Lovely Lane Preschool featured in KCRG story about school funding bill

Our Lovely Lane Preschool was featured in this February 19th story on KCRG about the Iowa State Legislature school funding bill. View the story on KCRG. 
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Lovely Lane UMW Video

Watch this video from Lovely Lane United Methodist Women to learn about their mission and the organizations they support.
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Random Acts of Kindness Day – February 17th

Did you know that Random Acts of Kindness Day is February 17th? Actually, the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation (a small nonprofit that promotes kindness) has designated Feb. 14-20 as Random Acts of Kindness Week. According to their website “Scientific evidence shows us...
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UMW is Zooming Forward!

Join us on Thursday, Feb. 11th, at 9:30 AM for our monthly meeting. We wish we could meet in person, but we will settle for seeing each other on a screen for now! Grab a cup of coffee and join us for a fun surprise that morning! Be sure to let us know your email address (send to...
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Lenten Offerings

2021 Lenten Offering Recipients

Our Missions Committee has picked this year’s recihttps://www.hub25.org/pients for our Lent Offering, to be highlighted on 4 upcoming Sundays, as follows: Matthew 25 is a local non-profit that exists to strengthen core neighborhoods on CR’s west side. It partners with them to...
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From Pastor Kristina – February 2021

When I was younger, my dad and I would garden together. It was something we liked to do. Each parsonage we had, we created a big garden in the backyard, where we’d grow watermelon, sweet corn, tomatoes, lettuce, and so much more. We enjoyed gardening together, but it didn’t mean...
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Zoom Study with Pastor Scott

The Zoom Study Group with Pastor Scott is currently studying the book Philippians by Cynthia M. Campbell. A new study begins on Feb. 24th that will focus on the book Embracing the Uncertain by Magrey R. deVega. This study will follow the Lenten preaching series. All are welcome!...
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A Statement from Bishop Laurie Haller re: The Crisis at the U.S. Capitol

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted....
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Everything Happens for a Reason book

Women’s Book Study – NEW BOOK!

The women’s book study with Pastor Kristina is starting a new book on Jan. 4th: Kate Bowler’s Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. The study meets Monday evenings at 7 PM over Zoom! If you would like to join the study, please E-mail Pastor Kristina ASAP at...
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Additional Building Renovations in 2021

As the new year begins, we are leveraging the momentum gained in 2020 to complete Phase 1 of our renovation plan with the following improvements: Foyer, Narthex, Fireside and Sanctuary – LED lighting, ceiling tiles, pew restoration, flooring, furnishings, paint, organ...
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