Events

Parish Newsletter & Order of Service for the 7th Sunday of Easter

Read the weekly newsletter from the Ascension parish office, usually sent out via email each Friday morning. The newsletter includes a message from the Rector, instructions on how to attend services via Zoom login by device or telephone, a weekly calendar and the bulletin for Sunday services at 11am. Please write to info@ascensionnyc.org if you would like to be added to the email distribution list. [ More → ]

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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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Weekday Evening Prayer Monday – Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Please join us via Zoom, for our weeknight Evening Prayer and Discussion at 5:30 p.m. Click this link to join the 5:30pm weekday Evening Prayer https://zoom.us/j/770597201. You can click here https://zoom.us/download to download the Zoom app on your device. (If you forget to do this, you will be prompted when you join the meeting.) If …  [ More → ]

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How to Join the 11am Sunday Service March 29, 2020

From your computer, laptop, pad, smart phone, or other device, click this link: https://zoom.us/j/974761050 You will be prompted to join the meeting. 1) You may be asked to download the Zoom app – please do so. Please do not log in to or create an account! 2) You may be prompted to turn on your …  [ More → ]

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Updated Pastoral Letter from the Rector

March 19, 2020 Dear People of Ascension, Earlier this week, the clergy received a letter from Bishop Dietsche suspending all public worship for 8 weeks, until the middle of May. This follows the best wisdom of the CDC and is reflected in many other policies now in place in New York as we seek to …  [ More → ]

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Lenten House Eucharists 2020

House Eucharists have been cancelled. Join in on a popular Lenten tradition at Ascension and attend a House Eucharist. Celebrate the Eucharist and share a meal in a parishioner’s home with several of your fellow parishioners. Newcomers are especially welcome- this is a great way to get to know other Ascensionites! Sign-up sheets are in …  [ More → ]

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Parish Annual Meeting

In accordance with the Religious Corporations Law of the State of New York, the Annual Meeting of The Church of the Ascension in the City of New York will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2019, immediately following the 11 a.m. service, for the purpose of electing a Warden for a term of two years …  [ More → ]

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Join us to see “Just Mercy”

Come join your fellow parishioners to see “Just Mercy” at the AMC theatre at 234 W. 42nd St. on Thursday evening, January 16, 2020. The film begins at 7:15, and afterwards we will visit a nearby diner for coffee and conversation about our experience. Based on the book of the same name, Just Mercy tells …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum: Singing our Hope

We will have a very special Ascension Forum on Sunday, December 15th following the 11:00 Service. For many of us, the hymns of Advent and Christmas speak to a deep and tender place in our souls. They sing of longing for Christ’s coming and for a world made new and whole again. They tell of …  [ More → ]

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Children’s Aid Toy Drive 2019

Each year Ascension parishioners participate in the The Children’s Aid Toy Drive at the New York Marriott Marquis. Toys are being collected from Wednesday, 12/ 4, through Wednesday 12/18. Children’s Aid will distribute the toys to each of the children on an individual basis. The Church of the Ascension will also be making toy donations …  [ More → ]

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