Events

Twelfth Night Celebration, January 5

Come one, come all! A fun time is sure to be had by all! Join us Tuesday evening, January 5th, at 6:30 p.m. (following Evening Prayer) for a fun evening of song, conversation and storytelling! We’ll have a chance to show and tell about our Christmas celebrations, presents, foods and drinks. Come for a special …  [ More → ]

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Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the First Sunday of Christmas

Despite the limitations necessitated by the pandemic, the Church of the Ascension clergy and musicians are planning a “merry little Christmas” online observance for the Ascension community to celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Please join us!
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RESUMING: Tuesday & Friday Church Openings

We’re reopening the church for private prayer and meditation on Tuesdays & Fridays from noon to 3 p.m. In-person midweek Eucharists remain suspended until further notice. [ More → ]

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All Saints Sunday, November 1

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 1, this year. To include the names of loved ones in the All Saints Memorial List this …  [ More → ]

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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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