Events

Celebration of New Ministry, May 13th

TONIGHT at 7pm. You are invited to attend the Celebration of New Ministry and Installation of the Twelfth Rector, The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell at 7pm, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Reception following in the Parish Hall. Visiting Clergy please vest in festive stoles. Enter the church on Fifth Avenue at 10th Street.

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Episcopal Charities Sunday & Guest Preacher

We are delighted to welcome Meredith Kadet, Program Director of Episcopal Charities, as our guest preacher at both the 9 and 11 a.m. services this Episcopal Charities Sunday. Meredith is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary, and a member of St. Michael’s Church on the Upper West Side. Prior to seminary she served in a …  [ More → ]

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Music for Easter 2015

Music for The Great Vigil of Easter with the Ascension Choir, Dr. Dennis Keene, Choirmaster and Organist, and The Manton Memorial Organ. Anthem (Sung in Latin) Vidi aquam Gregorian Chant Offertory Anthem Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) Communion Anthem Woman, Why Do You Weep? (1978) Bruce Adolphe Postlude Offerte du Veme …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week and Easter Schedule

The Sunday of the Passion, Palm Sunday, March 29 Blessing and Procession of the Palms 9 a.m. Blessing of Palms 11 a.m. Blessing and Procession of the Palms A reading of the Passion According to Mark 7 p.m. Meditation and Sacrament Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Holy Wednesday March 30, 31, April 1st 6 p.m. Holy …  [ More → ]

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Just for fun! Lent Madness

Mother Liz told us about this at a recent House Eucharist, and there are only a few more days to play! Act now to be part of www.lentmadness.org. If you missed out, there’s a lengthy archive where you can study up for next year!

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Lenten Quiet Day March 21st

Always and Everywhere: Exploring the Eucharist. Join us on Saturday, March 21 for a Quiet Day of entering more deeply into our sacrament of Holy Communion. We often forget that the Greek word “Eucharist” actually means “thanksgiving!” Through meditations on scripture and ancient church texts, conversations, and silence, we will be invited to delve into …  [ More → ]

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During the Lenten Season …

In addition to the weekday Eucharist services at 6pm and Sunday services at 9am, 11am and 7pm, there are several special programs and activities at Ascension this Lenten Season including the following: Lenten Devotional The Church of the Ascension Lenten Devotional this year is a reprint from 2003. As you complete each day’s readings and …  [ More → ]

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Mozart Requiem & Coronation Mass March 12th

On Thursday, March 12th at 8 pm Voices of Ascension will perform the Mozart Requiem and Coronation Mass. The soloists are as follows: Soprano Pureum Jo, Mezzo Soprano Teresa Buchholz, Tenor Joseph Dennis and Bass Joseph Beutel. Mozart’s early years were spent in the beautiful, picturesque town of Salzburg, Austria. Here he composed an enormous …  [ More → ]

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2015 Lenten Devotional

Welcome to the 2015 Church of the Ascension Lenten Devotional.  This devotional is a reprint from 2003.  As you complete each day’s readings and writings, we hope you will feel encouraged to sit with God’s words and the words of our current and former fellows from Church of the Ascension. Lent is a deeply spiritual …  [ More → ]

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Save these spring 2015 dates!

On March 7 at 10:30am, Stephen Hagerty Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Installation of Our New Rector on May 13th (evening). Be sure to mark your calendars as we celebrate the installation of the Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell as the 12th Rector of The Church of the …  [ More → ]

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