Remembering Rev. Dean A. Lanning

The Memorial Service for Dean Lanning took place on September 24, 2020, at Lovely Lane, and was recorded. Video Recording Obituary Personal messages to the Lanning family may be sent to: lanningmemories@gmail.com.
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Faith Issues Class – via Zoom

Faith Issues Zooms every Sunday from 9:00-10:00, beginning October 4th. The topic for October 4th is a Q&A session with a Coe professor on the topic of Apocalyticism. (The books of Daniel and Revelations.) Contact Myrna Loehrlein or the church office to be put on the Zoom...
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Volunteer Opportunity – Matthew 25 Transform Week

Matthew 25 Transform week is being held October 13-17 this year.  Lovely Lane has committed to having a group from our church take on and complete one of the home improvement projects that have been approved by Matthew 25 as part of the annual community renewal program. As an...
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From Our New Associate Pastor, Rev. Kristina Roth-Klinck

It seems like just yesterday that I wrote in the newsletter for August about the windstorm back in July when a tree limb fell down! Well, here we are again, with much bigger tree limbs and a much bigger windstorm! I know for many of us, we experienced great damage to our homes,...
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New Beginnings – From Pastor Scott

The past few weeks in Cedar Rapids, Marion, and surrounding areas have been emotional and exhausting. We have come together to assist one another following the damaging storms that came through our communities. Through it all, the best in people has come out. Folks have helped...
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Monday evening bible study with Pastor Kristina

Women of Lovely Lane…Pastor Kristina will be leading a Women’s Book Study starting October 5th at 7:00 pm over Zoom. The study will begin with Brené Brown’s, “The Gifts of Imperfection.” Please send Kristina an email or a message via Facebook, or you...
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Golf Outing with Pastor Scott

An informal nine hole golf outing with Pastor Scott is planned for Sunday PM, Aug. 30, at Lake MacBride Golf Course in Solon. All are welcome. Let Scott know if you’re interested.
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Children’s Weekday Ministries (CWM) News

And the challenges just keep coming! The virus, the renovations to Lovely Lane, our brand new-going-to-bebeautiful parking lot. So much that makes it necessary to be in community in innovative ways. Children’s Weekday Ministries mission is more needed than ever. Quality child...
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Managing Our Fears

Fear is all around us! And yes, some fear can be good. Fear is a vital response to physical and emotional danger. If we didn’t feel some fear from time to time, we couldn’t protect ourselves from legitimate threats. I am grateful for tornado watches and warnings. I am...
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COVID-19 Recovery Iowa Assistance is for you

Anxiety. Loneliness. Anger. Sense of loss. All of these feelings are normal. And the pandemic does not affect everyone the same way. That’s why COVID Recovery Iowa offers a listening ear. Call 1-844-775-WARM. (Also look for COVID Recovery Iowa on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.)
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