Events

Resistance Cinema October 4, 2016

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema Present: The Return on Tuesday evening, October 4th at 6:30 p.m. In 2012, California amended its “Three Strikes” law, shortening the sentences of thousands of “lifers.” See this unprecedented reform through the eyes of those on the front lines — prisoners suddenly freed, families turned upside down and attorneys and …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema October 4, 2016

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema Present: The Return on Tuesday evening, October 4th at 6:30 p.m. In 2012, California amended its “Three Strikes” law, shortening the sentences of thousands of “lifers.” See this unprecedented reform through the eyes of those on the front lines — prisoners suddenly freed, families turned upside down and attorneys and …  [ More → ]

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Bluestone Farm Volunteer Day Saturday 9/17/2016

Here are some photos of our volunteer day at Bluestone farm. Located in Brewster, New York, The Community of the Holy Spirit is a monastic community for women in the Episcopal Church, and a witness to the work of the Holy Spirit in the world. As part of their ministry, the Sisters have created Bluestone …  [ More → ]

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Film Series presents “Electoral Dysfunction”

Ascension Outreach, Inc. and Resistance Cinema sponsor First Tuesday Film Series. On Tuesday, Septmeber 6, 2016 at 7pm we present Electoral Dysfunction by the Center For Independent Documentary, written, produced, and directed by David Deschamps, Leslie D. Farrel, and Bennett Singer, featuring Mo Rocca (2012, 90 min) in The Church of the Ascension Parish Hall, …  [ More → ]

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Parents’ Meeting this Sunday and Farm Volunteer Day on Saturday 9/17

There will be a parents’ meeting this Sunday, September 18, following the 11 am service. This is for parents of children of all ages. Childcare will be provided, and we will order pizza! The purpose is to discuss the new education programming and also to hear how we can best support families at Ascension. Please …  [ More → ]

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Service in the Parish Hall – Sunday, August 21

This Sunday, August 21, 2016, the 11am service will take place in the air-conditioned Parish Hall. You may enter through the front door of the church on Fifth Avenue or the Parish Hall door at 12 West 11th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue. The 9am and 7pm services will continue to take place in …  [ More → ]

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SHOWING TONIGHT, TUESDAY, 7PM!

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities – yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change. [ More → ]

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Parish Barbecue!

Join us Wednesday evening, July 27th for our monthly summer BBQ — 7pm in front of the church. A sign-up sheet is in the Parish Hall or you can call the parish office at 212-254-8620 to let Andrew Jones, parish administrator, know you’re coming and what you might like to bring.

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Documentary Film Series July 5, 2016

Ascension Outreach, Inc., in collaboration with Resistance Cinema, presents “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence” (2015, 55 min) on Tuesday, July 5th at 7pm with special guest, Leah Barrett, Executive Director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. Ms. Barrett will lead a post screening discussion. In light of recent events – and a building …  [ More → ]

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First Tuesday Film Series at Ascension: “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence”

Ascension Outreach, Inc., in collaboration with Resistance Cinema, presents “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence” (2015, 55 min) on Tuesday, July 5th at 7pm with special guest, Leah Barrett from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. Ms. Barrett will lead a post screening discussion. In light of recent events – and a building need to …  [ More → ]

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