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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.

Women of the ELCA


Purpose Statement
As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.

Women of the ELCA (WELCA)
Our women meet on the first Thursday of the month in September, October, November, January, February, March, April, May and June for sewing in our Sewing Room in the basement of First East Church.  We put together and tie around 80 quilts each year to send to Lutheran World Relief, along with sewing kits, school kits, and soap.  These meeting are open to anyone who would like to help.  Squares usually are available for those who would like to sew tops at home.

We have seven circles which meet monthly for business and Bible Study (this year it is the book of Romans), and which do many of the duties around the church, find ushers and provide flowers for the altar. Circles meet at various times, morning, afternoon or evening,

A book is published each year including all the necessary information about circles and the Women of East Koshkonong. 

Of course our women are also involved in the whole life of the church, including teaching, singing, reading, and leading,  and we also  enjoy meeting for study, food, and  fun.  Join us.

Thank You From Luther Elementary!

What's In A Name?
Café is an electronic magazine for young women who want to build Community, participate in Advocacy, strengthen Faith, and strive toward Enlightenment (CAFE!). It incorporates a Lutheran perspective for women of Christian faith or simply for any woman who is interested in how faith can relate to the issues that women face today.
Read. Connect. Grow.
Our new URL,, is not only shorter and easier to remember it also reflects Women of the ELCA's mission statement. Women of the the ELCA, the women's organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, creates and publishes every issue of Café.

East Koshkonong Lutheran Church
2014 WELCA Handbook

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WELCA Handbook

“Transforming Life & Faith”
Women's Study 1st Thursday Each Month, 1:30 pm
Women of East you’re invited to meet the first Thursday of every month in the upper church Friendship Hall, for Women’s bible study, "Transforming Life and Faith".

Women of East News
February, 2015
Women of the ELCA Communications
Unfortunately, the February Sewing Day was cancelled. We will try again on Thursday, March 5,  beginning at 9 AM. We stop for coffee break at 10,  share a potluck lunch at noon, followed by the business meeting, and Bible Study. All are invited to join us for that day, or part of it. There will soon be packages of fabric squares in the Narthex which can be sewn into quilt tops, so look for those if you like to sew. And then bring them to sewing day where they will be put together with a liner and back, and tied to send to Lutheran World Relief.    

It looks like there will be a  kit collection at Synod Assembly. The instructions for those is different from the ones we do for Lutheran World Relief, so if you want to donate a kit or two, instructions will be available in the office.
Thanks to Peace Circle for hosting a pancake breakfast  last month.   We  had a great time in fellowship together.
Thanks to Wilma the organizer, and all who helped with our Church of the month assignments at Skaalen. We helped with Bingo, a couple of special musical events, out to lunch bunch, and we provided special music for three of the Sunday Worship services in February. I think Wilma helped with set up and take down for Sunday services, and someone  helped with the Wednesday communion service. We also served at the Partnership Program with coffeecake and a program. So thanks to all who took some time to give to Skaalen. 
Thanks to those who have volunteered to deliver Meals on Wheels in our next schedule. They are: 
March 23 & 24  Ron Anderson
March 25 & 26 Judy Rusch
March 27  Wilma Furseth
March 30 & 31  Don & EIileen Hoehn
April 1 & 2  Bea Householder & Marge Stach
April 3  Beverly Lien    
Your efforts are so much appreciated.

Wishing you all a meaningful Lenten experience as we worship together on Wednesday evenings.     
God Bless you.
Communicator Carolyn
September 2014-May 2015:
Transforming Faith and Life

Gather Magazine 2013A new life partner, a new child, a new job, a new home: most of us recognize how our lives are changed by these experiences. In “Transforming Life and Faith” we will consider how our lives and our faith journeys are transformed by the events we experience and the people we meet. In both the Old Testament and New Testament, and especially in Acts of the Apostles, we will read about people who have life-changing experiences: Paul on the road to Damascus, Moses in the wilderness of Midian, Lydia praying by a river in Macedonia, an Ethiopian man traveling from Jerusalem to Gaza. We will watch them turn to and with God as their minds, hearts, and daily lives are altered. And we will reflect on the ways we, too, have been and will be transformed and called by God to serve God’s mission in the world.  Click here for more information.