Events

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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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, 2020, 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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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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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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