Lovely Lane Newsletter July – Doubting God

Life happens! Whether it’s a major tragedy or a series of events, life happens. Horrible things take place. Life becomes overwhelming. With a pandemic and a derecho, the last year and a half have brought enough hurdles to last a lifetime for many of us! When this happens, we...
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Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina

Join Pastor Kristina on Tuesdays at 10 am this summer for coffee and conversation out on the church lawn. Bring your lawn chair, and coffee will be provided by the church!
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Zoom Study Groups with Pastor Scott

Zoom Study Groups with Pastor Scott continue this month at 9:30 AM and 7 PM. The focus is the book Nine Essential Things I’ve Learned about Life by Rabbi Harold S. Kushner. Several books are still available in the church office for $10 each. All are welcome! It’s a great book!!
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From Pastor Kristina: God Winks

God speaks to us in mysterious ways. It might be a whisper, a sign, the song playing at just the right moment, a message from a stranger, or sometimes God can speak to us in what I call ‘God Winks.’ Squire Rushnell calls God winks reassurances from God. For me, God winks come in...
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Disaster Relief – Pictured Rocks District

Iowans are still working to overcome the natural disaster from the derecho last August. Almost a year later, we still have over 500 homes in the Cedar Rapids area that need chainsaw work and repairs. Due to a lack of insurance, or being underinsured, many of our neighbors are...
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Summer is Salad Time

Spaghetti/Pasta Salad 1 pound pasta (your favorite) cooked according to package directions and cooled 3/4 cup chopped red or white onion 1/2 – 3/4 cup diced or shredded carrots 1 medium/large red bell pepper; seeded and diced 1 medium/large green bell pepper; seeded and...
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