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Sunday, February 16, 2020

6th Sunday After Epiphany: Worship at 8:00 am 10:30 am

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The Gospel for this Sunday:

Matthew 5:21-37

Be Reconciled

In this week's reading from Deuteronomy we are called to choose life by loving and obeying God. Much of today’s gospel reading echoes portions of the Ten Commandments. Jesus’ instructions to the crowd reveal a pattern of behavior that honors both God and the neighbor, resulting in life and health for the whole community. We too are invited to embrace these commandments, not out of fear of retribution, but because God has promised that to do so means life for us.


The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

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Thursdays, Through February 27

Offered Twice each Thursday at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm; Sign up now!
The Book of Faith presents a book study of “The Heart of Christianity” by Marcus Borg. Pastor Martha is leading the study. Used books will be available for $2 each.

Lent at Lake Edge Lutheran Church

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Ash Wednesday Worship

Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00 pm
Join us for worship during Lent beginning on Ash Wednesday with Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion.

Mid-Week Lenten Worship

Holden Evening Prayer
Thursdays March 5 - April 2 at 7:00 pm
Join us on Thursdays in Lent for beautiful worship with Holden Evening Prayer and Holy Communion.

Styrofoam Recycling Notes

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Please place ONLY STYROFOAM in the containers noted for Styrofoam recycling (in the upstairs cloakroom). No other recyclable materials (such as other plastics, paper, or glass) should be deposited in this container. Other recyclable materials go in the blue recycling containers, or any container marked just “Recycling.”
Thank you to those of you who are recycling Styrofoam by putting it in the Styrofoam recycling containers. Please make sure any Styrofoam containers you put in are completely clean and free of any food residue. Styrofoam that is contaminated with food residue or anything else won’t be recycled. Almost all of the Styrofoam that has been put in so far has been nice and clean. Good job, folks, and keep it up! Care of the Earth Committee of the Peace and Justice Mission

Brat Fest: Sign Up to Help Memorial Day Weekend

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May 22-24, 2020

With the help of over 3000 volunteers, Brat Fest strives to enrich and improve people’s lives by collectively raising more than $120,000 each year to help support the charitable organizations that provide a multitude of essential services to members of our community.
You can be a part of this fundraising event! Sign up on the bulletin board today. All of our earnings will go to Lake Edge Lutheran for things like church camp trips, Bible School and the Pastor’s Emergency Fund. See the bulletin board to sign up. For more information, e-mail Mary Graper at

LELC Global Outreach: Personal Care Kits

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Collecting Bath Towels in January

We are collecting items for Lutheran World Relief Personal Care Kits. Included in the kits are items: One light or medium weight bath size towel (20” x 40” to 52” x 27”) – dark colors recommended. Two bath-size bars of soap (4 to 5 oz.) (Any brand in original wrapping). One adult-size toothbrush in original packaging. One sturdy comb (remove packaging). One metal nail clippers (remove packaging). A basket is available on the bottom shelf of the bookcase across from the bulletin board for your donations. Last year Lake Edge sent 174 Personal Care Kits to Lutheran World Relief. Thank you for your support and contributions.

Schenk Weekend Nutrition Program


Sign-up Sheet is Posted for 3 Weeks in March

Our church is responsible to pack and deliver food for the elementary children who qualify for free and reduced lunches. Volunteers needed and appreciated. Questions: contact Anita Grue 608-698-0345 or Chris Maloney 608-358-5248.


See you at church!

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