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Sunday Forum with new Priest Associate

The Rev. Posey Krakowsky, our new Priest Associate, will begin her ministry at Ascension this week. She will be the regular presider and preacher at our Wednesday evening 6 pm service starting September 13, and she will preach this Sunday, September 17 at both the 9 and 11 am services. She will also lead a …  [ More → ]

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Sunday Forum by our new Priest Associate

The Rev. Posey Krakowsky, our new Priest Associate, will begin her ministry at Ascension this week. She will be the regular presider and preacher at our Wednesday evening 6 pm service starting September 13, and she will preach this Sunday, September 17 at both the 9 and 11 am services. She will also lead a …  [ More → ]

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DACA: We Stand with the Dreamers, Presiding Bishop & President of House of Deputies

September 5, 2017 (below in Spanish) Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have issued the following statement concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Today our hearts are with those known as the Dreamers—those young women and men who …  [ More → ]

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Responding to Aftermath of Harvey from Episcopal Relief & Development

The Episcopal Diocese of New York has sent this message about responding to the aftermath of Harvey.  The following link includes suggestions from Episcopal Relief & Development on what you can do to assist flood victims and what not is not helpful right now. To read the message click on this link.   The Diocese of …  [ More → ]

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New York Liberty Game – 8/27/17

Got Game? Ascension members and friends are going to see the New York Liberty play on Sunday, August 27, 2017 in the afternoon. This is the professional women’s basketball team that plays at Madison Square Garden. We’re hoping to get a group rate, so please let Steve Hubbard (shubbard[at]nyu.edu) or Stacey Carpenter know if you …  [ More → ]

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Parish Barbecue! Wednesday, 8/30/2017

Join us Wednesday evening, August 30th for our monthly summer BBQ — 6:30pm in front of the church. There is a sign-up sheet 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 bring. We hope to see you …  [ More → ]

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Message from The Bishop of New York

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 My Brothers and Sisters, The events of this last weekend in Charlottesville have horrified Americans across our country. The virulence of the “Unite the Right” demonstrations themselves, with the viciousness of language and symbol, was in itself profoundly troubling and dangerous; but when it became the occasion for an instance of …  [ 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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A Statement from the Acting Dean on the Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 13, 2017 The following is from The Right Revered Clifton Daniel III, Acting Dean, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City. The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia during white nationalist/“Unite the Right” rallies over this past weekend is beyond distressing and disturbing. Such hate-driven violence has no legitimate place in our life as …  [ 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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