Pastor Phil Whitener

Welcome to Ascension Lutheran Church

WELCOME! This community of faith is seeking to make your "welcome" ever more real and new for persons like yourself, whether you hear it on Sunday mornings in our sanctuary complete with an outstretched hand, or read it on a screen as you relax at home, or in a coffee shop. It is a genuine welcome, backed up with the kind of honest openness and friendliness that refreshes the soul, emboldens the heart, and delights the mind.

"You are welcome at Ascension!" We understand that not everyone who is seeking a connection with something deeper and more fulfilling will be able to physically come to Indian Harbour Beach and participate in this congregation's multiplicity of programs, from service to education and from fellowship to worship. So...we have created a website where you can connect! Here are the resources, the links, and conversations you need to feel welcome, and we hope, appreciated and understood.

Thanks for dropping by our website. We hope you'll come back again soon, and often. Bookmark us, and add us to your home screen. We'll keep it up-to-date.

God's Blessings!

Pastor Phil

Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2016



 Ascension Lutheran Vacation Bible School (VBS) is going to be the week of July 18-22, with a Roundup on Sunday, July 24th.  The program is Barnyard Roundup from Concordia.  It's going to be "Farm-tastic" as kids look into the Bible, God's Holy Word, to discover that Jesus is better than a BFF (Best Friend Forever)!  Jesus, their Savior, knows them by name, rounds them up, and brings them home.  

We are now taking registrations for our Barnyard Roundup VBS.  You can either stop by the office or you can download the registration form by clicking on 2016 VBS Registration Form and return the completed form to the church office during regular office hours.

He is with us always and forever, no matter what!  If you can help, please call the church office, (321) 773-1815.  Thank ewe!

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Words from our Pastor

Pastor Phil Whitener

We hope you and your family will have a warm and spirit-filled experience with us as we worship and fellowship together at our services, events, and ministries. Blessings & Peace!  -Pastor Phil Whitener

"Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest unto your souls."

St. Mathew 11:28