Upcoming Faith Issues Topics

Feb. 4th & 18th: Weird church: welcome to the new forms of church in the 21st century, led by Ron Nelson Feb. 11th: TBD Feb. 25th & March 4th: Eastern Spirituality, led by Jim Loehrlein March 11th-25th: Prayer, led by Cheryl Murphy Faith Issues Adult Sunday School Class...
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UMW Save the Dates

Clint is coming back…. Be sure to put March 8th on your calendar! Clint Twedt-Ball will be our speaker at the evening Mission Potluck. He’s excited to give us updates on Matthew 25 and enjoy our great food! More details to follow next month! AND The next UMW Garage Sale is...
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UMW Tuesday Morning Bible Study

The Bible Study group resumed meeting on Tues., Jan. 9th, from 9:30-11:15 AM in Fireside. Weather permitting, we’ll continue to meet on Tuesday mornings. We are currently studying the Gospel of Luke. We’ve found that our studies have helped us to gain new insights and...
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United Methodist Camp News

All of the Pictured Rocks staff are excited to be hosting our 2 nd Annual Spring Retreats for youth in grades 3-8! 3rd-5th grade March 10-11 1 PM—1PM Cost: $50 6th-8th grade April 6-8 7PM—1 PM Cost: $75 Don’t let your kids miss out on this great opportunity for awesome faith, fun...
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Lenten Offerings

Lovely Lane 2018 Lenten Offering Recipients

Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) is a ministry of hospitality provided by the Iowa Annual Conference of the UMC. It provides legal services, advocates to bring change in immigration laws and public policy, and strives to educate immigrant communities to better understand their...
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A Note from Home – February 2018

Last summer Gayle and I became Mariners. I’m not talking baseball fans. We bought a pair of kayaks with a long, graceful paddle for each of us. We sailed down the Wapsi and the Cedar River and navigated Palo and McBride. Paddling down rain-swollen rivers can be a bit unnerving....
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Rev. Paul Wilcox to become Northeast Superintendent

Bishop Laurie Haller has announced that Rev. Paul Wilcox will become the Superintendent of the Northeast District. He succeeds Rev. Jackie Bradford, who has served the district since 2011. “The Iowa Annual Conference has eight districts, each led by a Superintendent who works...
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A Note From Home – January 2018

Standing at the Gates of the New Year Sacred Mystery, waitng on the threshold of this new year, you open the gates and beckon to me: “Come! Come! Be not wary of what awaits you as you enter the unknown terrain, be not doubtful of your ability to grow from its joys and sorrows....
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Photo Album – Children’s Christmas Program 2017

We have posted photos of our Children’s Christmas Program from December 17th, 2017. Find them at the link below. Photos
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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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