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2 Advent, The Rev. Mary Cat Young preached at Grace Church, December 10, 2017

2 Advent, Year B, RCL Readings Content warning.  This sermon starts out with a lot of fairly depressing imagery.  It gets better.     It’s December.  There are bells ringing and lights twinkling, and cheery music blasts from store to store as red and green and plaid scarves and and red and white elf hats […]

Advent with Canterbury Downtown

  This past Sunday marked the official start of Advent, a month-long season of the liturgical year (fun fact: it also marks the beginning of the liturgical calendar, despite being celebrated at the end of the year). Advent is the time in which we prepare for the nativity of Jesus, which we celebrate with great […]

The Bishop is coming, the Bishop is coming! (Updated!)

Join us for worship and dinner on Sunday, November 19 with our guest The Rt. Rev. Andrew M. L. Dietsche Bishop of the Diocese of New York! See more great photos from our Dinner and conversation with Bishop Dietsche. Sunday, November 19, 2018.

Lutheran companions

Throughout 2017-2018 we’ll connect with our Lutheran companions from The Vine NYC for opportunities to grow in spiritual conversation and service learning collaborative projects.  

This Sunday: Ascension Forum on Immigration

This Sunday, the Church of the Ascension will be hosting a forum on immigration, entitled “I am not the Mouth for these Ears.” The forum features a conversation with Marco Saavedra, a 27 year old undocumented writer and painter requesting political asylum in the United States. Marco came to the U.S. with his parents at […]

Save the Date: October Events

It’s official: October has arrived, and that means lots of new events and opportunities with Canterbury Downtown! Check out our list of upcoming events below, and stay tuned for further details.   Saturday, October 7th, 12:00 PM Holy Eucharist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, benefitting victims of recent hurricanes   Sunday, October […]

Upcoming Event: Cathedral of St. John the Divine Halloween Extravaganza

Join Chaplain Madeline for a spooktacular screening of The Phantom of the Opera (1925)- with live organ accompaniment- at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Following the movie is a live performance from Ralph Lee’s Mettawee River Theater Company! When? Friday, October 27th, 10:00-11:55 PM Where? The Cathedral of St. John the Divine: 1047 Amsterdam Ave, […]

Dinner With Our Neighbors at The Table

Next Sunday, we will be having dinner with our friends from The Table, a Lutheran student community in Lower Manhattan, and Pastor Becca Seely. You can read more about The Table here. We will be exploring what ritual means in our lives and faith, and making rosaries for Catholic seafarers who are often isolated and […]

CHOMP: Lunch and Conversation

  Monthly lunch and conversation about justice, our world and Christianity Whoever you are, whatever your faith background, or lack thereof, YOU ARE WELCOME AT THIS TABLE Come to EAT, LEARN, WRESTLE and be empowered to go out and act for justice in our world. Free lunch is provided for students 12 – 1 pm […]

Welcome Week 2017

The summer season has flown by around here as many students are off on adventures, summer jobs, visits home, etc.  And new students finally are getting their feet on the ground in New York City to start a new school, a new semester, a new chapter in their lives.  I am praying for and with […]

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