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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
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Church with sermon, hymns & soloist
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday–Friday: 6pm at Side Altar. Church open for prayer and meditation 12–3pm.
We'd like to hear from you!
- Mondays: Weekly Lectionary Bible Study
7 p.m. in the Parish Office, 12 W. 11th Street, 2nd Flr. For more information, contact Sibyl Piccone.
- Wednesdays: Centering Prayer
7:30-8:15 a.m. in the Chapel, Fifth Avenue at 10th Street. For more information, please contact the parish office.
- Mondays: Weekly Lectionary Bible Study
Please join the celebration in honor of those who have come to Ascension in the last year (however defined!). Our newcomers are our honored guests, but everyone is welcome – whether you have been in the parish 50 years, 5 minutes, or anything in between. It’s a time to get acquainted with each other and …
Ascension Outreach & Resistance Cinema Present BURKINABÈ BOUNTY: Agroecology in Burkina Faso on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall. Burkinabè Bounty, a documentary from Cultures of Resistance Films, chronicles agricultural resistance and the fight for food sovereignty in Burkina Faso—a small, landlocked country in West Africa. Showcasing activist farmers, students, …
Flower Memorial for All Saints Sunday. For centuries, Christians have commemorated those who, having professed faith in the living Christ in days past, now have entered into the nearer presence of our Lord. We will celebrate the Feast of All Saints on Sunday, November 4 this year. To include the names of loved ones in …
Plans are underway to fill eight rooms for our annual Fall Retreat at Holy Cross. We will being our time together the afternoon/evening of November 9, 2018, and return the following Sunday afternoon. Come away for quiet and refreshment! For more information, contact Father Ed.
Calling all knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, and quilters! Our Needle Craft Guild meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month in the parish hall after the Eucharist. We will be meet once each month and expect to go till 8:00 p.m. each evening. All skills at all levels welcome. Please let us know if are …
Along with the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the Anglican Communion, and the World Council of Churches, Ascension will be celebrating a “Season of Creation,” with a focus on our relationship with and care for the earth. This diocesan- and worldwide celebration will take place from September 1 until the observance of St. Francis’ Day, …
Join us Wednesday evening, August 29, for the last of our monthly summer barbecues — 6:30 p.m. in front of the church, Fifth Avenue at Tenth Street in Greenwich Village. 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!
The Centering Prayer group meets every Wednesday morning from 7:30–8:15 a.m. All are welcome! Join us in contemplative silent prayer with friends in the presence of God. Enter through the Chapel doors to the right of the Church entrance on Fifth Avenue in the middle of the block between 10th and 11th Streets.
Please join Mother Liz in a summer book discussion of Grateful, a new book by Diana Butler Bass in which the author explores the private and public, emotional and ethical dimensions of gratitude. Bass says the book reclaims “gratitude as a path to greater connection with God, with others, with the world, and even with …
On the last Sunday in June we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender pride with our water table on Fifth Avenue. After the service, around noon, we will set up our water table to give water to the marchers on Fifth Avenue and commemorate the 49th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Please join us! For …