Events

Newcomers Brunch: December 3, 2017

Parishioners are invited to brunch this Sunday following the 11am service. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you’re invited to the Newcomers’ Brunch in the Rectory. This is a great opportunity to welcome and be welcomed and also have a chance to answer questions about the …  [ More → ]

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Forum on Sanctuary & Immigration October 15, 2017

Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 12:45pm in the Parish Hall: the Ascension Forum welcomes Marco Saavedra, a 27 year old undocumented writer and painter requesting political asylum in the United States. Marco came to the U.S. with his parents at the age of 3. He currently works at his parents’ well-reviewed Mexican restaurant, La Morada, …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema, Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema present monthly films at 7:00pm in the Parish House of The Church of the Ascension, 12 West 11th Street, usually on the first Tuesday. On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 we present From One Mistake: A New Film on Immigration Reform, along with Hendel Leiva, the filmmaker. Mr. Leiva will join …  [ More → ]

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Sunday Forum with new Priest Associate

The Rev. Posey Krakowsky, our new Priest Associate, will begin her ministry at Ascension this week. She will be the regular presider and preacher at our Wednesday evening 6 pm service starting September 13, and she will preach this Sunday, September 17 at both the 9 and 11 am services. She will also lead a …  [ More → ]

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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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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 Bible Study Thursdays 6:45pm

Summer Bible Study continues on Thursday evenings at 6:45pm. Why not take some time this summer for refreshing lectio divina (sacred reading) of the scriptural texts for the coming Sunday? All are invited to join the Thursday evening Bible study group as we share scripture, silence and conversation together. Either join us for the 6:00pm …  [ More → ]

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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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