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Summer BBQ – August 31st

Join us for our August parish barbecue on Wednesday, August 31st 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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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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Time & Talent Survey

We invite you to participate in the Stewardship Committee’s Time & Talent Survey if you have not already done so. The purpose of the survey is to poll members of Ascension’s congregation about their professional backgrounds and other gifts, experiences and interests. You can download the PDF version of the survey here and either mail, …  [ More → ]

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Calling Food Pantry Volunteers

Volunteers Needed for Ascension Outreach Food Pantry! We need a little more help during the summer months; the dates are 2nd & 4th Saturdays, July 23, August 13 & 27. We gather around 7:30-8:00 am and finish around 10am, depending on the number of volunteers to pack food bags. If you can assist on one …  [ More → ]

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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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Is your pledge up to date?

We hope you have a chance to get away this summer and enjoy some rest and re-creation. Meanwhile, the Church of the Ascension is still here, and we need to pay salaries, keep the electricity on, support our various programs, and keep the doors open for the many, many summer visitors that pass up and …  [ 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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