Church Office

Church office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm.

Sunday School in Action

Yay! Sunday School is in full swing for our youth. Each week, children from preschool through 6th grade hear about God's love through song, prayer, crafts and stories. We pray that God continues to work in the hearts of these children and their teachers.

Bible Studies at Church

Bible studies held at church:

  • Sunday Bible Study ¬†¬†not a fan ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Sundays at 8:15 a.m.
    • starts June 5
  • Pastor Lemmermann's class ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†on hold
  • Walt Little's Bible Class ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†on hold through Labor Day
  • Pastor Stolle's Bible Class ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† on hold through Labor Day.

Summer Worship Schedule

Moving to One Service for the Summer starting Sunday, May 29.  At the May 15 Voters' Meeting, the congregation approved moving to a single Sunday service at 9:30 a.m.  Additionally, Adult Bible Study will start at 8:15 a.m. and Sunday School and Confirmation will start at 8:30 a.m.

Sunday Morning Fellowship

There will be coffee in the Family Life Center from 8:00 until after church services. Please stop by the FLC before or after church for coffee and fellowship.

Lay Representative Needed

Pastor is in need of a layperson to represent Ascension at the Circuit Forum on August 28, 2022, at St. Paul, Independence. This person will help elect our circuit representative for the 2023 LCMS Synodical Convention in Milwaukee, next year,¬†July 29‚ÄďAug. 3, 2023.¬†The Layperson is not committing to the Milwaukee convention; they are merely electing our circuit representatives to the convention. Deadline for this position is Saturday, August 27. Pastor and Layperson will go together to St. Paul on Sunday, August 28.

Hospice Volunteers Needed 

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care are looking for volunteers. For more information and training contact Paige Lammert at 816-268-2644. See bulletin board for more information. 


Walker Program

Ascension’s Walker Program is live! The Family Life Center will be open for walking from 7 am to 10 am weekdays. Walking is a great way to start your day and can improve both your physical and mental health!  Please join us. 

Are you a fan or a follower? 

The dictionary defines a fan as ‚Äúan enthusiastic admirer.‚ÄĚ Fans want to be close enough to Jesus to get all the benefits, but not so close that it requires sacrifice. Fans may be fine with repeating a prayer, attending church on the weekend, and slapping a Jesus fish on their bumpers.¬†

But is that really the extent of the relationship Jesus wants? Jesus was never interested in having admirers. It’s not fans he is looking for. 

Join us in June and through the summer as we explore not a fan.¬†by Rev. Kyle Idleman to discuss ‚Äúbecoming a completely committed follower of Jesus‚ÄĚ. Eileen Green will be leading the Sunday morning sessions. Books will be provided at no charge to the first 19 attendees.

July 9-13                National Youth Gathering               Houston, TX

Saturday, October 1           4th Annual Craft Fair          9:00a - 4:00p

Saint Paul Lutheran High School 36th Annual Benefit Auction

Online Silent Auction: Bid NOW! Bidding closing at 6:00pm on Saturday, June 25th. Visit to see 150+ items, bid, or make a donation.
Live Auction and Hog Roast: Sunday, June 26th at Saint Paul Lutheran High School in Concordia, MO. Auction & Meal take place in Krueger Dining Hall. The meal will be served from 11:00am-1:00pm, free-will donation. Live Auction will begin around 12:30pm. All proceeds will go towards improving campus security at SPLHS, the last LCMS residential high school. Visit for more information.

Host Families Needed

The Lutheran High School of Kansas City is looking for host families for a girl from France, a girl from Thailand and a boy from France who all want to study abroad at LHSKC next year!  For more information, please contact Tamara Smith at LHS by calling 816-241-5478 or emailing her at Thank you for your consideration!