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COMING UP AT LAKEWOOD

  • This Sunday

    IN THE COMMONS THIS WEEK:

    BLOOD DRIVE SIGNUPS

    Sign up in the Commons this Sunday for the upcoming Blood Drive on July 23 in the Education Wing. Give the gift of life!


    SERENDIPITY POTLUCK

    The Serendipity 50+ ministry will have a sign-up table in the Commons Sunday for their upcoming potluck lunch in Founders Court on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 11:30 am. Enjoy the Grateful Geezers Band. Cost is $5.00. Sign up and pay through July 16. Contact Cherry at cpposey@yahoo.com for more information.


    ASTROS TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

    Get your tickets to the August 1 Astros Game! PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    You can also visit the table in the Commons starting this Sunday. There will be no cash sales; all orders must go through the LUMC website. Bus ride is $20 and must be paid separately, either in the church office or the Commons.


    40th ANNIVERSARY PORTRAIT

    Our 40th Anniversary Portrait is now hanging outside the Sanctuary in the Commons. Stop by and take a look!

  • community life

    CHANCEL CHOIR TO PERFORM AT ASTROS GAME

    Tickets are now on sale online and in the Commons to see the Chancel Choir perform at the Houston Astros Game on August 1. Tickets are only $20 through our unique link, and seats are in a special reserved section for Lakewood UMC in the Mezzanine.  PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    You can also visit the table in the Commons starting this Sunday. There will be no cash sales; all orders must go through the LUMC website. Bus ride is $20 and must be paid separately, either in the church office or the Commons.


    AMAZONSMILE

    Lakewood United Methodist Church has now partnered with AmazonSmile! When you shop on AmazonSmile, please select Lakewood UMC as your selected charity. Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price every time you shop, at no cost to you, to Lakewood UMC. Please be sure to select Houston, TX, and always shop through the smile.amazon.com website. Here is our unique charity link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-1960590

  • DISCIPLESHIP

    20s|30s SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST HOUR

    Beginning June 4th and continuing through the summer months, the 20s | 30s ministry will host a breakfast hour and Bible study each Sunday morning in the Music Suite, 9:30-10:30 am. All 20s | 30s-ish folks are welcome to join us for some good food, fellowship, and Bible study. Childcare and children's Sunday school classes will be hosted at the same time by our Children's Ministries. Contact Pastor Daniel at daniel.childs@lakewoodumc.org with any questions.

  • women's ministries

    LADIES' SUMMER MOVIE DAYS

    Join us Wednesday, July 19 for an inspiring film, popcorn, and candy from 10:00 am to noon. Childcare available by reservation 3 days in advance; email jill.guettler@lakewoodumc.org.

    July 19 - Loft     The Grace of God


    YOUNG MOMS SUMMER BRUNCH

    Come to our Young Moms Summer brunch. Time of encouragement and friendship for moms with preschool children. Monday at 10:00, August 14. Free Childcare! RSVP by Wednesday the week before the brunch. Include childcare needs. margaretfort@gmail.com.

  • Caring ministries

    STEPHEN MINISTRY

    Stephen Minister Training Will Be Offered in this Fall. If you are a good listener and have a loving heart, you can be a Stephen Minister. If you are interested in becoming a Stephen Minister and providing Christian care giving, please contact Rev. Pam Cline.

  • MISSIONS & MINISTRIES

    COMMUNION STEWARDS

    All current communion stewards, and those interested in becoming a communion steward, are invited to a Communion Steward Refresher and Training on July 30 from 12:30 - 1:15 pm in the Sanctuary. This is a simple and powerful way to serve, and the only requirement is that you are a member of Lakewood UMC. For information, or to register for this training, contact Patty at patty.henson@lakewoodumc.org.


    HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

    Our next Habitat for Humanity workday will be Saturday, July 15, 8:00 am, at our Fairfax Village location in Spring. Youth and adults age 16 and over (under 18 requires accompanying adult) are invited to serve. No experience required. Contact Stephenie at slhuffm@hotmail.com.


