Church of the Ascension

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The Church of the Ascension (Manhattan) is an Episcopal church in the Diocese of New York, located at Fifth Avenue and Tenth Street in New York City's historic Greenwich Village neighborhood. From an austere beginning as a bastion of the evangelical movement The Church of the Ascension has become internationally known for its art, music, and liturgy. From a church with rented pews and a mostly affluent, homogeneous congregation, it has evolved into a parish of diverse people.