20’s & 30’s Group Dinner February 13

20’s & 30’s Group Dinner on Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 p.m. Calling all young adult parishioners to join us for an evening of dinner, fellowship and talk. Please call the church office (212-254-8620) to let us know that you’re coming.


Ascension supports the New York Haiti Project

You helped Haiti in 2019! With God Nothing is Impossible! In 2019 the New York Haiti Project supported the expansion of St. Luke’s School. The school now has three pre-K classes, and grades 1 through 6. It is really quite amazing that a dozen churches and few individuals are able to support the education of …  [ More → ]

Letter from our Bishops

The following statement is from Our Bishops Standing with our Jewish Brothers and Sisters: “We offer and express to the Jewish Community whom we count as our dear neighbors and friends our love and sorrow, and our promise to stand with them against these rising forces of hate and destruction.” To read the full letter …  [ More → ]

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Sign up now for Lenten Retreat

As we prepare for Easter, how do we explore an embodied understanding of the resurrection? Our faith in the resurrection? Resurrection for the living? Join in a Lenten retreat led by Mother Liz and colleagues the Rev. Susan Hill (Associate Rector of Holy Apostles and Spiritual Director) and the Rev. Carla Roland (Rector of the …  [ More → ]

Parish Annual Meeting

In accordance with the Religious Corporations Law of the State of New York, the Annual Meeting of The Church of the Ascension in the City of New York will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2019, immediately following the 11 a.m. service, for the purpose of electing a Warden for a term of two years …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – January 19, 2020
by Meredith Ward

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. [ More → ]

Sermon – January 12, 2020
by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

Below is an audio link and text for the sermon by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky on the First Sunday after the Epiphany and the Baptism of Our Lord. Lessons You can read the scripture for January 12, 2020, here. Baptism of our Lord Church of the Ascension Jan 12, 2019 Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29 Acts …  [ More → ]

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