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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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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 …
We will continue our book disussion on Jesus Wept: When Faith and Depression Meet by the Rev. Barbara Crafton on Thursday, February 21, at 6:45 pm in the rear parlor. This program is an outgrowth of last year’s series on healing.
Please join us for a Quiet Day led by Lizzie Berne DeGear, Ph.D on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 10am-3pm. This will be a day of scriptural exploration and prayerful contemplation as we unlock access to the powerful presence of the divine feminine in the creation stories of our Bible, focusing on texts that are …
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!
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. …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …