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Trinity Sunday, June 16, 2018

This Sunday, June 16th, we will celebrate Trinity Sunday. Services include: 9am Holy Eucharist in All Saints Chapel; 11am Holy Eucharist in the church with sermon and soloist; 7pm Service of Meditations and Sacrament including chant, interfaith readings and communion. Prelude on Sunday morning at 10:45am and postlude after the service on The Manton Memorial …  [ More → ]

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Summer Volunteer Choir

The dates are chosen! The Summer Volunteer Choir will sing three times this year: on June 23, July 14, August 11. Rehearsals are in the Parish Hall each of those Sundays at 9:15 (enter through 12 West 11th Street.) Rehearsals go until about 10:10, then the choir will sing at the 11am service. This is …  [ More → ]

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June is Pride Month at Ascension !

PRIDE EVENTS in the Parish: – June 4, 7:00 p.m. – Resistance Cinema: Political Animals film about gay civil rights movement – June 16 – Stonewall 1969- World Pride 2019, led by Stanley Weinberg, LCSW, B.CD. An historical & personal journey from oppression to liberation; from fear & shame to pride. – June 23 – …  [ More → ]

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Feast of Pentecost, Sunday June 9, 2019

Join us this Sunday when we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost with the Ascension Choir at the 11 0’clock service (music listed below right). At Pentecost we draw on our various cultural backgrounds as we “hear in our own tongue, etc.,” aloud in sundry languages during the Scripture reading. Sunday Services include: 9am Holy Eucharist …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Day Service, May 30th at 7pm

Please join us this Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. for our parish feast celebrated with a festal Eucharist and confirmations with a grand party following. This Ascension Day, we welcome The Rt. Rev. Andrew St. John as celebrant, preacher, and confirming Bishop, and also support our confirmands that evening. It’s also a great day to …  [ More → ]

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Sermon – Fifth Sunday of Easter

The following is an audio file to hear the sermon by our Rector, The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell, at the 11 o’clock service this past Sunday, May 19, 2019.   An archive is available on the lower right sidebar to listen to sermons from February 2015 to date. On Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7pm, we will …  [ More → ]

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May is Episcopal Charities Month

We recognize and celebrate the work of Episcopal Charities on May 12th.  Together we can provide very real help and show our love to those in need and we can do so through the Episcopal Charities organization.  Envelopes for a special offering will be available in the bulletin for this Sunday. For more information about their …  [ More → ]

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NY Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites

The Church of the Ascension is participating in the 2019 New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Site Weekend on Saturday, May 18th (12:00pm – 5:00pm) & Sunday, May 19 (1:00pm – 5:00pm) as part of their Open House program. If you are interested in helping our neighbors discover the beauty of Ascension, please contact Liz Hill …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Walks (& Gives) to End AIDS

This year the event takes place on Sunday, May 19th, in Central Park. One of our parisishiors is dedicating her upcoming birthday for a fundraiser with a goal of $5,000+ for the annual AIDS Walk NY. She invites her fellow parishioners and their friends to join her and create Team Ascension. Sign-in begins at 8:30am …  [ More → ]

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Ascension in the News!

The current issue of The Episcopal New Yorker features two articles by Ascensionites: a book review from Mother Liz and and a reflection on the issue’s fascinating topic (death) by Stanley Weinberg. In the recent 2018 fall edition you’ll find a poignant article by Fr. Ed on how the abuse of a subway panhandler by …  [ More → ]

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