Author Archives: Lisa Dunn

February 9th Feast Day of Absalom Jones

On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM the Episcopal Diocese of New York and the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine invited everyone to celebrate of the life and work of Blessed Absalom Jones. The Rev. Absalom Jones was an African-American abolitionist and clergyman. After finding a black congregation in 1794, he was …  [ More → ]

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Iraqi Christians – Update

Here is an update from Canon Bill Schwarz of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf on the school that we helped fund: Greetings from Baghdad. All is well here, and the primary school opened for students a week ago. So far there are only about 50 from grades 1-3, but they are still getting …  [ More → ]

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All services in the church August 26, 2018

Thanks to cooler weather, this Sunday, August 26, 2018, the 11am service will take place in the church, along with the other Sunday services at 9am and 7pm. During the summer months on warmer Sundays the 11am service will take place in the Parish Hall. Watch here or in the weekly email for updates.

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Music for Easter Services

Music from the Ascension Choir and Organist and Choirmaster, Dr. Dennis Keene. Easter Vigil, Saturday, March 31 Vigil chants and Psalms Stanford Ye choirs of New Jerusalem Louis Marchand Grand Dialogue Easter Sunday, April 1 Bach Triple Fugue in E-flat Major “St. Anne” Bairstow Sing ye to the Lord Gregorian Chant for Introit: Victimae Paschali …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Book Club June 6, 2017

The next meeting of the Ascension Book Club is Wednesday, June 6, 2017, at 7:00 pm the rear parlor. Enter through the office/library from the Parish Hall. The June selection is All by Myself Alone by Mary Higgins Clark. All are welcome!

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Sacred Harp Singing – Wednesdays 7pm through June

We are happy to be hosting the Wednesday night Sacred Harp group at Ascension through June. No singing experience necessary, and all are welcome to attend. Books are available for loan or purchase at every gathering. The group will either be in the Church or the Parish Hall as our schedule allows – check the …  [ More → ]

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Sounds of the Ascension Concert 5/5

Please join this Friday evening, May 5, 2017 at 8 o’clock for a concert featuring our own Bora Yoon, a choir member, sound artist, vocalist and composer. She will perform with theraminist Armen Ra in the Sanctuary followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. Tickets will be available at the door from 7pm for …  [ More → ]

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Voices of Ascension Concert May 3, 2017

In their last concert of the season Voices of Ascension presents Masters of the Renaissance: Music from the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, May 3, 2016 at 8pm. Deep within the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel has been in continuous use as the Papal Chapel and for Papal Conclaves since 1483. Its music is on an elevated …  [ More → ]

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Spirituality & the Arts Forum April 30th

Please join us for the next Sunday forum in our series featuring members of our parish who make art in a variety of media. The forum takes place after the 11am service. Our hope is to explore how making art expresses and forms our spirituality, and perhaps along the way to ponder what it means …  [ More → ]

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Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Sunday of the Passion 9 a.m. – Blessing of the Palms and said Eucharist. 11 a.m. Blessing and Procession of the Palms with Procession in the Neighborhood. Reading of the Passion according to Luke, Festal Eucharist with Choir. 7 p.m. Meditation and Sacrament.

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