COMING UP AT LAKEWOOD
There will be a reception celebrating the ordination of Pastor Daniel Childs and Pastor Trish Woodruff in the Commons this Sunday, immediately following the 10:50 am services. A basket will be on the table so you
may leave cards or notes of congratulations.
This Sunday, 10:50 Sanctuary and Asbury Hall Services. Information regarding our scholarships have been sent out to all graduating seniors. Scholarship recipients will be announced in the 10:50 Sanctuary and New Song services.
VISUAL DESIGN TEAM MEETING
There will be an informational team this Sunday at 5:00 pm in Founders Court. We would love to have anyone interested in serving join us!
Men's Group Hosts Kingdom Dogs
Learn about the power of obedience, and our calling to be obedient to Christ. Kingdom Dogs will be here Thursday, May 25, at 7:00 pm in Asbury Hall. This will be open to the men's group and their families; contact dthrockmorton1@c
TEXAS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
May 28 - 31, The Woodlands UMC
The Forty-Eighth session of the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church will commence this week. Pastor Daniel Childs and Pastor Trish Woodruff will be ordained Tuesday, May 30, at 7:00 pm.
June 4 - Fiftieth day after Easter
Pentecost is the day on which the Christian church commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles. It marks the beginning of the Christian church and the proclamation of its message throughout the world.
EMMAUS QUARTERLY MEETING
Everyone who has gone on their Emmaus Walk is invited to the quarterly dinner meeting on June 6 at 7:00 pm in Founders Court. Enjoy dinner, talks, singing, and fellowship!
SERENDIPITY BUS TRIP
Sign up in the Commons for our 50+ group bus trip to Pearl Fincher Fine Arts Museum on June 22. Trip cost is $9.50 plus lunch. Departure is 10:00 am, and return at 4:30 pm. Contact Jayne Davis at email@example.com.
TABLE GROUPS FOR 20s|30s
We're continuing to grow our 20s|30s Table Groups (our small-group ministry), and now is the time to join in! If you are interested in joining a table group for spring 2017, please contact Pastor Daniel as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us June 14 - July 19 in the Loft for an inspiring film, popcorn, and candy from 10:00 am to noon. Childcare available by reservation 3 days in advance; email email@example.com.
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. June 12th, July 10th, August 14. Free Childcare! RSVP by Wednesday the week before the brunch. Include childcare needs.
CANCER SURVIVOR DAY/CANCARE
On June 5th we will celebrate Cancer Survivor Day by handing out flowers in the Commons to all cancer survivors and caretakers. You can also sign up for an off-campus CanCare training held on June 23.
CanCare is a cancer support group which offers one-on-one support to patients as they go through cancer treatment. For more information, contact Beth Parnell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOURNEYING THROUGH GRIEF
If you are journeying through grief, we invite you to join us for a very special five week series as we walk with each other to comfort, support, strengthen, and encourage one another. You can choose either a morning support group from 9:30 - 11:00 am, or an evening support group at 6:00 - 7:30 pm, both on Thursdays, June 1-29. The cost is $10, and you may inquire about childcare for the evening group. Please sign up online by May 28, in the Commons on Sunday, or email email@example.com for more information.
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.
A NOTE FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE:
Lakewood UMC is a very mission minded church with a heart for reaching out to meet the needs of those in our local community and beyond. Many of the funds used to support our variety of missions are generated through fundraisers. There are fundraiser guidelines established by the Finance Committee to be followed when organizing a fundraiser. Please see here the attached Fundraiser Guidelines that are currently in place at LUMC. Please contact Diane Williamson if you have any questions.
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 site. Here is our unique charity link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-1960590
INVEST IN FUTURES - NAM BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE
Each year, NAM (Northwest Assistance Ministries) hosts a back to school drive to purchase school supplies for local children in need, from kindergarten to 12th grade. Last year, more than 1,500 students in Spring, Klein, Aldine and Cy-Fair ISD received their supplies from NAM. Download a donation form here to help the next generation in our community.
Please visit the JUMMP donation table (LakeWorld store hallway) to support LUMC’s junior high mission trip. Many items are needed for their June trip!
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
The next workday will be June 10 at the Fairfax Village location in Spring. Contact Stephenie Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR MISSION TEAMS:
A team from Lakewood will be traveling to beautiful Costa Rica to support the small Methodist church in Nicoya on June 10 - 18. The team activities with the members of that church will include fellowship, worship, playing, praying, Bible School for children, construction work, etc. To learn more; contact Jack Aulick at email@example.com for more details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Jack Aulick at email@example.com for more details.
KIDS SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN
Our summer catalogs are now available online! Registration is open each Monday - Thursday from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm upstairs in the Children’s Ministries office. Contact firstname.lastname@example.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!
Our nursery is looking for loving, capable childcare workers. If interested, please send your resume to Jill Guettler at email@example.com.
Join us for Game Day this Sunday at Millsap Elementary from 12:30 - 2:30 pm. Come by for some food, games, and fun!
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.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Announcements, bible studies, past sermons, and more can be found here on our website. You can also download our Lakewood App from the App Store or Google Play, or find us on iTunes.