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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

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Website Designed & Maintained by
Christine Anderson
www.New-Expressions.net   

 

Life Together
You will find many opportunities for involvement in our community of faith.

 

Congregational Meeting Announcement
A congregational meeting will be held on September 11th (Rally Sunday) immediately after worship to vote on changing the annual meeting date in the constitution's by-laws to include possibly holding the annual meeting in February. 

No Meals on Wheels July 18-August 15
The Family Restaurant will be closed during this time.

Annual EKLC Family Reunion
And Pie Auction!
August 14th

Sign up sheets for serving, clean up, donating salads and baking pies are in the narthex. More info to come!

EKL Youth Car Wash
Sunday, August 14
For the EKLC Family Reunion! More info to come!

Quilt Raffle August 14Quilt Raffle
A quilt has been donated to our church to help defray the cost of musical instruments and instrument yearly maintenance. A raffle drawing will take place at the Family Reunion on August 14. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 and will be available during weekly worship until August 14. 100% of the ticket sales will go toward future care/tuning/repairs of our musical instruments at church. 


Choir Resumes
Choir It is time for EKLC choir to resume.  WE are looking for new members as well as our returning members.  We will practice on August 14th at 8 A.M.  This will get us started on pieces for September as well as review "All Day Sunday Singing" to perform for the Second Annual East Koshkonong Family Reunion and Pie Auction on the 14th.  Please consider joining us--we need you!

Confirmation Class Summer Sessions 
Last year’s confirmation class will be meeting August 14, after worship, for a confirmation refresher.  We’ll meet until about 12:30, and lunch will be provided.  
Incoming 7th graders - these sessions are not yet for you.  Confirmation for 7th graders will start in the fall, when you will join the 8th and 9th graders. Watch your mail this month for more information to come!  

Adult Bible Study Resumes in the Fall!
Tuesday, September 6 at 10:00am
Beginning with 1 & 2 Corinthians. More info to come!

Drawing for Free Pianos
Would anyone like the piano in the sanctuary or the upright in the Fellowship Hall?  These are both being offered without any cost.  You would be responsible for moving them to your home.  Put your name on a piece of paper in the shoebox by the piano display in the narthex. There will be a drawing on July 31st.  Specify which piano you would like.

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!


Habitat: Faith Build Update
Thank you again to everyone who has helped so far with our Habitat project! You’re all such a valuable asset to this ministry! Please take a look at the blue Habitat board in the Narthex for photos of our two June build dates and the “Bless the Build” ceremony!
We still have two more EKLC build dates coming up in September, so if you want to build, PLEASE sign up!


Tuesday, September 6th - 5 slots available
Saturday, September 10th – 3 slots available


There is also a “Fellowship” build day on Tuesday, August 30th where you can sign up to work with members of the other partner churches! Currently there are 2 slots available for that day, but they fill up quickly!

If you have NOT yet created your profile on Habitat’s “Volunteer Hub” website, please do so soon! Go to faith.habitatdane.volunteerhub.com to create your profile. Forms are in the Narthex to guide you through the set up process. If you need ANY assistance, please contact Hilary Terland at (608) 921-2123 and I will help you get signed up so you can build. Anyone that does not get signed up on Volunteer Hub, will not get to build, so create your profile and sign up!!

Habitat Faith Build
THANK YOU to everyone from EKLC that made it out for our two June build days! Your hard work and dedication was greatly appreciated!
Habitat Faith Build


This Week at EKLC:
Sunday, July 31, 2016
  9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Fellowship Coffee Hour
10:30 am Mutual Ministry Committee Meeting
10:30 am Education Committee Meeting

Monday, August 1, 2016
  5:30 pm Worship Committee Meeting

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
  8:30 am Staff Meeting
  9:30 am Prayers for Our People
11:00 am-2:00 pm Pastor’s office hours

Thursday, August 4, 2016
8:00 am-12:00 pm Pin & Sew

Saturday, August 6, 2016
  9:00 am Church Property Weeding.
               VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Sunday, August 7, 2016
  9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Fellowship Coffee Hour NEEDED

Newsletter:
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.

Like Us on Facebook!"Like" EKLC on Facebook!
Will you "like" the EKLC Facebook page?! Just Click Here. then click “LIKE” just under the ALTAR picture.

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

Calling all gardeners
Our plantings around the church are getting pretty weedy.  We will have a work day on August 6th starting at 9 to beautify the area for our Second Annual East Koshkonong  Family Reunion.  Rain date will be August 13th.  MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK!

EKLC Hosts
Cambridge Community Cafe Meal

Thursday, September 1st
At the Cambridge High School

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! More information to come

“Keeping it Light”
Coffee Hour Hosts Needed…

The summer can be a busy time in our lives with vacations, family gatherings etc… and even more reason for Sunday morning fellowship when you do have the time! We are looking for volunteers to host some summer fellowship coffee hours. Please know they can be very simple. Perhaps a package of cookies….whatever is easy for you...even just making the coffee and providing cold water! The sign up sheet is in the Friendship Hall. Thank you!

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.
August 4th is the next Cambridge Community Café!
The Cambridge Foundation will be hosting the MEAL AT THE LAKE RIPLEY PARK. Come check out the new park shelter and bathrooms!!!! They will be serving: fresh fruit, veggie tray, rotini salad, crab salad, coleslaw, ham and turkey sandwiches and dessert. Meal will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

Triumphant Quartet Christian Concert
Tuesday, August 9; The Fireside Theatre
A sign up sheet will be in the narthex in June. The cost is $38.50 per person, this includes the tip. Arrival time is 10:30 AM. Checks should be made payable to WELCA by July 10th. (updated…printed incorrectly in the June mailing) If you have questions please call Sue Repyak @ 423-4543. There are 30 reserved seats so lets fill them all!