Events

Help Send a Kid to Camp

As in years past, Ascension will again help send a kid to camp, giving $1400 from the Lapsley Fund, which is designated to give urban children a summer experience in the country at Incarnation Camp. But this year… We are challenging the congregation to match this amount for the Summer Overnight Leadership Camp of Rural …  [ More → ]

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Get Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

Throughout July, the Summer Book Group will be reading and discussing Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again, by Rachel Held Evans. This is a book about telling and inhabiting stories — bible stories, our own stories of faith, doubt, and wrestling for a blessing. RHE, as she is affectionately known, …  [ More → ]

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Lights for Liberty Rally, July 12

On Friday, July 12, people all around the country will gather in vigil to shine a light on the abuses in the detention camps where migrants are currently being held, to call for their release, family reunification, and a just immigration policy. The New York Vigil is at Foley Square. If you would like to …  [ More → ]

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Ascension’s 20s & 30s BBQ

Ascension 20’s and 30’s BBQ on Thursday, June 20 at 6:45pm. We will meet in front of the church. All young adults at Ascension are invited to join the clergy for a summer BBQ on Thursday night, June 20 following the 6pm service. We’ll supply the basics, and you are welcome to bring enhancements to …  [ More → ]

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Summer BBQ June 26, 2019

Join us Wednesday evening, June 26th for our first monthly summer BBQ – 6:30 pm in front of the church. Sign-up sheet is in the parish hall or you can 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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Pride March Water Table June 30th

Pride Water Table Volunteers Needed – Every year, Ascension serves cold water (with a twist of lemon!) to PRIDE Marchers as they pass the church. We need volunteers to make this happen! This year, because of the length of the march, we will be scheduling volunteers in shifts To sign up for a shift, please …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Day Service 7pm

On Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7 p.m. we will celebrate our name day, Ascension Day, with a festive service and the Ascension choir followed by a reception. Everyone is welcome to join us for our special name day service. Music for this special service will be posted soon on the lower right sidebar.

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Inquirers’ Class May, 2019

Preparing for confirmation or reception when Bishop Andrew St. John visits us on Ascension Day, May 30? Please join us on Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30 p.m. We will meet in the rear parlor. For more information, please speak with Mother Liz. All are welcome!

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Inquirers’ Classes Begin this Sunday

This Sunday, May 5th, there will be a brief meeting after the 11 a.m. service with Mother Liz. Are you thinking about being confirmed or received in the Episcopal Church? Renewing your baptismal vows and deepening your commitment to Christ? Are you just curious about this particular Anglican branch of the Jesus Movement, or about …  [ More → ]

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Book Launch Party for Courage Beyond Fear

Join us on Saturday, May 4, from 4-6pm in the Parish Hall for this book launch party. Ascension parishioners especially invited! Courage Beyond Fear is a collection of sermons from theologians and ministers who taught and studied at seminaries that underwent wrenching change, often when corporate-style governance was vaunted over theological education, spiritual insight, and …  [ More → ]

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