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Blue Zone’s Vitality Compass

The Blue Zone Committee recommends logging into the Blue Zone website and completing the Vitality Compass.  It only takes a few minutes and you can calculate your biological age, life expectancy, “healthy life” expectancy, and the number of years you may be losing/gaining due to...
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Lovely Lane Receives Community Partnership Award

Our church was honored with the Al Smith Community Partnership award at the School District’s Educational Leadership & Support Center on November 5th! Our work with Pierce Elementary School through our Panther Pack program and our Cedarwood Hills after school project were...
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Imagine No Malaria’s Involvement with the Ebola Crisis in West Africa

The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency, with more than 9,000 people infected so far and more than 4,500 deaths in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea & Nigeria (As of October 16, 2014)  As someone who is interested in the topic of global...
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The Blue Zone is Coming to Lovely Lane

What is it?  Blue Zone is based on the research done in pockets around the world where it was discovered a greater than average percentage of people were living to be 100 years old.  Not only were they living longer, they were also living “well” as they remained active and...
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A Word from our Disaster Preparedness Team

While we can’t possibly “be prepared” for everything that might happen, there are some simple steps we can take to care for our families and ourselves. Emergency water – 1 gallon per person per day Alternative heat source – blankets, or stay...
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A Word From Pastor Gayle

This year I will begin a three-year program for Certification in Spiritual Direction at the Franciscan Spirituality Center in La Crosse, WI. The Spiritual Direction Preparation Program (SDPP) will give me an opportunity to expand my own faith and ministry practices and receive...
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Connecting on Cyber Sunday

At Lovely Lane we connect with our neighbors and our world. On June 29th, a Sunday we designated as Cyber Sunday, we let our congregation to leave their cell phones on! In fact we encouraged it. We invited our people to interact with their friends inside and outside of church...
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Frank Camp Photo of Lovely Lane cross featured in UMC Communications video

A photography by our own Frank Camp of the memorial cross on our West lawn was recently featured in a United Methodist Communications video. Check it out on the UMC.org website. http://www.umc.org/news-and-media/the-cross-what-do-you-see  
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Service Auction raises more than $5,200

We would like to thank all the generous members of our congregation who donated their services to the Service Auction.  We are blessed to have a very talented and generous congregation! We would also like to thank everyone that participated in the auction on Sunday, April 27th. ...
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United Methodist Women News

UMW MEETING April 10th, 1 PM @ Lovely Lane UMW has decided to start a new card ministry in our church.  We will be creating greeting cards for all occasions that will be available for church members to purchase for $1 in the narthex. We will have all the supplies you need, so...
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