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God's work. Our hands.

East Koshkonong
Lutheran Church, ELCA


Sundays at 9:00 a.m.

454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI 53523
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What Have the Youth Been Up To?Rally Day 2018
EKLC has had an amazing kick-off to the year; Rally "God's Work; Our Hands" Sunday was an amazing success! Thanks to all the teachers and volunteers who worked tirelessly to bring such wonderful activities to life for our young people! The kids very much enjoyed cleaning up around the church grounds and coloring decorations for the Sunday School hallway (look for those in the next couple of weeks!), but I think the highlight was tie-dying the pillow cases with the Lord's Prayer on them. If you haven't already, be sure to check out all the pictures of the pillow cases on our Facebook page!

Come Worship & Celebrate Confirmation
Sunday, October 28 at 9am
Wear Reformation Red!

Congratulations to the following 2018 EKLC Confirmands! Isaiah Edmund Long, Emma Joan Nottestad, Sully Rodney Schlieckau, Mallory Marie Wallace, Caleb Stuart Wipperfurth and Alyssa Brooke Woodley

New Membership Class
November 5, 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).

AED Refresher Training
Sunday, October 14 Following Worship
The Health Ministry Team will have an AED refresher training in the Friendship Hall. The AED is in a wall case in the hallway of the education wing, just off the sanctuary. An AED is short for Automated External Defibrillator and is used in medical emergencies to treat heart arrhythmias.  No medical training or background is necessary to use an AED. We look forward to seeing you there! If you cannot attend, please feel free to familiarize yourself by seeing where the AED is located in case of emergency.

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.

EKLC Committee Budgets Due!
EKLC Budget requests/changes were due October 11.

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!

Skaalen Nursing & Rehab Center October Event!
Skaalen Chapel: 400 N. Morris St., Stoughton
Tuesday, October 16th 10:00am-3:00pm
Skaalen Fall Festival Resident Bazaar & Pie, etc. Sale Pie & quick bread sale!

For more information, contact Pam Parsons, 608-873-5651, ext:7215

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.

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, November 1, 2018

Cambridge Food Pantry
Click here for Food Pantry information.
Canned Soups, Canned Peas, Cereal, Pancake Mix, Syrup, Canned Ravioli, Ramen Noodles, Snack Crackers, Ketchup, Regular Feminine Pads, Diaper sizes 2 & 5, Shampoo and Conditioner. Thanks!

This Week at EKLC:
Sunday, October 14, 2018
8:00 am Choir practice
  9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Sunday School
10:00 am Coffee Hour
10:15 am Confirmation
10:15 am AED Training
11:45 am Car pool leaves EKLC for CROP Walk
               in Columbus
  5:00 pm EKL Pizza & Movie Night

Monday, October 15, 2018
  6:00 pm Property Committee
  6:30 pm Church Council

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  8:30 am Staff Meeting
  9:30 am Prayers for Our People
10:00 am-1:00 pm Pastor's Office Hours

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  1:30 pm Clergy Meeting at McFarland Lutheran

  6:00 pm Confirmation Rehearsal Banquet

Thursday, October 18, 2018
  9:00 am Newsletter Assembly

Friday, October 19, 2018
Office Closed
Pastor's Day Off
12:00 pm Area Senior Dining
               Amundson Center, Cambridge

Sunday, October 21, 2018
  9:00 am Worship at Upper Church
10:00 am Sunday School
10:00 am Coffee Hour
10:00 am Confirmation
10:30 am Stewardship Meeting

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.

Welcome Back Confirmation Class of 1968!
On Sunday, October 28 we will welcome back the confirmation class of 1968. There will be a coffee hour in honor of the past & present confirmands!

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.

EKLC will be walking in the CROP walk in Columbus on
October 14. If you are interested in walking or donating, check out our Facebook page or go directly to the website.

Thanksgiving Turkey Baskets
The Cambridge Food Pantry will assemble  Thanksgiving Turkey Baskets with all the food needed for a nice meal again this year. Churches or individuals can send money donations for baskets or bring donated food items: Cream of Mushroom Soup, Box Pie Crust Mix, Cake Mixes, Cans of Pumpkin, French Style Green Beans, Cans of Dried French Onions, Ritz and Town House Crackers, Butter to Cambridge Food Pantry, 211 South Street, Cam-bridge 53523.

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.

Shoe boxes, newspapers for packing, brown paper bags for wrapping, snacks, treats, etc. Please bring them to the Youth Room. Thank You!

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.