Sunday Worship: Details
8:00 & 10:30 am: Fall-Spring
9:30 am: Summer; Through Labor Day

4032 Monona Dr., Madison, WI 53716
communications@lelc.org     608-222-7339
Office Hours:  M-Th 8:30-4; Friday 8:30-Noon

Events

Summer WorshipJoin us for Summer Worship
Sundays at 9:30 am

Now Through Labor Day!
We return to our fall schedule on Sunday, September 9, with worship at 8:00 and 10:30 am and education for all ages at 9:30 am.

Young Adult Gathering
First Wednesday; 7:00 pm at Glass Nickel Pizza
See Facebook Event for More Details
Get to know other young adults age 21-35. We meet the first Wednesday of each month, in the basement room at Glass Nickel. Food or drinks are on your own.

LELC’s Racism History Film Series: Coming Soon!
Lake Edge Lutheran Church will host a film series on the history of civil rights efforts and white supremacy in the US and the world. The showings are free, and childcare will be provided upon request. Please call the church, 222-7339, if you want to bring children, so we can arrange for child care. If no one answers, leave a message. We will call you back. If no one asks for child care, it will not be provided.

This powerful BBC documentary reconstructs the first influential slave narrative, the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, which helped rouse the conscience of Europe and America against the shame of slavery.
Equiano’s story begins with his capture in West Africa in 1756 and recounts the horrors of the Middle Passage and everyday slave life on a Virginia Plantation. Slavery, he would observe, brutalizes not just the slaves but the masters and all of society. Resold to a British naval officer, Equiano learned to read and write, bought his freedom, married into English society and became a leading abolitionist. But it was his book, The Interesting Narration of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African, which vividly demonstrated the humanity of Africans as much as the inhumanity of slavery.

Seeds of Peace 2nd Annual “Tunes on the Triangle” Outdoor Benefit Concert
Thursday, August 30; 4:30 - 9:30pm
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. The evening will include: Food Carts, Kids’ Activities, Pie Auction, Live Music by Local Bands. Lakeview Moravian Community Church, 3565 Tulane Ave.

Bishop Viviane Thomas-BreitfeldBishop Installation
Saturday, August 18; 2:00 pm
You are invited to attend the installation of the newly elected Bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin, Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld on August 18, 2:00 pm at First Lutheran Church, 612 N Randall Ave, Janesville, WI 53545.
The Bishop Installation Planning Team is seeking donations of food and snacks for the reception following the installation service. For information on how you can help and for a list of specific items needed, contact Rolfe Nervig (608)347-5998 or rolfe-nervig@yahoo.com.

Lake Edge Lutheran Church Annual Picnic
Come Have “Noodles Of Fun!”
Sunday, August 19 at 11:00am Following Worship

Bring a salad or a dessert Sandwiches, fruit. Drink and chips provided. Questions? Contact nancy pike @ 608-332-4370 or pikenancy56@gmail.com.

School Bags are Here!
School supplies will soon be on sale. Pick a few bags up, fill them up and return to church by September 2nd. There are directions on what you should put in each bag. Last year we sent 208 bags to Lutheran World Relief.

Winsome Widows' Luncheon
Third Wednesday of the Month
The Winsome Widows’ Luncheon is held the third Wednesday of each month at 11:45am at a variety of locations. Check the current newsletter (click here) or contact the church office for location. All widows are invited to attend. Please sign up on the bulletin board.

Come And Pray With Us!
Sundays & Thursdays
Lake Edge has two weekly prayer groups that are open to all. Centering Prayer meets Sundays at 9:30 am in the corner room, upstairs behind the library in the original building (8:30 am in the summer). Thursday Prayer Group meets Thursdays at 11:30 am in the office conference room. All are invited to these prayer opportunities.

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