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The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan

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36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States
(212) 254-8620 www.ascensionnyc.org

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December 2018

Christmas Eve – Family Service

Mon, December 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Join us at 5:00 for our Family Christmas Eve Service as hear the story of Christmas. Together we will sing familiar carols and place all the people and creatures around the creche.

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Christmas Eve – Prelude Music & Festival Eucharist

Mon, December 24, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Join us for our annual Christmas Eve celebration of the Nativity of Our Lord! Arrive at 9:30 for our Prelude Music, featuring the Ascension choir. The Festival Eucharist begins at 10:00pm. No reservations needed - just come and enjoy!

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Christmas Day Service

Tue, December 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Come celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas morning at 11:00. Holy Eucharist and Hymns.

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Lessons & Carols – First Sunday After Christmas

Sun, December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Join us at our 11:00 service for Lessons and Carols with Holy Eucharist on the First Sunday after Christmas. (Said Holy Eucharist is at 9:00 am at the side Altar.)

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January 2019

Twelfth Night

Sat, January 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

An Evening of Revels for the Whole Family! Live Circus Acts, Music, Tours of the Church, Refreshments, Balloon Twisting, Face Painting and more!

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1/8/19 FREE Screening: Documentary on Human Trafficking

Tue, January 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

In tandem with the NY Diocese 1/10/19 Worship Service hosted by Church of the Ascension (5th Ave and 10th St) in recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness, Ascension Outreach, Inc. is offering a free screening of the powerful documentary film "Tricked" at 7pm on Tuesday 1/8/19 in our parish hall at 12 West 11th St.  Please join us!  This film is used by the NYPD for training, and Sgt. Gregory Graves will be on hand to guide our post-screening discussion.

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Holy Eucharist in Observance of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Thu, January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Organized by the diocesan Task Force Against Human Trafficking and the Task Force on Domestic Violence. The Rt. Rev. Mary Glasspool will preside, and the Rev. Dr. Pamela Cooper-White will preach. Healing prayer will be offered during and after the service. There will be a reception following the service in the parish hall. For more information, contact the Rev. Posey Krakowsky: [email protected]  

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National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Worship Service

Thu, January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Sponsored by the NY Episcopal Diocesan Task Force Against Human Trafficking and the Task Force on Domestic Violence. The Rt. Rev. Mary Glasspool will preside, and the Rev. Dr. Pamela Cooper-White will preach. ALL ARE WELCOME!

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March 2019

Ash Wednesday Services

Wed, March 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

8:00 a.m. - Ash Wednesday liturgy at the Side Altar Noon - Ash Wednesday liturgy at the Main Altar 7:00 p.m. - Ash Wednesday liturgy with choir at the Main Altar Ashes imposed at the front gate throughout the day from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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“INSTRUMENTAL” Concert by Coleman Zurkowski

Mon, March 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

INSTRUMENTAL, Monday, March 11 at 8:00 in the Church. – a sacred meditation concert for pipe organ, cello, viola, clarinet, flute, and two alto vocalists. Inspired by Gregorian Chant and the 7pm Meditation Services of Church of the Ascension, the music of INSTRUMENTAL will provide space for meditation and deep reflection. This is the world premiere of INSTRUMENTAL and will be the first concert of a national tour of the performance in 2019. Coleman Zurkowski is an experimental classical composer…

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April 2019

Easter Sunday – Feast of the Resurrection

Fri, April 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Easter Sunday, April 21 Day of Resurrection 9am Holy Eucharist 11pm Festal Eucharist with Full Choir 7pm Meditation & Sacrament

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The Great Vigil of Easter

Fri, April 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Great Vigil of Easter – Saturday, April 20 8pm The Great Vigil of Easter with Full Choir, Lighting of the New Fire, Holy Baptism and the first Eucharist of Easter

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Palm Sunday – The Passion of Our Lord

Sun, April 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 9am Holy Eucharist 11am Blessing of the Palms & Procession Festal Eucharist with Choir and dramatic reading of the Passion 7pm Meditation & Sacrament

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Maundy Thursday Liturgy

Thu, April 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Maundy Thursday - April 18 7pm Holy Eucharist with Full Choir With Washing of Feet, Stripping of Altar, Procession to the Altar of Repose, and Watch with the Blessed Sacrament

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Good Friday Liturgy

Fri, April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Good Friday - April 19 12 Noon The Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, with Choir, Veneration of the Cross and Communion from the Reserve Sacrament

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June 2019

PRIDE Eucharist

Sun, June 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Come join us for our PRIDE Eucharist, Sunday, June 30

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PRIDE Water Table

Sun, June 30, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

PRIDE Water Table- immediately following- throughout the PRIDE March Every year, Ascension serves cold water (with a twist of lemon!) to PRIDE Marchers as they pass the church. Last year we served more than 29,000 cups of water and finished around 9 PM. This year we expect even more thirsty folk commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and celebrating World Pride, and we will probably go even later. We need help to keep the marchers hydrated, from Ascension…

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December 2019

Christmas Eve Family Service

Tue, December 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Join us on Christmas Eve, December 24, at 5p.m. for our Family Service.  An exciting Christmas experience for the whole family with singing familiar carols and the children helping to set the Nativity Creche.

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Christmas Eve Service – Prelude Music & Festival Eucharist

Tue, December 24, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Join us Christmas Eve, December 24, at 9:30 pm for our Christmas Eve Service.  The prelude music, featuring our choir, organ, and Christmas music starts at 9:30 p.m.  The Festival Eucharist begins at 10p.m.

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Christmas Day – Holy Eucharist & Hymns

Wed, December 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Join us Christmas morning at 11:00a.m. for  joyful Christmas service with Holy Eucharist and Christmas Hymns.

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Lessons & Carols: 1st Sunday after Christmas

Mon, December 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

9:00 a.m. - simple said Eucharist at the Side Altar 11:00 a.m. - Lessons and Carols

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January 2020

Twelfth Night Celebration

Fri, January 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Please join us for the last festivities of the 12th Night of Christmas on Friday, January 3, from 5:00-7:30 in the church! 12th Night is a traditional time for mirth and revelry, and we will have circus performers, wandering musicians, face painting, delicious food and fun for all ages. If you’d like to help, call or email the parish office ([email protected] or 212-254-8620). Everyone is welcome- bring your friends and neighbors!

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Feast of the Epiphany

Sun, January 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Holy Eucharist (Side Altar) 9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Choir 11:00 a.m. Meditation & Sacrament 7:00 p.m.  

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February 2020

Ash Wednesday Service

Wed, February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

8:00 a.m. - Morning Ash Wednesday Service

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Ashes To Go

Wed, February 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Ashes To Go - Imposition of Ashes throughout the day at the Garden Gate, 5th Ave and 10th Street.

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Noon – Ash Wednesday Service

Wed, February 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Noon Ash Wednesday Service

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7:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday Service with Music

Wed, February 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Church of the Ascension, Manhattan, 36-38 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

7:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday Service with Music Imposition of Ashes

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