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East Koshkonong
Lutheran Church, ELCA


Sundays at 9:00 a.m.

454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI 53523

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Christine Gantz, A.I.M.

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Graduate Recognition
Sunday May 29th
On Sunday May 29th during our 9:00 a.m. worship service we would like to recognize all of our members who will be graduating from high school this year. We would also like to recognize all our members who have graduated from college in the past six months or who will be graduating this spring.
We would appreciate it if the graduating students or their parents would notify the office of those who are graduating, including from what high school or college. We would also like to know who of our graduates will be able to attend worship on May 29th when this recognition will take place. Thank you, in advance, for contacting us! 608-423-3017

The Sanctuary Piano Needs Replacing
A new Kawai has been found at Farleys House of Pianos in Madison. The cost will be about $5,500. It would be wonderful to have it here for Rally Day in September!  If you would like to donate monies to purchase the piano please note in the memo line: New Piano. Donations made be put in the offering at church or brought to the church office, 454 East Church Rd., Cambridge, WI 53523. Thank you for your support!

Pastor Visits
Sign up for Pastor Brenda to visit you! Pastor would like to visit you at home or at work if you would like a visit.  In the narthex, you will find a clipboard sign up sheet for visits from Pastor Brenda.  Please sign up and she will contact you to arrange a time to visit. Thank you!

Food and Fellowship Group
Food Fellowship & Fun Group Gathered Monday March 14!

Bible Study On James
Tuesday Mornings at 11am
Wednesday Evenings at 7pm

We meet on Tuesdays at 11:00am and another group meets on Wednesdays at 7:00pm . The same study will be on both Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings to provide opportunity for people available during day or night to attend. All are welcome to join at anytime.

June & July Newsletter Submissions
Please include July 1-10 calendar events with June items by May 19th for inclusion in the June Newsletter. Also, please submit all July newsletter items before June 8, if possible.Thank you!

Food, Fellowship & Fun Group
Monday, June 13; 11:30 am; Fellowship Hall
You are invited  to lunch and time to visit with friends. Bring your cards for a game of Euchre, or a project you are working on. This is a time to have a meal, be in fellowship and have fun together. I will need a count of how many plan to come. The deadline to sign up with be on June 5th. If you are bringing a friend, please include that in the number of people. This event is hosted by the ARK committee. Hope to see lots of you in attendance. ~Vicki Schuh

Habitat: Faith Build Update
Habitat for Humanity Stewardship is seeking donations for the Habitat for Humanity Summer Faith Build project! Donations can be enclosed in special envelopes provided in the Narthex. Simply drop these envelopes in the offering plate or mail/drop them off at the church office. Please indicate on the check memo line that it is for the Habitat Home! Habitat build dates are: 6/21, 6/25, 9/6, 9/10.

This year, the home will be built on the east side of Sun Prairie in the Uplands Neighborhood on 237 Prairie Clover Court. Our build days will be:
Tuesday, June 21st& Saturday, June 25th; Tuesday, September 6th & Saturday, September 10th. There will also be a “Site Blessing Ceremony” on Wednesday, May 11th at 6 pm at the site of the new Faith Build home. EVERYONE is welcome!! Please make plans to attend this event, even if you’re not planning to build! We will pray over the site and even have a change to “sign” 2X4 studs that will be used to build the home!! This is an amazing event for all ages! Please click here to read more about this project on page 9 of the May Issue of the newsletter.

Special Music
Do you play an instrument or like to sing by yourself or with others?  We would love to have anyone from elementary school to adult provide special music for our services.  Contact Pastor Brenda or Vicki Schuh.

Cambridge Food Pantry

Click here for Food Pantry information.
Find out how you can volunteer and contribute. Learn about the Food Pantry Garden.

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.

This Week at EKLC:
Sunday, May 29, 2016
  9:00 am Worship, Graduates Recognition
10:00 am Coffee Hour hosted by Worship Committee

Monday, May 30, 2016
Happy Memorial Day!

10:30 am Memorial Day Parade in Cambridge
               Immediately following parade a Memorial
               Service will be held in Veterans Park.
               Pastor Brenda will be participating.

Tuesday, May 31 , 2016
  9:30 am Staff Meeting
10:30 am Prayers for Our People
11:00 am Adult Bible Study
12:00 pm-3:00 pm Pastor’s Office Hours

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
  7:00 pm Adult Bible Study

Thursday, June 2, 2016
  8:00 am-12:00 noon Pin & Sew
12:00 pm Potluck
1:00 pm Women of the ELCA Meeting
1:30 pm Women of the ELCA Bible Study

Sunday, June 5, 2016
  9:00 am Worship, 70th Anniversary of Ordination
               for Rev. A. Stanley Christensen
10:00 am Fellowship Coffee Hour hosted
               by Church Council

Includes Calendar & Worship Helpers Click here

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

Church Council Minutes: Click here.

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.

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Lindstroms march 2016
Message from Missionaries John & Amy Lindstrom.
Click here.

Thank you!
Thank you Hilary Terland for plant planting at the upper church and Hal & Vicki Schuh for planting the geraniums at the lower church for Pentecost.  Thank you Diane Luginbuhl, Marge Stach and Holly Loomis for your plant donations!

Stewardship Hosta Sale!
In conjunction with this year’s stewardship theme of “Growing Stewards”, the stewardship team is holding a “hosta” sale on
Sunday, June 12th, 2016 immediately following worship and fellowship time. The sale will be held at the parsonage, and everyone is welcome to purchase from the selection. If you have plants from your garden at home that you’d like to donate to the sale, please drop them off at the parsonage before the Sunday of the sale, as bare root and divided as much as possible. ALL proceeds from the plant sale will be donated to the Sanctuary Piano Fund!

Community Hymn Sing
Sunday, June 12; 2pm; Willerup UMC, Cambridge
Hymns from the 7th through the early 20th centuries will be celebrated on the organ, chimes and piano. All are welcome!

70th Ordination Anniversary:
Rev. Stanley Christensen

Celebration of 70th Ordination Anniversary for Rev. A. Stanley Christensen All are invited to worship and fellowship in honor of Rev. A. Stanley Christensen's 70th ordination anniversary! Family and friends will gather with Pastor & Mrs. Christensen on Sunday, June 5, 2016, beginning with worship at 9:00 am, at East Koshkonong Lutheran Church, 454 East Church Rd, Cambridge, WI 53523. There will be a luncheon following worship. If you have any questions, please contact the church office, 608-423-3017.

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. Everyone is welcome.

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.

Cambridge Area Resource Team
Cambridge Area Resource Team (CART) provides confidential assistance bringing together resources for our neighbors (Individuals/Families/Elderly/Homeless) in our local community to help meet their basic human needs. Click here for more information.