Events

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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Parents’ Meeting June 10, 2018

How can Ascension develop our ministry with children and families? All parents are invited to meet with Mother Liz and Shana Kaplanov on June 10th following the 11 am service. Whether your children are in Sunday school or not, we’d love to hear what’s working and what isn’t, how we can enhance our ministry with …  [ More → ]

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Liturgy of Lamentation Commemorates The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As part of the Year of Lamentation, join the diocese in commemorating the presence of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 7-10 pm. Dr. King preached at our Cathedral on May 17, 1967. The Diocesan Festival Choir will participate in …  [ More → ]

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Save the date June 10th!

An Evensong service of remembrance for those who died at the Pulse mass shooting June 12, 2016. We will remember all of the lives lost, including Latinx and LGBTQ lives, as well as share our strength with all those still impacted by this horrific event. Wonderful music and poetry will be part of the service. …  [ More → ]

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Forum on Frances Perkins: A Ministry in Politics

On Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 12:30 in the Parish Hall we will celebrate Mother’s Day at Ascension with a conversation about Frances Perkins, the mother of the American social safety net, who said she achieved many of her results by intentionally reminding men of their mothers. Donn Mitchell, author of Tread the City’s Streets …  [ More → ]

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April 22: Rural & Migrant Ministry

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, we will welcome the Rev. Richard Witt as our guest preacher and forum leader. Fr. Richard is the Executive Director of Rural and Migrant Ministry, an organization in the Diocese of New York and beyond, that works for justice for farmworkers in New York State. For more than 35 years, …  [ More → ]

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Reparations Committee Presents Agents of Change

The Diocese of New York Reparations Committee presents the documentary film  Agents of Change on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2pm, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Frank Dawson at 3:15.  From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of …  [ More → ]

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