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Sunday, April 28, 2019

The 2nd Sunday of Easter: Worship at 8:00 & 10:30 am

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The Gospel for this Sunday:

Luke 24:13-35

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Christ Made Known

Isaiah proclaims the great feast to come, when God will swallow up death forever. Paul invites us to celebrate the paschal feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. The Easter evening gospel tells of the risen Christ being made known to the disciples in the breaking of the bread. Our hearts burn within us as the hope of the resurrection is proclaimed in our midst, and as Jesus appears to us at the holy table.

Visit the Prisoner...


Sunday, April 28 at 9:30 am

James Morgan, a previously-imprisoned person, is coming to Lake Edge to tell about his experiences with our prison system – with specific emphasis on how hard it is to get away from it after being released.

James will speak as part of a program about what MOSES does to help prisoners like him rebuild their lives, both inside of prison and after release.

James currently works as a peer counselor for Madison Urban Ministry, helping recently released prisoners get housing, jobs, and other needs.

You, too, can make a difference to the rehabilitation of prisoners! We want Lake Edge to be more involved with MOSES. Please come to hear James, as well as MOSES members from Lake Edge and from other churches, tell us how.

Vacation Bible School For the Whole LELC Family!

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June 16-18; 5:00-8:00 pm Including Supper

Everyone is invited to join us for this fun event with food, stories, music, and activities for all ages!

Garage Sale

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The Garage Sale will Be a 3-Day Event, June 27-29
Please continue bringing smaller items and dropping them off in the box in the coat room marked Garage Sale. Starting May 13th, we will collect all items. If you have items to be picked up or if you have questions call or text Nancy Pike 608-332-4370, email We will be needing people to help with the garage sale all three days. Please check your calendar and let me know when you would be available to help.

Young Adult Gathering

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Wednesday, May 1; 7:00 pm

Glass Nickel Pizza
Get to know other young adults in their 20s and 30s.
We meet the first Wednesday of each month, in the basement room at Glass Nickel on Atwood. Food or drinks are on your own.

Luke House May 2: Servers Needed!

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Thursday, May 2

Dessert bars should be cut. If you can’t bring the food you usually do, please find someone else to bring it for you. If you would like to help serve, please arrive at Luke House by 4:45 pm. We really need extra servers! Sign-up on the bulletin board. Questions or concerns, contact Joan Martin at 839-1370. Thank you for your continued support of this great ministry.

First Quarter Statements

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In order to save on paper and postage, we will not be mailing out first quarter giving statements. If you would like a copy of your statement, we will gladly provide one for you. Please contact Finance Manager, Linda Brown in the church office: 608-222-7339 or

Lake Edge Lutheran Church Scholarships


The Gifts Committee awards annual scholarships to Lake Edge members. The order of priority for these scholarships is:
1. A member attending an ELCA seminary for a Masters of Divinity degree and pursuing ordination in the ELCA;
2. A member attending an accredited ELCA college for an undergraduate degree;
3. A member attending an accredited institution of higher learning for a two- or four-year undergraduate degree.

Students are eligible to receive an annual scholarship a maximum of four times.

2019 Lake Edge Scholarship Application Procedure
The deadline for applications is May 31, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please write a one-page letter addressed to the Gifts Committee. Letters should include:
1. Your name, address, phone number, email address, and number of years you have been a member of Lake Edge Lutheran Church;
2. The name of the seminary or school you will be/are attending;
3. Why this scholarship is important to you; and
4. Your current school, church, and community activities.

First time applicants please make sure to also include one copy of your grade transcript from your current school and a copy of your SAT/ACT score. All materials should be mailed to:
* Lake Edge Gifts Committee Scholarship
* 4032 Monona Drive
* Madison, WI 53716

Or they may be emailed to:

Decision: The Gifts Committee will make the final decision on awarding scholarships. This decision will be made based on academic merit, need, and involvement in church, community and school activities. Successful applicants may reapply in future years for a maximum of four times, but are not guaranteed a renewal.

Lutheran World Relief Personal Care Kits

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We are now collecting items for this year with a goal of 150 Kits. The items in the kit are: Bath Towel (20” x 40” to 52” x 27” (light weight, dark colors recommended) Nail Clippers; Toothbrush (adult size only); Combs (sturdy); Soap (Bath-size- 4oz to 5oz size - 2 bars per kit). A basket is provided for your donations on the bookcase in the Library hallway. Thanks for your help. Global Outreach.


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