announcements

COMING UP AT LAKEWOOD

  • CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

    BIBLE BOWL

    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?

  • community life/SAVE THE DATE

    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.


    SPAGHETTI DINNER

    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 umwgaragesale@gmail.com 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.

  • Caring ministries

    COMMON GROUND

    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

    RSVP to beth.parnell@lakewoodumc.org, or register online.


    PRAYER TEAM:

    Prayer Team meets Wednesdays at 4:00 pm in the Parlor.


    STEPHEN MINISTERY

    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 pam.cline@lakewoodumc.org.


    SECOND FAMILY

    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.

  • discipleship

    THE WAY

    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.

  • global missions

    2018 KENYA MISSION TRIP

    LUMC will be sending a mission team to Kenya from July 11-27, 2018. The team will go to support the Maua Methodist Hospital and the Velosia KBC Orphanage. If you have questions or want to sign up contact Jack Aulick at zjwa02@comcast.net or Rick Hughes at hughes.rt@att.net.


  • men's ministries

    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).

  • music ministries

    WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS NOW

    All Lakewood music choirs and ensembles are welcoming new members for the Spring 2018 semester. For information, contact music@lakewoodumc.org for more information.

  • NEIGHBOR MISSIONS & MINISTRIES

    THANK YOU

    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 slhuffman@hotmail.com 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 slhuffm@hotmail.com. Come watch us in action!

  • prayer ministries

    The 2018 January prayer calendar is available here to view or download.

  • “Treasures Of The Heart”

    STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN 2018

    Follow this link to submit your 2018 "Treasures of the Heart" Stewardship Card


    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.


    Online Stewardship Commitment Card

    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."


  • student ministries

    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 chad.mcelveen@lakewoodumc.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.

  • women's ministries

    LEAH CIRCLE

    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.

  • worship ministries

    ALTAR ANGELS

    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 patty.henson@lakewoodumc.org for more information.

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