dimensions of gratitude. Bass says the book reclaims “gratitude as a path to greater connection with God, with others, with the world, and even with …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema presents: Shadow World July 3, 2018

Resistance Cinema and Ascension Outreach, Inc. present SHADOW WORLD on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 7 pm in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11th Street, NYC. Directed by Johan Grimonprez, the film reveals how the international trade in weapons fosters corruption, promotes global militarism, determines economic and foreign policies, undermines democracy and creates widespread suffering. …  [ More → ]

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Summer BBQ June 27, 2018

Save the date for our next BBQ which will take place on Wednesday evening, June 27th at 6:30 pm in front of the church. There is a sign-up sheet is in the parish hall or you can call the parish office at 212-254-8620 to let us know you’re coming, and what you might like to …  [ More → ]

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LGBT Pride March June 24, 2018

On the last Sunday in June we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride with our water table on Fifth Avenue. After the service, around noon, we will set up our water table to give water to the marchers on Fifth Avenue and commemorate the 49th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Please join us! For …  [ More → ]

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New Needle-Craft Guild at Ascension this Fall

Calling all knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, and quilters! This fall we will be starting a Needle-Craft Guild at Ascension. Mtr. Posey, who started a group at Christ Church in Riverdale that is still going strong, will be our mentor and guide. All skills at all levels welcome. Please let us know if are interested, or if …  [ More → ]

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Parents’ Meeting June 10, 2018

How can Ascension develop our ministry with children and families? All parents are invited to meet with Mother Liz and Shana Kaplanov on June 10th following the 11 am service. Whether your children are in Sunday school or not, we’d love to hear what’s working and what isn’t, how we can enhance our ministry with …  [ More → ]

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