Events

Holy Week & Easter Services

Join us for the commemorations, confessions, thanksgivings, liturgy, music and celebrations around which the entire rest of the Christian year and life is built: Holy Week and the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Thursday: 7pm. Friday: noon. Saturday: 8pm. Sunday: 9am, 11am, and 7pm. [ More → ]

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Racial Justice Book Discussion March 9th

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7 pm in the parish hall. We begin an exploration of racial justice and what we as a parish and individuals can do about it with a discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ award-winning book, Between the World and Me. All are welcome to what promises to be a challenging and lively …  [ More → ]

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Sunday Forum: Lamentations March 13th

Lament and the Book of Lamentations, this Sunday, March 13, 2016. Following the 11am service, we continue the Lenten study of Lamentations, led by Shana Kaplanov, GTS Seminarian. Laments give voice to experiences of loss, pain, and tragedy. The Book of Lamentations is a collection of five poems of lament about the destruction of the …  [ More → ]

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Organ Concert by Jon Gillock March 8th

The Ascension Organ Series presents Diptyque and Les Corps Glorieux by Olivier Messiaen performed by Organist Jon Gillock on the Manton Memorial Organ, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:00pm. We are proud to continue this distinguished series of concerts featuring The Complete Organ Works of Olivier Messiaen, played by the internationally acclaimed interpreter, Jon Gillock, …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum presents Eliza Griswold

Ascension Forum: A Contemporary Exodus – On February 28, after the 11:00 a.m. service, Eliza Griswold will lead a forum on the plight of Christians and other religious minorities fleeing ISIS, and other existential threats in the larger Middle East. Ms. Griswold is an award-winning journalist and poet, a courageous reporter and keen observer of …  [ More → ]

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Roundtable Panel Features Five Women Rectors on March 1, 2016

Women Rectors: Leadership for the 21st Century- a panel and roundtable discussion featuring five women rectors of the Diocese of New York, including our own Mother Liz- Tuesday, March 1 at 6 pm at the Church of the Ascension. The Church Club of New York is sponsoring this event, which begins with the Eucharist and …  [ More → ]

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Celebrate the Feast of Absalom Jones

At the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. The New York Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians and the Anti-Racism Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York invite you to the Diocesan Celebration of the life and work of Blessed Absalom Jones, Priest (1746-1818). Commemorating …  [ More → ]

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2016 Winter/Spring Calendar at Ascension

There are a number of special programs at Ascension this season, including forums, dinners, classes, films, quiet day, a farm day and retreat. On February 28th after the 11 o’clock service Eliza Griswold will present a forum on the plight of Christians and other religious minorities fleeing Isis, and other existential threats in the larger …  [ More → ]

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Ash Wednesday Services at Ascension

Ash Wednesday Services take place on February 10th with imposition of ashes at 8 a.m., noon, and 7 p.m (with choir). Ashes will also be available in the church from 9-10am, 11-11:50am, 1-2pm and 5:30-6:40pm. As we begin our preparations for Lent, here is a link to download a copy of the Ascension 2016 Lenten …  [ More → ]

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Science & Theology Forum by Clay Williams

Listen to the third session of Clay Williams’ Science and Theology forum, Bios, which he led at Ascension on January 10, 2016. Here is a link to the handout he prepared for this forum.
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