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East Koshkonong
Lutheran Church, ELCA

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Sundays at 9:00 a.m.



454 East Church Road
Cambridge, WI 53523
608-423-3017
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Christine Anderson
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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.

LWR: Where 2016 Donations Went
Dear Friends at East Koshkonong Lutheran Church,
Greetings from Lutheran World Relief! We’re so thankful for your partnership, and for your energy and enthusiasm for this ministry. You may already have spotted in your online Tracker record that your Mission Quilts went to Georgia. Your donations departed our warehouse on July 13, 2016. Personal Care Kits, School Kits, Baby Care Kits, and Mission Quilts will be distributed to an estimated 25,000 people. Read the whole story on page 9 of the November newsletter: click here.

Thank You From Luther Elementary!




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.
 
Read. Connect. Grow.
Our new URL, www.boldcafe.org, 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.

East Koshkonong Lutheran Church
2014 WELCA Handbook

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WELCA Handbook

Gather
Magazine

Gather MagazineGather, 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)

Lefse Baking 2017
Lefse Baking 2017


Women of East Koshkonong
News from the Church Basement Ladies
May, 2018
Dare we say it's spring or is it still sprinter?

Thank you to Light Circle for serving duties in April, and to Steadfast Circle for May. There is an interesting story to tell this month, about the appearance of a new sewing machine for the Sewing Room in the Upper Church basement. It seems that Linda Mathison's mom, Betty Hommen had a pretty good sewing machine that she didn't need, so Linda gave it to Barb Klemp's mom, Phyllis Vergenz. When she couldn't use it any more, Barb asked if we could use it in the sewing room, and Marilyn Gunderson, who always says we finish up the use in extra machine's, accepted it. It is now in use, and is working well, according to several who have had the chance to sew with it. Thanks to all of you in that chain of ownership for thinking of us. We like to have several usable machines when we work, so that edges can be sewn right there. There is also the opportunity for those who might like to sew at home to put tops together. There is plenty of fabric, and often a package of 11 inch squares to be sewn together. And we always welcome help at sewing day, which, by the way next takes place on Thursday, May 3, 8:ooam to 12:00 noon. We'll have the traditional coffee break in the morning, and share a pot luck lunch at noon. Come if you can.

Our next Meals on Wheels work takes place in June. I already have the first 4 days taken, so we need volunteers for Friday, June 15th, and Monday, thru Friday, June 18-22. Please let me know which day you would like to claim lienfarm2@netwurx.net or 423-4048. Thank you so much for your help.

Have a great May, hopefully there will be flowers and green grass to mow!

God Bless you.
Communicator Carolyn

Let’s Knit & Crochet Baby Blankets!
I’m looking for knitters and crocheters to help me make baby blankets for Global Health Ministries. Blankets don’t have to be fancy. They can be just plain knit or crochet. They should be at least 36” x 36”. If you don’t want to make a whole blanket you can make strips or squares and I will put them together. I also have yarn if you need it. As long as the yarn is washable it can be any color. If you have any questions contact Beverly Lien