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

We strive to treasure God, serve others, and celebrate family through the truth that only God's Word provides.

Sunday mornings @ 9:30am EST

Discover truth at Ascension as we walk with Jesus- and rethink religion!


In the season of Lent, as much as any other, Jesus teaches things that turns the world’s assumptions about religion completely upside down.


Ash Wednesday (Feb 14th) - Rethinking Our Priorities
First Sunday in Lent (Feb 18th) - Rethinking Trials, Tests, & Temptations

Second Sunday in Lent (Feb 25th) - Rethinking Suffering under the Cross
Third Sunday in Lent (March 3rd) - Rethinking the Worth of Worship
Fourth Sunday in Lent (March 10th) -  Rethinking the Solution to Sin
Fifth Sunday in Lent (March 17th) - Rethinking Devoted Commitment
Palm Sunday (March 24th) - Rethinking Real Strength
Holy/Maundy Thursday (March 28th) - Rethinking Our Appetites
Good Friday (March 29th) - Rethinking Sacrifice

Come join us this Easter season @ Ascension Lutheran Church!

Weekly Lenten worship: Weds @ 7pm

Good Friday (March 29th): 3pm & 7pm

Easter Sunrise Service (March 31st): 7:30am

Free Easter Breakfast (March 31st): 8:15am

Easter Egg Hunt (March 31st): 9:15am

Easter Festival Service (March 31st): 10am

You're invited this Sunday morning to discover Biblical truth at Ascension!

Join us weekly at 9:30am EST for joyful, reverent Sunday Morning Worship, or connect via 

Livestream or Facebook!

Parenting with Purpose: A family event series at Ascension!

Transformational Bible study for parents, and physical activities, games and more for kids aged 3-17, Fridays in Sept-December. Learn more!

Grow in your faith with Bible Study and Growth Groups!

Weekly Bible Study (on-site): Sundays @ 10:45am. Contact us for optional Zoom link to join remotely.

Ascension Growth Groups: Study the Word of God while connecting and sharing life with fellow believers. Upcoming groups include "Faith Foundations" and "Christian Parenting" 

Register today!


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. Browse Ascension's Christ-centered devotional videos now.

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.

Recently worshiped with us for the first time? Share your thoughts via this guest survey!
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