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Nourished: The Missional Campus of Lovely Lane – October Events

Wrestling with the Supernatural: Conversations on Ghosts, Spirits, Mysticism, & Rising from the Dead Thursday Centering, October 14th 6pm at Groundswell Café (201 Third Ave SW) Thursday Centering, October 28th 6pm at Groundswell Café (201 Third Ave SW) Fork ‘n’ Folk: Friday,...
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Reclaiming All Hallows Eve – Pastor Kristina

I love this time of year. Fall is certainly one of my favorite seasons. I’m not particularly a fan of hot and humid weather. This crisp weather brings out our sweaters, blankets, and all things pumpkin. While shopping through Target, Walmart, Hy-Vee, etc., it isn’t hard to see...
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Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina

August is the last month for the summer’s “Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina” on Tuesdays at 10 AM. Coffee will be provided, and the meeting will be in the church library. Dates for August: Aug. 3, 10, 17, and 24
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From Pastor Kristina August 2021

Just a few weeks ago, I received a text message from my dad which read, “Welcome to the world, dear child of wisdom, beloved child of God, baby Sophia!” My sister had given birth to their baby girl Sophia Jo, my niece, my parent’s first grandbaby, on July 10th...
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Summer Book Club with Pastor Kristina

August: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas Order the book from Amazon, your local bookstore, or wherever you purchase books, read throughout the month, and join me for conversation and discussion! NEW August Discussion Date: Tuesday, August 24th, 7 PM, at Lovely Lane UMC Email...
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Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina

Join Pastor Kristina on Tuesdays at 10 am this summer for coffee and conversation out on the church lawn. Bring your lawn chair, and coffee will be provided by the church!
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From Pastor Kristina: God Winks

God speaks to us in mysterious ways. It might be a whisper, a sign, the song playing at just the right moment, a message from a stranger, or sometimes God can speak to us in what I call ‘God Winks.’ Squire Rushnell calls God winks reassurances from God. For me, God winks come in...
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NOURISHED: The Missional Campus of Lovely Lane -July Events

Sunday, July 4th: Collaborating with Matthew 25 and the Ceramic Center, Nourished will have free hot dogs and seed bombs from 11am-1pm outside of Matthew 25. Come nourish your bodies and the earth! Thursday, July 29th 6pm: Worship at Matthew 25. Saturday, July 31st 9am-11am:...
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Summer Reading

Summer Book Club with Pastor Kristina

June: The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd July: Anxious People by Frederick Backman August: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas Order the book from Amazon, your local bookstore, or wherever you purchase books, read throughout the month, and join me for conversation and...
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From Pastor Kristina – June 2021

Last August, Matthew 25 saw the need for two Transform weeks. There was so much damage due to the derecho, that many homeowners needed help for tree limb removal and tarping. After I toured each project site with Clint Twedt-Ball, the executive director at Matthew 25, I went back...
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