Our Work


SERVE the needs of the world with us.  Ascension Lutheran extends its OPEN ARMS through service and giving. Our congregation is committed to providing meaningful service here in our community.  Projects include:

•             Habitat for Humanity

•             Food, clothing and self-sufficiency assistance through Eastern Area Community Ministries

•             Churchill Downs’ Backside ministry

•             Intergenerational mission trips

•             “Prayer Shawl” ministry knitting shawls while praying, and shawls are gifted to those in need of comfort

•             “Women in Stitches” make comforters for people who need warmth

We also serve the world beyond through efforts such as support for:

  • A missionary who teaches seminary students in Singapore
  • Lutheran World Relief
  • Lutheran World Federation
  • Tithing the church’s gross income to the Greater Church (Indiana-Kentucky Synod and ELCA)