Summer Sunday Worship

One Service at 9:30 AM

through Labor Day weekend

Sunday Mornings

In-Person worship at 9:30 on Sundays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

The service is also Live Streamed on YouTube

Welcome to Lovely Lane!


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

June 16, Father’s Day, the Rev. Rose Blank will preach.

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.”

Graphic map of area around Lovely Lane

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?

New to Lovely Lane?

Learn about our worship services, our beliefs, Sunday school, children’s activities, and more.

Visit our New Here? page.

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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

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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Youth Summer News

Youth Summer News

June 12 - Mini Golf at Mini Pines, 6:00 PM - Please bring $12, which will cover your game, a hotdog, chips and drink. June 20-23 - Middle School Trip to Kansas City July 10 - Outside Movie Night at St. Stephen's ELCA, 8:30 - 11:00 PM July 13-19 - High School Summer...

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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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Green Square Meals

Green Square Meals

Six volunteers are needed each month to help with Green Square Meals! June's date is the 20th with a 3:55 PM expected arrival time. (Lovely Lane serves meals on the 3rd Thursday of the month.) Contact Carmen Johnson with any questions. cfjohnson0802@gmail.com. Thank...

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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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Matthew 25’s 9th Annual Transform Week

Matthew 25’s 9th Annual Transform Week

This year, Matthew 25 will host its 9th Annual Transform Week, ( June 24-28). Thanks to amazing volunteers they are able to continue the commitment to quality affordable housing and strong neighborhood building. Our hope is to make this a very impactful week helping...

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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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Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! – from Pastor Kristina

Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! – from Pastor Kristina

A few weeks ago I went into Barnes & Noble to purchase a book I’ve been wanting. Not finding it, I walked up to an employee and asked, “Do you have the book “Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day!” by Kate Bowler?” He raised his eyebrows at me, probably wondering if a...

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Working Together – From Pastor Scott

Working Together – From Pastor Scott

"We know that God works all things together for good." - Romans 8:28 (CEB) I recently watched a special on Ne&lix entitled, “The Greatest Night in Pop.” The special was terrific. Maybe some of you have seen it? The special is focused on the behind-the-scenes...

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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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Church office hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The office is closed on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.