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Summer Worship at 9:30 am

June 25, 2017: 3rd Sunday After Pentecost

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The Gospel for this Sunday is

Matthew 10:24-39; Click Here to Read.

Marked With the Cross of Christ Forever

Jeremiah knew the frustration of having his words rejected. Jesus declares that his words may not bring peace, but division. In baptism we are buried with Christ that we may walk in newness of life. As we take stands for the sake of justice and lose our lives for the sake of others, we need not be afraid. The hairs of our head are counted. In baptism we are marked with the cross of Christ forever.

One in the Spirit: Meal & Bible Study

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Rain or Shine!

Thursday, June 22

LELC on the Patio (Inside if it rains)

Pastor Everett Mitchell will lead the Book of Faith Bible study on the Holy Spirit on June 22 at Lake Edge. What is the work of the Holy Spirit and its place in the Trinity? The Bible study will be held on the patio outside the doors to the parking lot. Food will be provided (hamburgers, brats, potato salad, beans. watermelon). The meal will be at 5:30 pm and Bible study from 6:15 to 7:30 pm. June 22 - sign up now on the bulletin board. Don’t miss this.

Firefly Hike: Christ the Solid Rock & Lake Edge Lutheran Church

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Saturday, July 1; 7:00- 10:00 pm

Indian Lake County Park; 8183 Hwy 19 Cross Plains WI 53528 (30 minutes west of Madison). 7:00-8:15 pm Fellowship & S’mores. 8:15- 9:30 pm Firefly Hike (about .75 mile round trip on easy terrain). 9:30 pm Farewell and Star Gazing. Bring: a jar with holes, a folding chair if you have one and bug spray. Register at your church. Contact: Diane Schwartz, 608-358-8314

Congregational Weekend at Mt. Morris

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August 25-27

Mt. Morris Camp and Conference Center

Near Wautoma, WI

It’s time to make your decision to attend the Congregational Weekend at Mt. Morris! Information about lodging and activities is on the bulletin board. For more information, contact Mary Graper.
Weekend Theme:
Christa Fisher, Leader for Cross-Generational Learning Time
"Spend a weekend in nature exploring this divinely sanctioned space. Together we will explore and experience the gift of Sabbath, the joy of being without expectation. While there will be many opportunities for multi-generational learning and doing, nothing is required. You are free to spend yours days engaged in arts and crafts, biblical study, nature exploration, swimming, hiking, fishing, or simply lying in the sun, listening to the birds sing and the children laugh. This weekend is your Sabbath - it has been established so that you might experience rest and joy!”

New Member Class

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July 9 & 16

There will be two classes after 9:30 am worship on July 9th and July 16th, from 10:45 am-12:15 pm. We will receive our new members during worship on July 23rd. We would love to have you join our church family in July! Please free up these three Sunday mornings and become members of our church! Questions? Speak to a pastor.

Save These Dates!

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Please mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

July 25, 6:00 pm - Women's Summer Event: Potluck & Bible Study
August 1, 1:00-6:00 pm - Blood Drive at LELC
August 13, 6:00-9:00 pm - Annual Jazz Concert
August 25-27 - Congregational Weekend Away

See bulletins and newsletters for details!

Gifts Committee: Matching Gifts Needed

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At the recent congregational meeting, two special initiatives were approved to be funded through the gifts committee:
1) part time youth pastor for the next year
2) repair of the front rock wall and improving drainage near the front door to prevent water from reaching our elevator shaft and basement hallway.

The Gifts Committee will match donations to these projects. Please check the bulletin and June Dialogue for details about how you can contribute to these important initiatives.

As always, thank you for your support of these types of special initiatives through the gifts committee. Jim St. Vincent, Chairperson, Gifts Committee


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