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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Fourth Sunday After Epiphany: Worship at 8:00 & 10:30 am

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The Gospel for this Sunday:

Luke 5:1-11

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The fifth Sunday after Epiphany continues to highlight unlikely instruments and circumstances appointed to reveal the glory of the Lord. “Who will go for us?” queries the voice of the Lord. A man of unclean lips, a former persecutor of the church of God, and three fishermen who couldn’t catch a thing. More surprising still, perhaps, is the fact that we are also called.

Special Congregational Meeting

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Sunday, February 24th at 11:45 am

On the agenda is the Revised 2019 LELC Budget.

Council & Congregation Forum


Sunday, February 17 at 11:45 am

Please come and let us be in conversation with one another.

Adult Education “One-to-One Conversations”

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9:30 am In the Adult Ed Room

February 10: Hector Salazar, Outreach & Recruitment Specialist, Alzheimer Research Center University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
February 17: Briarpatch In Madison, over 300 youth are homeless at any one time. Briarpatch is an agency that serves over 3000 of them annually. On January 20th, Tyler Schueffner, program coordinator for Briarpatch’s street outreach program, will join us to talk about the transitional living program (Briarpatch TLP) that provides housing for 18-22 year olds experiencing homelessness or housing instability.

Comfy, Cozy Sale

I Love Outlaw Ranch

Outlaw Ranch Fundraiser

Sunday, February 10th in the Church Library
Our Family Campers have been preparing for their fundraiser for months. Please attend the sale this Sunday, before or after worship. There are wonderful books for your winter-reading; homemade soup; Outlaw-Ranch hot chocolate mix; and various other accompaniments to make your winter-time pass quickly. Invite your Eastside friends to come.

Join us for Book of Faith Bible Study

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“The Book of Luke”

Thursdays, January 17, 2019 —February, 24, 2019; 1:00 to 2:30 pm & 7:00 TO 8:30 pm
Luke brings us the intimate details of Christ’s ministry and word to us for living our life. Join us for the study. Sign up on the bulletin board. Refreshments will be served.

Racial Inequality and the Criminal Justice System


Saturday, February 9; 9:30am-1:00pm at LELC

This is a FREE presentation by MOSES organizer Frank Davis with a question and answer session, small group discussions and a solitary cell replica. A light lunch is included.
Did you know?
Fact 1: RACIAL INEQUITY - though they make up only 7% of the population, African Americans comprise 46% of the incarcerated population
Fact 2: CRIMELESS REVOCATION - approximately 3,000 people annually are sent to prison for violating a rule of their supervision and no new law is broken.
Fact 3: IMPACT ON FAMILIES - It has been well documented that children whose parents are incarcerated are more likely to become incarcerated themselves. Furthermore, if this trend continues, 1 in 3 black children born today will experience incarceration.
This event is organized by St. Paul A.M.E. and Unity Churches. For more info contact Saundra Brown @ 608-332-8349

Rides to Worship


At Lake Edge, we are working with Madison Metro to provide Para-transit service to transport seniors to and from worship on Sundays. This service will be provided by LELC at no cost. Pick up an application for your self, or for someone you know who would benefit from this program. Applications are available under the Jumbotron or click here.The application process includes an in-person needs assessment which we will arrange to have scheduled at Lake Edge Lutheran. Return applications to D'neece Hettrick, Jan Johnson or the church office by as soon as possible.

Human Trafficking & Our Youth: Free Event

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February 10; 1:30-4:30 pm; Fitchburg Library 5530 Lacy Rd

Featuring Teresa Flores, Human Trafficking Survivor, Founder of S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution)
This program is appropriate for audiences Middle School to Adult. Panel Discussion includes: Theresa Flores; Roger Baker, Madison Detective knowledgeable about local trafficking issues; Jodi Emerson, state legislator and previous executive director of “Fierce Freedom” in Eau Claire; Young Madison Woman, A trafficking survivor; Madison Parent of a trafficked child.

Lutheran World Relief Personal Care Kits

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We are now collecting items for this year with a goal of 150 Kits. For February, we are focusing on donations of Sturdy Combs. The other 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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