NOURISHED: The Mission Campus of Lovely Lane—August Events

Thursday, August 12th, 7 pm—Fork n’ Folk Worship at Mathew 25 Urban Farm (437 G Ave NW). Bring your lawn chair, a snack to share, and your favorite instrument if you have one for an evening of Fork n’ Folk worship. Thursday, August 26th, 6 pm—Thursday Centering at Groundswel...
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New Beginnings

In 1978 Brian Wren wrote the hymn, “This Is a Day of New Beginnings.” In the hymn we sing, “Christ is alive, and goes before us to show and share what love can do. This is a day of new beginnings; our God is making all things new.” Wren wrote this hymn for...
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Lovely Lane Newsletter July – Doubting God

Life happens! Whether it’s a major tragedy or a series of events, life happens. Horrible things take place. Life becomes overwhelming. With a pandemic and a derecho, the last year and a half have brought enough hurdles to last a lifetime for many of us! When this happens, we...
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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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Zoom Study Groups with Pastor Scott

Zoom Study Groups with Pastor Scott continue this month at 9:30 AM and 7 PM. The focus is the book Nine Essential Things I’ve Learned about Life by Rabbi Harold S. Kushner. Several books are still available in the church office for $10 each. All are welcome! It’s a great book!!
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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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Disaster Relief – Pictured Rocks District

Iowans are still working to overcome the natural disaster from the derecho last August. Almost a year later, we still have over 500 homes in the Cedar Rapids area that need chainsaw work and repairs. Due to a lack of insurance, or being underinsured, many of our neighbors are...
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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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Educational Opportunities – Travel with Bishop Laurie

Walking Where Jesus Walked! Bishop Laurie Haller invites clergy and laity to join her in pilgrimage to the Holy Land, February 1-11, 2022. The “Bible Land Exploration” tour is certain to impact you in very positive ways as you experience the Land of our Faith...
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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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