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Wednesday Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer takes place in the Chapel at 8:30am on Wednesday mornings. This service will follow the 7:30 Centering Prayer (7:30-8:15). All are welcome whether or not you come to the Centering Prayer. Morning Prayer is said from the Book of Common Prayer an takes about 20 minutes. Please join us!

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Film showing Gospel of Eureka

The Gospel of Eureka is presented by NEWFEST at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13 Street) on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30. Welcome to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a one-of-a-kind oasis in the Ozarks where Christian piety rubs shoulders with a thriving queer community in this celebratory and humanistic documentary. …  [ More → ]

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Children’s Choir Rehearsals at Ascension

Rehearsals continue for our Children’s Choir for girls and boys who love to sing. Rehearsals are held in the church from 12:40-1:45pm on Sunday afternoons in January. 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 …  [ More → ]

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Resistance Cinema Jan. 8, 2019

Stop Human Trafficking! Come see this film and join the growing effort to identify and interrupt this heartbreaking, worldwide tragedy! TRICKED: A Feature Documentary, is a shocking, ground-breaking account of the sex industry as seen through the eyes of its key “players”: the exploited, the exploiters, and the cops who try to stop it. NYPD …  [ More → ]

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Advent Quiet Day Dec. 8th

Watch and Pray – an Advent Quiet Day, Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10am – 2pm with The Rev. Posey Krakowsky. Mother Posey will bring the Contemplative Gaze, her teaching ministry on spirituality and art, to Ascension, helping us to see the visual treasures of our space with fresh eyes, and to use them as …  [ More → ]

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Iraqi Christians – Update

Here is an update from Canon Bill Schwarz of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf on the school that we helped fund: Greetings from Baghdad. All is well here, and the primary school opened for students a week ago. So far there are only about 50 from grades 1-3, but they are still getting …  [ More → ]

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Stranger than a Rhino – NY Fringe Festival

Our own parishioner Barbara Matovu is appearing in the New York Fringe Festival in STRANGER THAN A RHINO by Robert Siegel. A director turns Ionesco’s Rhinoceros inside out to reflect our paranoia about Muslims. As rehearsals progress and the new Rhino emerges, the tension between cast and play reveals a startling conclusion about our recent …  [ More → ]

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The Season of Creation

From September 1 (the World Day of Prayer for Creation) until October 4 (St. Francis’ Day), we join with Anglicans and ecumenical colleagues around the globe to celebrate the season of creation. In this period, we contemplate and give thanks for the good earth that God has made with all its wondrous diversity. We consider …  [ More → ]

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Backpacks for Uganda

This year we are again collecting backpacks and school supplies for the school children in Uganda. We need backpacks (new or used), crayons, notebooks, note paper, pencils, pencil sharpeners, and pens. We will collect the supplies in a basket in the narthex through Sunday, September 30, where we will bless them at the 11am service. …  [ More → ]

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EFM Starts Tuesday, September 11

EfM is a four year program (students only commit one year at a time) that focuses on “doing theology.” Participants learn to explore and develop their own theological understanding through discussions of Old Testament, New Testament, church history, and living in a multicultural world. Our first meeting on Tuesday, September 11, at 6:00 pm (starting …  [ More → ]

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