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Sermon – Epiphany I

Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen. [ More → ]

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Music – Hymns & Anthem for January 10

This podcast episode features the hymns and anthem recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the Ascension Choir, featuring the Manton Memorial Organ, for the Church of the Ascension’s worship service on the First Sunday after Epiphany, January 10, 2021, which took place online via Zoom.

  1. Hymn #120 – The sinless one to Jordan came (Solemnis haec festivitas)
  2. Anthem – Psalm 150 – César Franck (1822-1890)
  3. Hymn #121 – Christ, when for us you were baptized (Caithness)

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Sermon – Christmas II

O God, who wonderfully created, and yet more wonderfully restored, the dignity of human nature: Grant that we may share the divine life of him who humbled himself to share our humanity, your Son Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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Music – Hymns & Anthem for January 3

This podcast episode features the hymns and anthem recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the Ascension Choir, featuring the Manton Memorial Organ, for the Church of the Ascension’s worship service on the Second Sunday of Christmas, January 3, 2021, which took place online via Zoom. 1) We three kings of Orient are; 2) There Shall a Star, by Felix Mendelssohn; 3) Brightest and best of the stars of the morning [ More → ]

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Sermon – Christmas Day

Almighty God, you have given your only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and to be born this day of a pure virgin: Grant that we, who have been born again and made your children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by your Holy Spirit; through our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom with you and the same Spirit be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen [ More → ]

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Music for Christmastide!

A special treat: This podcast episode features many of the carols and organ preludes from Ascension’s worship services via Zoom on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the First Sunday of Christmas. They were recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the (socially distanced) Ascension Choir in the chancel and nave of the church building itself and feature the Manton Memorial Organ. [ More → ]

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Sermon – Christmas Eve

O God, you have caused this holy night to shine with the brightness of the true Light: Grant that we, who have known the mystery of that Light on earth, may also enjoy him perfectly in heaven; where with you and the Holy Spirit he lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen. [ More → ]

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Music – Hymns & Anthem for December 20

This podcast episode features the hymns and anthem recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the Ascension Choir, featuring the Manton Memorial Organ, for the Church of the Ascension’s worship service on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2020, which took place online via Zoom. 1) Ye who claim the faith of Jesus; 2) O come, O come, Emmanuel, verses 7-8; 3) Magnificat in B-flat Major, by Charles Villiers Stanford; 4) Savior of the nations, come [ More → ]

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Sermon – Advent IV

Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [ More → ]

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MUSIC – Hymns & Anthem for December 13

This podcast episode features the hymns and anthem recorded by Dr. Dennis Keene and the Ascension Choir, featuring the Manton Memorial Organ, for the Church of the Ascension’s worship service on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2020, which took place online via Zoom. 1) Prepare the way, O Zion; 2) O come, O come, Emmanuel, verses 5-6; 3) E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come; 4) O day of peace that dimly shines [ More → ]

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