Advent Offering

2017 Advent Offering Recipients

Mobility Worldwide:  Their mission is to provide mobility for all of God’s children in need.  A PET is a 3-wheeled durable mobility chair powered by a hand crank or pulled by another person.  The project was born in 1995 when a missionary noticed the lack of sturdy mobility...
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Poinsettias for the Sanctuary

Please bring in your Christmas poinsettia for the altar any time during Advent (begins Dec. 3 this year).  You’ll want the perfect one to honor or remember a loved one.  Please be sure to write your name and name of the person to be commemorated on the poinsettia sign-up sheet in...
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A Note from Home – December 2017

“In the Advent season, there is always a lot of movement, a lot of “hustle and bustle,” with people traveling to see loved ones, shoppers going out to the stores, revelers heading for the latest holiday party, concert or event. But one movement needs to be remembered above all...
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Children’s Weekday Ministries

Lovely Lane Preschool ♦ All preschool classes are full. ♦ We remain a partner with CR Comm. School District so that our 4’s program is free to students. ♦ We are level 5 QRS; 1 classroom evaluated by ECERS—Early Childhood Rating Scale. ♦ Families participate in a holiday service...
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East Central District UMW News

Representatives from the 9/23 Annual Mtg. of the East Central District UMW reported that, in addition to dish soap, laundry soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, socks, and toilet paper donations for Clinton’s SOS (Share Our Sandwiches) ministry, 100 or more homemade quilts and...
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A Note from Home

A Note From Home – November 2017

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 In a certain mountain village in Europe several centuries ago, a nobleman wondered what legacy he should leave to his townspeople. At last he decided to build them a church. No one saw the complete...
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A Note from Home – October 2017

Ever been totally knocked over by something you read? I was reading in Robert Hick’s book, The Masculine Journey, these words: “In ancient cultures, images were personal portraits of the kings that allowed the citizens to know what their ruler looked like” (see Daniel 3:2)…. It...
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Adult Explo

Wednesdays. 6:00 to 7:15 pm. From tent pegs through the head to skinny dipping to geriatrics in the maternity ward, Adult Explo begins a look at the great women of the Bible. Join us for a great meal at 5:30 and Bible study following!
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Flood Buckets

Help for Hurricane Havey victims

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating march over Texas and Louisiana, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.  What can we do in the face of so much destruction and suffering?  But as survivors of Iowa’s worst flood, we know paralysis and inaction will not do!   We know how...
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Ways to Give

Ways to Give Most of us only think about giving to the church in very limited ways.  We give each Sunday or we give to special projects, like missions or capital campaigns. There are, however, numerous ways to give that have enormous tax advantages and can benefit your church for...
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