Current and Upcoming Events

On Sunday, September 23, we returned to our regular schedule of Said Eucharist at 8AM and Sung Eucharist at 10AM.

Also Sunday School will resume meeting in the undercroft at 10AM on that date.


Can't find the event you are looking for on this page? Please check the Calendar which covers every day of the month.

Save the Date:  Upcoming Events for Richmond Episcopal Ministry:

The Advent Book Study Group that was planned for December 2, 9, and 16 has been postponed.  It will be scheduled after the New Year.  The book is “Following the Way of Jesus”, written by The Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry and other authors and published by the Episcopal Church.  

Saturday, December 15:  Breakfast with Santa at St John’s held in Eccleston Hall, 10:30AM – 12:30PM.  $15 donation for adults and children 7 and up.  Reservations and payment by December 7th.  Contact Edwina McCrimmon,, or call the parish office (718)447-1605.

Saturday, December 15: Fr. Bill is hosting a parish Christmas Party on Saturday, December 15th at 5:00PM in the Ascension Rectory.  All are welcome to bring a dish for the table!.

Sunday, December 16:  Lessons and Carols at St Paul’s Church, 3PM, featuring Voyces and Young Voyces.  For ticket information and reservations, contact St. Paul's: Or call: 718/273-9572.  Admission also sold at door.

Saturday, December 22:  At Ascension, we will be decorating the church for Christmas starting at 10AM.  And after the work is done we will be treated to chili prepared by Fr Bill!  If you can help we will be very happy to see you there.  Please contact Nancy Murphy for more information.

Saturday, December 29:  Ascension will host a Christmas Dinner for the residents of Lakeside Manor, which will be prepared by Fr. Bill and Hunter Jordan.  Artie & Joan are putting together goodie bags for each resident. The day will start with Holy Eucharist at 12:45.  Anyone who would like to volunteer their time as ushers, servers, etc. should be at the church at 12:00, as the residents will arrive at approximately 12:30. Please contact Fr Bill for more information.

Ascension's Chinese New Year Dinner is planned for February 9, 2019.



  A Few Reminders of Past Events:

Left: Fr Bill at the ordination on September 15. Below: Fr Bill at the picnic celebrating his ordination.

24-Hour Gospel Marathon, held Monday, November 5, 8PM until Tuesday, November 6, 8PM. To read about this event, go to the Home Page and select the Ascension Newsletter that featured an article reporting on it.