Events

Meet Our Seminarian: Linda Istad Brandt

Please join us after the 11 a.m. service this Sunday, October 18, to hear from our new seminarian, Linda Istad Brandt, a second year student at General Theological Seminary. She comes from a lifetime of public health nursing. In the introduction, you can expect to hear her 70 year long saga of family roots which …  [ More → ]

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Blessing of the Animals, October 4

During this season of Zoom church, a number of cats and a few dogs have made an appearance during services. In honor of St. Francis, on Sunday, October 4, following the 11 a.m. liturgy via Zoom, we’d like to bless them online, and give thanks for their presence in our lives. All animals and their …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Art Show! Sunday, September 13

Our next artists forum will be this Sunday, September 13. Three of our talented parishioners, Garrett Dangler, Jeanette Shields, and Matt Vermedahl, have offered to share some of their artwork with us in small groups during coffee hour. The artworks they present may have been done during this time of quarantine — or may not. …  [ More → ]

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Sunday, August 16: Ascension Art Show!

Our third in the series of Ascension artists forums will be this coming Sunday. Three of our talented parishioners have offered to share some of their artwork with us in small groups during coffee hour. The artworks they present may have been done during this time of quarantine — or may not. After a general …  [ More → ]

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Summer Book Group: How To Be an Antiracist

For the rest of the summer, we at Ascension will join others in the Diocese of New York in reading and discussing How To Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi. (The book is widely available in print, as an ebook and as an audiobook.) Our next and final meeting will be at 6:30 on …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Art Show! Sunday, July 12

We will have the second in the series of Ascension artists forums next Sunday. Three of our talented parishioners have offered to share some of their artwork with us in small groups during coffee hour. The artworks they present may have been done during this time of quarantine — or may not. After a general …  [ More → ]

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Discussion, June 4:
Strive for Justice & Peace

Dear People of Ascension, This Thursday, June 4, at 6:30 pm EDT we will have a Zoom conversation about what next steps we at Ascension are called to take to confront, unlearn and dismantle racism and white supremacy in our own lives, our church and our larger society. Grounded in our baptismal covenant, we will …  [ More → ]

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Strive for Justice & Peace

Ascension Day Service May 21, 5:45pm

Here’s the complete order of service for Thursday evening’s Feast of the Ascension celebration with the Rt. Rev. Allen K. Shin, Suffragan Bishop of New York. We are delighted to have Bishop Shin with us this Thursday evening to preach and share our worship together. Please stay afterwards for conversation with him and each other. [ More → ]

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Holy Week Services Online

Please join us via Zoom for our services during Holy Week. The weeknight Evening Prayer and Discussion will continue on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. If you do not have a device with a camera, you can still join with your telephone by dialing 929-205-6099 and entering the meeting number listed below for …  [ More → ]

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Maundy Thursday Service Online 7pm

A Message from the Rector, Thursday, April 9, 2020. This year we celebrate Maundy Thursday at 7pm with readings and reflection, and a simple meal shared online. This is a new experience at Ascension, though it is an old tradition for Maundy Thursday. Please prepare some simple food in your own home, and set it …  [ More → ]

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