Resistance Cinema & New Sanctuary Coalition

A screening of Disparity will take place on Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Church. Ascension Outreach, Inc. is proud to host a special film/discussion event on behalf of the work of our neighboring New Sanctuary Coalition. A powerful new documentary – Disparity – will be premier this evening. The film is made …  [ 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 → ]

Needlework Guild meets Wednesdays

Our Ascension Needlework Group started up again on Wednesday, September 4, and will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. All are welcome- no experience required! Over the next few Sundays, our forums after the 11 AM service will explore different aspects of this ministry and its impact. Sunday, September 15- We make and …  [ More → ]

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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 → ]

Get Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

Throughout July, the Summer Book Group will be reading and discussing Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again, by Rachel Held Evans. This is a book about telling and inhabiting stories — bible stories, our own stories of faith, doubt, and wrestling for a blessing. RHE, as she is affectionately known, …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – September 22, 2019
by The Rev. Edwin Chinery

Here is a link to listen to the sermon by The Rev. Edwin Chinery on September 22, 2019, the fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost. There is also a link to the scripture for this Sunday. Lessons You can read the scripture for September 22, 2019, here. You cannot serve God and money. How do you feel …  [ More → ]

Sermon – September 15, 2019
by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Below is an audio link to the sermon by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky on the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Lessons You can read the scripture for September 15, 2019, here. Exodus 32: 7-14 Psalm 51:1-11 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-10 It’s September, school is starting, and, for more reasons than I could name, I’ve been …  [ More → ]

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