COMING UP AT LAKEWOOD
January 21 in Asbury Hall during the 9:30 am Sunday School hour. The 3rd through 5th grade students will take on selected Adult Sunday School classes for a battle of Bible knowledge! Who will win?
SERENDIPITY POTLUCK - January 19 at 6:00 pm in Founders Court.
Enjoy Bingo, prizes, and a potluck meal. Sign up in the Commons through January 14; cost is $4.
BLOOD DRIVE - January 21 in the Education Wing.
Sign up now in the Commons. Drop-ins are welcome!
CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING - January 28, 5:00 pm in Founders Court
TROOP GOODY BOXES
Help us fill boxes by choosing one or more stars from the large flag in the Commons. Drop off
items in bins throughout the church by January 28.
February 3, tickets will be available in the Commons January 21, and 28
GARAGE SALE 2018
Donations can be dropped off (near Scout building) Sundays at 3:00 pm through February 4. The deadline for scheduling pick up of furniture and large items is February 1. The deadline for scheduling pick up of furniture and large items is Thursday, Feb. 1st; please email Missy Stautzenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule pick up for Feb. 6th thru Feb. 9th. We can only accept furniture in good, saleable condition and electronics in good working condition. If possible, we prefer you bring your electronics to our tech team in Asbury Hall beginning Feb. 5th. We are no longer accepting large, heavy TV's or monitors - flat screens only!
Set-up for our GIANT GARAGE SALE will be Sunday, Feb. 4th at 3 p.m. in Asbury Hall. All volunteers are welcome and appreciated. Set-up week Feb. 5th-9th. Sale Feb. 10th.
Common Ground is our caregiver support group, and meets the second Friday of every month in the Parlor from
10:15 - 11:30 am in the Parlor. Caregivers share encouragement, resources, and hope as they live with loved ones with chronic illnesses.
NEW NORMAL LUNCHEON
Sunday, January 28, 12:15 pm in Founders Court
Prayer Team meets Wednesdays at 4:00 pm in the Parlor.
Stephen Ministers are trained members of our congregation that provide emotional and spiritual support to those dealing with a crisis or difficult time. If you would like to speak to someone about this confidential care, contact Pastor Pam Cline for more information at email@example.com.
Tuesday, January 9 at 1:00 pm in room E118
Second Family offers home-centered support with fellowship and practical help to people facing chronic illness, injury, loneliness, and respite for their care-givers. To learn more about receiving care or volunteering, please contact Pastor Pam Cline.
THE GATHERING PLACE
Monday, January 8, 10:00 AM in Founders Court
The Gathering Place is a safe setting for people with mild to moderate memory loss to be active and participate in fellowship with caring trained volunteers. To learn more about attending or volunteering for this monthly ministry, please contact Pastor Pam Cline.
WEDNESDAY EVENING LENTEN SERIES
We will be offering “The Way” on Wednesdays during Lent — a group of studies on Wednesday nights for children through adults. There will be a dinner served in the kitchen at 6:15 pm where everyone can gather to eat before going to their particular study at 7:00 pm.
Follow this link for “The Way” on Wednesday night Bible study offerings
WINTER BIBLE STUDIES
Winter Bible Study Sign - Ups will begin January 14 and run through January 28.
You can visit the Commons January 14, 21, and 28, or register online.
MEN'S GROUP MONTHLY DINNER AND MEETING
January 25 at 7:00 pm in Founders Court. The guest speaker will be The Reverend Kip Gilts, District Superintendent of the Central North District (Texas Conference).
Thank you so much to Lakewood UMC for your wonderful response filling NAM toy bags and returning them. You have spread God's love to many children.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
LUMC Habitat upcoming workdays: February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9. Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to build safe, decent, affordable housing for families in need. We would love to have you join us on our construction site! Minimum work age is 16, with an accompanying parent. Contact Stephenie Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Forms are available on the LUMC website under Resources.
RESCUE HOUSTON: FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Lakewood is partnering with Rescue Houston in the fight against human trafficking. The first gathering is January 25 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm in room FC110; contact Stephenie Huffman at email@example.com. Come watch us in action!
We are truly grateful for those of you who have turned in your 2018 commitment cards so far. If you have been out of town, or have yet to turn in your card, please take a moment to complete it this week. You may either mail it to us, fill out online, or place it in the offering plate next Sunday. The church mailing address is: 11330 Louetta Road, Houston, Texas 77070.
The online form will be emailed directly to our financial office. Any information about giving will be kept confidential, while other information (concerning service interests, etc.) will be forwarded to appropriate areas within the congregation. Once again, thank you for your faithfulness and support of Lakewood United Methodist Church.
"For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
Battle of the Ages IV!
Tonight in the Café/Loft from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Bring $2 for a snack supper.
Recruit your friends, and wear your team colors!
6th - 12th Grade
SUNDAYS: Fellowship and Mission Events, Upstairs Cafe/Loft/Asbury Hall
January 21 - Battle of the Ages IV, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
January 28 - BINGO! 5:30 - 7:30 pm
STUDY TIME (4:30 - 6:00 pm) and THE WELL (6:30 - 8:30 pm)
WEDNESDAYS: The Well Worship and Bible Study
Beginning on Wednesday, January 10, come and study in the Cafe’ from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, then hang out and worship with us at The Well from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.
COLLEGE-AGE STUDENTS, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on programs for you.
For more information about weekly Bible studies and student gatherings visit our web site at www.lumcsm.com for our calendar, and follow us on social media @LUMCSM.
The Leah Circle invites all ladies to our meeting, February 15th, 9:30am, Room FC211.
We are hosting Nathan Payne, a missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators, who will speak about his world-wide travels and his work with various groups who are receiving some of the Bible stories for the first time in their own language.
Alter Angels in need! Part of the Visual Design Team, is looking for those who love to decorate and design! This team helps with weekly altar design for the New Song service. Contact email@example.com for more information.
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