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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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Worship on the Koshkonong Prairie!
September 22, 2019 at 9:30am Worship Service at the Schuster’s Farm, 1326 US Highway 12 & 18 Deerfield (Click here for a flier!)
Join East Koshkonong, West Koshkonong and St. Paul’s Liberty Lutheran Churches for a joint service to celebrate 175 years of worship on the Koshkonong Prairie! Potluck luncheon to follow– please bring a dish to pass. Families are welcome to enjoy Schuster’s Farm after lunch. Wristbands for kids will be available at a special rate in honor of the worship celebration. Visitors welcome! No worship at EKLC. Offering for EKLC will be collected at this joint service.

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 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! 

New Financial Secretary
We are happy to welcome member Judy Lund into the position of Financial Secretary.  We are excited to have Judy in this position, and hope you all will extend a warm welcome to her in this important role with EKLC. Moving forward, please direct your financial/offering questions to Judy. 

Common Ground
Sunday, September 8; 5:30 PM at EKLC
Engaging speakers, fun activities, delicious snacks, and authentic friendships all wrapped into one. Bring your friends and enjoy topics that will help you grow as a woman who desires to know and follow Christ.

All are welcome to gather and open our hearts to the lives of others in community. Bring a friend or just come as you are-- you belong!

We will begin by listening to testimony in the sanctuary, followed by discussion in the Fellowship Hall. Potluck dinner will be served during discussion. Come hungry! This event is TOTALLY FREE, but please register at the link below so we can get a good idea for food. We will also have a registration table on site!

Encourage, Instruct, Mentor, Influence, Guide, Inspire

Just some of the rewards of being involved with children’s ministry at EKLC!
The Education Committee is seeking a Sunday School Superintendent for the GROWING Sunday School program. The Superintendent works with the Youth Director to support the Sunday School Program. To become a Youth Volunteer, please speak with a member of the Education Committee: Chris Frodel, Gloria Fruit, Jaime Lewellin, Ann Nottestad, Debbie Wethal & Heidi Woodstock

New Member Sunday, August 25
We look forward to recognizing new members of our congregation that have joined EKLC in the last year. This will happen in worship on August 25 with our heritage service. This will be a very special service—all are welcome!

Celebrating our Heritage
On August 25, we will take a look at EKLC's heritage and the heritage of all of the people in this congregation. In the narthex, there is a clipboard for you to write down what ethnicities are part of your heritage. This will help us know what to recognize on August 25. Thank you!

175th Anniversary EKLC Cookbook
In celebration of our 175th anniversary as a congregation a cookbook is being put together! This book will be a collection of your family favorites as well as recipes handed down from generation to generation. It would also be nice to include some member photos from our church you have any? Please submit recipes and photo’s to the church office by August 1st: You can contact Julie in the church office with any questions by the email above or phone: 608-423-3017.

EKLC 175th Anniversary T-Shirts!
Click here for an order form.

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!

School Supplies
As your kids come home for the summer, they may come home with some unused school supplies they didn't use this year at school. Please consider donating to the Sunday School for the start of next year! This would be much appreciated!

Bible Study On Break
Bible study will take a bit of a break through the month of August, and we hope to start another study in the fall. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Celebrating 175 Years BrochureEKLC 1844-2019
Celebrating 175 years in Ministry
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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.

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, August 18, 2019
  9:00 am Worship
10:15 am Fellowship

Monday, August 19, 2019
5:30 pm Property Meeting
6:00 pm Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
8:30 am Staff Meeting
9:30 am Prayers for Our People
10:00 am-1:00 pm Pastor Office Hours

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
1:30 pm Pastor’s Conference Meeting
6:30 pm Education Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 22, 2019
9:00 am Newsletter Assembly

Friday, August 23, 2019
Pastor’s Day Off

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Rockdale Parade

Sunday, August 25, 2019
9:00 am Worship, Celebrating our Heritage
10:15 am Fellowship Coffee Hour hosted by Joy Circle
10:15 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.

Education Committee Meeting Dates
Wednesday, August 21, at 6:30 p.m.

Confirmation Kick-Off
Please mark your calendar for our kick-off confirmation meeting on Wednesday, September 4, at 6:00 pm, in the council meeting room. Please, parents and confirmation youth are needed in attendance to discuss what confirmation is all about and how we can work together to make this experience the best for your family.

Why Church? A Sermon Series About Why Christians Do What They Do
August Sunday Sermons
August 4 - Why Vocation?
August 11 - Why Discipleship?
August 18 - Why Service?
August 25 - Why Heritage?
For Bible Readings, click here.

LWR School Kits
Items needed LWR school kits: 70 sheet spiral notebooks, unsharpened pencils, pencil sharpeners, ballpoint pens (black or blue), pink erasers, blunt scissors, rulers, 16 or 24 count crayons. Collection box is in the narthex.

EKLC Hosting Cambridge Community Meal September 5
Please Sign-Up to Help!
Our church is hosting the Community Meal at the Cambridge High School on Thursday, September 5th.  The meal is served from 5:30-6:30. It takes many hands to serve the 250 people.  We need help with set up, clean up, serving, and cooks. We will be serving hot dishes, salads and desserts. If you would like to 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. Thank you, The Stewardship Committee

Skaalen Auxiliary Ice Cream Sundae Buffet
Sunday, August 18th 2:00pm-3:30pm
Sundae Buffet in the Main Dining Room, Entertainment in the Chapel Raffle Drawing at
3:30pm. Featuring: Delicious Ice Cream, A Smorgasbord of Toppings, Friendly Volunteers, Great Entertainment, Fantastic Raffle Prize. $3.00 per person. All proceeds from the event will be used for the 2019 Auxiliary Projects. Question call: Dawn Zaemisch at Skaalen: 608-873-5651 ext: 7240

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: September 5 

Cambridge Food Pantry
Click here for Food Pantry information.
Current Food Pantry Needs: canned ravioli, Ramen Noodles, tuna, ketchup, cereal, mayo/Hellman’s, hearty soups; nonfood items are really needed: shampoo, deodorant, baby wipes, and paper towels.
Anyone having a garden with extra vegetables is welcome to bring them to the Food Pantry. Thanks!