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Latest News and Happenings

Holy Week Schedule

April 2nd—Palm Sunday Worship 9:00 am. There will be a breakfast following worship. Please see the article below to sign up to bring food!
April 6th—Maundy Thursday Worship 7:00 pm
April 7th—Good Friday Worship 7:00 pm This will be a community service with churches in the surrounding area joining us at English Lutheran!
April 9th—Easter Sunday Worship: 2 Services. Cinnamon rolls will be served in between services.
- 8:30 am Worship Service
-10:00 am Worship Service


CPR & AED Class

At the end of last year, the council approved to purchase a second automated external defibrillator (AED). At the February council meeting the council discussed the need to have people trained and willing to use it if a medical situation happens. We approved to host a CPR and AED class to current members of English Lutheran Church. The class will be open to members only and will come at no cost to you.

I have scheduled a class for April 24th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Village of Ellsworth Ambulance Hall. The class can hold up to 12 people. If the class fills up and there is enough interest, they will schedule another class.


Landscaping Project Fundraiser

English Lutheran is currently raising money to pay for our landscaping project. The grounds around the church are in need of repair, and we want to make our property look better. The fundraising goal for this landscaping project is $15,000. You can give a one-time donation or spread it out over time.

Please designate that your donation is for the landscaping project. We have envelopes in the back of the sanctuary that say, "Improvement Fund." There will be a special drop box for these donations.


Palm Sunday Brunch

On Sunday, April 2nd, we will be having a breakfast following the worship service.
We are looking for volunteers who can bring in food, people who can serve, and who can help clean up. There will be a sign up sheet in the back of the sanctuary. Contact the office with any questions!



Join us for Adopt-A-Highway on Saturday, April 29th, beginning at 9:00 am. We will clean our section of County Road C. Meet at church at 9:00.

Students, this is a great service activity for your school service hours! For more information, please call Chris Karlstad at 715-273-3846.


Women's Bible Study

Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 in the lower level of the church. All are welcome!


Sharing & Caring Hands

A group from ELC will be heading to Minneapolis to serve lunch at Sharing & Caring Hands in Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 25th.


Church Office Hours

Sydney will be working from home on Monday's, but will be in the office Tuesday- Thursday ~  9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Church will be closed on Friday's.


Confirmation Classes

Our confirmation year is happening! This year we will learn about the Lord's Prayer during our class times, this is a part of a 3-year cycle of the Apostle's Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the 10 Commandments. We will meet approximately every other week, with a few exceptions as noted.


2022 Annual Report

The 2022 Annual Report is available! It includes the proposed budget, nominations for committees, and reports from the teams and ministries at English Lutheran. We have hard copies of the annual report in the back of the sanctuary, and in the church office. Thank you!


Sunday School!

Sunday School will run every Sunday, unless noted on the church calendar. Children will start off in worship, and leave after Communion. Sunday School will be from 9:45 am to 10:15 am. Classes will run with large group lesson time, a group activity, and then small group time.

Please contact the CYF committee or the church office with any questions!


Electronic Giving

Did you know we offer electronic giving?  You can make a one-time, weekly, monthly, or semimonthly donation.  Donations can be changed at any time.  You can use your credit card or have funds moved directly from your bank account.  We offer a variety of ways to set this up.


Sharing Shed

English Lutheran Church has a “Sharing Shed.” This is a place you can come to drop off items you wish to donate to someone in need. Donations accepted are listed below. No electronics, only necessities. Our shed is a small garden shed, so smaller items only, no furniture. Thank you for your generosity!

It is also a place you can come to take items you are in need of. There is no charge and no strings attached. The shed is not locked and can be accessed at any time. The Sharing Shed is located just outside the back entrance of the church. Please feel free to help yourself at any time.


Prayer Shawls

If you have a loved one who is going through a tough time and could use the comfort of being wrapped in prayers with a blanket/shawl, you may provide a prayer shawl for them.

Please contact the church office if you need a shawl. There is no cost for the shawl.

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