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


End-Of Year Contributions
The end of the 2018 year falls on Monday, December 31, 2018. In order to get your year-end contributions submitted to be a part of the 2018 fiscal year, please have them to the office by Friday, January 4, 2019 or post-marked no later than January 2, 2019. A gentle reminder to use your offering envelopes whenever possible. More importantly, please remember to write your name on the envelope especially if giving cash (unless you wish to remain anonymous).

Sunday School Christmas Program
December 16 at 9:00 am During Worship
Come hear the beautiful and simple story of the Christmas story, delivered by our children!

Good Gifts Collection
Through January 6
During Advent and Christmas we are collecting money for ELCA World Hunger through God's Global Barnyard.  Bring your loose coins to see how much money we can collect and see what we can purchase!  A pig is $30, honeybees are $50, a cow is $500, and chicks are $1 each!  We can also purchase a water filter or Bibles for a Sunday school program or school supplies for a new student.  At the end of the season, EKLC's Sunday School children will decide what animal or goods to purchase for a community in need.  What a great way to share the love of Christ!  You can take a God's Global Barnyard coin box home and fill it up.  You can also take an ELCA World Hunger Advent calendar home and use it as a devotion through the Advent season. Thank you for your financial support for this ministry!

Christmas Choir Concert
Sunday, December 23rd
Join us for worship as the choir shares the Christmas message in song.Then lets gather together in Friendship Hall as the choir hosts coffee hour.

Annual Meeting of the Congregation
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Immediately following Worship. Please submit written & financial reports for the 2018 Annual Report to the church office by January 13, 2019.

Join the 175th Anniversary Committee!
We need a committee to help in planning the celebration of the 175th anniversary of East Koshkonong Lutheran Church. If you are interested please sign up in the church narthex.

Skaalen Church of the Month
EKLC is Church of the month at Skaalen in December! Please see sign up sheets in Narthex and Friendship Hall. If you have any questions ask Wilma. 

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!

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, January 3
Hosted by the Cambridge School District. Serving Breakfast Casseroles, Cheesy Potatoes, Fruit Salad, and Breakfast treats. The Meal will be served at the at the CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL, 403 Blue Jay Way

Cambridge Food Pantry
Click here for Food Pantry information.
Paper Towels and Toilet Tissue, Tuna, Cereal, Pancake Mix and Syrup, Ketchup, Hearty Soups, Ramen Noodles, Hamburger Helper, Deodorant, Size 2, 5 & 6 Diapers, Hair Shampoo and Conditioner. Thanks!

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.

This Week at EKLC:
Sunday, December 16, 2018
  8:00 Choir Practice
  9:00 am Worship, Christmas Children's Program
10:00 am Coffee Hour hosted by Church Council

Monday, December 17, 2018
  6:00 pm Property Meeting
  6:30 pm Church Council Meeting
  7:00 pm Dartball @ EKLC

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
  8:30 am Staff Meeting
  9:30 am Prayers for Our People
10:00 am-1:00 pm Pastor's Office Hours

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Newsletter Deadline

  1:30 pm Clergy Meeting at McFarland Lutheran
  6:00 pm Confirmation
  7:00 pm Midweek Advent Worship, Upper Church

Thursday, December 20, 2018
  8:00 am Men’s Breakfast

Friday, December 21, 2018
Pastor's Day Off

Sunday, December 23, 2018
  8:00 Choir Practice
  9:00 am Worship, Adult Choir Concert
10:00 am Coffee Hour Hosted by Chior

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.

Worship During Advent and Christmas
Dec 16 - Sunday School Christmas Program
Dec 23 - Christmas Adult Choir Concert
Dec 24 - 3pm Christmas Eve Worship
6pm Christmas Eve Worship
Dec 25 - 9am Christmas Day Worship
Dec 30 - 1st Sunday of Christmas

God Makes 175 Years New
A Midweek Advent Series December 5, 12 & 19
7:00 pm at EKLC Upper Church

Come and see what God is up to in faith during the Advent season. Holden Evening Prayer and reflections on faith and life at EKLC.
Dec 5 at 7pm - Advent Past - Communion of Saints
Dec 12 at 7pm - Advent Present – Faith in Action
Dec 19 at 7pm - Advent Future - Legacy to Look Forward
All are welcome— invite a friend!

New Sanctuary Microphones Needed
We have a bid from IBS in Madison for 3 wireless microphones and 2 devices that will allow Pastor Brenda to play music or video without static. The total for these items will be about $2,200. Donations are needed to help defray the cost.

Weekend Meal Program
Bluejay Backpacks is a Cambridge school district program that sends easy to prepare foods home with kids in need over long weekends because many of these families do not have adults home to help cook meals. There are approximately 75 kids in the program today. Each month 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches/
dinners, 2 snacks and 2 cups of fruit/pudding are sent home with each child. Several congregations in the area will help supply food. EKLC will supply 75 pudding cups each month through May. Place pudding donations in the church food pantry box. Mark monetary donations with ‘backpacks’ and put in the offering plate or sent to the church office.

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.

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.

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.