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Welcome to Lakewood UMC!

Are you looking for a place where you’ll feel loved, encouraged, and challenged? Then Lakewood United Methodist Church may be the right place for you! Here, you will find friends for a lifetime.

From our Pastor

We would like to personally invite you to explore the ministries, programs and opportunities here at Lakewood UMC. We are striving to be a church of relevant teaching, powerful prayer, and loving relationships. No matter where you have been in life, we invite you to be a part of Lakewood Church.

Steve Place | Pastor


Core Beliefs and Values

Our Core Beliefs include: God: God is Triune (three in one) Father, Son and Holy Spirit Jesus: Jesus is the only Savior and Lord of all and that Jesus Christ is the only way to be reconciled to God, the Father Holy Spirit:  The Holy Spirit is God’s gift to the church and gives power and gifts for the ministry of the Church;  [/one_third_last] Church: 1) The Church is the hope of the world and is God’s plan for reaching the…

Purpose, Mission, and Vision

OUR PURPOSE We are a family of believers who proclaim Jesus is Lord. We teach that salvation is only through Jesus Christ according to God’s holy Word, the Bible. We are committed to bringing others to Christ and to equip believers to love and serve those in our church, our community, and around the world. Our Mission Lakewood United Methodist Church exists to bring others to Christ (Draw them in), equip people (Build them up), to love and serve our…

STARTING POINT (Next Steps 101)

Maybe you are ready to get involved at Lakewood Church. This two hour class held on a Sunday evening will orient you to Lakewood’s history, mission, and vision. You will become familiar with our organizational structure and ministry programs, as well as our basic beliefs and values.


FIND COMMUNITY (Next Steps 201) Joining a group is one of the best steps you can take as you grow in your Christian faith. We’ve got groups for couples, singles, men, women, young people, empty nesters, and pretty much every other collection of people you can think of. Check out our website for more info. Learn how to grow spiritually through your personal relationship with Jesus and your church involvement, including small groups and serving. For additional information, please use the…

What to Expect

We want your experience at Lakewood UMC to be great all the way! From amazing kid’s ministries to contemporary worship and messages, our weekend services are a place where you can encounter the life-changing presence of God. Below you will find some helpful information on what to expect when you arrive at a service. We want your visit to feel as comfortable as possible, so be sure to contact us if you should have any questions; you can also ask…

DISCOVER (Next Steps 301)

DISCOVER (Next Steps 301) Discover your passions, personality type and spiritual gifting as we explore how your unique design can be used in meaningful areas of service. For additional information, please use the Contact Us menu. In preparation for Next Steps 301, please complete our Spiritual Gifts Inventory (PDF or Excel) and DISC Personality Profile (PDF or Excel). These tools are provided free by Lakewood Church and will take about 15-20 minutes to complete. You may discover gifts you didn’t know existed! Personality Profile pdf Spiritual Gift…

SERVE (Next Steps 401)

SERVE (Next Steps 401) Whether it’s by joining a ministry team or getting involved in serving our community as an individual, growth group, or family, there are many opportunities to serve others at Lakewood Church. If you are interested in getting plugged into a ministry team, fill out this online form or just send an email to volunteer@lakewoodmiumc.org. It’s easy for you to love God, love people, and do stuff! Connect with ministry leaders in person to explore potential areas of interest, so…


PARTNERSHIP Partnership (membership) is about more than just attending church each week, it’s about being part of a family. If you are interested in church partnership at Lakewood, sign up for our next Discover Partnership class held on Sunday evenings throughout the year. For additional information, please use the Contact Us menu.