Coming Up At Lakewood
College-age young adults, please join us this summer for a new ministry just for you! We will gather Monday nights at 7:15 pm at Amy Parker's home beginning on June 3rd. There will be more details regarding other events to come. Please call/text Amy Parker at 281-380-3727 or email her at email@example.com for more details.
Women's Summer Movie Days
Enjoy Christian movies on Wednesday mornings throughout the summer, beginning June 5, from 10:00 am to noon in Founders Court. Register online for movies and childcare.
All In Founders Court except June 19 & July 24 will be in the Loft
June 19 Indivisible
June 26 In His Steps
July 10, 17, 24
2019 Summer Camps at Lakewood UMC
Summer Camps Registration link:
Triumph Sports Camps Registration link:
*If paying by check, make payable to LUMC and clearly mark "Camps" in memo area. Registration for each camp is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Class spaces cannot be held or reserved. Child is not registered until payment is received.
**Cancellation policy: Refunds are available if cancelled no less than 14 days prior to camp start date (less a $5 processing fee). Questions? Call 281-370-2273 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2019 VBS AT LAKEWOOD UMC
July 29 - August 2
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
* This group requires a parent/adult volunteer for VBS in order to attend.
Please return form and fee payment to LUMC in order to hold your child's place for VBS. Forms can be mailed to LUMC or dropped off in person. $20 per child, $50 per family. Please make check payable to LUMC, and write "VBS" in memo line. All VBS questions directed to Children's office 281-370-2273 x110 or x111, or email email@example.com. **Deadline to register is July 14, sorry, no walk-ins will be accepted.
Calling all volunteers - Help is always welcome and needed in all areas for VBS. There is no cost to volunteer.
Lakewood Little People Preschool
Lakewood Little People, the weekday child development program of Lakewood UMC is currently registering for the 2019-20 school year. Please see our website at lakewoodumc.org/preschool for information about our program and visit our office Monday-Friday from 9:00-2:30 to register your child.
4pm Orchestra & Chancel Choir Concert
5pm Jazz Band & Ice Cream Social
We will hold our 3rd Annual Community Patriotic Concert on June 30. Come enjoy patriotic music in the Sanctuary at 4:00 pm, then move to Asbury Hall for an ice cream social while the listening to our incredible Jazz Band, Lakewood UMC’s Fellowship of the Swing.
IT’S LAKEWOOD NIGHT @THE ASTROS
Coming up on August 2
It’s Lakewood UMC Night at Minute maid Park as our choir sings the National Anthem. There will be a charter bus for Lakewood fans. And, it’s a Friday night game, so there will be fireworks! Watch for ordering information for online Astros ticket in the near future.
Common Ground will meet on Monday, July 8 at 10:30 am in the Parlor. This is a great support group for those care-giving for a loved one with memory loss.
New Normal Luncheon
Sunday, July 28, 12:15 - 1:30 pm; Founders Court
Lost a loved one and feeling lost yourself? Come share lunch and conversation of hope in Founders Court, as we journey together to find the “new normal” after loss. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prayers & Squares Quilting Ministry
First Tuesdays & Wednesdays of each month
Each quilt made is prayed over and given to someone in the church or community who is experiencing a difficult time in their life. Our Prayers and Squares Ministry meets at 9:00 am in the Loft on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Come for lunch and quilting! Email email@example.com for more information.
Prayer Team on Wednesdays
All are welcome to join our Prayer Team, which meets each Wednesday at 4:00 pm in the Parlor. Come join us in praying for the needs of our church family.
As you pray daily, please feel free to submit on-line to our Prayer Team any Scripture (chapter and verse) that He puts on your heart. The Prayer Team prays for His guidance for all future verse considerations and, next, for each day’s verse placement.
Is This a Difficult Time for You? A Stephen Minister can help. A Stephen Minister is a trained member of our church who offers confidential Christian care to listen, encourage and provide emotional and spiritual support. Contact Pastor Pam for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Tuesdays at 1:00pm in E118
The Second Family Care Team at LUMC is recruiting new members to join their team! 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 how to join the Second Family Team, or to request Second Family help, contact Rev. Pam Cline.
The Sheepdog Ministry
The Sheepdog Ministry is here to provide support for medical emergencies, fire escape plans, weather alerts and disaster preparedness. The next meeting will be Sunday, July 7 at 12:15 in FC110.
