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Join us Sunday, December 17, at Captain Butler's for our Christmas Pageant at 9:00 and Service of Lessons and Carols at 10:00. Childcare available.
  • 276 years of the Word and Sacrament. Visit Ascension this Sunday or during your next trip to Savannah!

  • Martin Luther memorial in Eisleben, Germany.


For Visitors

We welcome you to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension.  There is a place for each and everyone at our table…

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Worship Times

During the fall of 2017, the restoration of our historic sanctuary continues and renovations to Crumley Hall are now underway. Join us on Sunday, December 17, at Captain Butler’s, Ascension’s retreat center at 115 Penrose Drive on Whitemarsh Island, for our 9:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Pageant, and 10:00 a.m. Service of Lessons and Carols. On […]

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On-street parking in downtown Savannah is free on Sundays. If parking in a public garage on Sundays, you may present your church bulletin to have the parking fee for up to 3 hours waived. In addition, we offer free parking in our lot adjacent to the church at the corner of Drayton and State Streets. […]

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In 1734, protestant exiles from Salzburg, Austria, arrived in the new colony of Georgia and settled at Ebenezer – up river of the British in Savannah. They practiced Lutheran worship and sacraments, and as Savannah grew their pastors began coming to town to officiate various weddings…

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The Church

Located on historic Wright Square at 120 Bull Street, Savannah, Georgia, the Lutheran Church of the Ascension celebrated the 275th anniversary of its founding in April 2016.

Captain Butler’s Retreat

Captain Butler's retreat on Whitemarsh Island offers a large indoor facility as well as a dock on Richardson Creek with deepwater access to the Bull River.