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 and
11am Holy Eucharist in the church with choir & sermon
Trinity Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Fugue in C Major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
from Exsultate jubilate
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Toccata (Suite Gothique)
Léon Boëlmann (1862-1897)
The soloist will be Amaranta Viera, soprano.
CHRISTMAS EVE Monday, December 24th Family Service with the Christmas Creche – 5:00 pm Music for the Christmas Vigil – 10:30 pm Festival Eucharist of the Nativity – 11:00 pm CHRISTMAS DAY Tuesday, December 25th Holy Eucharist with Carols – 11:00 am SAINT STEPHEN Wednesday, December 26th Church and Parish Offices are closed for the …
Ascension will be holding its annual Advent Quiet Day on Saturday, December 15 starting at 10AM in the Parish Hall. This year’s quiet day, led by the Rev. Dr. James Reho, will be focused on Hesychastic Prayer, one of the oldest forms of Christian meditation. Coming from the Elders of the Desert, this tradition teaches …
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:00 PM Conductor Dennis Keene leads the Voices of Ascension chorus in their most popular concert 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 classical pieces and favorite …
As part of our stewardship campaign we will have an all-parish celebration with a Harvest Dinner on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Our speaker will be The Rev. Jim Burns, retired Rector of The Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York City. Fr. Burns will share his insights on …
The Church of the Ascension will participate in the Community Thanksgiving Eve service on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 7:00pm at The First Presbyterian Church on Fifth Avenue between 11th and 12th Street. Proceeds from the collection will go to Ascension Outreach for the food pantry program. The service will include music by the Children’s …
Our parish is joining the Episcopal Diocese of New York and Long Island in an effort to assist the victims of Superstorm Sandy. Clothing is no longer needed, but there are requests for cleaning supplies, canned goods, can openers, diapers and feminine hygiene products. If you would like to help please bring the items to …
Join us for worship on All Saints’ Sunday, November 4th at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. with baptism and choral eucharist at the 11 o’clock service. Canterbury Downtown regular service at 6 p.m. Remember to turn your clocks back one hour tonight. The new date for the Parish Harvest Supper will be posted here soon.
For our stewardship theme this year, we have chosen the words of Jesus telling the disciples to bear “fruit that will last.” Here is the link for the 2013 Stewardship Campaign Booklet with a pledge card enclosed for you to complete and return. We will have an all-parish celebration with a Harvest Dinner in the …
Olivier Latry, Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, will perform an all-French program, including works by Marchand, Grigny, Dupré, Cochereau, Escaich, and the complete Symphonie V of Widor. The recital will take place at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24th. Olivier Latry is one of the most celebrated and brilliant organists in the world today. …
On Friday, October 19, 2012, at 10:00pm PBS Television will broadcast the premier of Rufus Wainwright in (((live from the artists den))) hosted by The Church of the Ascension on Channel 13. Rebroadcast on Saturday, October 20th on WLIW21 at 10:30pm. You can watch the trailer and find other local TV listings online at http://artistsden.com/season5/rufuswainwright.