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Evangelical Lutheran
Church in America
God's work. Our hands.

East Koshkonong
Lutheran Church, ELCA

Worship:

Sundays at 9:00 a.m.



454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI 53523
608-423-3017
EKLC@bminet.com

Map & Directions
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Website Designed & Maintained by
Christine Gantz, A.I.M.
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Life Together
You will find many opportunities for involvement in our community of faith.

 

Sundays on the PrairiePhoto Gallery: Sundays on the Prairie
See photos from Sundays on the Prairie. Click here.

Rally Day: Celebrating our Children &
God’s Gift of Learning

September 7, 9:00 a.m.
This day marks the beginning of our education programs. It will include a Blessing of the Backpacks. Students of every age bring your backpack to worship (it can contain books and snacks - if your willing to share). Watch for more details in the September newsletter

Blessing of the Backpacks
Sunday, September 7th
Children of all ages if you carry a backpack , bring it for a blessing of the backpacks - a blessing of our learning.

Skaalen Auxiliary Ice Cream Social
A benefit for the residents of Skaalen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Sunday, August 17, 2014; 2:00-3:00 p.m.
$3.00 per person at the door

This fun-filled afternoon will include…Mouth-watering, home-baked fruit pies; Schoep’s Ice Cream; Efficient service in the air-conditioned comfort of the Resident Dining Room (located on the main level); Entertainment in the Skaalen Chapel; Chances to win beautiful hand-crafted items--Raffle tickets $1.00 each or six for $5.00.Join us today! Skaalen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 400 N. Morris St., Stoughton

Calling All College-Bound Students
Hey college-bound students. The time is rapidly approaching when you will be starting classes and all the other stuff that college brings. We would like to keep in touch with you throughout the school year. We’d appreciate it if you could provide us with your name, college you are/will be attending and your mail-ing address (whether you are living on campus or living at home and commuting). You can provide us with this information by either dropping a note to us in the mail (EKLC, 454 E Church Rd., Cambridge, WI 53523), leaving a note in the offering plate when you are worshipping, or email the church office eklc@bminet.com. Thanks in advance for letting us know where you will be this coming school year!

Christian Concert at The Fireside
The Pfiefers
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Tickets are $34.95 (Gratuity not included). Checks should be made out to Women of the ELCA and sent to Jo Lee Payment due by September 7, 2014. Arrival time: 10:30 am
Sign up sheet posted in Friendship Hall.

And Then There Was One…
A Seminar Offering Guidance for End-of-Life Preparedness and Transitioning After the Loss
of a Loved One

Grounded in personal experience and grief, Charlotte Fox, in a collective effort with an attorney, financial planner, funeral director, doctor, nurse, deputy sheriff, and other professionals, assembled a 258 page resource guide.  (www.therewasone.com)  Grace Lutheran will host this seminar Sunday mornings, August 17 and 24, 10:30 - 12:30. This is free. Donna Hutter will be the presenter. Please register directly with Donna at 608-219-2891. Purchasing the 258 page workbook, $30, is optional. Informational brochures are available in the Narthex.

Center For Spiritual Growth
Fall Offerings

A Ministry of Christ Lutheran Church invites you to:
A Million Ways to Pray (Sept. 24th, Oct. 2, 9 &16 at 9:30am-11:00am Leader: Jack Finney @ Christ Lutheran Church 700 Cty Hwy B, Stoughton. $5.00 for four sessions),
Discerning God’s Will: Listening to Your Hearts Desires (Oct. 4 at 9:30am-2pm Leader: Jack Finney @ Christ Lutheran Church 700 Cty Hwy B, Stoughton. $20 including lunch)
Exploring Transitions of Seasons & Life with Soulcollage (Nov. 1 @10am-noon Leader: Judy Nolde @ Christ Lutheran Church 700 Cty Hwy B, Stoughton.) Informational brochures are in the Narthex.

Altar Table
The council, at the June meeting, accepted the low bid for the Altar Table requested by the Worship Committee. Dan Korth of Cambridge will build the table, matching the styling's of the chancel furnishing crafted by Orin Kaare. Gifts and memorials may be given to this project. Any funds received over and above the cost of the Altar Table will go toward worship supplies.