    KOH MID-YEAR REUNION

    ALL 4th Day Community members are invited to attend the KOH Mid-year Reunion, members of Kairos Inside teams will be there as well. The reunion is from 10:00am to 4:00 pm and an entree will be provided. Guests are asked to bring a side dish or/and a dessert. Join us for information, fun, fellowship and food. Please contact Cindi Michalak for more information at 281-773-0459 or cindimichalak@yahoo.com.


    NAM COLLECTION

    Items are needed for the NAM food pantry: canned soup, spaghetti sauce, tomato products, and canned beans. There are NAM bins in the Education hall and outside Asbury Hall.

  • prayer ministries

    We have a new congregational prayer calendar for the month of July. Please pick up a prayer calendar at the visitors’ centers, in the narthex, or download here:


    2017 July Prayer Calendar

  • CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

    VBS VOLUNTEER TRAINING - July 17 or July 19

    All VBS volunteers are invited to Volunteer Training held on July 17 and July 19 at 10:00am, followed by Safe Sanctuary training at 11:30 am, in Founders Court. Volunteer Training only will be held July 19 at 6:30 pm. There is still time to sign up to volunteer; to register for training or to volunteer, contact

    children@lakewoodumc.org.


    CHILDREN'S ART CONTEST

    Don't miss the Children's Art Contest going on for the Children's Sunday New Song bulletin. Pick up an informational flyer and the artwork paper at the Information Desk today. Deadline for submissions is July 23.


    MYSTERY BUCKET

    It's Mystery Bucket time! If your family would like to offer an item for the special children's message, please contact Mingo Williamson or Peggy Launikitis to sign up.


    VBS DONATIONS NEEDED!

    The VBS Decorating Team is in need of supplies! 

    Items include : Large Clear Vases, Old Work Boots and Rain Boots, Tools - wrenches, screw drivers, etc. 

    Nuts and Bolts , Wheels - off old tri-cycles, Big Wheels, children's bikes, adult bikes, Hub Cabs, Rope, Chains, 

    Gears of any kind , PVC pipes, Duct Work or any kind of tubing, Large Barrels or metal trashcans, Paint Brushes and Paint Cans.


    KIDS SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN

    Spots are still available! Registration is open each Monday - Thursday from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm upstairs  in the Children’s Ministries office. Contact children@lakewoodumc.org, or call 281- 370-2273 x110 for more information.


    VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL  July 24 - 28

    Get ready for "Maker Fun Factory," a week of Bible stories, music, games and fun, for students entering first grade to entering 6th grade. 9:00 am start in Asbury Hall, with a 12:15 pickup time each day. 


    Registration is $20 per child, with a family cap of $50. Includes t-shirt and music CD.

    Please turn in forms by Sunday, July 23.

    Forms available here

  • COLLEGE & student ministries

    COLLEGE-AGE MINISTRIES

    Weekly Summer Bible Study meets at Cafe Marrese at 9:30 am on Tuesdays. We are studying The Gospel and Politics with guest pastors facilitating some of our discussions.


    Float Trip! We are heading to float the Comal River in New Braunfels on Thursday, July 20. Email jackie.dummer@lakewoodumc.org to get more info and sign up.



    STUDENT MINISTRIES

    Student Ministries will meet for Christmas in July this Sunday, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm, in the Loft and Café. 


    New Sunday School series, "Bible Stories You Should Know," begins July 9. See you at 9:30 am in the Cafe for donuts.


    Sunday evening fellowship events will be held on the 9, 16, and 30 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Meet in the Cafe.


    Wednesday Summer Bible Study meets from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Cafe for a cereal bar (all your childhood favorites) before heading into our lessons on "The Big 10.” July 19 we will meet offsite for pool parties!


    Join us for roller skating at Skate Champions from 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Thursday, July 27. Meet us there, cost is $10 including skates.


    For more information about weekly Bible studies and student gatherings visit our web site at www.lumcsm.com for our new spring calendar, and follow us on social media @ LUMCSM.

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