Purpose, Mission, and Vision

Purpose, Mission, and Vision


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 church, community and world (Send them out).

 Our Vision for the Future

Lakewood UMC’s vision is to become an Acts 2 church (Acts 2:42-47)

Bring In:

  • Participate in the many different outreach programs to seek and reach out to our community and show them the love of God
  • Invite your relatives and friends to attend services and special events

Build Up:

  • Get involved
  • Join a class or small group
  • Volunteer to serve on a ministry team
  • Become a member
  • Participate in a mission trip

Send Out: 

  • Volunteer to serve at the Rescue Center in Lansing, Sunny Crest Ranch or Manna’s Market
  • Share with neighbors and friends about the church and its ministries