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

The Church Email Has Changed!
Please update your email contacts with East Koshkonong’s new email address: eastkoshkononglutheranchurch@gmail.com

 

Youth Gathering 2018
             2018 Youth Gathering Group


Welcome EKLC’s Youth Director
Debbie Wethal!

We are full of joy as Debbie joins the staff of EKLC and ministers to our youth and youth leaders. Contact Debbie by email: eklcyouthdirector@gmail.com or phone: 608-501-2396. God bless you Debbie!

Superintendent & Teachers

The Education Committee is seeking a Superintendent and dedicated teachers for the growing Sunday School Program at EKLC. Sunday School teachers will be assigned up to 10 children to instruct on a weekly basis (Sept-May), using the curriculum selected, and assist the Superintendent to implement all aspects of youth ministry. To volunteer please speak with an Education Committee Member: Chris Frodel, Gloria Fruit, Jamie Lewellin or Ann Nottestad.

Church Directory: Sign Up
If you haven’t signed up for the Church Directory Picture yet do it today in the Narthex! October sessions still available! We need YOU to make our 175th Anniversary directory complete! You can sign up for your photography session in the church narthex Sunday mornings or online at: appt.lifetouch.com Mon. - Thur. (online signup will be closed 2:00pm Thursdays - 9am Mondays) Next photo dates are Oct. 5th & 6th.

EKLC Hosting Community Cafe
Thursday, September 6; Cambridge High School 
Serving from 5:30-6:30 pm
It takes many hands to serve the approx. 250 people. We need help with set up, clean up, serving, and cooks to help make the hot dishes, salads and desserts we will be serving. If you would like help in any of these areas there are sign up sheets in the narthex. If you would like to help make something, but can’t get it school, please contact Brenda Schroeder, 423-4621.

Fireside Christian Concert
Tuesday, October 9 at 10:30 AM
$38.50 (includes tip)

Sign up sheet is in the narthex.If questions call Sue Repyak @ 423-4543

Skaalen Auxiliary Ice Cream Social
August 19th at 2:00pm
Sundae Buffet in the Main Dining Room
Entertainment in the Chapel

Raffle Drawing at 3:30 pm. $3.00 per person. Price includes a generous dish of vanilla ice cream, the sundae toppings of your choice & a beverage. All proceeds from the event will be used for the 2018 Auxiliary Projects

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

Simply Giving Options at EKLC
East Koshkonong has an opportunity for you to give your offering with an automatic electronic withdrawal with Simply Giving from Vanco. This makes giving convenient for you, and it helps our congregation have consistent income. In order to sign up for this opportunity, we have a handwritten form for you to complete and turn in to our financial secretary. You can find the form in the narthex. If you have any questions about this, please ask a member of our Stewardship Committee or Financial Secretary Elizabeth Kaashagen. Our Stewardship Committee is Kristen Lien, Sonja Jacobson, Brenda Schroeder, Hilary Terland, Gloria Fruit. Thank you!

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.

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: Thursday, September 5, 2018
Hosted by East Koshkonong Lutheran Church

Cambridge Food Pantry
Click here for Food Pantry information.
Hamburger Helper, Canned Ravioli, Ramen Noodles, Tuna, Ketchup, Cereal, Mayo/Helmans, Jelly and Jams, Regular Feminine Pads, Shampoo and Conditioner, Toilet Tissue, Paper Towel. Thanks!

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.

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.


This Week at EKLC:
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Newsletter Deadline

  9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Coffee Hour
10:30 am Religion Conversation

Monday, August 20, 2018
 
6:00 pm Property Committee Meeting
 6:30 pm Church Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  9:30 am Prayers for Our People
10:00 am-1:00 pm Pastor’s Office Hours
12:00 pm Area Senior Dining
               Amundson Center, Cambridge
12:30 am Staff Meeting


Wednesday, August 22, 2018
10:00 am Religion Conversation
  1:30 pm Clergy Meeting at Trinity in Fort Atkinson

  6:00 pm Sunday School Teachers' Meeting

Thursday, August 23, 2018
  9:00 am Newsletter Assembly
  1:00 pm Text Study


Friday, August 24, 2018
Office Closed
Pastor's Day Off
12:00 pm Area Senior Dining
               Amundson Center, Cambridge


Sunday, August 26, 2018
  9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Coffee Hour
10:30 am Stewardship Meeting

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.

Installation of Our New Bishop
August 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM
First Lutheran Church (Janesville)
Bishop-elect, Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld will be installed on August 18 at First Lutheran Church in Janesville, Wisconsin. Please hold this date for this holy and historic occasion! Everyone is invited!

Food Donations Needed for Hospitality
Can Your Congregation Help?

We invite congregations to participate by contributing food items for the reception: cheese and sausage platters, vegetable trays, and bars. Please contact Jeanie Pomplun, Office Administrator at First Lutheran, office@flcj.org, 608-752-7434 if your congregation can help. Thank you.

Gather, Greet & Meet: Spend Time with Your Bishop!
August 29th, 6:30-8:00pm
Covenant Lutheran, Stoughton.

What are your hopes for your congregation? What is important to your faith journey? What do you want the bishop to know about your congregation and community? What are 142 of our worshipping communities and leaders saying about our shared work? Learn what Bishop Thomas-Breitfeld’s priorities are and where she sees us doing our best work as God’s beloved community. We encourage you to give special attention to synod events such as this year’s Gather, Greet & Meet!

Choir Resumes
Rehearsals August 12 & 26, 8:00 am
It is time to resume practice for the EKLC choir.  We will be preparing for Rally Day on Sept. 9th.  All practices are held at 8 A.M. the second and fourth Sunday of each month.  In order to keep the tradition of choral music at EKLC, we need more members to sing praises during worship and special times.  Please consider joining us and encourage your friends and family to come as well.    Any questions, call Vicki Schuh, 423-4006.

Area Senior Dining
Join others from our community at the Amundson Center on Tuesdays and Fridays at noon and enjoy a delicious healthy meal and conversation. Open to anyone over the age of 60. For questions and to make reservations please call 608-838-7117. (Reservations need to be made at least 24 hours before) Suggested donation of $4.

Kitchen Remodeling 2017/2018
  Thanks to all who helped with kitchen updates!

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.