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Resistance Cinema October 4, 2016

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema Present: The Return on Tuesday evening, October 4th at 6:30 p.m. In 2012, California amended its “Three Strikes” law, shortening the sentences of thousands of “lifers.” See this unprecedented reform through the eyes of those on the front lines — prisoners suddenly freed, families turned upside down and attorneys and …  [ More → ]

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Welcome Back Sunday 9/25/2016

Mark The Date – We’re getting ready for the fall at Ascension! On Sunday, September 25th, 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 and everyone is invited to participate in our first …  [ More → ]

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Bluestone Farm Volunteer Day Saturday 9/17/2016

Here are some photos of our volunteer day at Bluestone farm. Located in Brewster, New York, The Community of the Holy Spirit is a monastic community for women in the Episcopal Church, and a witness to the work of the Holy Spirit in the world. As part of their ministry, the Sisters have created Bluestone …  [ More → ]

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Creation Season Sept. 1 – Oct. 4, 2016

Celebrated in the early fall, from September 1st to Saint Francis Day, October 4th, the Season of Creation is an opportunity to focus our prayer, reflection and action on our relationship with all of creation – waters, animals, the cosmos and more. This year, the hottest ever recorded, the Archbishop of Canterbury has joined with …  [ More → ]

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Film Series presents “Electoral Dysfunction”

Ascension Outreach, Inc. and Resistance Cinema sponsor First Tuesday Film Series. On Tuesday, Septmeber 6, 2016 at 7pm we present Electoral Dysfunction by the Center For Independent Documentary, written, produced, and directed by David Deschamps, Leslie D. Farrel, and Bennett Singer, featuring Mo Rocca (2012, 90 min) in The Church of the Ascension Parish Hall, …  [ More → ]

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Parents’ Meeting this Sunday and Farm Volunteer Day on Saturday 9/17

There will be a parents’ meeting this Sunday, September 18, following the 11 am service. This is for parents of children of all ages. Childcare will be provided, and we will order pizza! The purpose is to discuss the new education programming and also to hear how we can best support families at Ascension. Please …  [ More → ]

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NYU Back to School Opening Day

Please join us this Sunday, August 28th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to welcome students at New York University as they return to school. We will hand out snacks, bottled water and information as families move students into the Fifth Avenue dormitory across from the church. If you would like to participate please contact …  [ More → ]

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Episcopal Relief & Development assists Gulf Coast flood victims

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting diocesan leaders along the Gulf Coast who are coordinating flood response efforts after several days of heavy rainfall across the region. To contribute to this import ministry and work with any major credit card go to http://www.episcopalrelief.org/us-disaster-fund, or use the attached ERD form regarding responding to the Gulf Coast …  [ More → ]

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Service in the Parish Hall – Sunday, August 21

This Sunday, August 21, 2016, the 11am service will take place in the air-conditioned Parish Hall. You may enter through the front door of the church on Fifth Avenue or the Parish Hall door at 12 West 11th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue. The 9am and 7pm services will continue to take place in …  [ More → ]

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Parish Barbecue!

Join us Wednesday evening, July 27th for our monthly summer BBQ — 7pm in front of the church. A sign-up sheet is in the Parish Hall or you can call the parish office at 212-254-8620 to let Andrew Jones, parish administrator, know you’re coming and what you might like to bring.

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