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Sunday, March 1, 2020

First Sunday in Lent: Worship at 8:00 am 10:30 am

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The Gospel for this Sunday:

Matthew 4:1-11

Lenten Journey

This week's gospel tells of Jesus’ temptation in the desert. His forty-day fast becomes the basis of our Lenten pilgrimage. In the early church Lent was a time of intense preparation for those to be baptized at the Easter Vigil. This catechetical focus on the meaning of faith is at the heart of our Lenten journey to the baptismal waters of Easter. Hungry for God’s mercy, we receive the bread of life to nourish us for the days ahead.


Lent at Lake Edge Lutheran Church

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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.

Participate in the Synod Assembly


The Council will be selecting our voting members to the Synod Assembly to be held at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, May 1-2, 2020. One male and one female along with one person under 30 can represent Lake Edge. Please consider attending this opportunity to participate with our Synod. Contact the Church Office if your interested in attending the Assembly on our behalf. (Lake Edge does have a budget to cover the cost of overnight lodging)

Thank You,
Your Church Council

Luke House: Servers Needed!


Thursday, March 5, 2020

If you would like to help serve at Luke House, please arrive at Luke House by 4:45 pm. Luke House is located at 310 S Ingersoll St, Madison. We really need more people to help server. Sign-up on the Bulletin Board. Don’t have time to serve? How about committing to bringing 2 loaves of Bread, or a gallon of milk on a regular basis or 2 dozen bars or cookies? Questions or concerns contact Joan Martin at 839-1370. Thank you for your continued support of this great ministry.

Madison Metro School Board Forum

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Sunday, March 8; 3:00-5:00 pm

Lake Edge Lutheran Church

Hosted by East Side Progressives
Meet the Madison School Board candidates! East Side Progressives are hosting a "speed dating" opportunity where the candidates will take a seat at a table and we can move about talking with each. With the referenda coming up, the school board will be making important decisions for all of us. A fun and informative afternoon.

Candidates for all April-election school board seats will be present:
Maia Pearson
Christina Gomez Schmidt
Nicki Vander Meulen (incumbent)
Wayne Strong
Savion Castro (incumbent, running unopposed)

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.

Save the Date! Congregational Conversation

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Sunday, March 22 Following Worship, about 11:30 am

Presented by the Ministry Evaluation Task Force

Please plan to attend. The MET has a lot of information to distribute! We also still need your input. More information about the forum will be available soon. Children are invited to Game Day in the library during the meeting.


See you at church!

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