Newsletter & Order of Service for the Third Sunday of Easter

We continue our celebration of Christ’s resurrection at 11 a.m. Sunday, via Zoom; please join us! (Pro tip: Sign on 5 minutes early for preludial music.)
 
We’re also worshiping online at 5:30 p.m. every weekday evening with the Office of Evening Prayer. (If you don’t have a prayer book at home to join in, use this link; psalms are here.)
 
And we’re resuming our midweek, in-person Eucharist services at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, starting April 28! For now, seating is limited to 20 worshipers at a time, so that people may be safely distanced. Use this link to reserve a pew for one of the upcoming Wednesday Eucharists. Alleluia! [ More → ]

News

Join Us: The Second Sunday of Easter

Please join us for worship online or by phone this Second Sunday of Eastertide. Preludial music — three pieces by baroque composer François Couperin this week — begins at 10:45 a.m., followed by a service of scripture, hymns, an anthem from Handel’s Messiah, and a sermon to be preached by our seminarian, Linda Brandt.
 

  • To join the service via Zoom: ascensionnyc.org/sunday
  • To dial in via phone: 929-205-6099; when prompted, enter the meeting ID: 322 793 633#

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Allelulia! Jesus is Risen!

The Lord is risen indeed! Allelulia!
 
Happy Easter! Our service again this year takes place via Zoom. Preludial choral music begins at 10:45 a.m.; the service itself begins at 11 a.m. Please join us as we celebrate the resurrection, rebirth and renewal of Easter, spring, and an increasingly vaccinated city!
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Events

Resistance Cinema, March 2: Ascent of Woman

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Ascension Outreach, Inc. and Resistance Cinema will host a screening of episode four (Revolution) of Amanda Foreman’s landmark series “Ascent of Woman” on Tuesday evening March 2nd at 6:30pm. The film, initially developed and presented by the BBC, is 58 minutes long and discussion will follow. Please join us! [ More → ]

Twelfth Night Celebration, January 5

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 …  [ More → ]

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Thoughts

Sermon – The Great Vigil of Easter
by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky

O God, who wonderfully created, and yet more wonderfully restored, the dignity of human nature: Grant that we may share the divine life of him who humbled himself to share our humanity, your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. [ More → ]

Sermon – Good Friday
by The Rev. Edwin Chinery

Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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