About Us

The Church of the Ascension, Alice Springs is in the Diocese of the Northern Territory within the Anglican Church of Australia and the world-wide Anglican Communion linking churches internationally in the Anglican or Episcopal tradition.
The Parish covers 600,000 square kilometres with boundaries extending from the South Australian border in the south, the Queensland border to the east, the Western Australian border to the west and to Tennant Creek in the North.

The Parish church is located in the centre of Alice Springs.

Why we exist!

As Anglicans in Central Australia we seek to worship and serve Jesus in the power of the Holy Spirit by:

  • living our Christian faith
  • sharing God’s love
  • bringing hope to the community.

What we hope to be!

A relevant, dynamic Christian community engaged in gospel-focussed living.

Our Tagline

Jesus in the Centre

The values we seek to uphold!

  • Christ like (reflecting Christ in all that we do)
  • Spirit-filled (open to the leading of the Holy Spirit)
  • Prayerful (in all matters)
  • Bible centred (in our lives, worship and ministry)
  • Inclusive (of all people)
  • Welcoming (of all who come into our midst)
  • Equipping (encouraging and enabling each other to serve)
  • Responsible (wise stewards of God-given resources)