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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.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, public services and programs at the Church of the Ascension are taking place online until further notice. Contact the parish office to learn how to attend our online services via Zoom.
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This podcast episode features the hymns and anthem recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the Ascension Choir, featuring the Manton Memorial Organ, for the Church of the Ascension’s worship service on the First Sunday after Epiphany, January 10, 2021, which took place online via Zoom.
- Hymn #120 – The sinless one to Jordan came (Solemnis haec festivitas)
- Anthem – Psalm 150 – César Franck (1822-1890)
- Hymn #121 – Christ, when for us you were baptized (Caithness)
We’re reopening the church for private prayer and meditation on Tuesdays & Fridays from noon to 3 p.m. In-person midweek Eucharists remain suspended until further notice.
We have come over a way that with tears has been watered;
we have come, treading our path through the blood of the slaughtered,
out from the gloomy past,
till now we stand at last
where the white gleam of our bright star is cast.
℣: From all oppression, conspiracy, and rebellion; from violence, battle and murder; and from dying suddenly and unprepared,
℟: Good Lord, deliver us.
Come one, come all! A fun time is sure to be had by all! Join us Tuesday evening, January 5th, at 6:30 p.m. (following Evening Prayer) for a fun evening of song, conversation and storytelling! We’ll have a chance to show and tell about our Christmas celebrations, presents, foods and drinks. Come for a special …
Despite the limitations necessitated by the pandemic, the Church of the Ascension clergy and musicians are planning a “merry little Christmas” online observance for the Ascension community to celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Please join us!
Almighty God, you have given your only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and to be born this day of a pure virgin: Grant that we, who have been born again and made your children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by your Holy Spirit; through our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom with you and the same Spirit be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen
O God, you have caused this holy night to shine with the brightness of the true Light: Grant that we, who have known the mystery of that Light on earth, may also enjoy him perfectly in heaven; where with you and the Holy Spirit he lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.