Welcome to the Church of the Ascension

The Anglican Church in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal – consecrated in 1904.

Officially called Parish of Kirby-Hilton, in Umngeni Archdeaconry, Diocese of Natal. .

Our current Rector is Forbes Maupa (who is also the Archdeacon of Umngeni), and our assistant Parish Priest in Nobuhle Hlatshwayo.

We have 2 in-person, Covid compliant Eucharist Services a week: Sunday morning (8.30am with Children’s Ministry) and Wednesday morning (9.30am). We also have a weekly Virtual Sunday Eucharist Service and daily Sound Bytes (Monday – Friday). Our Youth Group meets every Sunday, 4-5.30pm. Please note that the 1st Sunday of every month is a Family service.

“a beacon of hope & a witness to the kingdom of God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit among us.”


Sunday: 8.30am Eucharist         with Children’s Ministry.

Sunday: 4-5.30pm Youth

Wednesday: 9.30am                                Eucharist.

Latest Sound Byte

Latest Virtual Service

Contact Us

Phone: 033 343 3012
administrator@ascensionhilton.co.za Monday-Friday: 9am-1pm


For emergencies please contact Forbes on

083 404 0397