Resources & Ministries
LCMS Missions, Auxiliaries, and Organizations
Map of All Congregations in LCMS Southeastern District Circuit 15
The Ascension Lutheran Soup Kitchen serves a free, hot meal every Tuesday from 11:30-12:30 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Luther Hall, the lower level fellowship hall. Everyone is welcome to attend and join us for lunch, served in a dignified, restaurant-style setting.
Volunteers are always needed to help with a wide variety of tasks at the Soup Kitchen, from serving guests at a table, cleaning up afterwards, to picking up donations from local donors. Please see the Soup Kitchen page for more information.
Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in congregations that use the Stephen Series system.
Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.
The Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) is the official women's auxiliary of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. For 75 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman's relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.
The Chapel for the Deaf is a mission of Circuit 15 (LCMS Charlotte Region) that meets at Ascension Lutheran Church in the Chapel on Sundays for fellowship at 9:30 AM and worship at 10:30 AM. Services are signed in American Sign Language by Pastor Michael MacDonald.
Abundant Life Lutheran Church is a mission of Circuit 15 (LCMS Charlotte Region) that meets at Ascension Lutheran Church in the Chapel on Sundays for worship at 11:30 AM and Bible study at 12:30 PM. Services are led by Pastor Christopher Stout, intended primarily for those who are visually-impaired.
Recovery Support Groups who Meet at Ascension
The Abutment Group is a support group for people who have the dual diagnoses of addiction and mental illness. Attendance is limited to those with the dual diagnoses of addiction and mental illness. No guests or visitors please.
The Abutment Group meets Sundays at 6:00 PM in the Chapel Classroom.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
This particular group meets on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Chapel Classroom, and it is only for men. For a list of other AA meetings throughout the Metrolina region, please visit www.charlotteaa.org.
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth.
CMA meets on Mondays at 6:00 PM in the Chapel Classroom.
Miscellanous Organizations at Ascension