Lakeview Lutheran Church

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Lakeview Lutheran Church

A Warm and Caring Community


Lakeview Lutheran Church is a warm and caring community of Godís servants ministering through worship, learning and sharing.† We are people of God in Christ and empowered by the Spirit to bear witness to Godís creative, redeeming and sanctifying activity in the world.† For 150 years Lakeview Lutheran Church has been committed to a faithful proclamation of the gospel through word and sacrament and through a passionate network of social and outreach ministries in Madison and beyond.





























4001 Mandrake Rd

Madison, Wisconsin 53704

To contact us:

Phone: 608-244-6181

Fax: 608-244-8755


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Weekend Worship Schedule:


Winter (Labor Day through Memorial Day)

†††††††††††† Saturday, 5:00 pm in the historic chapel built in 1884

†††††††††††† Sunday, 8:15 am and 10:30 am in the main sanctuary

†††††††††††† Confirmation for 7th through 9th grade, Sundays at 9:15 am

†††††††††††† Adult bible study, Sundays at 7:30 am


Summer (June, July, August)

†††††††††††† Saturday, 5:00 pm in the historic chapel built in 1884

†††††††††††† Sunday, 9:00 am in the main sanctuary



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†††††††††††† Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

†††††††††††† South Central Synod of Wisconsin

†††††††††††† The Road Home

†††††††††††† Habitat for Humanity of Dane County

†††††††††††† Lutheran Disaster Response

†††††††††††† Augsburg Fortress Publishing

Lakeview Food Pantry

The Lakeview Food Pantry is open every Monday evening from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm on the east end of the lower level of our building.  If you wish to use the pantry, call the church office at 244-6181 on Monday morning to sign up.  We do require that all folks who use the pantry make a reservation on Monday morning.

Riverboat/Brewery Tour

Sunday, Aug 24. Depart by coach bus from the church parking lot after 9:00 am worship.  Eat lunch at Rock Bottom Brewery in Milwaukee.  Get on Riverboat Boat Tours at 1:15 pm.  Tour the Milwaukee River and 3 craft breweries until 5:15 pm.  Beer sampling is part of the tour.  Return to Lakeview via bus by 6:30 pm.  Cost is $52 per person, which includes the bus, the boat tour, the brewery tours and the sampling.  Food costs are additional.  There are only seats for 30 people on this tour.  Sign up by paying Chris Anders asap.


Rally Weekend Events

This year, Rally Sunday at Lakeview will be a week later than usual.  On Sep 7, Sunday morning worship will still be at 9:00 am.  On Sep 14 we will celebrate Rally Weekend with potluck brunch in East Hall at 8:30 am and worship at 10:00 am.  A Dixie Jazz Band will be leading the worship service.  We will begin our normal winter worship schedule on Sep 20/21 with worship at 5:00 pm on Saturday and 8:15 and 10:30 am on Sunday.  Sunday school registration will be on Sep 14 and classes will begin at 9:15 am on Sep 21.



A confirmation orientation for all youth and parents/guardians who wish to enroll in the confirmation program will be held at 9:15 am on Sunday, Sept 21.  The meeting will be held in the sanctuary.  Any youth in grades 7, 8 or 9 are invited to enroll in confirmation.  Please bring an adult to the meeting.


National Youth Gathering in 2015

A very important meeting for any high school youth and parents/guardians who are interested in attending the ELCA National Youth Gathering in Detroit in July 2015 should attend a very important meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept 9 in East Hall. 


Lakeview Choir

The Lakeview Choir will resume weekly rehearsals at 7:00 pm on Thursday, Sept 11 in the sanctuary.  Director Lynn Najem invites all interested singers to participate in choir.  New faces are encouraged.  Old faces are a blessing.  Consider sharing your voice to help lead worship by serving in the choir.  High school youth are welcome too. 


Red Cross Blood Drive

Make your reservation to donate blood on Tuesday, Sept 9 between noon and 5 pm in East Hall at Lakeview.


Bible Study

The Wednesday noon Bible study will resume with Pastor Dean on Sept 17.  Meeting in the Conference Room.  Bring a lunch if you wish. 


Senior Cook-out and Euchre Tournament

The next senior lunch and euchre tournament at Lakeview will be at 11:00 am on Sept 22.  Weíll be grilling brats, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken breasts.  Weíll have the buns, condiments, beverages and chocolate malts.  Everyone should bring a dish to pass and throw in a few bucks to cover the cost of the meat.  All are welcome, even if you donít play euchre.