Services at AscensionAscension is a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive community of people who gather to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to give praise and thanks to God through the beauty of worship, and to love and serve God and our neighbors.
- Worship Schedule
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Church with sermon, music & choir
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday – Friday: 6pm at Side Altar
Holy Week and Easter 2015
See the post at left for the complete schedule of services.
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March 29, 2015
Prelude and Fugue in G Major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Hosanna filio David
Gregorian Chant and
Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1511)
Anthem at the Distribution of Palms
Chorus from Messiah
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Christus factus est
Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Ave Christe (Sung in Latin)
Josquin Desprez (ca. 1440-1521)
“Assist us mercifully with your help, O Lord God of our salvation, that we may enter with joy upon the contemplation of those mighty acts, whereby you have given us life and immortality; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” Dear parishioners and friends, Every year, our liturgy invites us to walk with Jesus step by …
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 …
The following sermon was given by The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell, Rector on March 8, 2015. There is a pdf file link for this sermon and another from February 22nd at the end of this post. Lent 3 B 2015 John 2:13-22 Where do you encounter God? For faithful Jews of Jesus’ day, and surely …
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!
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 …
In addition to the weekday Eucharist services at 6pm and Sunday services at 9am, 11am and 7pm, there are several special programs and activities at Ascension this Lenten Season including the following: Lenten Devotional The Church of the Ascension Lenten Devotional this year is a reprint from 2003. As you complete each day’s readings and …
On Thursday, March 12th at 8 pm Voices of Ascension will perform the Mozart Requiem and Coronation Mass. The soloists are as follows: Soprano Pureum Jo, Mezzo Soprano Teresa Buchholz, Tenor Joseph Dennis and Bass Joseph Beutel. Mozart’s early years were spent in the beautiful, picturesque town of Salzburg, Austria. Here he composed an enormous …
Welcome to the 2015 Church of the Ascension Lenten Devotional. This devotional is a reprint from 2003. As you complete each day’s readings and writings, we hope you will feel encouraged to sit with God’s words and the words of our current and former fellows from Church of the Ascension. Lent is a deeply spiritual …
On March 7 at 10:30am, Stephen Hagerty Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Installation of Our New Rector on May 13th (evening). Be sure to mark your calendars as we celebrate the installation of the Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell as the 12th Rector of The Church of the …
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 …