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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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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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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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 Tuesday Morning Bible Study

We continue to meet on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:15 AM in Fireside and are currently looking at the Gospel of Mark. We invite you to join us for fellowship and study!
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Lovely Lane’s United Methodist Women’s Programs and Events for 2017

Look for the 2017 booklets with the orange covers in the narthex; all Lovely Lane women are invited to pick up a copy.  These booklets list our programs and events, our 2017 budget, Bible Verses for 2017, and other information related to UMW. We realize that the time for our...
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