Events

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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LGBT Pride March June 25, 2017

On the last Sunday in June we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride with our water table on Fifth Avenue. The Rev. Christopher Montella will be our guest preacher that day. Christopher first came to The Church of the Ascension in 1996 as a parishioner and by the time he moved to Los Angeles …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema: June 6th at 7pm

Please join us at 7pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in the Ascension Parish Hall, 12 West 11th Street, for a screening and discussion of Before the Flood (2016 – 96 minutes), produced and directed by Fisher Stevens, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. Our guest speaker will be Steven Soter from the Department of Astrophysics, American …  [ More → ]

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Sacred Harp Singing – Wednesdays 7pm through June

We are happy to be hosting the Wednesday night Sacred Harp group at Ascension through June. No singing experience necessary, and all are welcome to attend. Books are available for loan or purchase at every gathering. The group will either be in the Church or the Parish Hall as our schedule allows – check the …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Day – celebrate our parish feast day!

Ascension Day is Thursday, May 25, when we celebrate our parish’s feast day with a Festal Eucharist at 7pm. There will be special music by the Ascension Choir (music listed below on right sidebar) and the service will be followed by a grand party in the Parish Hall. Please join us to celebrate both the …  [ More → ]

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Become an Episcopalian!

Are you thinking of being confirmed, or received into the Episcopal Church? Do you just want to learn more about this particular Anglican way of being a Christian? This year’s Inquirer’s Class will start shortly after Easter. It will prepare those who want to make a deeper commitment to Christ through confirmation or reception to …  [ More → ]

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Sounds of the Ascension Concert 5/5

Please join this Friday evening, May 5, 2017 at 8 o’clock for a concert featuring our own Bora Yoon, a choir member, sound artist, vocalist and composer. She will perform with theraminist Armen Ra in the Sanctuary followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. Tickets will be available at the door from 7pm for …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema: The Lost Village

Please join us at 7pm on Tuesday, May 2, in the Ascension Parish Hall, 12 West 11th Street, for a screening and discussion of The Lost Village (2017 – 93 minutes), an examination of the relationship between New York University and real estate development in Greenwich Village. The film recently won the New York City …  [ More → ]

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“Tantric Jesus” Author to Preach April 23

On Sunday, April 23, the Rev. Dr. James Reho will be with us at Ascension to preach and lead a forum on his new book, Tantric Jesus, following the 11 a.m. service. His book explores resonances between early/Eastern Christian spirituality and Indian and Tibetan Tantra. From the book’s Forward, by noted Creation Spirituality theologian the …  [ More → ]

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Voices of Ascension Concert May 3, 2017

In their last concert of the season Voices of Ascension presents Masters of the Renaissance: Music from the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, May 3, 2016 at 8pm. Deep within the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel has been in continuous use as the Papal Chapel and for Papal Conclaves since 1483. Its music is on an elevated …  [ More → ]

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