Guest Preacher The Rev. Sam Owen 2/24/19


Next Sunday, February 24, 2019, we will welcome back the Rev. Sam Owen, Priest in Charge of the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan, as our guest preacher and forum leader at Ascension. Father Sam will share with us the latest developments in the New York/Haiti Project which has had assistance from our parish. This …  [ More → ]

News

Wednesday Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer takes place in the Chapel at 8:30am on Wednesday mornings. This service will follow the 7:30 Centering Prayer (7:30-8:15). All are welcome whether or not you come to the Centering Prayer. Morning Prayer is said from the Book of Common Prayer an takes about 20 minutes. Please join us!

Film showing Gospel of Eureka

The Gospel of Eureka is presented by NEWFEST at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13 Street) on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30. Welcome to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a one-of-a-kind oasis in the Ozarks where Christian piety rubs shoulders with a thriving queer community in this celebratory and humanistic documentary. …  [ More → ]

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Events

Meditation Concert March 11, 2019

A very special concert will take place in the church on Monday, March 11 at 8:00pm. INSTRUMENTAL is a sacred meditation concert for pipe organ, cello, viola, clarinet, flute, and two alto vocalists. Inspired by Gregorian Chant and the 7pm Meditation Services of Church of the Ascension, the music of INSTRUMENTAL will provide space for …  [ More → ]

Forum with Barbara Crafton

On February 10, 2019, distinguished author and teacher, the Rev. Barbara Crafton will be our guest preacher at the 11:00 a.m. service at Ascension and afterward lead a forum on her book, Jesus Wept: When Faith and Depression Meet. In preparation for the forum, those who wish to read the book ahead of time can …  [ More → ]

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Thoughts

Sermon – January 20, 2019
by Meredith Ward

Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may be known, worshipped, and obeyed to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [ More → ]

Sermon – January 13, 2019
by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Lessons You can read the scripture for January 13, 2019, here. Ascension Year C Baptism of Jesus Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 In Venice in 1997, the performance artist Marina Abramovic created a piece entitled: Balkan Baroque. For this piece, Abramovic gathered 1500 pounds — yes, really, 1500 pounds — of fresh, bloody cow bones in a …  [ More → ]

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