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Book Discussion 2/21 – When Jesus Wept

We will continue our book disussion on Jesus Wept: When Faith and Depression Meet  by the Rev. Barbara Crafton on Thursday, February 21, at 6:45 pm in the rear parlor. This program is an outgrowth of last year’s series on healing.

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Brooding Over the Waters – A Quiet Day with the Divine Feminine and the Hebrew Bible

Please join us for a Quiet Day led by Lizzie Berne DeGear, Ph.D on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 10am-3pm. This will be a day of scriptural exploration and prayerful contemplation as we unlock access to the powerful presence of the divine feminine in the creation stories of our Bible, focusing on texts that are …  [ More → ]

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Guest Preacher The Rev. Sam Owen 2/24/19

Next Sunday, February 24, 2019, we will welcome back the Rev. Sam Owen, Priest in Charge of the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan, as our guest preacher and forum leader at Ascension. Father Sam will share with us the latest developments in the New York/Haiti Project which has had assistance from our parish. This …  [ More → ]

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Wednesday Morning Prayer at Ascension

Morning Prayer takes place in the Chapel at 8:30am on Wednesday mornings. This service will follow the Centering Prayer which takes place from 7:30am-8:15am.  All are welcome to the Morning Prayer whether or not you come to the Centering Prayer. Morning Prayer is said from the Book of Common Prayer an takes about 20 minutes. …  [ More → ]

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Lenten Retreat March 29-31

Welcome Home: A Lenten Retreat – Friday, March 29 – Sunday, March 31.  Join us for a retreat that explores the richness of the parable of the Prodigal Son. Our time together will help us wrestle with the complexities of our relationships with God and each other, explore our understandings of scarcity and abundance, and …  [ More → ]

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Feast Day of Blessed Absalom Jones

On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM the Episcopal Diocese of New York and the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine invited everyone to celebrate of the life and work of Blessed Absalom Jones. The Rt. Rev. Andrew M. L. Dietsche, Bishop of New York, will be the celebrant and The Rt. Rev. …  [ More → ]

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Forum on Asylum January 13, 2019

The January 13, 2019 Sunday Forum (after the 11am service) will focus on asylum when will hear from Roman Wevugira who came to our Christmas service this year. A citizen of Uganda, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, has worked in IT and as a manager for FedEx. He fled his country after he …  [ More → ]

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Children’s Choir Rehearsals

Rehearsals continue on Sunday afternoons for our Children’s Choir for girls and boys who love to sing. Rehearsals are held in the church from 12:40-1:45pm and the choir will sing on Sunday, February 5, 2019. No prior singing experience is necessary — just a willingness to jump in and have fun! Please contact Amaranta Viera …  [ More → ]

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12th Night Festival January 5, 2019 & Epiphany January 6, 2019

On the 12th Night of Christmas…January 5, 2019 from 5pm-7:30pm there is a celebration at Ascension! Please join us for the last festivities and a wonderful winter holiday celebration, the Twelfth Night of Christmas at the Church of the Ascension this Saturday in the church on Fifth Avenue & 10th Street. Twelfth Night is a …  [ More → ]

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Journeying the Way of Love: An Advent Christmas Study

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has invited Episcopalians to take up The Way of Love, a rule of life focused on practices for Jesus-Centered Life. This Advent and Christmas season, we will explore these practices through two chapters of the gospel of Luke and conversation about our own faith journeys. All are invited to join after …  [ More → ]

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