Lovely Lane Youth Present – “Yesterday’s News” – An Easter Play

The youth of Lovely Lane United Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, presented an original play written by Pastor Paul Wilcox that takes a look at how the death of Jesus might have been covered by the news media, had they existed then but with today’s technology and...
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UMW Bible Study – May, 2017

We are finishing our study of the Gospel of Mark and will begin to look at Luke’s Gospel before this session ends. We’ll continue to meet through May 16th and then on May 23rd, we will meet for our annual wind-up luncheon after which the group will take a break during the summer....
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House of Hope’s Summer Classes

1) Present Over Perfect—Spend your life present instead of striving for perfection (book study by Shauna Niequist); begins Thursday, May 18th 2) Nine Keys to Contentment—Learn to practice contentment in a Bible study on Philippians; begins Tuesday, May 30th 3) Be Free: An...
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

One out of five adults, or roughly 600,000 Iowans, live with some form of mental illness. About 37,000 grapple with serious mental illness daily. It’s time to provide support, educate our peers, and end the stigma of living with a mental illness. (NAMI Iowa) Top signs of...
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A Note From Home – May 2017

“Doing Small Things With Great Love” – that is the wise motto of one of my Colleagues in Ministry and a good friend. Although we’d rather be doing “the big stuff’, small things done with great love and an even greater God do not remain small for very long. In Elm...
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