weekend of service

Grow in your discipleship at Lakewood UMC through loving our neighbors and serving with others during the weekend of September 15-16.


REGISTER - Pizza & drinks will be served for everyone on Sunday!


Saturday, September 16

Choir Service Project

Saturday, September 15

Our Chancel Choir will be hosting a Choir Clinic on Saturday, September 15 and will be gathering donations for a local title 1 school. For more information,  

contact greg.gathright@lakewoodumc.org


Food 4 Friends

Saturday, September 15, 10:00am, LUMC Kitchen

Love to cook? We will gather in the kitchen on Saturday, September 15 at 10:00 am to prepare casseroles for use in various ministries as needed. These casseroles are given to people in the congregation who are ill, have recently had a baby, or are homebound. Contact Melanie Chaya for more information at melanie.chaya@gmail.com.


Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Saturday, September 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs help receiving and redirecting new and used home and building materials on Saturday, September 15, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Limit 30 people. Contact Carolyn Bryant at carolinebryant11@comcast.net for more information.  



Sunday, September 16

Flower Ministry to Homebound

Sunday, September 16, after each service

Spread some sunshine with members of our flower ministry by delivering flowers to homebound members of our congregation on Sunday, September 16. Flowers will be ready for delivery on tables in the hall between the Commons and the Education Wing. Contact beth.parnell@lakewoodumc.org for more information.


Kids Care

Sunday, September 16, at Noon in FC110 near Asbury Hall

Kids can help too! Join us in FC110 at Noon on Sunday, September 16 near Asbury Hall where children can create a colorful card to the homebound in our area;  

OR you may color a placemat to be used as part of our Kairos prison ministry. Ages 4 to 5th grade. Contact mingo.williamson@lakewoodumc.org for more


Love Letters

Sunday, September 16, at Noon in Founders Court

At Noon in Founders Court on Sunday, September 16, we will be writing letters of encouragement to teachers at Matzke Elementary School. All are welcome to drop in and drop a line of thanks to those who serve our community. Contact betty.christian@lakewoodumc.org for more information.


Neighbors in Action, Party in the Park - RAIN OR SHINE / WEAR OLD CLOTHES, MAY BE MUDDY

Sunday, September 16, 2:00pm meet in the parking lot at LUMC

In the Port Houston area we will host a party in the neighborhood for children. We will leave Lakewood UMC at 2:00pm, and the party is 3-5 pm. We will bring jump ropes and basketballs and rent a bounce house, with pizza for dinner. For more information, please email Betty Christian at betty.christian@lakewoodumc.org.


Rise Against Hunger

Sunday, September 16, at Noon in Asbury Hall

You can help by participating in this project to prepare 10,000 individual meals to be distributed to those in need in third world nations. This project will take place in Asbury Hall directly after the New Song service at Noon on Sunday, September 16, and is open to all ages (children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent).

Sponsored by our Table Groups ministry, participants will take bulk quantities of food and bag them into individual servings. While the main project is expected to take about two hours, we also need a few strong folks before the event to help transfer the bulk food from the loading dock to the work tables.


Student Ministries

Sunday, September 16

Our 6th though 12th graders will be participating in several service projects during the Weekend of Service, with more details to come! Students will be able to help

deliver flowers to our homebound, or work on local yards on Sunday, September 16. Contact chad.mcelveen@lakewoodumc.org for information.


Troop Goody Boxes

Sunday, September 16, between services in the Commons

Prayers & Squares Quilt Ministry will be preparing troop goody boxes as a part of Weekend of Service. Select items to donate by choosing 1 or more stars from the

large flag in the Commons with specific "goodies" listed. Drop-off boxes are located throughout the church; donations are due by September 9.

Have family or friends in the military? Email ruby.samuelson@sbcglobal.net with their name and address. Also, please join us on September 16 in the Commons as we stuff boxes for our troops.


Write A Note of Hope

Sunday, September 16, at Noon in Founders Court

At Noon on Sunday, September 16, you can join our Call of Hope team in Founders Court to write letters of support for victims of human trafficking. 



REGISTER - Pizza & drinks will be served for everyone on Sunday!



For more information on any of these service opportunities, contact betty.christian@lakewoodumc.org or call 281-370-2273.