announcements

COMING UP AT LAKEWOOD

  • This Sunday

    GUEST REVEREND HEIDI McGINNESS

    The Reverend Heidi McGinness will be preaching Sunday during the 10:50 am New Song service. She will also be leading a Bible Study, “The Faithful Christian Witness,” from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, in Founders Court. Pastor Heidi has spent many years in the South Sudan offering aid during a time of civil unrest and enslavement. We are looking forward to hearing her message!


    RIO BRAVO MISSION TRIP MEETING

    There will be a Rio Bravo Mission Trip Informational Meeting at noon this Sunday in Founders Court.


    NAM

    Thank you for your generosity for the NAM drives. Over $1700 has been collected for their programs! There will be a collection basket in the education hallway and outside Asbury Hall this Sunday for needed items; soup, spaghetti sauce, tomato products, and canned beans.


    40th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE TILES

    Our Commemorative 40th Anniversary tiles (8” x 8”) are on sale this Sunday for $20 at the LakeWorld store.

  • community life

    20s|30s KICKBALL TOURNAMENT

    All 20s/30s, come to the kickball tournament and game day on June 24 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Meet on Field 1 located behind Houston Northwest Church on Hwy 249. There will also be family-friendly activities!


    SAFE SANCTUARY TRAINING

    Our next training will be Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 pm in Founders Court. Those volunteering with

    children’s ministries this summer are encouraged to attend. Register by e-mailing patty.henson@lakewoodumc.org.


    FOOD TRUCK IN THE PARK

    Bring your kids and come hang out at the Food Truck in the Park event at Meyer Park (playground area) on Sunday, July 16, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Don’t forget lawn chairs or blankets, and tailgating games!


    SERENDIPITY POTLUCK LUNCH

    Our Serendipity 50+ Ministry invites all to a 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 in  the Commons through July 16. Contact Cherry at cpposey@yahoo.com.


    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.

  • DISCIPLESHIP

    VICTORY OVER DARKNESS STUDY

    This new study meets Thursdays, June 22 - August 10, at 6:30 pm in FC110. Learn how we are called to renounce things that are not of Jesus, and gain tools to fully receive His blessings. Cost of materials is $15. The study will be led by Marge Dickie; register and reserve childcare online.


    COLLEGE-AGE SUMMER STUDY

    Meet at Café Marrese at 9:30 am each Tuesday this summer to study the Gospel and politics. Contact jackie.dummer@lakewoodumc.org.


    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 Wednesdays, June 14 - 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.

    June 21 - Loft    The Encounter: Paradise Lost

    June 28 - Loft   90 minutes in Heaven

    July 5 - Loft       I am Israel

    July 12 - E 118    Priceless

    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. Once a month this summer, Mondays at 10:00. July 10th, August 14. Free Childcare! RSVP by Wednesday the week before the brunch. Include childcare needs.

    margaretfort@gmail.com.

  • Caring ministries

    COMMON GROUND

    Common Ground, our caregiver support group, will meet Monday, July 10, from 10:15 – 11:30 am in the Parlor.


    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

    U.M. ARMY

    Donations are still needed! Visit the donations table (LakeWorld store hallway) to grab a card listing needed items for the upcoming U.M. ARMY mission trip. All donations are due no later than June 25.


    249 & HOPE

    Volunteers are needed on July 1st, and the first Saturday of every month. Meet at the church at 9:00 am and return at noon; families welcome. If you can help, contact betty.christian@lakewoodumc.org


    HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

    Our next Habitat for Humanity workday will be July 14 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.


    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


    Lakewood will be sending a mission team to Kenya from July 6 - 19, 2017. The team activities will include a week supporting Maua Methodist Hospital, a couple of days supporting another Methodist project in Kenya, and a couple of days on safari. Please contact Rick Hughes at hughes.rt@att.net or Jack Aulick at zjwa02@comcast.net for more details.

  • prayer ministries

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


    2017 June Prayer Calendar

  • CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

    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.


    CHILDREN'S MINISTRY SUNDAY

    Our Children’s Ministry will be holding our first Children’s Sunday on July 30 during the 10:50 am New Song service in Asbury Hall. All children are invited to come to church in their VBS shirts and join in singing their favorite VBS songs. Mingo Williamson will be sharing a special message. Because we want all children to be

    part of this worship experience, there will be no Explore or Elevate held that day during the 10:50 hour.


    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 Preschool - entering 6th grade. Registration and volunteer forms available on-line. Adult and teen volunteers needed!

  • student ministries

    OPEN GYM

    Student Ministries will host an Open Gym this Sunday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Asbury Hall.


    SUMMER BIBLE STUDY

    Join us on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the Café and Loft for our study, “The Big 10.”


    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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