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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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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Staff Prayer Time

Lovely Lane staff that meet every other Wednesday for 1-2 hour staff meeting now meet on the alternate Wednesdays for a brief time of joined prayer. If you’d like us to pray for you and/or a loved one, please fill out a yellow Prayer Request card from the pew racks and...
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Justice for our Neighbors

Ann Naffier, a staff attorney for Iowa JFON who sets up office here at Lovely Lane one day a month and then helps in the evening’s clinic held in our Fellowship Hall, shared this story in April 2015 at Aldersgate UMC in Des Moines. It is an illustration of just one incidence of...
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Additional Worship Volunteers Welcome for 9:15 Service

We have new friends attending our 9:15 worship! If you/your youth or child are new and would like to serve as a communion server, acolyte, usher/greeter or lector, please let us know on the STUB in worship or talk to Scott Seibert, our 9:15 Worship Volunteer Coordinator. Thank...
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Julie Meyer is Our New Director of Kid’s Club!

We welcome Julie Meyer as our new Director of Kid’s Club! Kid’s Club is held on Wed. nights with a Family Meal from 5:30-6 PM and age-level groups for preschool through adults from 6-7:15 PM. Julie is a member of LLUMC, is faithful in worship, and has served on our Staff Pastor...
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Thought for the New Year

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
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UMW – “Thanks for Garage Sale Donations”

LOVELY LANE’S UNITED METHODIST WOMEN WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANK YOU…. Thanks to everyone who donated items for this year’s garage sale! It was a success, making $831.45. The proceeds will be used to support our various mission projects around the world, our state,...
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