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Forum with our new Seminarian

On Sunday, October 22, 2017, our new Seminarian Allison Burns will speak at the Forum in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock service. This will be an opportunity to get to know Allison and hear about her spiritual journey, special interests and what drew her to Ascension.

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Parish Harvest Dinner Nov. 2, 2017

This year’s Harvest Dinner will take place on Thursday, November 2nd convening at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall. We hope everyone will come! This year we are foregoing the dessert contest for a limerick challenge. Try your hand at writing a limerick about our Ascension Family. Prizes will be given for participation. Sign up …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum on Sanctuary & Immigration October 15, 2017

This Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 12:45pm in the Parish Hall: the Ascension Forum welcomes Marco Saavedra, a 27 year old undocumented writer and painter requesting political asylum in the United States. Marco came to the U.S. with his parents at the age of 3. He currently works at his parents’ well-reviewed Mexican restaurant, La …  [ More → ]

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Fall Calendar of Special Services & Events

There are many new events this fall including special Sunday services, forums, films, a Harvest Dinner on November 2 and more. A flyer with all of these can be found with this link to Ascension Fall Events Calendar 2017. We call your attention to the upcoming Ascension Forums on October 22, November 12 & 19 …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema, Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema present monthly films at 7:00pm in the Parish House of The Church of the Ascension, 12 West 11th Street, usually on the first Tuesday. On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 we present From One Mistake: A New Film on Immigration Reform, along with Hendel Leiva, the filmmaker. Mr. Leiva will join …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum: October 8, 2017 Camino de Santiago, a Pilgrimage Walk

The next Forum will take place this Sunday at 12:30pm (after the 11am service). We will hear from parishioner Chrys Fairchild who spent six weeks walking across the north of Spain on the Camino to Santiago de Compostela last fall. Chrys will share some of her experiences and images from her pilgrimage along one of …  [ More → ]

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Bring your Animals for Blessings on Saint Francis Day, Sunday, October 1, 2017

We will celebrate St. Francis Day this Sunday, October 1, 2017, with the Blessing of the Animals after the 11 o’clock service in the front garden on Fifth Avenue at 10th Street (around 12:30 pm). This is a special celebration of all creatures great and small so please join us. You are also welcome to …  [ More → ]

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Welcome Back Sunday – September 24, 2017

Mark the Date – We’re getting ready for the fall at Ascension! On Sunday, September 24th, the Ascension Choir returns and we’ll enjoy a special coffee hour after the 11 am service. We’ll also have a chance to learn more about what’s planned for the fall. Whether you’ve been away this summer or not, it …  [ More → ]

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Episcopal Bishops’ letter implores President & Congress to protect DACA Dreamers

The Presiding Bishop and more than 130 other Episcopal Bishops signed a letter today imploring the President and Congress not to end DACA, and to enact “permanent and meaningful legislation that will protect ‘Dreamers.’ Below is the text of the letter which was signed by Bishops Dietsche, Shin and Glasspool, Presiding Bishop Curry and 130+ …  [ More → ]

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Sunday Forum by our new Priest Associate

The Rev. Posey Krakowsky, our new Priest Associate, will begin her ministry at Ascension this week. She will be the regular presider and preacher at our Wednesday evening 6 pm service starting September 13, and she will preach this Sunday, September 17 at both the 9 and 11 am services. She will also lead a …  [ More → ]

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