Welcome to Holy Ascension Orthodox Christian Mission

All Church Services are Entirely in English

Holy Ascension is an English-Speaking Orthodox Christian Church situated in inner Melbourne (Australia). It is made up of clergy and lay-people from all walks of life. The Mission is a service to the general public, providing the ancient, traditional and Divine Services of the Orthodox Church in the English language.

Orthodox Christianity in English for All Australians

​People of all backgrounds are welcome to attend and observe the Orthodox Christian Way of Life at the Mission. Our Lord, God and Saviour, Jesus Christ is Truth Himself: I am the Way, Truth and Life (John 14: 6). Sincere seekers of Truth who desire to enter into the Orthodox Christian Faith are welcome.


Holy Ascension is under the omophorion and canonical protection of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.




Livestreams of Divine Services in English

From Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Brisbane

Next services

Friday 10 April

- Matins 6pm

Lazarus Saturday 11 April

- Epistle, Gospel, Synaxarion & Sermon 8:30AM

- Vigil with Palm Blessing 6pm

Palm Sunday 12 April

- Divine Liturgy 8:30AM



Orthodox Christian Life at Home

Resources from the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA

Resources from the Orthodox Church in America (OCA)

Resources from Mystagogy

Orthodox Christian Activity Books (OCA)

Free Downloadable Palm Frond Coloring Page for Palm Sunday

Holy Week & Pascha at Home

From Ancient Faith

From Orthodox Christian Author

An at home resource guide for Holy Week & Pascha

A Helpful Guide As We Approach the Resurrection

Canon to Christ the Great Physician

Encouragement During Times of Pestilence


English language speaking Orthodox Church parish divine liturgy services in Melbourne

Church Location

Holy Ascension Orthodox Christian Mission
32 Electra Street, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.



Postal Address

Address all correspondence to:

Holy Ascension Orthodox Christian Mission
PO Box 234
Keilor East

Victoria 3033


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Incorporated Association # A0053809W
A Canonical Mission of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia