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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
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all public services and programs at the Church of the Ascension have been cancelled until further notice. Contact the parish office to learn how to attend our online services via Zoom.
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Please join us after the 11 a.m. service this Sunday, October 18, to hear from our new seminarian, Linda Istad Brandt, a second year student at General Theological Seminary. She comes from a lifetime of public health nursing. In the introduction, you can expect to hear her 70 year long saga of family roots which …
While we have been posting recordings of sermons preached at Ascension services since February 2015, many have asked how they can listen to them on the go. Now you can subscribe to the AscensionNYC podcast to have the latest sermons and other audio content from the Church of the Ascension automatically downloaded to your phone, …
This week: news about the opening of the church (Tuesday and Friday, noon-3pm) for socially distanced meditation and prayer. Plus: the order of service for Sunday’s service, and further opportunities to engage with the parish, the community, and the wider church.
This week: observing the feast of St. Francis…followed by an online blessing of our favorite parts of God’s creation, our animal friends and companions. Plus: ways to connect and engage with God’s church and people, and the big news: the church will be open for prayer and meditation Tuesdays and Fridays, noon to 3pm!
During this season of Zoom church, a number of cats and a few dogs have made an appearance during services. In honor of St. Francis, on Sunday, October 4, following the 11 a.m. liturgy via Zoom, we’d like to bless them online, and give thanks for their presence in our lives. All animals and their …
Our next artists forum will be this Sunday, September 13. Three of our talented parishioners, Garrett Dangler, Jeanette Shields, and Matt Vermedahl, 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. …
O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.