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Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras February 25th

Join us on Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 pm, following the evening Eucharist at 6:00 pm. All are welcome to our Mardi Gras feast! Be sure to bring your palms from last year, and after the festivities we will burn them to make ashes for Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday Schedule of Services on …  [ More → ]

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Ash Wednesday Services, February 26th

The schedule of services on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Ashes imposed throughout the day at the front gate from 9:00-11:30 & 1:00-6:00 Ash Wednesday Service (Side Altar) 8:00 a.m. Ash Wednesday Service (Main Altar) Noon Ash Wednesday Service (Main Altar) 7:00 p.m.

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Lenten House Eucharists

Join in on a popular Lenten tradition at Ascension and attend a House Eucharist. Celebrate the Eucharist and share a meal in a parishioner’s home with several of your fellow parishioners. Newcomers are especially welcome- this is a great way to get to know other Ascensionites! Sign-up sheets are in the Parish Hall.

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Lenten House Eucharists 2020

Join in on a popular Lenten tradition at Ascension and attend a House Eucharist. Celebrate the Eucharist and share a meal in a parishioner’s home with several of your fellow parishioners. Newcomers are especially welcome- this is a great way to get to know other Ascensionites! Sign-up sheets are in the Parish Hall.

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Guest Preacher Sam Owen February 23rd

Ascension Forum: Update on the New York Haiti Project next Sunday, February 23, 2020, after the 11 am service. We welcome The Rev. Sam Owen, Priest-in-Charge of the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan, as our guest preacher and forum leader to share news of the New York Haiti Project, the school we help support …  [ 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 → ]

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Reparations – Next Steps Follow Up Meeting

This Sunday, February 9; 12:30 p.m. The Task Force that has been exploring Ascension’s history with regard to slavery and its aftermath will meet again today after the 11 am service to discuss our next steps. All are welcome to join us- there is plenty of work to do! If you have questions, please speak …  [ More → ]

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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.

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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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Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration

On Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:30am we will celebrate the feast day of Blessed Absalom Jones at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Rev. Charles A. Wynder, Jr. Staff Officer for Social Justice, Advocacy Engagement, Reconciliation and Creation Care, will be the preacher. For more information or if you would like to …  [ More → ]

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