UMW Program Books 2020

Look for the 2020 booklets with the bright yellow covers in the rack on the wall in the narthex. We invite all women of Lovely Lane to pick up a copy. These booklets list our programs and events, plus our budget for 2020 and some information related to United Methodist Women.
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Your Shoe Box Gifts Travel to the Ends of the Earth

Dear friends at Lovely Lane UMC, God is good! I recently learned some statistics about the success of Operation Christmas Child 2019. There were 10,569,405 shoe box gifts collected. Shoe boxes were packed by individuals and families in 10 countries: Australia, Canada, Finland,...
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Building Renovations Update

A building renovations update was provided to the congregation on Sunday, March 1st, from Amber Mulnik, project manager. To hear the presentation and view the slides, go to www.llblessing.org. Renovations are planned to start Monday, June 8th, and end by mid-November. The first...
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Resolutions for the Bereaved

(From Mercy Hospice newsletter Jan./Feb. 2018) I will… *stop saying “I’m fine” when it isn’t true. *ignore hurtful comments from well-intentioned people. *start focusing on what was gained in my experience rather than what was lost. *say my loved one’s name in the company of...
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Tai Chi

Did you know there is a small group that meets at Lovely Lane on Monday nights at 5:15 PM for 45 minutes or so of Tai Chi? Did you know that Tai Chi can boost your balance, ease your pain, reduce your stress, strengthen your heart, and more? We currently meet in the Youth Room....
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Help Support Camp and Create Scholarships

A campaign to help support camp and create scholarships is taking place, so that any child can attend a United Methodist camp in Iowa, regardless of their financial situation. The campaign’s goal is to raise $50,000; the weekly cost of one summer camper is $700. Please contact...
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Moving Forward as United Methodists

On January 3, a news release came out from the Council of Bishops that mentioned a new proposal for The United Methodist Church.  The document is called, “Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation.”  The proposal is an attempt to get around differences of opinion...
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New Associate Pastor Starting July 1, 2020

  I am so looking forward to joining Lovely Lane UMC this July as an Associate Pastor, sharing my time at Matthew 25. I’m looking forward to learning more about each of you and growing in ministry together. I am from Iowa, raised as a Pastor’s Kid. My father is a Pastor in...
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Kennedy Lunches

Kennedy Cougar Food Pantry

LET’S HELP OUR NEIGHBORS!! Lovely Lane is continuing to support different local pantries. One of these is the Cougar Corner Pantry at Kennedy High School. Kennedy has partnered with HACAP to support Kennedy families in need of food and toiletries. You can help by donating...
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Building Renovations Update

We are in the midst of an exciting time at Lovely Lane as we move forward with building renovations in 2020 and 2021 that will better equip us to share God’s love, bring hope to others, and make disciples of Jesus Christ. The opportunities for building improvements at...
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