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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Second Sunday After Pentecost: Worship at 9:30 am

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The Gospel for this Sunday:

Mark 2:23--3:6 Click Here to Read.

Sabbath-Keeping

Deuteronomy makes clear that sabbath-keeping is meant for the welfare of all. God delivered the Israelites out of slavery, so they should not ever work anyone else seven days a week. Even slaves should be able to rest; even resident aliens. Yet human beings can turn even the most liberating religious practice into a life-destroying rule. Jesus does not reject sabbath-keeping, but defends its original life-enhancing meaning. Our worship and our religious way of life are to lead to the hungry being fed and the sick being healed.

Summer Choir

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Sundays, June 3, July 1 & August 5

Join us the first Sunday of the month this summer for Summer Choir! Rehearsal will be at 8:30 am and then we will sing for worship at 9:30 am.

Church Directories

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Our new photo directories will be available at church on June 3 after worship. A suggestion of $5.00 per book to help defray the cost of printing will be requested.

Meet, Greet & Eat Event

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June 3; 11:00 am

Church and Family Fellowship and Membership Support are sponsoring Brunch in Good Shepherd Hall following worship. Food will be supplied by the two missions. Come share your experiences, memories, and old photos of LELC with our newest members. Sign-up for brunch on the bulletin board. Contact Nancy Pike at 608-332-4370 or pikenancy56@gmail.com.

Lumberjills and lumberjacks

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June 9, 7:30 am

Here is the opportunity to try out your skills in helping take down 3 trees at the church. No need to go to the gym. Come and chop wood! On Saturday, June 9th, starting at 7:30 am, the cutting and hauling and chainsawing will begin. Much help is needed to get this work done.

LELC Advocacy Survey

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The Peace & Justice Mission's Advocacy work group is exploring social justice issues for the congregation to learn about and take action on in 2018. We want to hear from you!
Please take 1 minute to let us know your thoughts at https://goo.gl/forms/uCz7gouJfefI8ezD2.

Lake Edge Lutheran Church Scholarships

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The Gifts Committee awards annual scholarships to Lake Edge members. The order of priority for these scholarships is:
1. A member attending an ELCA seminary for a Masters of Divinity degree and pursuing ordination in the ELCA;
2. A member attending an accredited institution of higher learning for a two-year or four-year undergraduate degree.
Students are eligible to receive an annual scholarship a maximum of four times.
2018 Lake Edge Scholarship Application Procedure
The deadline for applications is June 4, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted. Download the application procedure details by clicking here.

Vacation Bible School

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Registration Is Open for VBS 2018

VBS Dates: June 11-14, 2018
VBS is for children that have completed Kindergarten through 5th Grade. This is another joint adventure for Lake Edge and Christ the Solid Rock. A sign-up sheet and registration forms are on the bulletin board. There is a limit of 36 children.

Support VBS!

Volunteers are needed during the week of VBS! There is a sign-up sheet available in the Fellowship Area. A Giving Tree is available. Choose a leaf and donate to fund specific areas or for use as needed; examples include snacks, lunches, tuition, t-shirts. Any amount is appreciated. Thank you for your support! Let’s all work together to make this year another success, we will need volunteers from both Lake Edge and Christ the Solid Rock.

Satellite Garage Sale Information

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Lake Edge Lutheran Church members will help you sell your household items either at the church or at your home for the benefit of the Finance and Property Mission. It’s easy! You pick the date, let us know what you want to sell, and we will do the rest. We will organize the sale, price the items for sale, and clean up after the event. Everything you want to dispose of will be sold or donated to others. Contact Jonathan Pike for details, 608-332-4371.

Join the Campaign to End Child Poverty

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Every child deserves the opportunity to grow up healthy. But we know this isn’t the case. In Wisconsin, 1 in 6 children live in poverty. The End Child Poverty Wisconsin campaign seeks to reduce both child poverty and racial disparities. You can help. Add your name to show support and help organizers reach their goal of 10,000 signers: https://www.endchildpovertywi.org/endorse

Young Adult Gathering

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Wednesday, June 6; 7:00 pm

Glass Nickel Pizza

Get to know other young adults in their 20s and 30s. We meet the first Wednesday of each month, in the basement room at Glass Nickel. Food or drinks are on your own.
July Meeting Will Be July 11th (2nd Wednesday)
See Facebook Event for More Details

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