Yoga Class

On Thursdays at 5:30 PM is starting a series in June focusing on our Chakras (energy channels).  It will be a lot of fun!  If you haven’t been to yoga class in awhile, this would be a great place to start again!  The classes are slower, focus on one area of the body at a time,...
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Wednesay Women of the Word Summer Lunches

During the summer women are invited to attend a monthly lunch, fellowship, and devotion time. The group will welcome new folks, check in with one another, and share in a short devotional time. This is a great opportunity to check out this group that meets Wednesdays at noon...
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Daily Blog Devotional: The Dented Fender Ministry

Pastor Jenny has been writing for The Dented Fender Ministry for the past few months. She is one of seven writers who each get a weekly blog posted. You can subscribe, via email, to the daily Blog ministry by going to following link: https://thedentedfender.com/winds-of-change/...
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UMW Mission U

MISSION u Event to Empower Us to Be Radical Disciples of Jesus Christ   The United Methodist Women (UMW) Mission u summer and fall events are wonderful opportunities to study current issues impacting society based on recent mission study topics. Whether you are young or old,...
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Jenny Seylar

Life Between Sundays: Women on a Mission

Advocates…. Justice-focused…. Action-takers….. Radical Disciples….These are just a few words that describe the women I encountered a few weeks ago at the United Methodist Women (UMW) Mission u training in St. Louis. I will be leading the youth section on the Book of Mark at...
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Moved by the Spirit

A word I often reflect on is “safe.”  In a sometimes crazy, chaotic, and stressful world, many of us desire to feel safe.  Safety is a basic human yearning. For some of us a song or hymn makes us feel safe.  I love the hymn, “They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love.”  When...
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Matthew 25 Transform Week Lovely Lane Team

Matthew 25 Transform Week June 24-28 Matthew 25 has and continues to be one of the important local missions Lovely Lane has strongly supported over the years.  In the past we have supported Matthew 25 mostly through special offerings. This year Lovely Lane is taking a more active...
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Letter from Bishop Laurie Haller from May 9, 2019

Lovely Lane UMC Folks, In an effort to continue to keep the congregation informed about matters related to the General Council 2019 and Judicial Council decisions, I am sharing Bishop Laurie Haller’s letter below. There are 2 links in the letter (and also at the end of the...
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Rejoice Always – by Pastor Scott

Frantic!  Frantic!  Does this describe your life?  Do you have a lot on your plate?  Are you busy keeping up with work and family matters?  We can all relate to busy schedules. Now one obvious concern in all this busyness is that we lose sight of what is most important.  When we...
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A Pastoral Letter to the Iowa Annual Conference from Bishop Laurie Haller

April 26, 2019 Grace and peace to the holy and faithful saints in Christ Jesus in Iowa! I share this letter with you in convicted humility, knowing that I am a sinner, continually falling short of God’s glory and standing in need of God’s grace. None of us knows the will of God...
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