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Absalom Jones’ Feast Day

Ascension’s Social Concerns and Action Committee will sponsor a special event in celebration of Absalom Jones’ Feast Day and Black History Month on Sunday, February 13th following the 11 o’clock service. A light lunch will be provided.

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Cookie Alert!

Please bring your favorite cookies to the Annual Meeting next week and help us celebrate the strength of our community during the Annual Meeting.

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2011 Annual Meeting: Jan 30

The Annual Meeting will be held next Sunday, January 30th, directly after the 11 a.m. service. All are welcome to attend and all pledging members are eligible to vote for new Vestry members.

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Music

Organ Music for January 23

At the Prelude (10:50am) CORNETS A “Cornet” is a special organ sound made when 5 flute stops of different pitches (8’, 4’,      2-2/3’, 2’, 1-3/5’) are combined. The timbre created is rather “reedy” even though only flute pipes are playing. Cornets are an integral part of all organs, particularly in Spain, and even more so in France. Our Holtkamp organ had 2 cornet combinations.

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Organ Music for January 20

At the Prelude (10:50 am) BACH Today I turn to the “center of the universe,” the most important composer for the organ of all times: Johann Sebastian Bach. And why not start with the single most famous organ composition ever written? Toccata and Fugue in D Minor Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) This amazing piece almost lives in a world of its own among the

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Organ Music for January 16

At the Prelude (10:45am) The Continuation of the Plein Jeux Right now the organ team is voicing the various Plein Jeux of the organ. A Plein Jeux is also known as Organo Pleno, or Plenum, or Principal Chorus in various languages. It refers to the group of principal stops of different pitches that all go together, right up to the highest pitches of the

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Worship

Interfaith Worship: A Community Thanksgiving at First Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, November 24th at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Music by the Children’s Choir of the Village Temple and the Children’s and Youth Music Ministries of First Presbyterian Church. There will be a kosher reception following the service

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Welcome and Welcome Back!

As a new fall season approaches, we enter the final stretch of our “year of construction” and temporary exile from the sanctuary at the Church of the Ascension.

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