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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
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all public services and programs at the Church of the Ascension have been cancelled until further notice. See the postings on this page for information about our online services on YouTube and ZOOM.
For further information, see the rector's recent message to parishioners and community friends.
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The following Meditation is for May 24, 2929, the Seventh Sunday of Easter, from The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell, Rector, Church of the Ascension.
Read the weekly newsletter from the Ascension parish office, usually sent out via email each Friday morning. The newsletter includes a message from the Rector, instructions on how to attend services via Zoom login by device or telephone, a weekly calendar and the bulletin for Sunday services at 11am. Please write to email@example.com if you would like to be added to the email distribution list.
Dear People of Ascension, I commend to you the meditation for the 6th week of Easter from our Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Andrew Dietsche, which you can listen to here. It’s really a meditation about the Ascension and the ten days between Jesus’ ascension and the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, so it …
Dear people of Ascension, Alleluia! Christ is risen! Although we were not physically together, our worship this Holy Week and Easter was deeply meaningful and full of love and spirit. I am grateful to everyone whose creativity, hard work and skill made our services happen, and happen beautifully. Thank you to my dear clergy colleagues …
From your computer, laptop, pad, smart phone, or other device, click this link: https://zoom.us/j/322793633 If you do not have a device with a camera, you can still join with your phone by dialing the following number and enter the meeting ID: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 322 793 633 You will be prompted to join the meeting. …
Here’s the complete order of service for Thursday evening’s Feast of the Ascension celebration with the Rt. Rev. Allen K. Shin, Suffragan Bishop of New York. We are delighted to have Bishop Shin with us this Thursday evening to preach and share our worship together. Please stay afterwards for conversation with him and each other.
Please join us via Zoom, for our weeknight Evening Prayer and Discussion at 5:30 p.m. Click this link to join the 5:30pm weekday Evening Prayer https://zoom.us/j/770597201. You can click here https://zoom.us/download to download the Zoom app on your device. (If you forget to do this, you will be prompted when you join the meeting.) If …
O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.