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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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Community Blessing of the Animals
EKLC will join Grace Lutheran and Oakland-Cambridge Presbyterian on
October 13 at 4:30 at Cambridge Veterans' Park for a blessing of the animals service.  Come with your beloved pet of any size or kind for this special service in the season of St. Francis of Assisi who is the patron saint of animals and nature.  All are welcome!

Confirmation Sunday
October 27, 2019 at 9am
Come worship and celebrate Confirmation Sunday. Wear Reformation Red! Congratulations to out 2019 EKLC Confirmands!

Welcome Back Confirmation Class of 1969!
On Sunday, October 27, 2019 we will welcome back the confirmation class of 1969. There will be a coffee hour in honor of the past & present confirmands!

Remember First Responders
October 20
We will recognize and bless EKLC's first responders during worship. EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, Military, and any others - please let us know you will be there! Please call EKLC and give us (spoiler alert) your t-shirt size. Please come and pray over these special people.

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)

EKLC: Collecting Butter for Thanksgiving Baskets
Baskets will be distributed to families in our area by the Cambridge Food Pantry. Our goal is 80 pounds. Please bring butter to the freezer in the church kitchen. Thank you!

Skaalen Fall Festival Resident Bazaar & Pie, etc. Sale
Tuesday, October 15; 10:00am - 3:00pm
Resident Bazaar: featuring many one of a kind handcrafted items, seasonal creations and more Pie..pumpkin, pecan & apple & Quick Bread Sale
Cinnamon Roll Sale.10:00-11:15am in the lobby; Lunch in the Stu: 11:00am-1:00pm Nine Bean Soup & a roll; Open House: 2:00-3:00pm in the Community Room, $4 for pie ala mode and a beverage; Raffle Drawing: 3:00pm in the Chapel, need not be present to win. Tickets $1 each or 6 for $5 available Sept. 16. All proceeds benefit Skallen residents.

Skaalen Chapel, 400 N. Morris Street, Stoughton
For more information contact Pam Parsons 608-873-5651, ext: 7215

Pudding Cups for Bluejay Backpacks!
This 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, so each month 75 sets of 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 be helping to supply this food. EKLC is taking on PUDDING! We need 75 pudding cups each month through May. Please consider donating pudding (nonperishable) or money so that we can support this initiative. You can bring your pudding to church and leave it in the food pantry box.  Money can be tagged with ‘backpacks’ and put in the offering plate or sent to the church office.

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! 

Register for Sunday School!
Registration is open! Click here to register online.

Celebrating 175 Years BrochureEKLC 1844-2019
Celebrating 175 years in Ministry
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Will you "like" the EKLC Facebook page?! Just Click Here. then click “LIKE” just under the ALTAR picture.

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, October 13, 2019
  8:00 am Choir Practice
9:00 am Worship with Baptism
10:15 am Fellowship
10:15 am Sunday School/Confirmation
  4:30 pm Community Blessing of Animals
               Veterans’ Park

Tuesday, October 15
  8:30 am Staff Meeting
  9:30 am Prayers for our People
10:00 am-1:00 pm Pastor Office Hours

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  1:30 pm Pastor’s Conference Meeting
  6:00 pm Confirmation Class

Friday, October 18, 2019
Pastor’s Day Off

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Newsletter Deadline

Sunday, October 20, 2019
  9:00 am Worship with Baptism
10:15 am Fellowship
10:15 am Sunday School/Confirmation
  5:00-7:00 pm Rise Up - High School Youth
               @ St. Luke’s, Middleton

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
Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 1

Multi-generational Mission Trip
We are going to Denver, CO! The dates have been selected. We will be departing on the morn-ing of Monday, June 22, 2020 and returning on the evening of Monday, June 29, 2020. There will be a kick-off meeting on Sunday, November 3, at 10:15 a.m. in the fellowship hall. 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.

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 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 al-so 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 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!

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: November 7

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!