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Guest Preacher The Rev. Sam Owen 1/15/2017

This Sunday, January 15, 2017, we are delighted to welcome our guest preacher and forum leader The Rev. Sam Owen, Priest in Charge of the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan in the Bronx. Fr. Sam will lead a forum following the 11 am service about the New York-Haiti project, and how we can support …  [ More → ]

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Epiphany Festival of Light at Ascension

On the evening of January 6, 2017 the entrance to The Church of the Ascension was highlighted by costumed and lighted stilt walkers, jugglers, the Rector, the welcome committee of the capital campaign and many others. Here is a link to our parish Flickr page with photos of the evening. Neighbors, passers-by, curious New Yorkers …  [ More → ]

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Epiphany Festival of Light January 6, 2017

On January 6, 2017, Friday evening, everyone is invited to the Festival of Light celebration from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. In addition to the lighting of the church, there will be live circus performers, a reception with live music, refreshment sweets and treats and tours of our historic 175+ year old church. This is an …  [ More → ]

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Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day Services & Epiphany Festival of Light

There are two services on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016. The family service is at 5 p.m. and children are invited to help arrange the nativity with the reading of the Christmas story. The music will include familiar hymns for all to sing and a solo by Bora Yoon, soprano. Festal Prelude Music is at …  [ More → ]

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Christmas Candlelight Concerts December 20 & 21

Greenwich Village Candlelight Concerts Tuesday & Wednesday, December 20 & 21, 2016 at 8pm Voices of Ascension will perform traditional carols and festive works in an intimate, candlelit setting. Joyous, gorgeous, and exuberant, this is music that was written for everyone to enjoy. VoA is joined by guest artists Jared Bybee and Kevin Cobb. A …  [ More → ]

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Guest preacher: Archdeacon from Anglican Diocese of Cyprus & the Gulf

The theme on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, will be Ministering with Refugees in Baghdad. Last fall, Ascension joined several other parishes in the Diocese of New York in helping to build a community center in a refugee camp in Baghdad, Iraq. This ecumenical work is sponsored in part by the Anglican …  [ More → ]

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First Sunday in Advent and Quiet Day

This Sunday, November 27, 2016, is the first Sunday in Advent. We will have an Advent Quiet Day on Saturday, December 3rd from 10am to 3 pm. Father Ed and Valerie Coates (Ascension Chorister and bread baking expert) will co-lead the group in an exploration of our relationship with the Divine in this season of …  [ More → ]

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Documentary Film Series – Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7pm

Ascension Outreach, Inc. and Resistance Cinema free film series presents Bonhoeffer: Agent of Change on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. There is no admission charge and everyone is welcome. Entrance is through the Parish Hall at 12 West 11th Street, NYC. After the screening we will hear from guest speaker Gary John …  [ More → ]

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World AIDS Day – December 1st

World AIDS day is observed worldwide on December 1st since 1998. On this day millions of people come together across the globe to commemorate people who have lost their lives to HIV, acknowledge progress made responding to the epidemic and recommit to ending the AIDS epidemic. The United Nations has a webpage with information and …  [ More → ]

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Holiday Toy Drive Donations

The New York Marriott Marquis will be collecting toys for their annual Children’s Aid Society Toy Drive, beginning on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 and running through Wednesday, December 14, 2016. The Children’s Aid Society will distribute the toys to each of the children on an individual basis this year. Over the past few years, the …  [ More → ]

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