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Forums – Needlework Guild Ministry

Over the next few Sundays, our forums after the 11 AM service will explore different aspects of the Needlework Guild ministry and its impact. This Sunday, September 22, we will focus on the Ascension’s Needlework ministry partnership with St Andrews Episcopal Church in Nogales, Arizona to help migrants at our southern borders. One of the …  [ More → ]

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Welcome Back Sunday: September 29, 2019

The Ascension choir and Sunday School return in their fullness, and we hope that you will be here too! Please join with the whole Ascension community to celebrate the new season and our life together. Please help us make the coffee hour even more festive! Sign up on the Parish Hall bulletin board, or speak …  [ More → ]

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Reflections on 1619 & 2019

Two weeks ago, Ascension joined churches and other groups throughout the country in ringing our bells as a solemn memorial to the enslaved Africans who arrived on these shores 400 years ago, as well as in repentance for slavery and its legacy that continues to the present day. This past Sunday, September 8, 2019, our …  [ More → ]

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Hurricane Relief

Episcopal Relief & Development partners with dioceses as they respond to hurricanes and other tragic storms and we would like to invite you to join this vital partnership. Your contribution to Episcopal Relief & Development’s Hurricane Relief Fund will support communities as they respond to storms like Hurricane Dorian. Your donation will meet urgent needs …  [ More → ]

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Needlework Guild meets Wednesdays

Our Ascension Needlework Group started up again on Wednesday, September 4, and will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. All are welcome- no experience required! Over the next few Sundays, our forums after the 11 AM service will explore different aspects of this ministry and its impact. Sunday, September 15- We make and …  [ More → ]

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Parish Barbeque in the Front Garden

Join the fun on Wednesday evening, August 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. for our final Summer BBQ in the front garden. This is a great way to fellowship with other parishioners and to meet and get to know our neighbors. The BBQ is potluck (the church provides burgers and hotdogs), so bring a dish to …  [ More → ]

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College Day Move In this Sunday

Can you help Ascension welcome our newest neighbors this Sunday, August 25th? We will have a table outside on Sunday morning between services and during coffee hour, sharing information and treats with students and their families on this very hectic day of moving into dorms and getting settled. Please help us share the Good News …  [ More → ]

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Services in the Church this Sunday

With cooler weather this weekend, this Sunday, August 25, 2019, all three services – 9am, 11am and 7pm – will take place in the church rather than the Parish Hall. Please join us as we give thanks and praise together in resplendent beauty.

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Resistance Cinema September 3, 2019

Grazing the Amazon is a groundbreaking documentary by director Marcio Isensee e Sa on the devastating effects of the cattle industry on the deforestation of the Amazon. Less than fifty years ago, in the 1970s, the rainforest was intact. Since then, a portion the size of France has disappeared, 66% of which transformed into pastures. …  [ More → ]

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Episcopal New Yorker: Hope and Courage

Parishioner Stanley Weinberg is published in this month’s Episcopal New Yorker. You can read the full article, Hope and Courage: From the Stonewall Riot to Stonewall 50 and World Pride NYC, online here, or pick up a copy of the current issue in the narthex.

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