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Services at Ascension
Ascension 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: Monday – Friday 6pm at Side Altar
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
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Music of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor
Chorale from Cantata 22
Please join us for Epiphany Sunday on January 5, 2013 at 9am or 11am. Music for the 11am service is listed on the sidebar. All are welcome to join us as we welcome Emmanuel.
Please join us for our special Christmas services. At 5 pm on December 24th, we celebrate with a family service; children attending will be asked to carry animals to the Crèche with hymns sung by our Children’s Choir. At 10:30 we will hear anthems and carols by our Ascension choir. At 11 pm we celebrate …
The symbolism of the Advent wreath is beautiful and has been a part of our Christian tradition for centuries. The light itself signifies Christ, the Light of the world. The wreath is made of various evergreens, signifying continuous life. The circle of the wreath, which has no beginning or end, symbolizes the eternity of God, …
Tuesday & Wednesday, December 10 & 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM Conductor Dennis Keene leads the Voices of Ascension chorus in their most popular concerts of the season! Once again the church will be lit by hundreds of candles as the Voices of Ascension presents four centuries of Christmas music – a wonderful mixture of …
Advent is one of the most difficult periods of the church’s liturgical cycle and all of the life questions the scriptures bring. Why? Because Advent is all about waiting. And waiting is not easy. As life goes on, the liturgical cycles seem to become more and more meaningful. Perhaps after you’ve done enough living you …
Advent Sunday begins a new liturgical year, as we count down to the Festival of Christ’s Nativity on Christmas Day. This Sunday we mark this new beginning with the Great Litany followed by lighting the first candle of the Advent wreath. The children will lead into the mystery of the birth of Christ as they …
We are forming a new Children’s Choir for girls and boys aged 6-10 who love to sing. Rehearsals will be held once a week at Ascension, and will culminate in a joyous lifting of voices at the 5pm Children’s Service on Tuesday, December 24. No prior singing experience is necessary — just a willingness to …
Sunday services are at 9 am, 11 am (with Ascension choir) and 7 pm at The Church of the Ascension on Fifth Avenue and 10th Street. The special service music for the 11 am service is listed on the sidebar. On Tuesday, November 12th at 7pm we will have a Harvest Dinner and conversation with …
Please join us on Tuesday, November 12th at 7pm for a Harvest Dinner and conversation with The Rev. Shelley D. McDade, Interim Pastor of The Church of the Ascension. This will be a special evening of sharing as Mother Shelley speaks to us on the topic, “Of Faith and Fortune”. The program will begin promptly …
The Church of the Ascension on Fifth Avenue and 10th Street will observe All Saints’ Day at our Sunday morning service at 9 & 11 am with the Ascension choir at the 11 am service. The special service music is listed on the sidebar. On Tuesday, November 12th at 7pm we will have a Harvest …