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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Tenth Sunday After Pentecost: Worship at 9:30 am


The Gospel for this Sunday:

Luke 12:49-56

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Refining Fire

The word of God is a refining fire. Jesus is the great divide in human history. He invites our undivided attention and devotion. In the assembly, we are surrounded by “so great a cloud of witnesses.” In the word and in the holy communion we are invited yet again to look to Jesus, “the pioneer and perfecter of our faith.”


Christian Ed for Children & Youth

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Faith Formation for Children & Youth

Registration Begins Sunday, August 18
Registration forms for Sunday School and Confirmation are available at the display in the Fellowship Area. Register today! Registration forms are also available on our web site. Click here to download a form.

2019 Pride: OutReach Magic Festival

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A Pride Celebration for All Ages

Sunday, August 18; 1:00-6:00 pm

​Warner Park, 3110 N Sherman Ave, Madison
OutReach Magic Festival: A PRIDE Celebration event for 2019 will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and the 30th Anniversary of Madison’s first pride parade. There’ll be activities for all ages, entertainment, food and merchant vendors, information booths, and more! We’ll also be focusing on bringing the community together for celebration, healing, and rejuvenation. OutReach Magic Festival Coalition Members include the Community Pride Coalition and Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus. ​For more information, please call OutReach at 255-8582 and ask for Steve or Angie. Also e-mail at

Blood Drive! Sponsored by Seeds of Peace

Blood Drop

Tuesday, August 20; 1:00-6:00 pm at LELC

For an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit Enter sponsor code: EastMadisonSofP. Walk-ins welcome! You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass! Visit for more information. Those who come to give blood, July 29-Aug. 29, 2019, will receive a $5 Gift Card via email, on behalf of Amazon by email. *Restrictions apply, see Terms and conditions apply; visit

Winsome Widows’ Luncheon

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Wednesday, August 21; 11:45 am

Join us at new Monona Buck & Honey’s, 800 W Broadway, Monona. All widows are invited to attend. Please sign up on the bulletin board. The Winsome Widows meet monthly on the third Wednesday at 11:45am at a variety of locations.

“When They See Us” Group Film

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Discussion August 22; 6:30-8:30 pm

Christ Presbyterian Church
944 E. Gorham, No Charge
Film series about 5 young men of color falsely convicted of assault and rape in 1990. In 2002, DNA evidence cleared them, but they had already served their terms. This event is free, but please register online at Questions? Email

Help Assemble Personal Care Kits

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Sunday, August 25 at 11:45 am

Please sign-up. on the bulletin board to help. A light lunch will be provided.

Lutheran World Relief School Kits

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School Kits for Lutheran World Relief must be returned to LELC as soon as possible so they can be packed for shipping. Return no later than August 30.
There are still many bags to be filled! The school bags, instructions and a list of what goes in each kit are on the table under the Jumbotron. Take bags home and fill them up! Please remove items from packaging. Walgreen’s and Office Depot are good sources for school supplies at good prices. Please return by August 30. Boxcar Loading day is September 14.

Tunes on the Triangle: Benefit Concert

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Thursday, August 29; 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Working to Alleviate Food Insecurity on the East Side
“Tunes on the Triangle” is a fundraiser benefiting the school nutrition programs at Schenk, Frank Allis and Nuestro Mundo elementary schools, coordinated by the Seeds of Peace congregations of the east side of Madison and Monona, including Lake Edge Lutheran.
The evening will include: food carts, kids’ activities, pie auction, live music by local bands. Join the fun, and invite your friends, to Lakeview Moravian Community Church, 3565 Tulane Ave., and make a difference in the lives of our community children!
Volunteers are needed! You can sign up to volunteer at [Click here to sign up.]


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