New York Times Features our Soprano

The New York Times featured our own soprano Bora Yoon in the Metro section on April 18, 2014. The article notes “Bora Yoon writes and performs music that combines ancient and modern elements, including 12th-century liturgical chants and abstract electronic ‘sound architecture’.” The article also mentions she sings at our church and has a new …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week Services at Ascension

Monday & Tuesday, April 14th and 15th 6 p.m. Penitential Office with Holy Eucharist. Wednesday, April 16 – The Service of Tenebrae 6 p.m. Prayers, Psalms and Readings in the shadows. April 17 – Maundy Thursday 6 p.m. The Maundy Thursday Liturgy (with Full Choir), with Washing of Feet, Stripping of the Altar, and Setting …  [ More → ]

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Organ Recital: April 9, 2014, 8pm

We are extremely honored to present the great musician Francis Chapelet. Post-World War II Europe produced an amazing assembly of legendary interpreters of Early Organ Music. Francis Chapelet is one of the last remaining masters of his generation still actively concertizing. His interpretations of this rich repertory of music are based on a lifetime of …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Reflection: Lent 4

Honoring Self in Lent In every journey there is a need for respite. A wisdom which allows us to place all else in life aside and just rest in the pleasure of how far we have come. Even if it doesn’t seem as though much has happened it still is important to stop, replenish and …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Reflection: Lent 3

Embracing the Via Media of Lent About mid-way through the Lenten season we begin to feel adrift and may have even lost the enchantment of the journey. We are reminded of some of the things we have decided to leave behind and wonder if our bodies, our hearts and our minds are capable of living …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Reflection: Lent 2

Living on the inside of Lent To step into the season of Lent is to open yourself up to the unknown. At first there is clarity. It is easy to see the habits that need to be ended, the relationships that need to be mended, and the clutter that needs to be organized. But then …  [ More → ]

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First Sunday in Lent, March 9, 2014

This Sunday, March 9th, is the first Sunday in Lent. Lent is a season to slowly prepare our souls. It is a time to open ourselves up to the presence of God in our lives and let the angels feed us. It is a time to sit among the ashes, confident that love will abound …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Quiet Day: Lectio Divina

Come join The Rev. Jonathan Linman who will lead us in our annual Lenten Quiet Day on Saturday, March 29 from 10am-3pm. A simple lunch will be served. Please RSVP by March 26th to Ethan Mandel at ethan dot mandel @ gmail dot com. The theme will be “Praying with the Scriptures: An Experiential Introduction.” …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Book Group

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 12 at 7pm in the Parish Hall. The book to be discussed is The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd which is set in the American South in 1964, the year of the Civil Rights Act and intensifying racial unrest. It is a coming-of-age …  [ More → ]

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Ash Wednesday Services, March 5th

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: 8 am at the Side Altar with organ; 12 noon in the Church with organ; 7:00 pm in the Church with choir.

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