Justice for our Neighbors

Ann Naffier, a staff attorney for Iowa JFON who sets up office here at Lovely Lane one day a month and then helps in the evening’s clinic held in our Fellowship Hall, shared this story in April 2015 at Aldersgate UMC in Des Moines. It is an illustration of just one incidence of...
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Funeral Luncheon Volunteers-a Vital Ministry

The ministry of funeral lunches is important to our family and friends as they navigate the waters of grief and loss. Volunteers bring bars, help serve beverages at the lunches, and help with set up and clean up. If you’d be willing to assist with funeral luncheons, please sign...
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Additional Worship Volunteers Welcome for 9:15 Service

We have new friends attending our 9:15 worship! If you/your youth or child are new and would like to serve as a communion server, acolyte, usher/greeter or lector, please let us know on the STUB in worship or talk to Scott Seibert, our 9:15 Worship Volunteer Coordinator. Thank...
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Julie Meyer is Our New Director of Kid’s Club!

We welcome Julie Meyer as our new Director of Kid’s Club! Kid’s Club is held on Wed. nights with a Family Meal from 5:30-6 PM and age-level groups for preschool through adults from 6-7:15 PM. Julie is a member of LLUMC, is faithful in worship, and has served on our Staff Pastor...
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Thought for the New Year

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home

A NOTE FROM HOME A NOTE FROM HOME Bill Cotton has been a great preacher here among Iowa United Methodists for over 45 years. His words about Christmas point us beautifully toward the new year:“Emmanuel…God with us—still” I love the preposition with. This little word is...
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