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The ministries at Lakewood could not be sustained without the generosity of our congregation. We believe that the giving of tithes and offerings is an act of worship. Through your faithful giving, we are able to better serve Christ in the world and across the street. Our church and community are blessed by your giving!
January 12th
The Well resumes

January 14th - 17th
Youth Winter Retreat

January 17th
MLK Jr. Day (Office Closed)

January 29th
Church Workday
January 29th - 30th
Rock The Universe

January 30th - February 14th
UCOM Food Drive

February 6th
Connect Lunch

February 21st
President's Day (Office Closed)
Church Workday (Update)

The Church Workday has been rescheduled! Join us January 29th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM for a morning dedicated to maintaining and improving our beautiful campus. There will be age-appropriate work available for all, so bring your family and have fun getting a little sweaty!
Chancel Choir Returns to Weekly Rehearsal
The Chancel Choir has resumed regular rehearsal under the leadership of Brenda Spargo. Choir meetings will be held Wednesdays at 7:15 PM in the Sanctuary. Contact Branda Spargo for more information.
UCOM Food Drive
The 2022 UCOM Food Drive will kick off January 30th and run until February 14th. There will be donation areas set up around the church campus for your generous donations.

UCOM is in need of the following items:
Canned Veggies
Pasta Sauce
Canned Fruit
Canned or Dried Beans
Canned Tuna
Canned Meat or Chicken
Peanut Butter
Jelly or Honey
Mac n' Cheese
Ramen Noodles
Dried Pasta
Canned Soups
Canned Ravioli or Pasta
Coffee (and creamers)
Baking items (flour,sugar)
Dessert Baking items
Breakfast Bars
Sandwich crackers
Sauces (ketchup, mustard, mayo, bbq)
Household cleaning items
Storage bags (ziplock)
Hygiene items (shampoo, soap, deodorant, razors, washcloths, toothpaste and brushes)
UCOM UrbanServ Inc.
First Annual Golf Fundraiser

Monday, March 14, 2022 12:00 PM
at San Jose Country Club

Assemble Your Team and Support UCOM UrbanServ Inc.

4-Person Team with Hole Sponsorship $1500.00
4 Person Team $1000.00
Individual Player $300.00

All entries include:
18 holes of golf on the new renovated Donald Ross
San Jose Country Club Course
Carts and Meals Included

Sponsorship Opportunities

Title Sponsor - $25,000
Logo on Check In & Putting Green Banner
Website/Social Media Promotion 2 Golf Foursomes + Dinner + 8 Dinner Guests
Cover ad in program/flyer Sponsor sign @ 2 tees

Eagle Sponsor - $15,000
Logo on Check-In Banner Website/Social Media Promotion
1 Golf Foursome + Dinner + 4 Dinner Guests Back cover ad in program/flyer
Sponsor sign @ 2 tees

Birdie Sponsor - $10,000
Website/Social Media Promotion
1 Golf Foursome + Dinner + 4 Dinner Guests Full page ad in program/flyer
Sponsor sign @ 1 tee

Dinner Sponsor - $7,500
Logo on Dining Area Banner Website/Social Media Promotion
1 Golf Foursome + Dinner + 4 Dinner Guests Half page ad in the program/flyer

Beverage Cart Sponsor - $7,500
Logo Banner at Drink Stations Website/Social Media Promotion
1 Golf Foursome + Dinner Half page ad in the program/flyer

Player Sponsor - $1,500
Tee sign on Par 3 Website/Social Media Promotion Sponsors
1 Golf Foursome + Dinner

Hole Sponsor - $500
Tee sign Website/Social Media Promotion
Lakewood's Youth Group meets on Sunday nights from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM.

Join us for dinner, games, worship, small groups, and more! We are currently going through a video curriculum called Alpha. The series offers compelling stories, images, questions, and discussion topics spread throughout each episode to better engage youth, helping them think about how these issues relate to their lives as they discuss with their friends and leaders.
Upcoming Youth Events

January 14th - 17th
Youth Winter Retreat

January 29th - 30th
Rock The Universe

"The Absolute Basics
of Christian Faith"
led by Pastor Don
6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall
"Raising Disciples" 
led by Pastor Eric 
6:30 PM in the CAC dining room
"Feasting in the Word"
led by Ree Unterspan
Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 PM on Zoom

Contact Ree Unterspan at 
for more information.
Youth and Children:

Youth group (7th - 12th grade)
Meets in the youth room at 6:30 PM
For more details see Cami Foster
Children's Ministry:

WOW (Worship on Wednesdays):
PreK - 4th Grade

Club 56:
5th - 6th grade

Meets in the Children’s wing
(Upstairs in the Education Building) at 6:30 PM

For more details see Bethany Coleman
(Parents need to pickup by 7:30 PM)

Join us on Thursdays at 6:30 for 21 STRONG. Ages 18-98 are welcome to attend. Bring water and a mat or towel and meet in the Fellowship Hall. We'll start with word and prayer, move into stretching and warm-up, then review and perform your individual workout with the group while inspired by song. The weekly 21 STRONG sessions are geared toward building your physical strength in order to better serve others. All levels of experience and fitness are welcome.
Recovery Alive is a new 12-step program that Lakewood has adopted. Meetings are held every Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Bill Shuck for more information.

Additional resources:

Helping Our Community's Homeless COVID-19 Victims
Where do you go for help if you and your family are homeless? Family Promise of Jacksonville and its partners, like Lakewood UMC, work with other social agencies in Jacksonville to provide shelter and hope for the homeless. But what happens when a homeless person tests positive for COVID-19? Where can he or she rest safely in isolation while recovering from COVID?

In Jacksonville, a network of isolation hotels was created during the pandemic to provide safe housing and support to homeless COVID sufferers. With the current escalation of COVID cases in our area, the need for isolation care is greater every day. All of our city’s homeless shelters and social agencies are working together to provide for this need.   

Mark Landschoot of Family Promise of Jacksonville has reached out to our Lakewood family and to the other 16 churches who support this important ministry with a request for supplies needed to serve those housed in isolation hotels in our city.

Supplies needed at this time include:

-Underwear in all sizes, for males and females 
-Bottled Water 
-Individual bags of chips 
-Brown paper lunch bags 
-Medical gloves (Sizes small, medium and large)
-N95 face masks 
-Paper Towels

You may bring your donated supplies to the church office and they will be delivered to the Family Promise office or you can order supplies on-line and have them delivered directly to Family Promise of Jacksonville, 431 University Blvd. N., Jacksonville, FL 32211. You may also make a directed donation to Family Promise of Jacksonville. Be sure to indicate that your donation is intended for isolation hotel supplies.

If you have any questions about the isolation hotels, requested supplies, or Family Promise, please contact Mark Landschoot at Family Promise (904-859-1326). 
Office Hours:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Mon-Thurs)
9:00 am - Noon (Fri)

(904) 733-8477

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