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East Koshkonong
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454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI 53523
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Christine Anderson   


Women of the ELCA


Purpose Statement
As a community of women created in the image of God, called to discipleship in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to grow in faith, affirm our gifts, support one another in our callings, engage in ministry and action and promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society, and the world.

Women of the ELCA (WELCA)
Our women meet on the first Thursday of the month in September, October, November, January, February, March, April, May and June for sewing in our Sewing Room in the basement of First East Church.  We put together and tie around 80 quilts each year to send to Lutheran World Relief, along with sewing kits, school kits, and soap.  These meeting are open to anyone who would like to help.  Squares usually are available for those who would like to sew tops at home.

We have seven circles which meet monthly for business and Bible Study (this year it is the book of Romans), and which do many of the duties around the church, find ushers and provide flowers for the altar. Circles meet at various times, morning, afternoon or evening,

A book is published each year including all the necessary information about circles and the Women of East Koshkonong. 

Of course our women are also involved in the whole life of the church, including teaching, singing, reading, and leading,  and we also  enjoy meeting for study, food, and  fun.  Join us.

What's In A Name?
Café is an electronic magazine for young women who want to build Community, participate in Advocacy, strengthen Faith, and strive toward Enlightenment (CAFE!). It incorporates a Lutheran perspective for women of Christian faith or simply for any woman who is interested in how faith can relate to the issues that women face today.
Gather MagazineRead. Connect. Grow.
Our new URL,, is not only shorter and easier to remember it also reflects Women of the ELCA's mission statement. Women of the the ELCA, the women's organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, creates and publishes every issue of Café.


Gather, the magazine of Women of the ELCA, offers a mix of articles, theological reflections, devotions, and stories of comfort and challenge that help readers grow in faith and engage in ministry and action. Gather is published 10 times a year with combined issues in January/February; July/August.

Click here for more information about Gather.

Click here for more information about Gather Bible Studies.

School KitsSchool Kits

Items Collected for LWR School Kits
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Pin & SewPin & Sew Ladies Making Quilts!
Did you know... that not only do the women make quilts for Lutheran World Relief, they also give a quilt to children of EKLC at their Baptism, they also have a supply of quilts to give to those in our community that could use the loving care & warmth of a quilt. The ladies also pray together over the knitted & crocheted shawls for the EKLC Prayer Shawl Ministry. God Bless the faithful women of EKLC sharing your gifts. (Pictures taken by Diane Luginbuhl)

How We Gather
Taking a look at EKLC Circles
EKLC has four circles who meet in different ways and help to make sure that the church runs smoothly. If you are interested in joining a specific circle, or just one in general, contact the WELCA communicator Carolyn Lien: (

Lefse Baking 2017
Lefse Baking 2017

Women of East Koshkonong
News from the Church Basement Ladies
April, 2020
Life is uncertain, eat dessert first. This is how I am going with this covid 19 thing. Hopefully by the time you see this things will have settled down a bit, and we can see where it will end. Our trust in God never ends.

Thanks to Steadfast Circle for serving us in March, and to Peace who will do the work in April.
Thank you to my dedicated Meals on Wheels deliverers.

The next schedule is as follows:
These dates are subject to change based on the Corona Virus events that unfold over the coming weeks and months. Please look for emails or phone calls as things are changing daily.
Monday, April 27 Don and Eileen Hoehn
Tuesday, April 28 Don and Eileen Hoehn
Wednesday, April 29 Bud and Beverly Lien
Thursday, April 30 Ken Rude
Friday, May 1 Ken Rude
Monday, May 4 Debbie Wethal
Tuesday May 5 Ron and Shawn Anderson
Wednesday, May 6 Ron and Shawn Anderson
Thursday, May 7 Ken and Marge Stach
Friday, May 8 Ken and Marge Stach

Thank you so much for this work. You are appreciated by the church, and the community.

Take care everyone, and God Bless you.
Communicator Carolyn