The Month of May

an article from Pastor Scott
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A city on a hill.

A lamp on a stand.

Vacation Bible School 2022

VBS Adventure Island

“Adventure Island,” VBS 2022 will be held on Monday, July 11th to Friday, July 15th from 6:00pm-8:00pm with a meal beforehand from 5:30pm-6pm for families and youth. VBS 2022 is a collaboration between Hope United Church of Christ and Lovely Lane United Methodist Church.

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Join us for worship this Sunday, May 22. We will be recognizing our graduates, and Pastor Scott will preach, “Keep the Faith,” from John 14:23-29.

Our summer schedule begins Sunday, May 29.  We will have one in-person worship service at 9:30.  Online worship will also start at 9:30.  You can worship with us online at 9:30 or you may choose to tune in to our YouTube channel to view the service at any time after that.

View recent sermons in our sermon archive. 

9:30 am Summer Sunday Worship

(Beginning Sunday, May 29th)

In-Person Worship and Live Stream on YouTube

(masks optional)

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.

“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

Art Show

Art Show

Matthew 25 reminds us to minister to those in prison, and we are fortunate to be able to do that by hosting a traveling art display. Sponsored by the officers of the Sixth Judicial District, the artwork is created by men and women who are on probation/parole. Join us...

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Youth Group. This Sunday, January 30

Youth Group. This Sunday, January 30

Youth Group. This Sunday, January 30, there will be a Youth Group Parent Meeting directly before the Youth Group activities. Some of the conversation will involve this year’s mission trip. For more information about Lovely Lane’s Youth Group, contact our youth leader,...

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Youth Group: February Gatherings

Youth Group: February Gatherings

Sunday, February 6th 5:00p.m.-6:30p.m.: TV Talks at the church Sunday, February 12th: Super Bowl Fundraiser: Youth will make sandwich orders for the congregation to raise money for their summer trip. Students will meet at the church during worship to assemble the...

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The Joy of New Life from Pastor Kristina

The Joy of New Life from Pastor Kristina

My husband and I had a great visit to Los Angeles, California this past January. It was apart anniversary trip, remembering our honeymoon to California just two years prior, but it was also a trip to celebrate the new birth inside of me. We were thrilled to finally...

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Friendly Fellowship will not be meeting

Friendly Fellowship will not meet for the next few months due to the continued problems with the Corona virus. In the meantime, feel free to check with each other by phone, E-mail, or regular mail. We will be soooooo happy when we can finally get together again in...

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Post Holiday Blues

Post Holiday Blues

The 3rd Monday of January is “Blue Monday” - the most depressing day of the year. Post holiday blues include fatigue, loneliness, financial stress, anxiety, and low mood. Try this recipe to make this New Year of 2022 a positive one from the start. You need: 1 Bottle...

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Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice

Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice

Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice (f/k/a Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors, or JFON) Our top 3 moments from 2021: 1) Iowa MMJ exists! Thank you for your support (and patience) as we transitioned, launched and continue to evolve! 2) We served over 500 new clients! This is...

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New Facilities Manager Position

We are happy to announce that Curtis Thomas has joined our staff. He will serve as our new Facilities Manager. He will make sure our physical building is in working order. The position is part-time, 6-8 hours per week. Curtis has been a member of Lovely Lane since...

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Listening to Others – from Pastor Scott

Listening to Others – from Pastor Scott

Ernest Hemingway once said, “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” Regrettably, our society has become increasingly distracted, inclined to multitask, and not willing to give full attention to the matter at hand. We have not become good...

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Continued Giving to Lovely Lane

Continued Giving to Lovely Lane

Please continue to give faithfully to Lovely Lane. Offerings can be mailed to the church or made online by going to lovelylane.org/giving-to-lovely-lane/ for giving options. We appreciate your faithfulness in supporting LLUMC's missions and ministries.

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Church Office Hours

Church office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday, closed Friday. Marti is here Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9:00 AM to12:30 PM, with a volunteer here Wednesday, 9-12. Sue is here Monday-Thursday, 12-5 PM.

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Inclement Weather Policy

If the CR School District cancels classes due to inclement weather, LL church activities/events will also be canceled that day. You can call the church with specific questions. If Sunday AM worship is canceled, look for the notice that should be posted on KCRG-TV (ch....

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