Youth Mission Trip Fundraiser: Subs for Service

The youth will be selling subs to raise money for their summer service trips. Subs will be for sale on Jan. 13, 20, and 27 before and after worship services OR you can buy directly from the youth you know. Cost for a 6-inch (approx.) sub is $6.00 each. Look for more information...
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Summer 2019 Youth Mission Trips

Summer 2019 M.S. Mission Trip for Youth Grades 6-8: Matthew 25 Transform Week When: June 24-28, 2019 What & Where: Cedar Rapids Matthew 25 Ministry Hub Whom: Youth Grades 6-8 (current) Cost: TBD Fundraisers: Youth will do a variety of fundraisers to off-set the costs. For...
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Commission on a Way Forward & General Conference Special Session

The Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church will be held Feb. 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, MO where hundreds of delegates from around the world will gather to receive and act upon a report* from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the...
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Living Last Supper

Lovely Lane men are welcome to participate in the “Living Last Supper” coming up. Performances will occur around Holy Week in the spring. Practices will likely take place weekly, beginning in late January. See Pastor Scott for more info.
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Life Between Sundays: The Blank Canvas of 2019

As a new year dawns, I find I am looking at it with expectation and joy! The year has yet to unfold, and with it, all the opportunities that it holds. As a very UNprofessional artist, I see 2019 as a blank canvas waiting to be painted on. Next to the canvas is a box of paints in...
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Growing Through Grief and Loss Group

Does grief tend to permeate your life? Do many days leave you feeling blue? Have you lost a significant loved one? Have there been other losses in your life that weigh you down? Would it be helpful to gather with others who have experienced loss? Starting Jan. 22nd, Pastor Jenny...
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A Brand New Year

“I am making everything new!” (Revelation 21:5, NIV) Many of you remember the comic strip, “Calvin and Hobbes.” In one strip, Calvin and Hobbes are discussing the New Year. Calvin says, “I’m getting disillusioned with these New Years. They don’t seem very new at all. Each New...
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Living Life Between Sundays: Christmas with a Broken Heart

The Christmas season is upon us as Thanksgiving comes to a close and Advent begins. Yet, I find myself a bit out of sorts, facing Christmas once again without my husband.  The Christmas classic, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to mind. Poor Charlie Brown is trying desperately to...
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The Season of Advent

The Season of Advent “A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a branch will fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding. . .” (Isaiah 11:1-2, NIV)   The Season of Advent makes me think about a children’s story,...
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No Friendly Fellowship in December

There will be no Friendly Fellowship in December.  Our next luncheon and program will be on January 18th at noon.  Our program in January will be, ” A Missionary Life: Growing Up in the Belgian Congo” presented byJim and Jan Robinson.    Jim grew up in the Belgian...
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