We believe in God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. One sacrifice for the forgiveness of all of our sins, and only one way to heaven: the death and rising of Jesus Christ.
Interested in learning more about the fundamentals of Christianity? Check out our weekly Faith Foundations class. It's open to the public, free, fun, and a great way to learn about the Word of God in a comfortable setting. Child care available!
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Here are some core values we hold as a Lutheran Christian congregation serving the families of Sarasota and Manatee County, Florida. Please click to expand:
For a detailed guide on the Lutheran Christian faith, download a free copy of Luther's Small Catechism, a short book which overviews our interpretation and application of the Bible.
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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'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.