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June 10: Save the Date!

Join with the Church of Saint Matthew and Saint Timothy and others from around the Diocese of New York on Sunday, June 10 at 5PM as we remember the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida with the liturgy of Evensong. Ascension is proud to co-sponsor this service. Throughout the month of June, Pride …  [ More → ]

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NY Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites

The Church of the Ascension will be participating in the 2018 New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Site Weekend on Saturday, May 5 (12:00pm – 5:00pm) & Sunday, May 6 (1:00pm – 5:00pm). If you would like to help out as either a docent or greeter, please contact Liz Hill or Tom Rice.

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Music for Easter Services

Music from the Ascension Choir and Organist and Choirmaster, Dr. Dennis Keene. Easter Vigil, Saturday, March 31 Vigil chants and Psalms Stanford Ye choirs of New Jerusalem Louis Marchand Grand Dialogue Easter Sunday, April 1 Bach Triple Fugue in E-flat Major “St. Anne” Bairstow Sing ye to the Lord Gregorian Chant for Introit: Victimae Paschali …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Forum Series – Healing

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 …  [ More → ]

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God Loves a Cheerful Giver

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 …  [ More → ]

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Fall Special Events Calendar 2017

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 …  [ More → ]

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Forum with Seminarian Allison Burns

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.

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Fall Forums at 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 …  [ More → ]

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New York Liberty Game – 8/27/17

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 …  [ More → ]

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Capital Campaign Update

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, …  [ More → ]

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