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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Summer Sunday Worship: Join us Online at 9:30 am!

Zoom Fellowship: 9:00 am

Grab your coffee and sign-in to Zoom at 9:00 for our first weekly LIVE Sunday morning fellowship time
https://zoom.us/j/5204335922
Meeting ID: 520 433 5922
Or Join by Telephone: 1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 520 433 5922

Worship Online at the LELC YouTube Channel. Click here.

Worship will be posted by Sunday Morning and can also be accessed from LELC.org, and our Facebook Page.

Worship on the Telephone at 833-273-2540

Simply dial in and listen to LELC's worship service! This is a toll free number.

This Week, Worship Includes:

▪ Children's Word Time with Pastor Martha
▪ Scripture Read by Lesta Searles
▪ Special musical offerings by our church musicians
Children's Word Time with Pastor Martha
Scripture Read by Lesta Searles
Special musical offerings by our church musicians

You will find worship on: YouTube, LELC.org, and on our Facebook Page.

Online Worship Dates Revised

For the health and safety of our community of faith, the church council has made the decision to offer online worship temporarily instead of gathering physically on Sunday mornings in the church building. At this time, worship will be offered online through July 31st. The council will continue to monitor the situation and re-evaluate as is prudent.

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4th Sunday After Pentecost

The Gospel for this Sunday:

Matthew 10:40-42

Welcome

The welcome of baptism is for all God’s children. This baptismal gift sets us free from the power of sin and death. In today’s gospel, Christ promises that the disciple who gives a cup of cold water to the little ones serves Christ himself. From worship we are sent on our baptismal mission: to serve the little ones of this world and to be a sign of God’s merciful welcome.

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Survey: Resuming In-Person Worship

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The Resume In-Person Worship Task Force has been actively reviewing the latest recommendations and guidelines for resuming in-person worship. As part of their ongoing work, the Task Force has created a Resuming In-Person Worship Survey. The online survey can be found at this link:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YX7BD7C
We look forward to your responses by June 30.
Thank you, if you've already completed your survey.

Needed: DVD Players

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Do you have a DVD Player in good working order just sitting around gathering dust?

Would you be willing to donate it? At LELC, we are working hard to connect as many people as possible to our recorded worship services. Some folks do not have online capabilities but would enjoy watching our worship services on DVD. A few folks don't have a DVD player.

We can use DVD Players that connect to a television set and DVD Players that are stand-alone with their own screen.

If you have one to donate, please contact Chris Anderson in the church office at 608-222-7339 ext. 22, or communications@lelc.org. Thanks!!

New Finance Manager

Jim Manos

Jim Manos is our new Financial Manager for Lake Edge Lutheran Church

Please welcome Jim Manos as the new part-time Financial Manager for Lake Edge Lutheran Church. Jim has begun his orientation with Linda Brown.

Jim has experience in accounting having worked with private business, non-profit and a church. He will also continue in his role as owner/operator of Main Street Yoga.

Healing House

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The Healing House is a place a homeless child or family member can go to heal after surgery. Lake Edge has partnered with UCC, (United Church of Christ) to provide meals to the families who are temporarily housed there due to surgery or childbirth. There are 63 medical respites in the United States; Healing House is the first in Wisconsin. Madison’s Healing House is at 303 Lathrop Street. It is an eight bed facility. They need our help with meals for the residents.

Our two summer dates are July 19-25 and September 13-19. Our church will be responsibe for a day or two, not the entire week. Anita and I are looking for individuals who have an interest in this volunteer opportunity. Even if you are vaguely interested please contact one of us so we can put you on a call back list for helping. Because of COVID it is not clear, right if we will be able to provide a hot meal or just the groceries.

Chris Maloney: chrisvmaloney@yahoo.com; 608-358-5248
Anita Grue: anita51_98@yahoo.com; 608-6980345

Worship via Telephone or DVD

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Worship With LELC on the Telephone!

You can call in and listen to LELC worship on your phone! Any kind of phone will work. Call 1-833-273-2540. This is a toll free number.

Worship on DVD

If online worship is difficult for you, or if you don't have the technology for online worship, you may still be able to watch our worship videos! We are able to provide our worship services on DVD. If you have a DVD player connected to your TV, you can pop in the LELC worship DVD and watch it like a movie DVD. Please contact Chris Anderson in the church office at
608-222-7339 ext. 22; or email Chris at communications@lelc.org.

Your Offerings: Mail In or Give Online

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Click Here for Online Giving

Please remember that you have the option of making your weekly offerings online at the Online Giving link above. You are also welcome to mail your offerings to the church at 4032 Monona Dr. Madison, Wi 53716. Church staff is monitoring mail, phone messages and email messages. Your mailed offerings will be received safely.
Thank you!

Here to Help

Martha Butzier

If there are things you need help with during the time of social distancing, please let Pastor Martha know. No problem is too big or too small. She is available by phone 734.883.4564 or email mbutzier@LELC.org. She is pretty good at troubleshooting problems that arise. Call her. She would love to hear from you!

