Events

Documentary Film Series – Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema free film series presents: Bonhoffer: Agent of Change on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Entrance is the Parish Hall at 12 West 11th Street, NYC. After the screening we will hear from our guest speaker Gary John Dorrien, an American theologian and Episcopal priest. He is the …  [ More → ]

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Advent Quiet Day December 3rd

The theme for the Advent Quiet Day on Saturday, December 3, 2016 is Baking Bread and Waiting for God. We will meet from 10am until 3pm. Co-led by Fr. Ed and Valerie Coates (Ascension Chorister and bread baking expert), the group will explore our relationship with the Divine in this season of waiting, hope and …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema November 1, 2016

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema Present: Requiem for the American Dream on Tuesday evening, November 1st at 6:30 p.m. The New York Times described the film as “a timely 75-minute teach-in by Noam Chomsky, the M.I.T. linguistics professor who has been a leading leftist political analyst, critic and writer for six decades…focuses here on an …  [ 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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Fall Calendar of Events & Resistance Cinema

Here is the link to our Fall Calendar of Events. On Tuesday, October 4th, Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema Present: The Return at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish House at 12 West 11th Street. In 2012, California amended its “Three Strikes” law, shortening the sentences of thousands of “lifers.” See this unprecedented reform through the …  [ 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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