Pride Sunday 7pm: Water, Not Wine
On Sunday, June 25, due to the expected duration of the 48th Annual NYC Pride March down Fifth Avenue, there will be no 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament. But we hope our cup supply holds out so that we will still being serving water to marchers at that stage. If you’re in the Village for festivities, come by to say hi and — if you’re able — stick around to help clean up our garden and sidewalk!
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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 & soloist
- 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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- Mondays: Movement & Meditation
12:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 12 W. 11th Street. Suggested donation: $15.
- Wednesdays: Centering Prayer
7:30-8:15 a.m. in the Chapel, Fifth Avenue at 10th Street. For more information, please contact Shep Skiff.
- Mondays: Movement & Meditation
The Sunday of the Passion 9 a.m. – Blessing of the Palms and said Eucharist. 11 a.m. Blessing and Procession of the Palms with Procession in the Neighborhood. Reading of the Passion according to Luke, Festal Eucharist with Choir. 7 p.m. Meditation and Sacrament.
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! …
We have two special events the end of this month: Newcomers’ Brunch and Haunted Church Halloween! Parishioners are invited to brunch on October 30th following the 11am service. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you are invited. This is a great opportunity to welcome, be welcomed …
Please join us this Sunday, August 28th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to welcome students at New York University as they return to school. We will hand out snacks, bottled water and information as families move students into the Fifth Avenue dormitory across from the church. If you would like to participate please contact …
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting diocesan leaders along the Gulf Coast who are coordinating flood response efforts after several days of heavy rainfall across the region. To contribute to this import ministry and work with any major credit card go to http://www.episcopalrelief.org/us-disaster-fund, or use the attached ERD form regarding responding to the Gulf Coast …
We are all naturally pulled in many directions in the course of our daily lives here is New York City. Drawing on the ancient practices of the Christian contemplative heritage, come join in silent prayer with friends in the presence of God. We hope to start on a weekday in September around 7 a.m. (details …
Reminder: Set your clocks back 1 hour Saturday night, November 5th! Daylight Saving Time ends and Standard Time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6th. Remember to move your clocks back one hour for the resumption of Standard Time.