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Free Film Series at Ascension: “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence”

Ascension Outreach, Inc., in collaboration with Resistance Cinema, presents “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence” (2015, 55 min) on Tuesday, July 5th at 7pm with special guest, Leah Barrett from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. Ms. Barrett will lead a post screening discussion. In light of recent events – and a building need to …  [ More → ]

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Summer BBQ, Tonight! 6/29 at 6:30pm

Join us for our first parish barbecue of the season on Wednesday, June 29th around 6:30pm in the front garden. Bring something to share and join the fun for a lovely evening on Fifth Avenue!

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Welcome Nick Walters, our summer seminarian!

From June 28-July 27, we will have Nick Walters with us as summer seminarian. Nick has just finished his second year of seminary at St. Stephen’s House, Oxford, and comes from Yorkshire. As a candidate for ordination in the Church of England, he is particularly interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church and looks …  [ More → ]

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LGBT Pride Sunday June 26

On June 26th we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride and are delighted to welcome The Right Reverend Andrew St. John as our guest preacher. After the service, around noon, we will set up our water table to give water (with our signature lemon!) to the marchers on Fifth Avenue and commemorate the 47th …  [ More → ]

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Sing at Ascension this Summer

Would you like to sing in the Summer Choir on Sunday mornings? Summer is soon upon us and we would like to find out who might join a Volunteer Choir to sing periodically during the summer months at the 11:00am service. Rehearsals are Sunday mornings at 9:15. It was great fun for those who participated …  [ More → ]

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Trinity Sunday & Legacy Society Launch

This Sunday, May 22nd, we will celebrate Trinity Sunday. Also on this day we will launch the Legacy Society of the Church of the Ascension! Please join us for a festive brunch in place of the regular coffee hour. Liz Hill will conduct a tour of all of the angels depicted in the church after …  [ More → ]

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Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016

Join us this Sunday when we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost and hear the children’s choir at the 11 0’clock service. At Pentecost we draw on our various cultural backgrounds as we “hear in our own tongue, etc.,” aloud in sundry languages during the Scripture reading. Sunday Services include: 9am Holy Eucharist in All Saints …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Day Service, May 5, 2016

Mark your calendars! Bishop Andrew Dietsche will join us this year as we celebrate our feast day on Thursday, May 5th, at 7:00 p.m. Special music by the Ascension Choir is posted below on the sidebar at right. Please join us for the service and a very festive reception afterward in honor of Bishop Dietsche …  [ More → ]

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Episcopal Charities Sunday, May 8, 2016

On Mother’s Day we also celebrate our Diocesan organization Episcopal Charities and ask you to join us in raising funds on this day. As the outreach arm of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, Episcopal Charities equips parish-affiliated outreach programs to transform the lives of people in need in their diverse communities. Through grants and …  [ More → ]

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Organ Music on Sunday, April 24, 2016

In 2011 we inaugurated The Manton Memorial Organ. Built by Pascal Quoirin of St. Didier, France, it is the first French-built organ ever installed in New York City, and is already widely considered one of the most significant organs of our time. Full-length recitals are given throughout the year by some of the greatest organist …  [ More → ]

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