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East Koshkonong
Lutheran Church, ELCA

Worship:

Sundays at 9:00 a.m.



454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI 53523
608-423-3017
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Next Membership Class
November 10, Following Worship
This meeting is for anyone interested in membership at East Koshkonong Lutheran. Bring your questions about the church and have a conversation with Pastor Brenda. We will meet in the council room. (across the hall from the office)

Confirmation Extravaganza
Wednesday, November 13
Confirmation class will join other churches in the area for the Extravaganza at St. John’s in Oregon, 5:30-8:00pm. We will leave at 4:45pm from church unless you made other arrangements.

Gather with Stewardship
Sunday, November 17 at 10:15 am
We need folks to teach youth (or the young at heart) to play Euchre during coffee hour on 11/17.  Join the kids in friendship hall after worship. With all of these mad card playing skills we hope to create a multigenerational Euchre gang who will go out to shut ins and play. Step one: learn how to play.  Step two: remember what is trump.  Step three: Gather.

Lefse Makers: Save the Date!
November 23, 2019
We especially encourage you to bring your children and /or grandchildren to share in this fun activity. We need a new generation of lefse makers and this a great opportunity to enjoy the lefse making and the wonderful fellowship too. Please bring your supplies (irons, rolling pins, pastry cloths, turning sticks and a batch or two of made-up dough) to friendship hall on Saturday, November 23rd we will begin at 9:00 a.m. and bake until we run out of dough. Lefse will be sold at church on Sunday, November 24th.

EKLC: Collecting Butter for Thanksgiving Baskets
Thanksgiving Baskets for Cambridge Food Pantry  We are collecting pounds of butter for the Thanksgiving baskets.  We need 80 pounds of butter, and can take donations through Sunday, November 17.  Please bring your donations and place them in the freezer in the EKLC kitchen.  Thank you for helping our community in this way!

Cambridge Community
Thanksgiving Worship

Sunday, November 24, at 7:00pm
Grace Lutheran Church in Cambridge. All are welcome!

Christmas Baskets for
Cambridge Food Pantry

We are collecting French's Crispy Fried Onions (or an off brand is ok too) for the Christmas baskets.  These are the crunchy onions that go on top of a green bean casserole.  We need 80 cans of onions, and will take donations through, Sunday, December 8.  Please bring your donations and place them in the food pantry box in the narthex.  Again, thank you for helping our community in this way!

EKLC Online Giving
EKLC now has online giving! You may make a secure offering/donation to EKLC by following the directions on the GIVE PLUS card in the Church pews. On the back of this card are directions. All donations are secured through Vanco. If you'd like to place something in the offering plate after making an online donation, you may put the reusable GIFT PLUS card in the plate. Thank you for your generous offering in this way! 

EKLC Choir Needs You!
Any confirmation student, high school student and all other adult members are encouraged to join our choir. We meet the second and fourth Sunday of the month starting in August. Practice is at 8 am. If you have questions, call Vicki Schuh at 423-4006.  Hope to see lots of new members come August!

Cambridge Community Cafe: Free Meal
First Thursday Every Month, 5:30-6:30 pm Fostering Friendship, Family and Fellowship within our Community. Everyone is welcome.
Next Meal: December 5

Cambridge Food Pantry
Click here for Food Pantry information.
Current Food Pantry Needs:  sugar, crackers, Hamburger Helper, Ramen Noodles, tuna, cream of mushroom soup, Hearty Progressive Soups, pancake mix and syrup, shampoo and conditioner.
Anyone having a garden with extra vegetables is welcome to bring them to the Food Pantry. Thanks!


This Week at EKLC:
Sunday, November 10, 2019
  8:00 am Choir practice
  9:00 am Worship
10:15 am Fellowship
10:15 am Sunday School/Confirmation
10:30 am New Member Meeting

Tuesday, November 12
OFFICE HOURS 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
  8:30 am Staff Meeting
  9:00 am Peace Circle in Ladies Lounge
               hosted by Jane Furseth
  9:30 am Prayers for our People
10:00 am-1:00 pm Pastor Office Hours
  6:00 pm CART Board Meeting


Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  1:30 pm Pastor’s Conference Meeting
  4:45 pm Confirmation class leaves for Extravaganza
  5:30-8:00 pm Confirmation Extravaganza in Oregon


Friday, November 15, 2019
OFFICE CLOSED
Pastor’s Day Off

Sunday, November 17, 2019
  9:00 am Worship
10:15 am Fellowship
10:15 am Gather
10:15 am Sunday School/Confirmation
10:15 am Befrienders Meeting
  5:00-7:00 pm Synod High School Rise Up Night

Newsletters:
Includes Calendar & Worship Helpers Click here

Youth Newsletter: 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.

Education Committee Meetings
Sunday, December 1

Multi-generational Mission Trip
We are going to Denver, CO! The dates have been selected. We will be departing on the morning of Monday, June 22, 2020 and returning on the evening of Monday, June 29, 2020. Please get in touch with Debbie if you are interested in serving! This is an multi-generational trip, all ages 12+ are welcome!

College/Military Care Packages
The Confirmation class will be packing college/ military care packages on Wednesday, November 20. Please consider donating homemade/packaged treats as well as pens/ pencils/highlighters/post-its for this great ministry! We want them to know we are thinking and praying for them here at EKLC!

Attention College Students & Parents
Please remember to update the church office with college students addresses.

Cambridge Area Resource Team (CART)
Pastor Brenda serves on the board for CART, which is a charitable organization that, according to CART’s bylaws, “provides confidential assistance that brings together resources to individuals, elderly, and homeless in our local community and to provide assistance to meet basic human needs.” CART also works closely with families in the Cambridge School District. CART is in need of financial assistance. If you are interested in supporting this organization and would like to make donations through the church, you are welcome to do that. Write on your donation that you’d like the money to go to CART. Or you can send money to CART; 223 Jefferson St; Cambridge, WI 53523. The website www.cartforhelp.org also has a donation button.
Pastor Brenda has been studying poverty and how to make a difference in the local community. If you would like to see some of the things she’s been reading, let PB know. She’s always happy to share books!

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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.