Image result for ascension iconThe Orthodox Church of the Ascension in Rugby, Warwickshire, provides a place of worship in English for Orthodox Christians of all ethnic backgrounds, as well as for non-Orthodox Christians and others who are interested in the Faith.

Parishioners are from various backgrounds including British, Greek, Ukrainian, Romanian, Russian, Latvian, Coptic, Byelorussian, Serbian and Bulgarian. Services are in English, with some parts (e.g. the Lord’s Prayer) additionally recited in other languages.

The parish is part of the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, the largest Orthodox diocese in this country, and part of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

National COVID-19 Restrictions

Following the introduction of new national restrictions on 5th November, there will be no public services in our church until further notice. During the lockdown period the church will be open every Sunday between 9.30 am and 11.00 am for private prayer.

For information about coming to church during the COVID-19 pandemic, please look here. For ways to join in worship if you cannot come to church please look here.

The Orthodox Community of the Ascension and St Chad is a Registered Charity – number 1122061. Orthodox Christians aged 18 and over may become members of the Community.

Our Annual General Meeting
will be held on
Saturday 7th November 2020 at 2 pm
(virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams)

If you wish to vote at this year’s AGM,
please complete and return an application form
before Wednesday 7th October

Membership registration form   Αίτηση εγγραφής μέλους
Formular de inscriere  Форма регистрации членов Сообщества

For a Gift Aid form, click here

One-off donation

Instead of giving at the church, you can donate online here.