Ten Quick Facts about The Church of The Ascension

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We have a 200+ year history on Staten Island.

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We are part of the Episcopal Church of the USA.

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We are open, welcoming, and inclusive.

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We are catholic in form of worship and piety, but we believe that the Realm of God is very wide. There is always room at our table

 

5

We LOVE kids, and their squirming does NOT bother us. We have nursery and church school opportunities for them.

6

We love to sing, eat, laugh, and pray together.

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We welcome involvement at your level of comfort – from full immersion in the community to slipping in at the back for Holy Eucharist.

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We support the ideal of justice in the world for all of God’s children and pray for peace.

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We believe that new people in our community make us better, richer, and fuller.

10

We believe that there is hope for the world.