Safe Sanctuary Training - July 7 & 10
Safe Sanctuary, our abuse prevention training, is vital to the health and well-being of our congregation. Training will be held on Sunday, July 7 at noon in Founders Court and Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30pm in Founders Court, and is required of anyone interested in volunteering with our children and youth. To register or for more information please contact email@example.com.
Summer Lovin' Marriage Workshop at Cy-Hope Counseling
Saturday, July 13; 9:00 am - Noon
Relationship in need of refreshment? Let two counselors, trained in evidence-based techniques, walk you through some of the tips they've found to be effective in renewing couples. Summer Lovin' is a 3-hour workshop design to teach, explore and practice techniques that have been shown to improve couples satisfaction. Cost $135 per couple.
20s|30s Bible Study
20s | 30s Bible Study, led by Pastor Shuler Sitsch, will meet June 20 at 6 pm in Founders Court. This study for 20s|30s focuses on learning how to study and analyze Scripture. For more information, contact Pastor Shuler Sitsch. Register online at www.lakewoodumc.org/ministries/20s-30s, including childcare needs. You can also contact Jill directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange or cancel childcare.
UMCOR Sager Brown Mission Trip
A Lakewood UMC team will again be going on mission to the UMCOR Sager Brown Depot
in Baldwin, LA, November 3-8, 2019. Based on Sager Brown needs and team skills, we will assemble various kits, work in the sewing room, help in a local women’s shelter, work in an elementary school, or do home repairs in the local community. Please contact Carol Woronow email@example.com for additional information. Future trips to Sager Brown are also planned for February 2020 and November 2020. For more information about our missions, see http://lakewoodumc.wordpress.com/
Disaster Recovery Mission "Florida Restores"
Lakewood will be sending a team to Florida to support the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church in their disaster recovery program titled “Florida Restores”. The dates of this mission will be June 2 – 8, 2019. We will be hosted by the Conference for this week and will be working in areas that are in the most need. To sign up or ask questions contact Jack Aulick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the latest Quarterly news from NAM follow this link.
LakeWorld shopping hours:
Sundays 9 am - 12:15 pm, and Wednesdays 3 - 6 pm, and by appointment. Email email@example.com to book an appointment.
249 & Hope
1st and 2nd Saturdays of every month
Saturday, July 6 & 13
Volunteer team needed! The 249 & Hope Homeless Ministry will meet on Saturday, May 4 & 11 in the Lakewood UMC kitchen at 9:00 am. Help them deliver a hot meal and compassion to our brothers and sisters in need. Contact Debbie Lauersdorf at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Habitat for Humanity
No Habitat in July
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! Contact Stephenie Huffman at email@example.com for more information. Download forms here.
**Please keep in mind 16 is the minimum age to volunteer, and youth (anyone under 18) need to be accompanied by an adult the entire time they are volunteering- a parent must sign the waiver on the youth’s behalf. All youth need to be accompanied by adults at 1 adult to 5 youth ratio.
Matthew 25:35 Clothing Closet and Food Pantry is in need for volunteers to assist once a month, assisting clients with food and clothing. For more information, email Jackie Spinks, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-376-2391.
Days for Girls
First Tuesdays: August 6
Sustainable hygiene care solutions + social enterprise training = dignity, health and opportunity for Every Girl. Everywhere. Period. Providing hygiene kits to girls adds 2 years to their education that they would otherwise miss. This ministry meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 1:00 pm in the Loft and works to provide health and hygiene kits for girls around the world. Over 700 kits have already been distributed! For more information, contact Nancy at email@example.com or visit the website at www.daysforgirls.org.
HOPE Mat Ministry for the Homeless
June 23 in Founders Court, 12:15 - 4pm
June 24, 9am - Noon in FC110
HOPE Ministry creates comfort mats for our homeless brothers and sisters. Join us May 20, June 3 and June 24 from 9 am - noon in FC110 to learn how to make them. Hope mats are waterproof, sturdy, can dry easily in the sun, and they create a barrier of comfort for those living on the street. Mats are 100% made from recycled plastic grocery bags. We would love for you to donate clean, empty plastic grocery bags and we will put them to good use! For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, contact Patty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LUMC'S Call of Hope
Third Thursdays of the Month
LUMC’s Call of Hope mission project is waging war against human trafficking in the Houston area. This group meets monthly, making phone calls to enslaved women, offering them a word of hope and a phone number to call for rescue. Call of Hope meets on the third Thursday of each month, upstairs in FC219/220, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Due to its sensitive nature, this ministry is only open to those 18 years old and over. Please contact Stephenie Huffman at email@example.com.
