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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
EKLC@bminet.com

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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 2015-2016

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)

Women of East Koshkonong
News from the Church Basement Ladies
January, 2018
Greetings in the new year from the church basement.
Actually, it may be cold in the upper church basement in January, so we have no official meeting scheduled for Women of the ELCA. If we can, we may schedule a morning in the lower church basement and do some cutting of pieces for quilt tops. We still need some help putting tops together, so if you have extra time during the cold months, we need you. Please stay in touch for notice of a cutting event.


As a new year begins, I want to thank so many of you who have been helpful in various things this year. Thanks to the circles, who set up and clean up communion for the first 2 Sundays of the months, provide flowers for the altar, and serve the Pin and Sew meeting, to the Altar Guild who keeps things running at the altar and in the sacristy, Steadfast Circle, who served in December and will again in January, the faithful Meals on Wheels deliverers, who will be needed again in March, Julie, who keeps us going from her desk , Pastor Brenda, who brings the Holy Spirit to our attention at all times, and all of you, who bring your presence and enthusiasm to bear in all things.

There has been work going on in the kitchen , (thank you to those who supplied that new look for us), and when it is finished, it will be a joy to participate in coffee hours and special events there. Coffee hours have been a bit different lately, allowing for the completion of that work. Thanks for your patience, and please sign up to provide a coffee hour soon in 2018.

There is a meeting at Our Savior's Sun Prairie on Tuesday, January 9 at 6 PM for leaders of Women of the ELCA. I plan to attend, and will take others with me if you'd like to go. This is all contingent on the weather, of course. I have to RSVP, and need to know who wants to go.

Happy New Year, and God Bless you all.
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