Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina

August is the last month for the summer’s “Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina” on Tuesdays at 10 AM. Coffee will be provided, and the meeting will be in the church library. Dates for August: Aug. 3, 10, 17, and 24
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Summer Youth Group Events for August

Sunday, August 8th, 4pm-5pm: Parlor City Ice Cream. Meet at the church and we’ll walk to Parlor City. Sunday, August 22nd, 4pm-530pm: Mini-golfing at Twin Pine’s Golf Course. Meet at Twin Pine’s: 3800 42nd Street NE, Cedar Rapids
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The Roller Coaster Season

Although I haven’t wanted to get on a roller coaster for decades, I feel like I’m on one a lot of the time. With the availability of the Covid vaccine, I felt the exhilaration of making it up a steep climb, followed by a terrifying drip and then the thankfulness of...
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From Pastor Kristina August 2021

Just a few weeks ago, I received a text message from my dad which read, “Welcome to the world, dear child of wisdom, beloved child of God, baby Sophia!” My sister had given birth to their baby girl Sophia Jo, my niece, my parent’s first grandbaby, on July 10th...
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Zoom Study Groups with Pastor Scott

Zoom study groups with Pastor Scott continue this month on Wednesdays 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. Books are still available in the church office for $10 each. All are welcome!...
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Summer Book Club with Pastor Kristina

August: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas Order the book from Amazon, your local bookstore, or wherever you purchase books, read throughout the month, and join me for conversation and discussion! NEW August Discussion Date: Tuesday, August 24th, 7 PM, at Lovely Lane UMC Email...
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NOURISHED: The Mission Campus of Lovely Lane—August Events

Thursday, August 12th, 7 pm—Fork n’ Folk Worship at Mathew 25 Urban Farm (437 G Ave NW). Bring your lawn chair, a snack to share, and your favorite instrument if you have one for an evening of Fork n’ Folk worship. Thursday, August 26th, 6 pm—Thursday Centering at Groundswel...
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