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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Funeral Luncheon Volunteers-a Vital Ministry

The ministry of funeral lunches is important to our family and friends as they navigate the waters of grief and loss. Volunteers bring bars, help serve beverages at the lunches, and help with set up and clean up. If you’d be willing to assist with funeral luncheons, please sign...
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What Life is Like in a Refugee Camp

This article was written by Mary Mathis, University of Iowa Law graduate and published in the Daily Iowan. She describes life in a Syrian refugee camp in Northern Greece. She interviews Drew Craig follows him as he works with Lighthouse Relief, an organization Lovely Lane...
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A Note from Home

A NOTE FROM HOME

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, a gentle Father and the God of all consolation, so that we can offer others, in their sorrows, the consolation that we have received who comforts us in all our sorrows, from God ourselves. – 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ...
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Christian Education

January 4, 2015, will begin the new year for Sunday School classes along with a change in curriculum for 9:15 students. Both Sunday School groups (9:15 & 10:45) will now receive the same lessons using Sparkhouse curriculum and materials. Yes, there will still be science, art,...
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A Note From Home – September, 2014

Dear Teachr, Today, Mommy cryed. Mommy asked me Jody do you realy kno why  you are going to school. I said I dont kno why? She said it is caus we are going to be bilding me a fewchr. I said what is a fewchr wats one lo cryed and sed oh Jody I love you so. Mommy says every one...
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