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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
Sunday 11am Holy Eucharist in the church with sermon, music & choir
Sunday 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament including chant, interfaith readings and communion
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
Music of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor
Chorale from Cantata 22
This Sunday, March 9th, is the first Sunday in Lent. Lent is a season to slowly prepare our souls. It is a time to open ourselves up to the presence of God in our lives and let the angels feed us. It is a time to sit among the ashes, confident that love will abound …
You are invited to join us as we observe the first day of Lent with the liturgies of the Holy Eucharist and the Imposition of Ashes at three services throughout the day: 8 am at the Side Altar with organ; 12 noon in the Church with organ; 7:00 pm in the Church with choir.
Ash Wednesday is just around the corner. If you have dried palms from last year’s Palm Sunday service please bring them to the church on Sunday, March 2. As we celebrate the Shrovetide season we will burn the palms and make ashes for Wednesday’s services. On this celebratory day we will also enjoy gathering as …
The concert will be performed by Voices of Ascension on Thursday, February 27th, 8pm at Fifth Avenue & 10th Street. Universally recognized as one of the highest achievements of Western Art, The Mass in B Minor represents the culmination of Bach’s life as a composer of sacred choral music. This one work contains such a …
On Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. The Episcopal Diocese of New York and the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine invited everyone to celebrate of the life and work of Blessed Absalom Jones. The Rev. Absalom Jones was an African-American abolitionist and clergyman. After finding a black congregation in 1794, he was …
Jon Gillock will play Messiaen’s Le Banquet Célèste and La Nativité du Seigneur on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 8pm. The Church of the Ascension continues the distinguished series of concerts featuring The Complete Organ Works of Olivier Messiaen, played by Messiaen’s friend and disciple, Jon Gillock. In the first two programs of this cycle, …
Join us this Sunday, February 2nd, as we celebrate The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (also known as Candlemas) at the 11am service. Children and parents are invited to join the procession to the altar steps for the Summary of the Law and Gloria followed by a blessing with the thurible before they go …
Please join us for our Sunday service on January 19, 2014 as we commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. with special music at the 11am service. Service music is listed on the sidebar. Additional services on Sundays at 9am and 7pm.
Epiphany Proclamation: While a day like Christmas is fixed in our minds and on the calendars on December 25th, many of the important feasts of the Church year move, based upon the date that Easter is set. Easter changes each year moving to the Sunday after the “Paschal Full Moon,” and can fall between March …
Please join us for Epiphany Sunday on January 5, 2013 at 9am or 11am. Music for the 11am service is listed on the sidebar. All are welcome to join us as we welcome Emmanuel.