Events

Stephen Tharp Organ Recital February 24th

We are very pleased to present this amazing organist playing a program of major French 19th century organ works: Widor’s Symphony 8 and the Three Chorals of Franck. Organistic yet daringly orchestral, Widor’s Symphonie 8 represents the summit of his ideal for the form. Its scale is monumental, the longest of all of his Symphonies …  [ More → ]

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Ash Wednesday Services February 18th

You are invited to join us as we observe the first day of Lent with the liturgies of the Holy Eucharist and the Imposition of Ashes at three services throughout the day: 8am and 12 noon at the Side Altar; 7pm in the Church with choir. Ashes will also be available for one hour after …  [ More → ]

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Feb. 17th Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Please join us on Tuesday, February 17th, for our traditional Pancake Celebration in preparation for our Lenten season. The celebration will begin immediately after the 6pm service and be filled with plenty of fun, food and spirit of Mardi Gras. A sign up sheet is posted in the Parish Hall for those inspired to assist …  [ More → ]

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

February 8, 2015 is the fifth Sunday after Epiphany. Sunday services are: 9am Holy Eucharist at Side Altar; 11am Holy Eucharist in the church with sermon, music & choir; 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament including chant, interfaith readings and communion. The 11am service includes special music by the Ascension choir (see music listing on …  [ More → ]

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Welcoming The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell

February 1, 2015, the fourth Sunday after Epiphany, we continue our welcome to our new Rector, The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell. We invite everyone to join us for services this week. Sunday services are: 9am Holy Eucharist at Side Altar; 11am Holy Eucharist in the church with sermon, music & choir; 7pm Service of Meditations …  [ More → ]

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Tonight as scheduled! Organ Recital at 8pm

Tuesday, January 27th, at 8pm, tickets available at the door. We continue the distinguished series of concerts featuring The Complete Organ Works of Olivier Messiaen, played by Messiaen’s friend and disciple, Jon Gillock. This program begins with a very early work, Prélude, full of impressionistic harmonies and colors. It was not published until after Messiaen’s …  [ More → ]

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Welcoming Ascension’s Twelfth Rector

This Sunday, January 18th, we welcome The Reverend Elizabeth G. Maxwell to her first Sunday services as Rector of The Church of the Ascension. We invite everyone to join us for this momentous occasion as we express our great joy and gratitude. A festive coffee hour will follow the 11 o’clock service. Mtr. Liz has …  [ More → ]

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New Year’s Day Service 12 noon on 1/1/15

Our New Year’s Day service with the Holy Eucharist is at 12 noon at the side altar. Join us as we welcome Emmanuel and continue to celebrate the Twelve Days of Christmas.

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Christmastide at Ascension 2014

Please join us for our Christmas Services with special music for the Christmas Vigil, Festival Procession and The Holy Eucharist. At 5 pm on December 24th, we celebrate with a family service; children attending will carry animals to the Crèche with hymns sung by our Children’s Choir. At 10:30 we will hear anthems and carols …  [ More → ]

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Come to the Harvest Dinner

On November 20th, Thursday evening at 7 p.m., please join us for a conversation and dinner as we welcome Virgil de Voldère, owner and operator of La Petite Ecole, the new day school that will open in January at the Church of the Ascension. Come and hear about the plans and learn more about the …  [ More → ]

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