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.
February 2020 Schedule
The Schedule of Services for February is now available online.
Dates for the Mission's Sunday School called Orthodox Kids Way:
-- 16 February (Sunday of the Prodigal Son)
-- 8 March (Sunday of Orthodoxy)
Lessons take place after the Liturgy.
English language speaking Orthodox Church parish divine liturgy services in Melbourne