Stewardship Ingathering November 24th

Next Sunday, November 24, 2019 we will have our Stewardship Ingathering. Have you made a pledge for 2020? Next Sunday we will bless all the financial commitments made for next year, giving thanks to God for the abundant gifts we have been given and the generosity of the Ascension community. Although we will accept your …  [ More → ]


Newcomers Brunch December 8th

Our Newcomers Brunch will take place on Sunday, December 8, 2019 after the 11 a.m. service beginning at 12:30 p.m. Please join the celebration in honor of those who have come to Ascension in the last year (however defined!). Our newcomers are our honored guests, but everyone is welcome- whether you have been in the …  [ More → ]

Climate Strike NYC: Call to Action

September 20th, Friday at noon: Join parishioners and friends in the Climate Strike NYC: A Call to Action at Foley Square, 31-51 Center Street, NYC. On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike globally, to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. …  [ More → ]

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Advent Quiet Day December 7th

Our annual Advent Quiet Day will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The Rev. Dr. Mark Bozzuti-Jones will be leading our Advent retreat this year from 10am- 3 pm, starting in the parish hall and also using the church. Please bring a brown bag lunch, and RSVP to the parish office: 212-254-8620 or …  [ More → ]

Help Send a Kid to Camp

As in years past, Ascension will again help send a kid to camp, giving $1400 from the Lapsley Fund, which is designated to give urban children a summer experience in the country at Incarnation Camp. But this year… We are challenging the congregation to match this amount for the Summer Overnight Leadership Camp of Rural …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – October 6, 2019
by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or deserve: Pour upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things for which we are not worthy to ask, except through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

Sermon – September 29, 2019
by The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell

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. [ More → ]

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