Jenny Seylar

Life Between Sundays: Women on a Mission

Advocates…. Justice-focused…. Action-takers….. Radical Disciples….These are just a few words that describe the women I encountered a few weeks ago at the United Methodist...
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Moved by the Spirit

A word I often reflect on is “safe.”  In a sometimes crazy, chaotic, and stressful world, many of us desire to feel safe.  Safety is a basic human yearning. For some of...
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Letter from Bishop Laurie Haller from May 9, 2019

Lovely Lane UMC Folks, In an effort to continue to keep the congregation informed about matters related to the General Council 2019 and Judicial Council decisions, I am...
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Rejoice Always – by Pastor Scott

Frantic!  Frantic!  Does this describe your life?  Do you have a lot on your plate?  Are you busy keeping up with work and family matters?  We can all relate to busy...
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A Pastoral Letter to the Iowa Annual Conference from Bishop Laurie Haller

April 26, 2019 Grace and peace to the holy and faithful saints in Christ Jesus in Iowa! I share this letter with you in convicted humility, knowing that I am a sinner,...
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Life Between Sundays: The Life in a Seed

It’s amazing that a tiny seed, when placed in the dark soil, becomes a thriving plant.  We do this simple task with a measure of trust, and it makes all the difference....
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