Events

The Voices of Ascension Renaissance Concert

Thursday, May 21st at 8 pm Voices of Ascension will perform their last concert this season with a Renaissance program including Palestrina’s Stabat Mater. Tickets available door from 7:30pm, 5th Ave/10th Street. [ More → ]

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New Ministry with Ascension’s 12th Rector

The celebration continues for our new ministry with The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell, installed as the twelfth Rector of The Church of the Ascension. On the evening of May 13, 2015, hundreds gathered in the church for her installation by the The Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. …  [ More → ]

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Breathe Deeper, Move More Calmly: Tai Chi at Ascension

Tai Chi classes will be held Thursdays at noon, beginning May 7, in the Parish Hall (12 W. Eleventh Street). Classes are instructed by Dan Baum of Eastern Village Arts; cost is $25 for one class or $75 per month. Call the parish office (212-254-8620) if you are interested or just come to a class …  [ More → ]

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Thursday Evening Bible Study

We are studying the Parables of Jesus, using the following text: Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi by Amy-Jill Levine. Please join us! In order to have a better idea of space needs, please let Fr. Ed know if you are planning to attend. You can email him directly or …  [ More → ]

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Celebration of New Ministry, May 13th

TONIGHT at 7pm. You are invited to attend the Celebration of New Ministry and Installation of the Twelfth Rector, The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell at 7pm, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Reception following in the Parish Hall. Visiting Clergy please vest in festive stoles. Enter the church on Fifth Avenue at 10th Street.

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Episcopal Charities Sunday & Guest Preacher

We are delighted to welcome Meredith Kadet, Program Director of Episcopal Charities, as our guest preacher at both the 9 and 11 a.m. services this Episcopal Charities Sunday. Meredith is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary, and a member of St. Michael’s Church on the Upper West Side. Prior to seminary she served in a …  [ More → ]

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Music for Easter 2015

Music for The Great Vigil of Easter with the Ascension Choir, Dr. Dennis Keene, Choirmaster and Organist, and The Manton Memorial Organ. Anthem (Sung in Latin) Vidi aquam Gregorian Chant Offertory Anthem Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) Communion Anthem Woman, Why Do You Weep? (1978) Bruce Adolphe Postlude Offerte du Veme …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week and Easter Schedule

The Sunday of the Passion, Palm Sunday, March 29 Blessing and Procession of the Palms 9 a.m. Blessing of Palms 11 a.m. Blessing and Procession of the Palms A reading of the Passion According to Mark 7 p.m. Meditation and Sacrament Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday March 30, 31, April 1st 6 p.m. Holy …  [ More → ]

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Just for fun! Lent Madness

Mother Liz told us about this at a recent House Eucharist, and there are only a few more days to play! Act now to be part of www.lentmadness.org. If you missed out, there’s a lengthy archive where you can study up for next year!

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Lenten Quiet Day March 21st

Always and Everywhere: Exploring the Eucharist. Join us on Saturday, March 21 for a Quiet Day of entering more deeply into our sacrament of Holy Communion. We often forget that the Greek word “Eucharist” actually means “thanksgiving!” Through meditations on scripture and ancient church texts, conversations, and silence, we will be invited to delve into …  [ More → ]

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