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Ascension is a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive community of people who gather to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to give praise and thanks to God through the beauty of worship, and to love and serve God and our neighbors.
Regular Worship Schedule
- Sunday 9am: Holy Eucharist at Side Altar
- Sunday 11am: Holy Eucharist in the Church with sermon, hymns & soloist
- Sunday 7pm: Service of Meditations and Sacrament, including chant, interfaith readings and communion
- Monday–Friday: 6pm at Side Altar. Church open for prayer and meditation 12–3pm.
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- Mondays: Weekly Lectionary Bible Study
7 p.m. in the Parish Office, 12 W. 11th Street, 2nd Flr. For more information, contact Sibyl Piccone.
- Wednesdays: Centering Prayer
7:30-8:15 a.m. in the Chapel, Fifth Avenue at 10th Street. For more information, please contact the parish office. 8:30-8:50 a.m. Morning Prayer in the Chapel.
- Mondays: Weekly Lectionary Bible Study
Lessons You can read the scripture for August 11, 2019, the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, here. We welcomed Meredith Ward as our preacher this Sunday. Meredith is a Postulant for ordination to the Priesthood in the Diocese of New York. She has just completed her second year at Union Theological Seminary.
Below is an audio link to the sermon by The Rev. Posey Krakowsky on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost. Lessons You can read the scripture for August 4, 2019, here. Hosea 11:1-11 Psalm 107: 1-9, 43 Colossians 3:1-11 Luke 12:13-21 The Parable of the Rich Fool 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, …
Here is a link to listen to the sermon by The Rev. Liz Maxwell on the seventhSunday after Pentecost. There is also a link to the scripture for this Sunday. Lessons You can read the scripture for July 28th here.
Lessons You can read the scripture for July 21, 2019, the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, here. Audio We welcomed Stacey Carpenter as our preacher this Sunday. Stacey is preparing to leave for her first year at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas at the end of this month.
Lessons You can read the scripture for July 14, 2019, the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, here. Audio We welcomed Meredith Ward as our preacher this Sunday. Meredith has been an active member of Ascension for ten years and is a Postulant for ordination to the Priesthood in the Diocese of New York. She has just …
Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their teaching, that we may be made a holy temple acceptable to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your lovingkindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep us steadfast in this faith and worship, and bring us at last to see you in your one and eternal glory, O Father; who with the Son and the Holy Spirit live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.