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Ascension Lutheran Church   517-337-9703 | 2780 Haslett Road, East Lansing, Michigan | MAP
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Pastor David C. Winningham

photograph of Pastor Dave Winningham
Pastor David C. Winningham

Pastor David C. Winningham is a native of Akron, Ohio. He graduated from Concordia College (Ann Arbor), Concordia Sr. College (Ft. Wayne) and Concordia Seminary (St. Louis). He served a dual parish (Redeemer, Sudbury and St. Mark’s, Val Caron) in Ontario, Canada before moving to Michigan to teach Theology in a Lutheran High School. Dave served Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Armada for 12½ years and twice at Lutheran High North in Macomb, Michigan. He served in the campus ministry at University Lutheran Chapel in Ann Arbor for six years. He began his ministry at Ascension Lutheran Church in 2006.

His areas of interest include worship and music. He plays piano, trumpet and guitar. While at Lutheran North, he coached boys’ and girls’ soccer teams and was advisor to the ski club. He played 16 years for the Anchor Bay men’s soccer team and with the Canton Celtics men’s (over-50) soccer team since 2001. Dave has served as a Counselor at five National Youth Gatherings, was a District Counselor for LWML and has served on other various circuit and district committees.

Pastor Winningham is married and he and his wife have two sons and five grandchildren.


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