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People who lunch! At Ascension!

Are you at home during the day? Would you enjoy a monthly lunch with some other folks from Ascension? We’d like to start an informal group of parishioners and friends to share food and conversation; and maybe whatever else develops. Our first lunch will be at 12:30 on Tuesday, June 25 in the parish hall. …  [ More → ]

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Ascension’s 20s & 30s BBQ

Ascension 20’s and 30’s BBQ on Thursday, June 20 at 6:45pm. We will meet in front of the church. All young adults at Ascension are invited to join the clergy for a summer BBQ on Thursday night, June 20 following the 6pm service. We’ll supply the basics, and you are welcome to bring enhancements to …  [ More → ]

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Summer BBQ June 26, 2019

Join us Wednesday evening, June 26th for our first monthly summer BBQ – 6:30 pm in front of the church. Sign-up sheet is in the parish hall or you can call the parish office at 212-254-8620 to let us know you’re coming, and what you might like to bring. We hope to see you there!

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Trinity Sunday, June 16, 2018

This Sunday, June 16th, we will celebrate Trinity Sunday. Services include: 9am Holy Eucharist in All Saints Chapel; 11am Holy Eucharist in the church with sermon and soloist; 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament including chant, interfaith readings and communion. Prelude on Sunday morning at 10:45am and postlude after the service on The Manton Memorial …  [ More → ]

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June is Pride Month at Ascension !

PRIDE EVENTS in the Parish: – June 4, 7:00 p.m. – Resistance Cinema: Political Animals film about gay civil rights movement – June 16 – Stonewall 1969- World Pride 2019, led by Stanley Weinberg, LCSW, B.CD. An historical & personal journey from oppression to liberation; from fear & shame to pride. – June 23 – …  [ More → ]

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Pride March Water Table June 30th

Pride Water Table Volunteers Needed – Every year, Ascension serves cold water (with a twist of lemon!) to PRIDE Marchers as they pass the church. We need volunteers to make this happen! This year, because of the length of the march, we will be scheduling volunteers in shifts To sign up for a shift, please …  [ More → ]

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Feast of Pentecost, Sunday June 9, 2019

Join us this Sunday when we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost with the Ascension Choir at the 11 0’clock service (music listed below right). At Pentecost we draw on our various cultural backgrounds as we “hear in our own tongue, etc.,” aloud in sundry languages during the Scripture reading. Sunday Services include: 9am Holy Eucharist …  [ More → ]

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Blessing of Needlework this Sunday

This Sunday, June 2, 2019, will include a blessing of the needlework by the Needlecraft Guild. The Ascension Needlework Group meets on the first Wednesday evening of every month to handcraft comfort shawls, hats, and scarves for various groups in need. The comfort shawls and some hats we are blessing this Sunday will go to …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Day Service 7pm

On Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7 p.m. we will celebrate our name day, Ascension Day, with a festive service and the Ascension choir followed by a reception. Everyone is welcome to join us for our special name day service. Music for this special service will be posted soon on the lower right sidebar.

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Ascension Day Service, May 30th at 7pm

Please join us this Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. for our parish feast celebrated with a festal Eucharist and confirmations with a grand party following. This Ascension Day, we welcome The Rt. Rev. Andrew St. John as celebrant, preacher, and confirming Bishop, and also support our confirmands that evening. It’s also a great day to …  [ More → ]

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