Children’s Weekday Ministries

(Lovely Lane Preschool, Trinity Lane Preschool, and Before & After School Daycare) Lovely Lane Preschool employs 6 great preschool teachers and associates. Julie Wall is our two year old teacher and she has worked for CWM for 7 years. Her associate, Leslie Kach, is completing...
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A Note from Home

A Note From Home – April

“I am the way, and the truth, and the Life.” ~ John 14:6a I love labyrinths! Labyrinths are powerful ancient symbols of our journey through life. Labyrinths have been part of almost every culture and religious tradition in history. A labyrinth is not a maze with dead ends and...
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News from Children’s Weekday Ministries

Before and After School Daycare students really enjoyed sledding on the last Wed. early dismissal. Students brought their sleds from home and had a great time. Sometimes you might see our four-year-old preschool class on the small hill by the church using sleds. The Lovely Lane...
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home – March

We live in a most holy climate! Every year during the season of Lent, it seems as if Nature itself wears the drab trappings of repentance and self-denial.  I look out the window and see brown grass, bare trees, cold and lifeless fields—waiting, waiting, waiting for the warmth of...
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Just Resolution Achieved in Complaint Against Rev. Dr. Larry Sonner

JUST RESOLUTION ACHIEVED IN COMPLAINT AGAINST REV. DR. LARRY SONNER for conducting a same-gender wedding in October 2014. Read the full letter from Bishop Trimble here. 
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Blue Zones Tip

Take a walk around: Find a perimeter – building, your house or a shopping area and walk it. Why? Walking provides health benefits such as lower blood pressure, an improved mood and smaller waistline. Picking a perimeter adds variety too. Who knows what may be around the corner?
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A Note from Home

A Note from Home – February

Several years ago I was invited to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting to help celebrate a church member’s 25th year of sobriety.  It was just a regular meeting, but I was so impressed with the openness of the sharing and the deep needs that were expressed and cared for in that small...
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Mother Loss: Grieving Daughters

MOTHER LOSS: GRIEVING DAUGHTERS is a grief education/support group for adult women who, as adults, have lost their mother. This group will meet on March 1, 8, 15 & 22 from 3-5 PM at the Mercy Hospice office (315 -18th Ave., Hiawatha). Space is limited for this free class and...
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Mission to Guatemala

Mission Trip to Guatemala

GUATEMALA ANYONE? We still have room for a few more on our Guatemala Mission Trip, March 13-23. Come join us for a mission that will change your life!
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Blue Zones Tip

BLUE ZONE SAYS – Designate your home and vehicle as “Smoke Free Zones.” Why? There is no safe level of secondhand smoke. Not allowing smoking in your house also helps promote anti-smoking attitudes among children. If you need help quitting, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for help.
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