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People who lunch! At Ascension!

Are you at home during the day? Would you enjoy a monthly lunch with some other folks from Ascension? We’d like to start an informal group of parishioners and friends to share food and conversation; and maybe whatever else develops. Our first lunch will be at 12:30 on Tuesday, June 25 in the parish hall. …  [ More → ]

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Blessing of Needlework this Sunday

This Sunday, June 2, 2019, will include a blessing of the needlework by the Needlecraft Guild. The Ascension Needlework Group meets on the first Wednesday evening of every month to handcraft comfort shawls, hats, and scarves for various groups in need. The comfort shawls and some hats we are blessing this Sunday will go to …  [ 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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Ascension Walks (and Gives) to End AIDS

This year the event takes place in Central Park on Sunday, May 19th. As her final major event as a 23-year-old — as well as her first public service duty as a baptized Christian — Zennie Trieu will be dedicating her 24th birthday to fundraising a $5,000+ goal for the annual AIDS Walk NY. She …  [ More → ]

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Sanctuary Tour of the Angels

This Sunday, April 28, join Liz Hill and Buff Kavelman for a Sanctuary Tour of the Angels in the street-level stained glass windows. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our beautiful and historic church. The tour will begin at the font immediately following the 11:00 service.

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Episcopal Church Visual Arts Exhibit

Mother Posey made this quilt piece for St. Luke in the Fields as one of their Stations of the Cross. It was chosen to be exhibited in ECVA (The Episcopal Church & Visual Arts) current exhibit Suffering. A special exhibition, Suffering, is the first of the 2019 Episcopal Church & Visual Arts presentations. Curated by …  [ More → ]

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Ascension on TV! March 24th

As Seen on TV! Recently the TV series, God Friended Me, filmed an episode in our church. It’s scheduled to air Sunday, March 24th, on CBS at 8 p.m. You could watch it at home… OR… you can gather with us in the Parish Hall that evening to watch it together! If encouraged, we will …  [ More → ]

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Symbiotic Earth: Screening & panel 2:00-6:00pm on Saturday, March 16th

How Lynn Margulis Rocked the Boat and Started a Scientific Revolution: we will present Symbiotic Earth a film and discussion on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. Symbiotic Earth explores the life and ideas of scientific rebel Lynn Margulis who challenged entrenched theories of male-dominated science. Through numerous collaborations she caused a seismic shift …  [ More → ]

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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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