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Ascension is a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive community of people who gather to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to give praise and thanks to God through the beauty of worship, and to love and serve God and our neighbors.
Regular Worship Schedule
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Church with sermon, hymns & the Ascension Choir
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday–Friday: 6pm at Side Altar. Church open for prayer and meditation 12–3pm.
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Holy Week and Easter
- Palm Sunday, March 25
- 9 AM Said Eucharist
- 11 AM Blessing of the Palms & Procession, Festal Eucharist w/ Choir
- 7 PM Meditation & Sacrament
- Weeknight Eucharists In Holy Week
- 6 PM at Side Altar
- Monday, March 26
- Dorothy Decrescenzo, Lay Preacher
- Tuesday, March 27
- Joan Castagnone, Lay Preacher
- Wednesday, March 28
- Tom Rice, Lay Preacher
- Maundy Thursday, March 29
- 7 PM Holy Eucharist with Foot Washing, w/ Choir
- Good Friday, March 30
- NOON The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, w/ Choir
- Liturgy of the Word, March 31
- 10 AM Saturday
- The Great Vigil of Easter, March 31
- 8 PM Saturday, w/ Choir
- Easter Sunday, April 1
- 9 AM Said Eucharist
- 11 AM Festal Eucharist w/ Choir
- 7:00 PM Meditation & Sacrament
Resistance Cinema Presents: Prison Kids: Justice in America, March 6, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11 Street. “Prison Kids offers an in-depth look at the country’s broken juvenile justice systems. it examines how the United States incarcerates children at a higher rate than any other developed country and travels across the country …
The following is schedule for the Lenten Forums which take place in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock Sunday service. Sunday, February 17 – Healing Prayer, led by Mother Liz – An examination of healing prayer in scripture, and a conversation about the healing prayer ministry at Ascension. Sunday, February 25 – Living a …
Thank you to everyone who has pledged to the Church of the Ascension for 2018! Currently we have received pledges for $347,792. If you have not yet pledged, of course there is still time. Our goal for 2018 is $375,000, and we believe that with God’s help and yours, we can get there. Thank you …
Join us as we continue our Children’s Choir rehearsals on Sunday afternoons from 12:40 to 1:45 p.m. in the sanctuary after church. Rehearsal dates are January 28, February 4 and 10, with the children singing at the 11 a.m. service on February 11. For more information please contact Amaranta Viera at email@example.com.
There are many new events this fall including special Sunday services, forums, films, a Harvest Dinner and more. A flyer with all of these can be found with this link to Ascension-Fall-Events-Calendar-2017. We call your attention to the upcoming Blessing of the Animals this Sunday, October 1st, and forums on the following three Sundays in …
On Sunday, October 22, 2017, our new Seminarian Allison Burns will speak at the Forum in the Parish Hall after the 11 o’clock service. This will be an opportunity to get to know Allison and hear about her spiritual journey, special interests and what drew her to Ascension.
There are five new forums planned this fall. On October 8, parishioner Chrys Fairchild will present Walking the Camino de Santiago. The following Sunday, October 15, we will have a special guest and discussion about current immigration issues in the U.S. Marco Saavedra is a 27 year old undocumented writer, painter and activist. Here is …
Got Game? Ascension members and friends are going to see the New York Liberty play on Sunday, August 27, 2017 in the afternoon. This is the professional women’s basketball team that plays at Madison Square Garden. We’re hoping to get a group rate, so please let Steve Hubbard (shubbard[at]nyu.edu) or Stacey Carpenter know if you …
We are overjoyed to report that we have exceeded our stretch goal of $800,000 for Building Our Future, our capital campaign to restore the rectory. As of March 1, we have raised $801,730! We wish to thank everyone who has given so generously to the future of this parish! If you have not yet pledged, …
The next meeting of the Ascension Book Club is Wednesday, June 6, 2017, at 7:00 pm the rear parlor. Enter through the office/library from the Parish Hall. The June selection is All by Myself Alone by Mary Higgins Clark. All are welcome!