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Matthew 11:15
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A city on a hill.

A lamp on a stand.

8:30 am Sunday Worship

In-Person

(masks requested)

10:30 am Sunday Worship

In-Person Worship and Live Stream on YouTube

(masks requested in-person)

 

Join us for worship this Sunday, January 16th. Worship will be in person at 8:30 and 10:30, with the 10:30 service also live-streamed on YouTube. On this Dr. King Sunday, Pastor Scott will preach “Celebrating Dr. King”. 1 John 4:-712.

All Are Welcome with Rainbow

The people of Lovely Lane UMC humbly strive to be light, love and leaven to the world.

We stand with those who are devalued in our society because of their color, gender, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental ability, immigration status or economic condition.

We serve those in our neighborhood and our community who are in need of food, housing, education, or health care.

We heal the world through collaboration with the national and international missions of the United Methodist Church, because where our hands cannot be, our hearts can.”

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Find Us

2424 42nd St. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-6674

The corner of 42nd Street and Wenig Rd. next to KennedyHigh School

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Blessed to be a Blessing

Our campaign to ensure the future of Lovely Lane ministries for the next 50 years.

Visit the campaign website.

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Nourished

The Missional Campus of Lovely Lane.

Nourished strives to be a holistic healthy community that grows in Spirit and serves in love and justice.

Nourished Events and News

Our vision is to reflect God’s glory in our congregation, in our world, and in our hearts. Forgiven by Christ, we forgive. Accepted by God, we accept. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we equip, enable and inspire God’s household to servant leadership.

Our vision is to reflect God’s glory in our congregation, in our world, and in our hearts. Forgiven by Christ, we forgive. Accepted by God, we accept. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we equip, enable and inspire God’s household to servant leadership.

Recent Sermons

August 15: Wisdom By Way of the Spirit

https://youtu.be/3M_YS0D-LZs August 15: 12th Sunday after Pentecost—in-person & live-stream service @ 10:30 AM / Pastor Kristina / Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-20 / Sermon: “Wisdom By Way of the Spirit”

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August 8: Our New Life Together

https://youtu.be/v8VP2cDuVDg August 8: 11th Sunday after Pentecost—in-person & live-stream service @ 10:30 AM / Pastor Scott / Scripture: Ephesians 4:25-5:2 / Sermon: “Our New Life Together”

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“For it is the God who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.”

2 Corinthians 4:6

Lovely Lane News

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...

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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 a New...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Summer is Salad Time

Spaghetti/Pasta Salad 1 pound pasta (your favorite) cooked according to package directions and cooled 3/4 cup chopped red or white onion 1/2 - 3/4 cup diced or shredded carrots 1 medium/large red bell pepper; seeded and diced 1 medium/large green bell pepper; seeded...

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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...

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