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Ascension Sunday June 1, 2014

On Sunday, June 1, as we celebrate The Day of Ascension as our parish Feast Day, we will also welcome special guest The Rt. Rev. Stacy Sauls from the Diocese of New York. This celebration will include the Confirmation and Reception of several new members into the parish and the service and ministry of Parish …  [ More → ]

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Inquirer’s Classes begin April 22, 6:45pm

The Spring Inquirer’s class will begin on Tuesday, April 22, at 6:45pm in the Parish Hall. Each class will take a look at a different aspect of the Christian Faith and what it means to be a member of The Church of the Ascension. Classes will go for six consecutive weeks ending in a hands-on …  [ More → ]

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Bible Study Mondays

Have you ever wanted to learn more about scripture but were afraid to ask the simple questions? This new Bible study is for you. Join Mother Shelley on Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. as she guides us through a beginner’s course in the study of scripture. Classes will begin Monday, January 20th.

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Advent Letter 2013

Here is a link to read Mother Shelley’s Advent Letter to family and friends of The Church of the Ascension.

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New Children’s Christmas Choir

We are forming a new Children’s Choir for girls and boys aged 6-10 who love to sing. Rehearsals will be held once a week at Ascension, and will culminate in a joyous lifting of voices at the 5pm Children’s Service on Tuesday, December 24. No prior singing experience is necessary — just a willingness to …  [ More → ]

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Children’s Eucharist, November 17th

On November 17, 2013, there will be a special Children’s Eucharist in the church at the 11am service. Mother Shelley will share with the children what goes on under the veil at the table during the service and teach the basics of communion in the Episcopal Church.

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NYU Back to School Opening Day

Please join us this Sunday, August 25th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to welcome students at New York University as they return to school. We will be giving out bottled water and providing information as families move students into the Fifth Avenue dormitory across from the church. Services are held in the chapel and …  [ More → ]

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The Rev. Edwin Chinery joins Ascension

Please join us in welcoming The Rev. Edwin Chinery to our Ascension family as Assisting Priest. Father Ed will be preaching this Sunday, July 14, and looks forward to meeting everyone at coffee hour after the service. Please save the date, Sunday, September 22nd as we receive his formal “Vows of Ministry” to our parish. …  [ More → ]

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Love in Transformation

For the 3rd Sunday in Pentecost, the Day1 radio program and podcast invited the Rev. Shelley McDade, Ascension’s interim pastor, to its Atlanta, Georgia, studios. Visit the Day1 web site to hear Mother Shelley interviewed by Day1′s host and executive producer, Peter Wallace, and her sermon: “Love in Transformation,” a reflection on Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 1:11-24. (In addition to an audio file of the broadcast, the transcript of her sermon is also available on the Day1 web site.) [ More → ]

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Ascension Water Table for Pride March June 30th

Join the festivities at the Ascension Water Table to celebrate LGBT pride and mark the occasion of the 44th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots as we hand out water to marchers. If you wish to RSVP contact Steve Hubbard or join us to help set up after the 11 am service.

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