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"Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts." Colossians 3:16

Discover a Loving Christian Congregation in Sarasota, Florida!

Ascension is located just minutes off of I-75, exit 210 (Fruitville Road). Take exit 210 onto Fruitville and head west to McIntosh Road in Sarasota, Florida and turn left heading south. Ascension is approximately 3/4 of a mile and on the right.


Worship is central to our mission at Ascension. Through it God reveals the path he wants us to take. He empowers us and motivates us to take it, and He does all of this within a framework that gives glory and praise to Him while enabling us to grow as brothers and sisters, as Christians, together in one true faith. Connect with us today at here in Sarasota to learn more!

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800 McIntosh Road, Sarasota, FL 34232   
N. Martin Mielke, Pastor                            Cell Phone     941-350-8418
Caryl Schippman, Office Administrator   Church Phone     941-371-2978


Stephen Schultz, Principal and Teacher
Denise Mielke, Office Administrator    School Phone    941-371-5909

School Teachers:
Brooke Carbon, Grade K 
Troy Yerks, Grades 1-2 
Stephen Schultz, Grades 3-4 
Cassie Anklam, Grades 5-6 
Lexi Fischer, Grades 7-8

Sherri Medico, Preschool Director 
Preschool Teachers:
Sherri Medico, Preschool Director
Susan Bare, Lead Teacher
Tina Lange & Belkis Bolanos, Teacher Assistants
Preschool Phone    941-377-9670

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A congregation of the WELS — Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod -
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