Ascension Lutheran Church Sarasota
Lutheran Church in Sarasota
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Join us this week for Christ-centered worship Ascension Lutheran Church, streaming live or in-person from our church in Sarasota, Florida! Here you'll find a Biblically-sound message that touches the people of today, a family-friendly atmosphere, and an attitude that binds us together in love.

Worship with us live this week, wherever you are:

Join us online this Sunday morning

to worship the Lord!

9:00am EST Sunday morning (Extra Care service, masks/distancing required)

11:15am EST Sunday morning (Regular service, mask optional/distancing required)

7:00pm Weds during Lent

No Advent services this season

Ascension Lutheran Church is a Christian church located in Sarasota, Florida. We proclaim God's Truth: the Good News of Jesus Christ crucified and raised for the salvation of all people. All are welcome to our weekly services, and we look forward to meeting you this Sunday morning in Sarasota, Florida or online via our live stream!

We are a church of the WELS (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod) and are a Christ-centered congregation, focused on Biblical doctrine expressed in a family-friendly atmosphere. Our traditional Christian services feature classic hymns with occasional contemporary songs performed in a reverent, blended style to lend a modern element to our traditional Christian worship service.

Please note that social distancing is required at Ascension and seating is arranged accordingly. Mask use is encouraged but not mandatory with the exception of the 9am Extra Care service. At-risk individuals should consider all factors as a personal choice and are welcome to attend Online Worship at 9am.

Outdoor Movie Night, December 4th
"The Star" FREE, bring family and friends!

Join us on Friday evening, Dec. 4th at 6pm for an evening of film and treats for the whole family! Outdoor Movie night on the lawn at Ascension is open to all, so bring a lawn chair, blankets (in case it's chilly), and your family and friends for a heart warming Christmas movie with a focus on Christ. Hot cocoa, popcorn, and more- see you then!



Here's the film's story:

A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day, he finds the courage to break free, embarking on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove who has lofty aspirations. Along with three camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told -- the first Christmas.

This is a free event. Start time: 6pm on Dec. 4th. If rain, event will be rescheduled. Directions/contact info here.


While this is an outdoor event, masks / social distancing are strongly encouraged.

We share the love of Christ and His Gospel because of what God first did for us.

Ascension's mission is to partner with Sarasota-area families and visitors through our Lutheran church and school. We offer children's Sunday school and adult Bible studies courses for Christians at all stages of Scriptural maturity. Our on-site, full-time academic school provides Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade award-winning, accredited education for a student body made of young minds from many walks of life.


Ascension's Christian church and school family, through the blessing of the Holy Spirit, provides a nurturing, dedicated environment for Christ-centered worship, growth, and outreach. Here's what we believe.

In these short devotional videos, Pastor Marty Mielke of Ascension sheds light on some challenging questions through the lens of God's Word, the Bible. Watch a video now.

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800 McIntosh Road  //  Sarasota, Florida 34232  //  ​Tel: (941) 371-2978  //

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