Book of the Month Club
Led by Sr. Pastor Joe Fort
Meets First Tuesdays of the Month, April 4, May 2,
7:00 pm in Founders Court
Books available in the church office.
Our Senior Pastor Joe Fort will lead this study that explores some of the great
devotional and spiritual writings of all time. Each month a different book will be
assigned for reading and reflection. The Rev. Fort will convene a group discussion
session on first Tuesdays, after each book is read. Writers represented will include
Bonhoeffer, A’Kempis, Nouwen, Merton, Andrew Murray, and many others. These
writings will challenge you and help you to grow significantly in your walk with Christ.*
Epic of Eden
Led by Mary Lynn Broyles, Tina Smith
Mondays, February 27 - May 15, 9:00 - 11:00 am in E118
Led by Debbie Stephens
Wednesdays, March 1 - May 17, 7:00 - 8:45 pm in E118
In Dr. Sandra Richter’s Epic of Eden, she takes us deeper into the Old Testament,
clearly and powerfully communicating the history of God’s redeeming grace. She
weaves together a story that runs from the Garden of Eden to the garden of the New
Parenting with Love and Logic
by Foster Vline and Jim Fay
Led by Kris Ramos, Director of Lakewood Little People Preschool;
Child Development Center
Mondays, March 20 - April 24, 6:30 pm in the Loft
This parenting book shows you how to raise self-confident, motivated children who are
ready for the real world. Learn how to parent effectively while teaching your children
responsibility and growing their character. Establish healthy control through easy-to implement steps without anger, threats, nagging, or power struggles.*
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
Led by Mariella Carr
Wednesdays, March 22 - April 26, 6:30 - 8:00 pm in FC110
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire that
entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the
vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." At once
wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape
Letters is the most engaging account of temptation—and triumph over it—ever
Three Simple Rules for Christian Living
Led by Sally Stewart
Thursdays, April 20 - May 25, 9:30-11:30 in the Parlor
Three Simple Rules for Christian Living is a six session small-group study based on Rueben P. Job's book about John Wesley's General Rules that will provide extended reflection for adults on three principles of Christian life: do no harm, do good, and stay in love with God.
Led by Pastor Trish Woodruff
Sunday, May 21, 4:30 - 6:30 pm
New to Lakewood? Visiting? Or just wanting to learn more? Join us for Lakewood
101. You will have the opportunity to chat with the pastors, staff, and other ministry
leaders to learn how you can connect, serve, and grow here at Lakewood. A light
dinner and childcare will be provided.*
Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey
Led by Ethan Brown
This class will be offered again in the Fall of 2017
Financial Peace University teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions, and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are, to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!
Disciple 3 Remember Who You Are*
Led by Debbie Stephens
Tuesdays, September 6 - April 25, 7:00 - 8:30 pm in FC110
Led by Barbara Kendall
Thursdays, September 8 - April 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon in E118
Remember Who You Are is the third study in the four-phase DISCIPLE program. The driving idea in this study is connection between memory and identity as the people of God.
Registration Is Closed - Offered Again in Fall of 2017
* Please note: the Disciple classes do NOT need to be taken sequentially; they may be taken in any order.
Led by Ron Barth
Fridays, Ongoing, 6:00 - 7:00 am at the Urban Vine, 13215 Grant R., Ste 700
This men's group follows the Lakewood UMC daily readings, and discuss the Bible text for the upcoming week's sermon. They will be digging deeper into the book of Matthew through Easter. This group
includes men from Lakewood UMC, St. Mary's episcopal, and Windwood Presbyterian.
What Are You Afraid Of?
By Dr. David Jeremiah
Led by Tom Miller and Mike Jackson
Mondays, February 6 - March 13, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, The Lookout
For many people, worry, anxiety, and fear are constant companions: fear of death, fear of danger, fear of disease. As Christians, we have been given all we need in order to face down even the most frightening, unexpected, and overwhelming obstacles in life. Dr. Jeremiah explores the top ten fears that are holding so many of us back from the life God has called us to live and shares the secrets for facing down these fears with faith.
Second Monday of Every Month
10:15 - 11:30 am in the Parlor
Are you a caregiver? Would you like some support? Join us for an hour long conversational support group for primary caregivers.
Monthly Beginning 2017
Sunday, 12:15 - 1:30 pm in Founders Court
Lost a loved on 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.
Wednesdays, Beginning January 4
6:30 - 8:30 at The Well in the Loft
We are studying dynamic relationships in God's Word. Join us every Wednesday for youth led worship service, fun fellowship, and small groups.