Events

Resistance Cinema April 2, 2018

Resistance Cinema Presents: Trumping Democracy, April 2, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11 Street.  This explosive documentary focuses on Cambridge Analytica and others identified as misusing personal data for political gain. In the days before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, using a little-known Facebook feature — “dark posts” — they deployed highly …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week and Easter Services

Maundy Thursday service on March 29th at 7 p.m. Eucharist and foot washing, with Choir. The Good Friday service is on March 30th at noon: The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with Choir. At the Church of the Ascension, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ year-round, at every service. But we …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Lecture: The Spirituality of Dementia

Thursday, March 15, 7:30 p.m. – The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, newly retired Dean of Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland, will share the insights she has gained following a diagnosis of early stage Frontotemporal Dementia. What wholeness is possible as our mental and physical capacities diminish? How can we embrace life fully and with trust? Dean …  [ 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 Forums after the Sunday 11 o’clock service. Here is a link to the sermon for the last Sunday in Lent by our Rector, The Rev. …  [ More → ]

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Listening to the Still, Small Voice: A Lenten Retreat

Friday, March 2, through Sunday, March 4, join us for a retreat that explores the role and benefit of times of quiet and silence in our tradition and in our spiritual lives. Our time together will help us listen to the still, small voice of God, struggle with the frustrations and longing that come with …  [ More → ]

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Mardi Gras/Pancake Supper, February 13, 2018

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, join us for a festive Mardi Gras reception and pancake supper at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall. Be sure to bring your palms from last year and join us after the festivities as we burn them to make ashes for Ash Wednesday. The next day, February 14th, Ash Wednesday services …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema – Feb. 6th at 7pm

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema present The Great White Hoax in the Parish House of The Church of the Ascension, 12 West 11th Street, at 7pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The film features acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise who explores how American political leaders of both parties have been tapping into white …  [ More → ]

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Calling all Docents and Potential Docents

On Sunday, February 4, following the 11 am service, please meet with Liz Hill to review the process of giving tours and helping visitors learn about the art and history of the Church of the Ascension. If you’d like more information about getting involved, contact Liz at LizArt@nyc.rr.com.

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Parish Annual Meeting January 28, 2018

In accordance with the Religious Corporations Law of the State of New York, the Annual Meeting of The Church of the Ascension in the City of New York will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018, immediately following the 11 a.m. service, for the purpose of electing a Warden for a term of two years …  [ More → ]

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Sharing the Light of Christ & Feminism and Faith in Union Square

This Sunday, January 21, 2018, the Rev. Hershey Mallette-Stephens will continue the forum on story-telling as a way of building community in the church. The forums take place in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock service. Mother Hershey serves on the Presiding Bishop’s staff as the Project Coordinator for Reconciliation, Justice and Creation Care. …  [ More → ]

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