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Upcoming Events, Forums & Carnival!

On February 28, 2017 we will cap off the capital campaign with a festive Carnival Party on Shrove Tuesday in the Parish Hall. Ash Wednesday services take place at 8am, noon and 7pm on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Lenten Adult Forum Series: Sabbath as Resistance, Sundays after the 11 o’clock service from March 5 to …  [ More → ]

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Documentary Film: 13th by Ava DuVernay

This Sunday, February 19, following the 11 am service and in honor of Black History Month, we will show the acclaimed documentary film 13th, which centers on race in the American criminal justice system, in the parish hall. Ava DuVernay, director of the film Selma, titled the film after the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. …  [ More → ]

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Valentine Evening Cabaret

Everyone is invited on February 14, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 12 West 11th Street to hear soprano Sarah Chalfy and pianist Natalie Tenenbaum perform in a festive Valentine’s Day music program. Bring your valentine, friends, family, and neighbors! You have probably already heard Sarah in our choir on Sunday mornings. …  [ More → ]

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2/11 – Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration & 2/12 – Sunday Spirtuality and the Arts

At the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The Episcopal Diocese of New York invites you to the Diocesan Celebration of the life and work of Blessed Absalom Jones, Priest (1746-1818). Commemorating the first African-American ordained to the priesthood in The Episcopal Church, a festive Holy Eucharist …  [ More → ]

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Sermon by our Rector January 29, 2017

Last Sunday our Rector, The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell, delivered a wise and insightful sermon placing the scripture of the day, and our parish life, in the national context. You can listen to her sermon with this link. Please join us anytime Sunday through Friday for sermons, homilies, fellowship and prayer. Everyone is welcome here! …  [ More → ]

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Bishop’s Call to Bear Witness for Refugees

The Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche has invited and urges all to join him this afternoon, February 1, together with Bishops Shin and Glasspool from our diocese and Bishops Provenzano, Wolf and Allotey of Long Island, to bear witness to our Christian values and faith in the face of the discriminatory executive order regarding refugees …  [ More → ]

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Parish Annual Meeting January 26, 2017

This Sunday, January 29, 2017, in accordance with the Religious Corporations Law of the State of New York, we will hold the Annual Meeting of The Church of the Ascension in the City of New York. The meeting will take place immediately following the 11 a.m. service for the purpose of electing a Warden for …  [ More → ]

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Panel Discussion 1/26; Annual meeting this Sunday 1/29

On Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30pm join us for our next Capital Campaign event. The Rev. Canon David Lee Carlson, Canon Missioner, The Delaware Catskill Episcopal Ministry and the Revs. Mark Collins, Stephen Hagerty, Paul Kahn, Jennifer Landis Owen and Jane Rockman, all sponsored from The Church of the Ascension, will lead a conversation …  [ More → ]

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Guest Preacher The Rev. Sam Owen 1/15/2017

This Sunday, January 15, 2017, we are delighted to welcome our guest preacher and forum leader The Rev. Sam Owen, Priest in Charge of the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan in the Bronx. Fr. Sam will lead a forum following the 11 am service about the New York-Haiti project, and how we can support …  [ More → ]

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Epiphany Festival of Light at Ascension

On the evening of January 6, 2017 the entrance to The Church of the Ascension was highlighted by costumed and lighted stilt walkers, jugglers, the Rector, the welcome committee of the capital campaign and many others. Here is a link to our parish Flickr page with photos of the evening. Neighbors, passers-by, curious New Yorkers …  [ More → ]

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