Events

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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Take a Tour!

A tour of the sanctuary will be led by Daniel Cole following the 11 am service on Sunday, April 8. Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the history, art and architecture of our parish. [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema April 2, 2018

Resistance Cinema Presents: Trumping Democracy, April 2, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 12 West 11 Street.  This explosive documentary focuses on Cambridge Analytica and others identified as misusing personal data for political gain. In the days before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, using a little-known Facebook feature — “dark posts” — they deployed highly …  [ More → ]

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Holy Week and Easter Services

Maundy Thursday service on March 29th at 7 p.m. Eucharist and foot washing, with Choir. The Good Friday service is on March 30th at noon: The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with Choir. At the Church of the Ascension, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ year-round, at every service. But we …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Lecture: The Spirituality of Dementia

Thursday, March 15, 7:30 p.m. – The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, newly retired Dean of Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland, will share the insights she has gained following a diagnosis of early stage Frontotemporal Dementia. What wholeness is possible as our mental and physical capacities diminish? How can we embrace life fully and with trust? Dean …  [ More → ]

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During the Lenten Season …

In addition to the weekday Eucharist services at 6pm and Sunday services at 9am, 11am and 7pm, there are several special programs and activities at Ascension this Lenten Season including Forums after the Sunday 11 o’clock service. Here is a link to the sermon for the last Sunday in Lent by our Rector, The Rev. …  [ More → ]

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Listening to the Still, Small Voice: A Lenten Retreat

Friday, March 2, through Sunday, March 4, join us for a retreat that explores the role and benefit of times of quiet and silence in our tradition and in our spiritual lives. Our time together will help us listen to the still, small voice of God, struggle with the frustrations and longing that come with …  [ More → ]

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