November 28 – First Sunday of Advent, Pastor Scott will preach, “Moving from Loss to Wholeness,” Journey to the Manger, 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13

Please visit our sermons page to view past online worship services.

Click here for the memorial service for Al Stiers and Steven Stiers

Live October 16, 1:00 pm.



We’ve changed current office hours, temporarily, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Office hours are:
Mon.-Thurs., 9 AM – 4 PM
Closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Worship services will be online only – via our YouTube channel until further notice. Services will start at 10:30 am on Sundays.

Many committees and Bible Study groups are meeting through Zoom. Contact your group leader to find out if this is available.

Tune in to our YouTube Channel for Worship. 10:30 am each Sunday morning.

Lovely Lane YouTube Channel


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2424 42nd St.NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
(319) 393-6674
Find us at 42nd St. and Wenig next to Kennedy High School.
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Blessed to Be a Blessing

The campaign to provide a longterm fix to our roof and rain issues, finally eliminate the mortgage, and make our main building entrance and worship space more inviting, is going to transform the future of this church!
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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...
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Summer Book Club with Pastor Kristina

June: The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd July: Anxious People by Frederick Backman August:...
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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...
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Coffee and Conversation with Pastor Kristina

Join Pastor Kristina on Tuesdays at 10am this summer for coffee and conversation out on the...
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Zoom Study Groups with Pastor Scott

The Zoom Study Groups will meet again on Wednesday, June 9th, at 9:30 am and 7 pm. The focus...
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From Pastor Scott: Inspiring Others

Who inspires you? Who are the mentors in your life? For me, a list of mentors begins with Jesus...
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Quinoa Pizza Bites

Try these Quinoa Pizza Bites – a tasty snack or light meal packed with nutrients. Quinoa...
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UMW – Ignited for Justice – Mission u 2021

From the comfort of your homes – a Virtual experience “Let justice roll down like waters, and...
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[VIDEO] May 2021 Renovation Update

Take a look at the renovation work underway inside Lovely Lane UMC!
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From Pastor Kristina – May 2021

After living three years in Texas during seminary, I forgot just how rough an Iowa winter was....
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Considering Character – From Pastor Scott

In 1992, educators and leaders from various youth-related groups met in Aspen, Colorado to...
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Book Review and Recommendation from Health and Wholeness

Book Review & Recommendation (book available from CR Public Library) Leave Only Footprints...
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November 21 – Lost and Found Department, Part 2

Posted on 25 Nov 2021, Pastor: Pastor Kristina Roth Klinck

November 14: Lost and Found Department, Part 1

Posted on 18 Nov 2021, Pastor: Scott Meador