June 29 at 7:00 pm

Join Lucy Gibson in viewing and discussing the film, "Justified Journey." When the movie is over, please join the Zoom meeting to have some further discussion. The link is below. You will also need to enter the password below the link when prompted.
https://zoom.us/j/92265907368?pwd=dkpsTGQzUE16cWRuU2l3dmVuc3kvdz09
Meeting ID: 922 6590 7368
Password: 609205

To learn more about Justified Journey, go to:
https://mailchi.mp/15858d7f3177/jjc455p1qh-3202718?e=acf727a774

Zoom into Sunday Morning Fellowship!

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The congregation is invited to a weekly Zoom meeting on Sunday mornings at 9 AM

The details to join the meeting are as follows:
You can attend by computer or smartphone with video and audio, or you can just phone in with the number below.

To Join the Zoom Meeting by smart phone or computer, click on the line directly below this line.
https://zoom.us/j/5204335922
Meeting ID: 520 433 5922

If you are joining by phone use the number just below this line.
1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

If you have questions, please call me at church or here is my cell phone number 734.883.4564.

Blessings,
PMB

Doing the Most Good 2020 Summer Red Kettle Campaign

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July 30, 2020 at Metro Market

Every year, The Salvation Army helps nearly 30 million people; roughly one person per second!
One hour shifts. Please contact Chris Maloney to sign up for one of the shifts below.
To sign-up or for questions contact Chris Maloney: 608-358-5248 or chrisvmaloney@yahoo.com

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

School Bags for Lutheran World Relief

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It is that time of year when your support is needed for filling school bags! If you are new to Lake Edge, this is an outreach project where you can help by filling school bags with specific items that go to children around the world so they are better able to participate in school. You purchase items from a list to fill the bags and then they get returned to church by the beginning of September. Box Car Loading Day is September 26 at the railroad yard where the bags are then shipped for distribution.
With church not currently open, the Peace and Justice Mission will drop one or more bags at your doorstep, or you may pick up from Joan Martin. There are 165 School Bags to be filled and the contents are the same as in previous years. The Contents you purchase and put in your School Bags are as follows: (To keep uniformity it is very important to not add any additional items.)

▪ 4 70-sheet notebooks of wide or college-ruled paper (8" x 10 1/2")
▪ 1 ruler (one side 30-centimeter or one side inches)
▪ 1 Pencil Sharpener
▪ 1 Blunt Scissor
▪ 1 Eraser
▪ 5 Unsharpened #2 Pencils with erasers
▪ 5 Ballpoint pens (blue or black ink-no gel ink)
▪ 1 Box of Crayons (16 or 24)
4 70-sheet notebooks of wide or college-ruled paper (8" x 10 1/2")
1 ruler (one side 30-centimeter or one side inches)
1 Pencil Sharpener
1 Blunt Scissor
1 Eraser
5 Unsharpened #2 Pencils with erasers
5 Ballpoint pens (blue or black ink-no gel ink)
1 Box of Crayons (16 or 24)

Can we fill 165 school bags during a pandemic when we are not meeting in person on a regular basis? Yes, we can!

To receive your bags, let us know how many you want by doing one of the following: Email or text Deb Jenson at dbjenson@gmail.com (920-296-1688);
Call Joan Martin (608-444-2982); Call Sharon Kreul (608-222-7115)

Let us know when it’s ready for pickup and we will make arrangements to get it from you, or stay tuned as we move forward with future decisions on reopening the church building.
Thank you so much for your generosity and compassion.

The Peace and Justice Mission

Do the Six Things

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Help Stop Coronavirus

1 HANDS Wash them often
2 ELBOW Cough into it
3 FACE Don't touch it
4 MASK Wear it
5 FEET Stay more than 6 feet apart
6 FEEL sick? Stay home

In Our Prayers

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Please pray for:

those who grieve including: the families of Ed Fredrichs, Brian Liddicoat , Hunter Kottke, Lisa Swan Meyers and Nancy Schultz;

those who are ill, hospitalized, recovering, or who are in special need of a healing touch from God, including: Pat Bitter, Nancy Anderson, Jan Johnson, Kathy Simmons, Terry & Rose Mary Jackson, Shirley Boettcher, Debbie Staffeld, Kathleen Berkley, Du Wayne Zimmermann, Don Small, Del Jasper, Marilyn Jerrick, Christine Thompson, LaJeane Hettrick, Ken Neundorf, Wesley Simmons, Gabe Blood, Doug Siebert, Lisa Pietrowiak, Jim Jerney, Ken Jackson, Lorraine Hansen, Casimir Brandon, Nancy McFadden, Tony Paulson, Judy Fritz, Bette Paulson, Audrey Simonson, Wes Stiemke, Judy Kollath, Joyce Narveson, Albert Singer;

Our neighborhood church partners: Lake Edge United Church of Christ, St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church, Monona United Methodist Church, Lakeview Moravian Church, Zion Lutheran Church, and Plymouth UCC;

Our synod and national church staff; our sister congregation, Cristo Rey, El Salvador; our companion church, The Northern Evangelical Lutheran Church in India; and our ELCA partners in the Caribbean Synod and the Slovak-Zion Synod

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See you at church!

 
 
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