In the neighborhood

Neighborhood Ministries focuses on projects that serve our local community. 

For more information on any of the following projects, please contact Betty Christian

  • 249 and HOPE

    249 and HOPE is a new ministry that serves lunch to the homeless in our area on the first Saturday of each month. If you are interested in helping, please FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information. 


  • Matthew 25:35

    Our Matthew 25:35 Ministries group is a ministry at Lakewood UMC that serves our local community. Members help those in need by working in the church's food pantry or clothes closet. For more information or to volunteer, contact coordinator Hilarie Miller.*

  • boy scouts of america

    The purpose of the Boy Scouts of America, incorporated on February 8, 1910 and chartered by Congress in 1916, is to provide an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness. Contact for more information.

  • carenet pregnancy center

    Carenet Pregnancy Center is a ministry partner of LUMC. Their mission is to demonstrate the love of Christ to those facing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy through the provision of spiritual, physical, emotional, and educational support and by proclaiming the Gospel. They are committed to providing compassionate counsel, practical help, and accurate information to men and women facing unplanned pregnancies in a way that draws people to the Lord Jesus Christ to bring Him honor and glory.

  • habitat for humanity - northwest harris county

    Upcoming Workdays: May 21, June 18, July 23, and September 24

    Habitat Northwest Harris County's mission is to give witness to the Christian gospel by partnering with God's people in need to create a decent habitat in which families may live and work. Habitat is based on the conviction that Christian discipleship must be lived in practical ways.

    For all volunteer forms and directions: FOLLOW THIS LINK

    LUMC is currently helping to build homes in the Hamill Ranch subdivision. For specific information about this exciting opportunity and how you can help with these ongoing efforts, please contact For general information, please go to

  • life center for the homeless

    The Life Center is a local shelter for individuals in transition who are in need of food and a place to stay. Run by Pastor Winston James, the center is an outreach ministry with which LUMC is in partnership. You can contact Betty Christian for more information.*

  • Northwest assistance ministries

    Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is a grassroots, non-profit, community-based, multi-program social service agency. Volunteers to be a driver are needed.  To join NAM's meals on wheels program and "Adopt a Route" or for information on housing assistance for survivors of domestic violence and their children please please FOLLOW THIS LINK.  

  • interfaith hospitality network

    The Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) offers hope, care and personal attention to homeless families in transition who are drug and alcohol free and mentally stable. The services offered by IHN include shelter and food provided by the 16 active IHN congregations on a quarterly rotating basis. Contact: Betty Christian.*

  • wesley community center

    The Wesley Community Center is a national mission institute of the United Methodist Church, “Helping people help themselves and each other." The Wesley Community Center works to encourage and empower people to become productive and balanced, rather than simply enabling them to maintain their lives in desperation…living paycheck to paycheck, or suffering as broken victims.

    *For contact information for any of these coordinators, 

    please call the church office at 281-370-2273.