Cambridge Food Pantry
Click here for Food Pantry information. Find out how you can volunteer and contribute.

Cambridge Area Resource Team
Cambridge Area Resource Team (CART) will strive to provide confidential assistance that brings together resources to our neighbors (Individuals/Families/
Elderly/Homeless) in our local community to help meet their basic human needs. CART Provides:  Transportation Assistance, Rent & Housing Assistance, Employment Support, Clothing/Housewares, Utility Assistance & Health Care Referrals. CAMBRIDGE AREA RESOURCE TEAM (CART) 223 Jefferson Street (Hwy 18)Suite 1; Cambridge Contact: Pat Long, Phone: (608)423-1423, Email: cartforhelp@gmail.com

Cambridge Community Cafe: Free Meal
First Thursday of every month, 5:30-6:30 pm, Amundson Center, 200 Spring St., Cambridge Fostering Friendship, Family and Fellowship within our Community.


This Week:
Sunday, August 17, 2014
  9:00 am Worship

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  9:30 am Staff Meeting
10:00 am Coffee Fellowship
10:20 am Prayer Service
  6:30 pm Church Council

Sunday, August 24, 2014
  Hymn Sing
  9:00 am Worship

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
  9:30 am Staff Meeting
10:00 am Coffee Fellowship
10:20 am Prayer Service

Thursday, August 28, 2014
  9:00 am Newsletter Assembly
               VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

Sunday, August 31, 2014
  8:00 am Choir rehearsal
  9:00 am Worship

Monday, September 1, 2014
   Labor Day
 

Cancellation Information
In case of severe weather, contact the church office at 423-3017; or check this web site.

Newsletter:
Includes Calendar & Worship Helpers Click here

Church Council Minutes: Click here.


We’re Singing Praises!
Come to Choir - We’d Love to have you!
We sing the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Practice is at 8:00 a.m. those Sunday’s in the choir room.
August Rehearsals are: August 10th 8:00 a.m. and August 31st 8:00 a.m. 1st Sunday that we sing for worship is September 14th. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Electronic Giving
Doesn’t Take A Vacation

This summer, if you can’t make it to church due to travel or other commitments, we encourage you to automate your regular donations. The church relies on the consistent financial support of the congregation and electronic giving offers an easy way to give on a recurring basis. Pick up an authorization form. We thank you for your continued support!

Meals On Wheels Volunteers Needed
Will you help deliver meals? The dates available to sign up are September 8-19 and in busy December 15-26. Will you help? Plan ahead and contact the church office.

Comment Cards
Comment cards are available in the pews inviting your comments – good or bad (e.g. new idea; suggestions; things you like/don’t like; items that need to be fixed, etc.) All comments will be reviewed by the Council.

Missionaries John & Amy Lindstrom
See the article by John and Amy Lindstrom on page 10 of the June 2014 newsletter. Click here.

LWR, EKLC Food Drive & Sunday School
The Sunday School Youth recently had an opportunity to learn more about helping others in need with a fall food drive. The food collected was weighed and the Church Council matched the donations in dollars for LWR. As a result, the children had a generous $1000 to "spend" on Lutheran World Relief Gifts. Click here to see what they chose!

Prayer Chain
If you would like to receive prayer requests from the EKLC Prayer Chain by email (or phone) please contact the church office, 608-423-3017. Together in Prayer.

Prayer Service Every Tuesday
Tuesdays: Coffee at 10 am, Prayer at 10:20 am
Every Tuesday we gather together to pray for our members. Join us before the service for coffee and fellowship.

Good Samaritan Fund
As we enjoy all the blessings that God has granted to us there are still those in our communities who suffer with financial struggles. Click here to learn how you can give or receive help.

New to the Library
Our Friend, and former Pastor of EKLC, Rev. Clint Schnekloth gifted the East Koshkonong Lutheran Library with his recent published book, Mediating Faith. Check it out!!

Building the Relationships
You Were Born For
Daily Bible Readings for 2014
These are fast times we’re living in. As life moves quicker and quicker, we can become overwhelmed and exhausted. It’s no surprise that when it comes to our relationships, we find ourselves with little or no time to put into them. Here is a different way to read through the Bible in a year. May you be blessed as God speaks to you through the words that are God inspired. Click here to download Bible readings.