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Greening the Church on December 17th

Greening the Church, Sunday, December 17, 12:30 p.m. – All are invited to help decorate the church for Christmas. There will be greens to drape, flowers to arrange, cleaning to do and more, all under the expert direction of our own Sara Jones and Sexton, Len Bowman. There will be special refreshments as well- so …  [ More → ]

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Advent Quiet Day, December 9, 2017

The Advent Quiet Day will be led by Mtr. Posey Krakowsky and meet from 10:30am to 3pm on Saturday, December 9 in the Parish Hall (12 West 11th Street). Please join us for a day of quiet reflection as we enter a season of waiting for the celebration of Christmas – the time of God’s …  [ More → ]

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Forum Sunday, December 10th: Exploring the Advent Canticles

Singing Our Hope on this Sunday at 12:30pm. Two of the most beloved canticles in our Anglican tradition, the Benedictus (song of Zechariah), and the Magnificat (song of Mary) come from the Advent gospels. Join Mother Liz and Dr. Keene in the parish hall as we sing, pray and explore these texts in a forum …  [ More → ]

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First Sunday in Advent & Newcomers Brunch: December 3, 2017

Welcome Newcomers! Parishioners are invited to brunch this Sunday following the 11am service. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you’re invited to the Newcomers’ Brunch in the Rectory. This is a great opportunity to welcome and be welcomed and also have a chance to answer questions …  [ More → ]

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Episcopal Church & Visual Arts: Fall 2017 Exhibition

Episcopal Church & Visual Arts presents its Fall 2017 exhibition, ‘Telling God Stories in the 21st Century’ which includes art by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky, Priest Associate at The Church of the Ascension. She provided the following statement about her art (left) which is included in the exhibit: “This piece was created for the Church …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum: Art & Spirituality November 19, 2017

The next Ascension Forum takes place on Sunday, November 19th at 12:30 p.m. Join us in the Parish Hall after the 11:00 service as Vin Knight tells us how his vocation as an actor shapes and is shaped by his spirituality and faith. This is part of an occasional series featuring members of Ascension who …  [ More → ]

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Newcomers Brunch: December 3rd

Parishioners are invited to brunch following the 11am service on December 3, 2017. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you’re invited to the Newcomers’ Brunch in the Rectory. This is a great opportunity to welcome and be welcomed and also have a chance to answer questions …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema presents “Big Pharma: Market Failure” Tuesday, 11/7 at 7:pm

Ascension Outreach and Resistance Cinema present the documentary film Big Pharma: Market Failure on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Parish Hall at 12 West 11th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue. The film highlights how “the economics of our dysfunctional healthcare system makes it a problem that transcends normal political and ideological …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Sings for Caribbean Aid

On Monday, November 6, Ascension’s professional musicians gave a wonderful concert of classical, opera, Broadway and cabaret tunes to benefit Episcopal Relief & Development’s (ERD) hurricane relief programs in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. You can still make donations either by sending a check to the church payable to “Episcopal Relief and Development” or …  [ More → ]

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All Saints Sunday Memorial Sunday

NOTE: Time change on Sunday, November 5, 2017. On this date we will celebrate the Feast of All Saints. For centuries, Christians have commemorated those who, having professed faith in the living Christ in days past, now have entered into the nearer presence of our Lord. Our service will include special music form the Ascension …  [ More → ]

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