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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Reformation Sunday: Worship at 8:00 & 10:30 am

Celebrating Affirmation of Baptism


The Gospel for this Sunday:

Luke 18:1-8

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Heart of Faith

On Reformation Sunday, we celebrate the heart of our faith: the gospel of Christ—the good news—that makes us free! We pray that the Holy Spirit would continue to unite the church today in its proclamation and witness to the world. In the waters of baptism we are made one body; we pray for the day that all Christians will also be one at the Lord’s table.


Open Forum: LELC Rental Property

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October 27 at 11:45 am; October 30 at 7:00 pm

Attention LELC Members! There will be an open forum at church on Sunday, October 27th, following the second service. If you are unable to attend the Sunday open forum, another one will be held on Wednesday, October 30th, at 7:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the sanctuary. The purpose of the open forum is to hear your ideas regarding the rental property currently owned by LELC. This is an important first step concerning the future of your church. See you then!

All Saints Sunday

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November 3

On All Saints Sunday we call out the names of the saints who are dearest to us. If you have a loved one who died in the last year and want to have the name included in the All Saints Day service, please email the loved one’s name to

Fall Yard Clean-Up

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October 26; 9:00 am

Come one and all to the fall yard cleanup! Bring your rakes and join in raking the leaves and cleaning up the church yard. Do what you can, all work is appreciated. The rain date will be Sunday, November 3.

Fall Spooktacular Event!

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Saturday, October 26

4:00 pm Decorate Cars; 5:00 pm Trunk or Treating; 6:00 pm Games/Food

Candy Donations: We are asking for candy donations for Trunk or Treat! Please drop off Halloween candy in the Monster Box labeled FEED ME by October 20. Candy must be individually wrapped in unopened bags. For questions, please contact Nancy Pike 608-332-4370.
Trunk or Treat Decoration Cars Needed
The event provides a safe environment for Trunk or Treating. We need volunteers to decorate cars in the church lot and hand out candies beginning at 4:00 pm.
We need a lot of volunteers to make this event safe for our children. Age does not matter. If you can donate your time to volunteer for this event, please sign-up on the bulletin board. We appreciate if you can only volunteer for 1 hour!

Journey Through the Wilderness of Grief

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Wednesdays, Now Through December 4; 3:30 pm

I’ve had the opportunity to lead several grief support groups in the last several years, and I have been asked to facilitate a similar group ministry here at Lake Edge. My years of working as a nurse and as a pastor have helped me to develop an understanding of the power that grief has on us. If we don’t do the work of grief, if we don’t walk through the grief rather than around it, we deprive ourselves of having a full and loving life. Unresolved grief has a way of sneaking up on us and causing havoc in our lives. If someone significant in your life died, and you think you are still grieving, this is the place for you.
Our first session will be Wednesday, October 9th, beginning at 3:30 PM. The group will meet for 7 sessions, ending on December 4th. Please call the church office if you want to sign up. Pastor Martha Butzier

The Time & Talent Survey


Thank you to all who have returned Time and Talent survey forms so far! We look forward to receiving forms from everyone else. Forms are available in the pamphlet rack by the “Jumbotron” and at Thoughtfully complete and return forms to the church office. Click here for online forms.


See you at church!

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