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Wind, Fire & Water: Feast of the Pentecost

On May 20, 2018 we celebrated the Feast of Pentecost by hearing the story in many languages, a baptism and an inspiring sermon by our Rector, The Rev. Elizabeth Maxwell and music from the wonderful Ascension choir. You can listen to her message with this link https://tinyurl.com/y8sop4ph.

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Liturgy of Lamentation Commemorates The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As part of the Year of Lamentation, join the diocese in commemorating the presence of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 7-10 pm. Dr. King preached at our Cathedral on May 17, 1967. The Diocesan Festival Choir will participate in …  [ More → ]

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Pride, Pulse, Faith: Evensong & Art Exhibit

Join with the Church of the Ascension, the Church of Saint Matthew and Saint Timothy and others from around the Diocese of New York on Sunday, June 10 at 5PM for a very special Evensong service. The service will be one of remembrance for those who died at the Pulse mass shooting June 12, 2016. …  [ More → ]

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May is Episcopal Charities Month

We recognize and celebrate the work of Episcopal Charities on May 6th & 13th.  Together we can provide very real help and show our love to those in need… and we can do so through the Episcopal Charities organization.  Envelopes for a special offering will be available in the bulletin for the next two Sundays.   …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Day: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Please join us for our parish feast day at 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 10, 2018, which is celebrated with a festal Eucharist, baptism and the Ascension choir.  The service will be followed by a reception in the Parish Hall.  We welcome all as we celebrate both the Ascension of Jesus and our life together …  [ More → ]

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April 22: Rural & Migrant Ministry

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, we will welcome the Rev. Richard Witt as our guest preacher and forum leader. Fr. Richard is the Executive Director of Rural and Migrant Ministry, an organization in the Diocese of New York and beyond, that works for justice for farmworkers in New York State. For more than 35 years, …  [ More → ]

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Reparations Committee Presents Agents of Change

The Diocese of New York Reparations Committee presents the documentary film  Agents of Change on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Frank Dawson at 3:15.  From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of …  [ More → ]

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Take a Tour!

A tour of the sanctuary will be led by Daniel Cole following the 11 am service on Sunday, April 8. Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the history, art and architecture of our parish. [ More → ]

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March 30: What Is Truth?

When I was a child, maybe seven or so, I was in court. The judge asked me if I knew what a lie was and I answered calmly, with absolute certainty, “Yes. It’s a mortal sin.” He asked the question several times and I began to wonder, with some impatience, if he knew something I …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week and Easter Services

Maundy Thursday service on March 29th at 7 p.m. Eucharist and foot washing, with Choir. The Good Friday service is on March 30th at noon: The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with Choir. At the Church of the Ascension, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ year-round, at every service. But we …  [ More → ]

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