Summer Sunday Worship

One Service at 9:30 AM

through September 8, 2024

Sunday Mornings

In-Person worship at 9:30 on Sundays Memorial Day weekend through September 8th.

The service is also Live Streamed on YouTube

Welcome to Lovely Lane!


From Memorial Day weekend through September 8th, we will have one Sunday worship service at 9:30 am. The service is also live-streamed on our YouTube channel. 

July 21, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Scott will preach, “Living with Diversity,” Acts 5:33-39 & Mark 12:13-17.

Connect with Us!

Please click on the button and fill out our Connection Form so we know you worshipped with us online.

We love that you are able to join us in online worship! But we miss connecting in person. We invite you to reach out to Pastor Scott or Pastor Kristina with prayer requests, joys and concerns or just to tell us that you worshipped with us.

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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New to Lovely Lane?

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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.

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Lovely Lane is a dynamic faith community that seeks to welcome all people, nurture one another in the faith, and reach out in ministry and service.

Lovely Lane is a dynamic faith community that seeks to welcome all people, nurture one another in the faith, and reach out in ministry and service.

Lovely Lane News

Neighborhood Night Out Block Party

Neighborhood Night Out Block Party

LOVELY LANE IS HOSTING A BLOCK PARTY for “National Neighborhood Night Out.”  There are 2 opportunities to help. Help the church canvas the neighborhood!  We will meet at the church on July 28th, break into teams and hand out flyers to neighbors around the church. Help...

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August Speciall Offering for School Supplies

August Speciall Offering for School Supplies

On Sunday, August 4th we will be taking a special offering for students in need at Kennedy High School and Pierce Elementary. These monetary donations will go towards purchasing school supplies for these students. The primary supplies include: backpacks notebooks...

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Rain Garden Volunteer Work

Rain Garden Volunteer Work

During VBS week (July 14-18) there is an opportunity for all interested people to come and spiff up the rain garden that occupies some space between our parking lot and Wenig Rd. Come at 6:00 with shovels & gloves. We’ll work each evening of VBS, weather...

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I’m Here, Where are You? – from Pastor Kristina

I’m Here, Where are You? – from Pastor Kristina

There were so many delightful moments on our family vacation trip to Ely, MN. We rented a cabin on Lake Vermillion, which I know many of you know as a prime place for fishing walleye. While we didn’t fish, we enjoyed many hikes, and I often stopped myself and...

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Grind Often, Celebrate Rarely – from Pastor Scott

Grind Often, Celebrate Rarely – from Pastor Scott

Inspiration comes from the Bible. Inspiration comes in other ways too. A sports radio talk show host spoke words several years ago that I’ve taken to heart. The words are “Grind Often, Celebrate Rarely.” The radio host used those words to describe successful sports...

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Worship Volunteers/Servants

Worship Volunteers/Servants

Sign up as a Worship Volunteer (greeter, usher, lector, &/or communion server) on our website. https://lovelylane.org/worship/worship-servants/ You’ll find a sign-up link for the 9:30 AM summer service listed under Worship Servant Signup. Check your calendar and...

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NOURISHED: Social Gatherings

NOURISHED: Social Gatherings

On one night a month, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM-ish, our community gathers together for a kid-friendly potluck and hangout. We believe part of our work is to create spaces of joy in our world, and wonderful things happen when people share food, hang out, and play games...

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On to a New Chapter – by Sue Moss

On to a New Chapter – by Sue Moss

I don’t know about you, but I have always thought of my life as a book with different chapters. I’mabout to fi nish the chapters of being gainfully employed and begin the next chapter of full retirement. It will be a big change—that’s for sure! Will it be a life of...

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From Pastor Scott – A Time for Gratitude

From Pastor Scott – A Time for Gratitude

From time to time we change the doxology we use in our worship services. We are currently singing the hymn, “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow.” These words call us to praise God for the many rewards and riches we have received. The call is to live as...

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Finding God in Everyday Moments – from Pastor Kristina

Finding God in Everyday Moments – from Pastor Kristina

As I’ve mentioned before in worship, I tend to be someone who gets a bit anxious. Stress has been a lifelong struggle for me and getting shingles my Junior year of college was a bit of an eye-opener for me. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve gotten better about handling my...

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Journey to Emmaus – from Pastor Scott

Journey to Emmaus – from Pastor Scott

Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! - Luke 24:39 (NIV) One of the classic Easter stories is the “Journey to Emmaus” from Luke’s Gospel.  In the story we read about two followers of Jesus who are trying to ponder what has taken place after his death.  These...

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Nourished: Take and Bake Easter Scones

Nourished: Take and Bake Easter Scones

Sign up by March 25th Pick up by March 28th 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm St. Paul's UMC Each order comes with 8 frozen scones and instructions for baking. Click here to order Lemon Rosemary Scones. Click here to order Blueberry Scones.  

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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

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