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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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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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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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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