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Images that Form Us: Lenten Series

Join us for a Sunday forum series exploring the power of images (including language) to shape our self-understanding, our faith and worship, our commitment to justice, our vision of wholeness, our relationship with God and more. The series will be led by the Ascension clergy, with some possible guests as well. Lent 1 (Sunday, March …  [ More → ]

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Mass Bail Out – Volunteers Needed!

Every day thousands of people languish in jail simply because they are too poor to make bail. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization is organizing a Mass Bail Out action to end wealth-based incarceration. The Mass Bail Out is designed to free four hundred women and fifty teens detained at Rikers Island jail. The …  [ More → ]

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All services in the church August 26, 2018

Thanks to cooler weather, this Sunday, August 26, 2018, the 11am service will take place in the church, along with the other Sunday services at 9am and 7pm. During the summer months on warmer Sundays the 11am service will take place in the Parish Hall. Watch here or in the weekly email for updates.

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DACA: We Stand with the Dreamers, Presiding Bishop & President of House of Deputies

September 5, 2017 (below in Spanish) Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have issued the following statement concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Today our hearts are with those known as the Dreamers—those young women and men who …  [ More → ]

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Responding to Aftermath of Harvey from Episcopal Relief & Development

The Episcopal Diocese of New York has sent this message about responding to the aftermath of Harvey.  The following link includes suggestions from Episcopal Relief & Development on what you can do to assist flood victims and what not is not helpful right now. To read the message click on this link.   The Diocese of …  [ More → ]

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Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Sunday of the Passion 9 a.m. – Blessing of the Palms and said Eucharist. 11 a.m. Blessing and Procession of the Palms with Procession in the Neighborhood. Reading of the Passion according to Luke, Festal Eucharist with Choir. 7 p.m. Meditation and Sacrament.

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Sermon by our Rector January 29, 2017

Last Sunday our Rector, The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell, delivered a wise and insightful sermon placing the scripture of the day, and our parish life, in the national context. You can listen to her sermon with this link. Please join us anytime Sunday through Friday for sermons, homilies, fellowship and prayer. Everyone is welcome here! …  [ More → ]

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Ascension Forum October 1, 2017

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October Events at Ascension

We have two special events the end of this month:  Newcomers’ Brunch and Haunted Church Halloween!   Parishioners are invited to brunch on October 30th following the 11am service. Whether this is your first time visiting with us, or you’ve been coming for years, you are invited. This is a great opportunity to welcome, be welcomed …  [ More → ]

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NYU Back to School Opening Day

Please join us this Sunday, August 28th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to welcome students at New York University as they return to school. We will hand out snacks, bottled water and information as families move students into the Fifth Avenue dormitory across from the church. If you would like to participate please contact …  [ More → ]

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