Events

Newcomers Brunch: December 2, 2018

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 …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema movie night 11/6

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, …  [ More → ]

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All Saints Sunday November 4th

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 …  [ More → ]

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Fall Retreat at Holy Cross Monastery

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.

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Need to Keep Your Hands Busy?

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 …  [ More → ]

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Our Creation Season Buds Sunday, Sept 2

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, …  [ More → ]

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Join us for our last 5th Avenue BBQ of the summer

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!

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Centering Prayer Wednesday Mornings

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.

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Summer Book Discussion in July

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 …  [ More → ]

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LGBT Pride March June 24, 2018

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 …  [ More → ]

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