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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Summer BBQ June 27, 2018

Save the date for our next BBQ which will take place on Wednesday evening, June 27th at 6:30 pm in front of the church. There is a sign-up sheet is in the parish hall or you can call the parish office at 212-254-8620 to let us know you’re coming, and what you might like to …  [ More → ]

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LGBT Pride March June 24, 2018

On the last Sunday in June we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride with our water table on Fifth Avenue. After the service, around noon, we will set up our water table to give water to the marchers on Fifth Avenue and commemorate the 49th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Please join us! For …  [ More → ]

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Parents’ Meeting June 10, 2018

How can Ascension develop our ministry with children and families? All parents are invited to meet with Mother Liz and Shana Kaplanov on June 10th following the 11 am service. Whether your children are in Sunday school or not, we’d love to hear what’s working and what isn’t, how we can enhance our ministry with …  [ More → ]

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Liturgy of Lamentation Commemorates The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As part of the Year of Lamentation, join the diocese in commemorating the presence of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 7-10 pm. Dr. King preached at our Cathedral on May 17, 1967. The Diocesan Festival Choir will participate in …  [ More → ]

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Save the date June 10th!

An Evensong service of remembrance for those who died at the Pulse mass shooting June 12, 2016. We will remember all of the lives lost, including Latinx and LGBTQ lives, as well as share our strength with all those still impacted by this horrific event. Wonderful music and poetry will be part of the service. …  [ More → ]

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Forum on Frances Perkins: A Ministry in Politics

On Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:30 in the Parish Hall we will celebrate Mother’s Day at Ascension with a conversation about Frances Perkins, the mother of the American social safety net, who said she achieved many of her results by intentionally reminding men of their mothers. Donn Mitchell, author of Tread the City’s Streets …  [ More → ]

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April 22: Rural & Migrant Ministry

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, we will welcome the Rev. Richard Witt as our guest preacher and forum leader. Fr. Richard is the Executive Director of Rural and Migrant Ministry, an organization in the Diocese of New York and beyond, that works for justice for farmworkers in New York State. For more than 35 years, …  [ More → ]

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Reparations Committee Presents Agents of Change

The Diocese of New York Reparations Committee presents the documentary film  Agents of Change on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Frank Dawson at 3:15.  From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of …  [ More → ]

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Take a Tour!

A tour of the sanctuary will be led by Daniel Cole following the 11 am service on Sunday, April 8. Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the history, art and architecture of our parish. [ More → ]

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