Parish Newsletter & Order of Service for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost


“Peter came and said to Jesus, ‘Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.'”  [ More → ]

News

Parish Newsletter & Order of Service for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

In this week’s newsletter: A pastoral letter from Bishop Dietsche; the service bulletin for the 11 am service (via Zoom) for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost; ways to connect and help during our continued season of remote worship and fellowship; and other news from the parish and wider church. [ More → ]

Parish Newsletter & Order of Service for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

In this week’s newsletter: Upcoming advocacy work to help people reenter society after serving their jail sentences; the service bulletin for the 11 am service (via Zoom) for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost; news from the Rev. Sam Owen about the reopening of St. Luke’s School, Martel, Haiti; and other news from the parish and wider church. [ More → ]

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Events

Sunday, August 16: Ascension Art Show!

Our third in the series of Ascension artists forums will be this coming Sunday. Three of our talented parishioners have offered to share some of their artwork with us in small groups during coffee hour. The artworks they present may have been done during this time of quarantine — or may not. After a general …  [ More → ]

Summer Book Group: How To Be an Antiracist

For the rest of the summer, we at Ascension will join others in the Diocese of New York in reading and discussing How To Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. (The book is widely available in print, as an ebook and as an audiobook.) Our next and final meeting will be at 6:30 on …  [ More → ]

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Thoughts

Sermon – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
by The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell

Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

Sermon – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
by The Rev. Edwin Chinery

Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life: Give us grace to receive thankfully the fruits of his redeeming work, and to follow daily in the blessed steps of his most holy life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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