Join us for breakfast every
Sunday from 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
May 25th
Quessua Mission Presentation
May 30th
Memorial Day
Office Closed
May 31st - June 3rd
Vacation Bible
School
May 25
Hamburgers
Quessua Mission Presentation May 25th
On Wednesday, May 25th at the Well, Icel Rodriguez will be at Lakewood to speak about the Quessua Methodist Mission in East Angola.

In the past, Lakewood has supported the Quessua Mission. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a food shortage in the area, and severe malnutrition in children under 5 years old has emerged as a devastating side-effect. Dr. Leo Garcia, a medical missionary supported by Florida United Methodist churches, has started a program to provide food for and regularly see these severely malnourished children.

We can help save these children's lives with a small donation of $50 to provide resources called Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Foods, which provide nutrients that will bring children back from the brink of starvation.

Please take a moment to read more information at the link below and consider donating to this critically important cause.

We will also have a boys clothing drive for ages 11 and under in Angola. We are accepting New or gently used Shirts, shorts, shoes (including sandals).

Deliver to the front office, Sue Blythe, or Michele Johnston
VBS May 31st - June 3rd
Ready to cook up some fun? Cokesbury’s Food Truck Party VBS invites children of all ages to get on a roll with God as a parade of Food Trucks rolls into their neighborhood for the summer’s biggest party!

This VBS invites children to pray as Jesus teaches us in Matthew 6:11; “Give us this day our daily bread.” These words serve as a reminder that everything we have comes from God — and that it’s by turning to God in prayer that all of our daily needs are met.

At the center of the Food Truck Party is a special food truck called “On a Roll.” Here, Kids (or “Chefs”) will learn from the food truck’s Top Chef, along with DJ Cupcake (an adorable cupcake puppet), about the Daily Specials (Daily Learnings), which are lines from the well-loved prayer that teaches us to turn to God to meet our needs.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
$20 per child/ $50 Family Cap
All children who were 3 by September 1, 2021, through 6th graders are invited to attend.
Bethany is collecting supplies for VBS through an Amazon wishlist. If you feel led, please follow the link below to purchase necessary supplies for our VBS programming.
Family Promise Events
The Wizard of Oz at the Alhambra

In the closing line of “The Wizard of Oz”, Dorothy proclaims with all of her heart “There’s No Place Like Home!” At Family Promise, we know the power of home. Grab your ruby slippers and follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City at the Alhambra!

Sunday, July 24 at 2 pm benefits Family Promise of Jacksonville. Purchase your ticket from Family Promise and help homeless families with children. Ticket price of $70 include the show, meal, nonalcoholic beverages, tax, gratuity, and a donation to Family Promise of Jacksonville. A children ticket is available for $55 for guests ages 11 or younger and ordering from the children’s menu. Ticket sales end Sunday, July 10.

Doors open at noon. Lunch is served from 12:30 – 1:30 PM
and the show begins at 2:00 PM.
Family Promise wants to “Take Out Homelessness!”

Join us for our virtual fundraiser to end homelessness one family at a time! Our hospitality model knows the importance of a great meal with family and friends. For your $50 donation, you will receive a $25 gift card either to Metro Diner or to The LoopThe choice is yours! Both have multiple locations in Jacksonville and in the Southeast.

These will make great gifts for Father’s Day, graduation, or summer fun! Your support will give families a path from homeless to housing.

Don’t wait! This opportunity ends June 12, 2022.
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!
Upcoming Youth Events:

Choir Tour
June 5th - 16th

Warren Willis
July 11th - 16th

This camp experience is open to all children and youth who have completed 3rd grade or higher. It is a week full of worship, praise, bible study, swimming, canoeing, archery, skating, rock climbing, making friends, laughing and loving! Join us by registering online with a $75 deposit at www.warrenwilliscamp.org and choose Week 4 overnight camp.
Adults:

"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 jau64@bellsouth.net 
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)
Recovery Alive is Lakewood's recovery ministry. Meetings are held every Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Check out this video for more information or contact Bill Shuck, Minister of Visitation and Recovery at Lakewood.


Additional resources:

21 STRONG

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 out in the back property. 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 are welcome!
Office Hours:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Mon-Thurs)
9:00 am - Noon (Fri)

Phone:
(904) 733-8477

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