Events

Summer BBQ, 7pm Wednesday, June 29

Join us for our first parish barbecue of the season on Wednesday, June 29th around 7pm in the front garden. Bring something to share and join the fun for a lovely evening on Fifth Avenue!

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Play It by Ear: Pride Sunday’s 7pm Service

Whether or not we’re able to have a 7pm service on Friday, we will play it by ear. In other words, because of the Gay Pride March, it may be impossible for anyone to get to the church for a 7 pm service, or to meditate if the marchers are still jubilantly passing outside. However, …  [ More → ]

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Parish Barbecue – June 29!

Cookouts are practically an Anglican tradition. At least, they’re certainly an Ascension one! Join us Wednesday evening, June 29th 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 know you’re coming, and …  [ More → ]

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Welcome Nick Walters, our summer seminarian!

From June 28-July 27, we will have Nick Walters with us as summer seminarian. Nick has just finished his second year of seminary at St. Stephen’s House, Oxford, and comes from Yorkshire. As a candidate for ordination in the Church of England, he is particularly interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church and looks …  [ More → ]

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LGBT Pride March, Sunday, June 26th

This Sunday celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride and are delighted to welcome The Right Reverend Andrew St. John as our guest preacher. After the service, around noon, we will set up our water table to give water (with our signature lemon!) to the marchers on Fifth Avenue and commemorate the 47th Anniversary of …  [ More → ]

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Let’s Go (Staten Island) Yankees! July 29

Got Game? Ascension members and friends are going to see the Staten Island Yankees play on Friday, July 29. We’re hoping to get a group rate (which includes a hot dog), so please let Steve Hubbard (shubbard[at]nyu.edu) know if you can join us. It will be lots of fun, and a great opportunity to bring …  [ More → ]

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Summer Bible Study

The Thursday Evening Bible Study is reviewing the upcoming Sunday lectionary Epistle readings. The group will read each of the letters indicated in preparation, and our time together will listen to recorded lectures (from The Great Lectures series) by famed scholar Luke Timothy Johnson, and discuss the letters and lectures. Please join us — Thursdays …  [ More → ]

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VOA Season 2016-2017: Christmas, Catalonia, the Classical Era, and more!

Voices of Ascension returns with a season of classics, favorites, and hidden treasures. Suffused with the warm glow of hundreds of candles, Voices of Ascension opens with the beloved Candlelight Christmas Concerts featuring young artists, traditional carols, and classic holiday melodies. Next, VOA returns to the classical era with works by Mozart and Haydn, friends …  [ More → ]

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Voices of Ascension Concert: May 19th

In their last concert of the season Voices of Ascension presents Masters of the Renaissance: The Netherlands School on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8pm. In the 15th and 16th centuries, the richest choral tradition in European history took root in the Low Countries. Renaissance polyphony continued to develop across Europe, but it all began …  [ More → ]

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Episcopalian 101

Want to learn more about the Episcopal Church? Are you interested in being confirmed or received- or wonder what that means? In preparation for Bishop Dietsche’s visit on Ascension Day, Thursday, May 5, we will have “Episcopalian 101” classes on Sundays for all who want to learn more about the particularly Anglican way of following …  [ More → ]

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