Third Thursdays of the Month
We are blessed to have a very dedicated Coupon Ministry. This special group of people gets together at 1:30 pm in the LUMC library on the 3rd Thursday of every month to clip coupons that in turn get sent to military families. Coupons are collected in the church office and the Children’s Wing hallway. The military still allows usage up to 6 months past expiration, so expired coupons are okay! Interested in joining? Contact Lucille Massey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Serendipity Potluck Dinner
June 21, 2019
Founders Court, 6:00 pm
Serendipity, our Active Senior fellowship group, invites all to join us for a Potluck Dinner in Founders Court on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Please bring a large serving of your favorite dish to share. Mary Margaret Mann will present “A Patriot’s Heart” an inspiring and dramatic portrayal of patriots whose efforts and sacrifices helped shape America. Come and Enjoy Delicious Food, Good Fellowship and Inspiring Entertainment.
RSVP and sign up in The Commons on Sunday June 2, June 9 and June 16 or the church office week days. For information, call Cherry at 281-290-6176 or email@example.com.Serendipity Bus TripAugust 10Sign up in the Commons July 7 & 14SERENDIPITY is on the road! Active Seniors over 50 will bus to Spring, TX, to enjoy dinner and a melodrama at Puffabelly's Restaurant on Saturday, August 10. Bus leaves LUMC east parking lot at 6:00pm and returns around 9:45pm; cost is $16, plus dinner from the menu. Dinner is at 7:00pm, with music; Melodrama "Knickers In A Twist" is at 8pm; throw popcorn (not the box!), boo, hiss, applaud, groan, laugh and giggle with friends. Sign up and pay July 7 and 14 in The Commons. For more information contact Jayne Davis 281-256-7196, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come have fun with Gamers! This group of seniors gets together each Thursday at 1:00 pm in the hallway by Faith Center entrance. Join them for fellowship, games, and coffee
The Birthday Club meets the last Wednesday of each month. Come and join us for good Christian fellowship. We meet at 11:00 am at the China Sea restaurant located at Hwy 249 at the Grant/Schroeder exit. Questions? Please call Jim Osborne at 281-653-9496.
Deadline to register for Revive Summer Camp is June 26.
6th Grade through High School
Here's what's happening in Student Ministries. Details on these events and more can be found
here on our Student Ministries Page
2019 Scholarship Application for Students
Confirmation classes have been an important part of the life of Lakewood UMC for decades. They provide a unique opportunity for students and parents to go through a next-level time of learning and discipleship that gives students the opportunity to confirm their faith in Christ for themselves.
Click HERE to learn more about Confirmation Class for fall 2019.
9:30 - 10:40 am Upstairs Cafe/Loft
June 16-21: Middle School Mission Trip to Blueprint Ministries in San Antonio, Texas for
June 25: Summer Bash: Main Event for bowling, laser tag, arcade games, etc. in the Woodlands, meet at LUMC at 10am, at Main Event 11am - 2pm, return to LUMC by 3pm
June 26: Deadline to register for Revive Summer Camp in Kerrville, Texas
Summer Time Wednesdays @The Well
Intern Hang Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Dinner: 6:00 - 6:30 pm
The Well Worship in the Loft: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
COLLEGE-AGE STUDENTS, please contact Pastor Clay Smallwood for more information on programs for you.
Details can be found at www.lakewoodumc.org/students
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Our Sanctuary services are in need of communion stewards and projection volunteers. If you would like to serve communion or learn to work the projection for Sunday mornings, please contact Patty Henson for the opportunity to meet with her one-on-one for training. Email email@example.com.
Altar Angels and Sanctuary Servants, two parts of the Visual Design Team, are looking for those who love to decorate, design, and organize! The Altar Angels help with altar design for the New Song service, and the Sanctuary Servants help keep the Sanctuary neat and beautiful. Both teams work on a rotating basis. Contact Patty at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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