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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.


FREE Community Thanksgiving Dinner

The 30th annual community Thanksgiving dinner will be served promptly at noon on Thanksgiving Day-Nov 27.  Anyone is invited to come and dine.  The meal is served family style and includes roasted turkey, real mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade stuffing, yams, cole slaw, homemade cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and beverages.  Please call the church office to make a reservation at 244-6181.  Numbers only , no names are taken.  Carry outs will only be offered if there is food left after everyone eats.  Volunteers should also call the church office.



The season of Advent begins on Nov 29/30.  This year, all services during Advent, including Saturday evening, will be held in the main sanctuary. Each week during Advent you are invited to bring gifts to share with local agencies who serve people with needs.

Nov 29/30- Triangle Ministry-warm menís and womenís socks of all sizes

Dec 6/7-†††† Vera Court Literacy Program-childrenís reading books for grade 3†††††

†††††††††††††††††† and lower

Dec 13/14- Madison Urban Ministry-culturally diverse childrenís books for any††

†††††††††††††††††† age

Dec 20/21- Domestic Abuse Intervention Services-full-size tubes of toothpaste


Christmas Concert/Program

The annual Christmas Concert/Program with adults and children will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday, Dec 14.  Free-will pasta dinner served by high school youth follows the program at 5:15 pm.


Annual Homeless Memorial Service

Madisonís annual homeless memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, Dec 21 on the Capital Square.  All people are invited to join the time for remembrance which includes a procession around the square, readings and prayers and the naming of those who have recently died who were homeless.  This event is sponsored by several local social service organizations and churches.  Bring warm socks, mittens, hats, gloves and long underwear to donate to Community Action Coalition.


Inclement Weather

If it becomes necessary to cancel events at Lakeview or weekend worship services, notification will be placed on the church answering machine, the Lakeview Facebook page and


Adult Retreat

The annual adult retreat will be held Feb 20-22, 2015 at the Green Lake Conference Center.  The Christian Writerís Mansion has been reserved for the Lakeview event and we can take 18 attendees.  See Chris Anders if you wish to register.  Cost is $130 per person.


Youth Kringle Sale

Itís time for the annual high school Danish Kringle sale.  Kringles are made fresh at Lehmannís Bakery in Racine.  The sale ends Nov 30.  Kringles will be delivered on Dec 12.  Cost is $10 each.  Order directly from a high school youth or in the church narthex following worship services.  The youth will donate 10% of the money they raise from this sale to the general budget of Lakeview.  Remaining funds will assist with their trip to the National Youth Gathering in Detroit in July 2015.


Middle School Winter Retreat

Mark your calendars for the annual winter retreat for youth in grades 6-9 and friends at the Green Lake Conference Center.  It will be held Jan 16-19. Theme this year is ďSurvivorĒ and lots of fun is expected.  Watch for registration forms coming soon.††


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.


Helpful links

†††††††††††† 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

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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