​​​​​Lakewood  United Methodist Church

3856 West Tenth Street

Erie, PA  16505

814.833.4131

 Pastor Robert Lewis

Lakewood United Methodist Church Erie PA is a loving congregation 

focused  on helping people discover, experience and

know the love and presence of Jesus Christ. 

Meet Our Staff

Lakewood  United Methodist Church  3856 West 10th Street  814.833.4131 
                Rev. Robert Lewis, Pas​tor  pastor@lakewooderie.org


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Sunday Services have resumed in the sanctuary at 9:30 am!


Only one service is being held at this time. Please enter at the Chelsea Street entrance and register (for contact tracing purposes, if necessary). Hand sanitizer is available. Please wear your face mask and remember to social distance (6 feet) from non-family members. The pews have been marked off so that we can worship safely while social distancing. We will not sing the hymns indoors but perhaps you would like to “hum” along. If you are not comfortable gathering in person, Sunday services will continue to be posted on YouTube.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Pastor Bob. 

Throughout the month of September, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania observes Hunger Action Month – an initiative designed to inspire the public to take action on the issues of hunger. Advocates from across the country work to shine a light on the 54 million individuals facing food insecurity nationwide, including the 85,000 individuals right here in northwest Pennsylvania. 30 Ways in 30 Days For easy, everyday ideas on how to take action and spread awareness, go to https://nwpafoodbank.org/get-involved/signature-events/hunger-action-month/ and checkout 0ur 30 Ways in 30 Days Calendar. Pick one or more of the action items listed on the calendar and let them know how you’re participating.

Preschool

Holy Communion: Holy Communion will be celebrated on October 4th during the Worship Service in the Sanctuary. Pre-packaged communion sets will be handed to worshippers as they enter the sanctuary. We will consecrate the elements later in the service and receive together.


Prayer and anointing will not be offered until the Covid – 19 crisis is over.

Produce Express

Fresh produce for those in need.

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 Meetings and Church Gatherings


October Calendar Dates 

October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Pastor’s Study on the various Christian denominations.

                                     (7pm, fellowship hall, following covid-19 precautions)

Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Sunday Morning Worship (9:30am, Sanctuary)

October 4 – World Communion Sunday, special offering

October 6 – SPRC Meeting (6:30pm, Zoom Meeting)

October 5, 12, 19, 26 – Lay Leadership Committee (7pm, Zoom meeting)

Oct. 21 – Church Council (6:30pm, Zoom meeting)

Oct. 14th, Trustees (6:30pm, Zoom meeting) 

The 45th Erie County CROP Walk is still scheduled for Sunday, September 27, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it will be up to individual teams how they do the walk. Lakewood United Methodist Church has a team registered to walk. The plan is to walk individually at a time and place convenient for each individual walker. We do have the option of walking as a group at a place of our choosing. Registration envelopes are available in the church office but the easiest method of registering as a member of the team or to donate is on-line. If you are interested in registering for the Lakewood team or donating to the team, the website is at www.crophungerwalk.org/eriepa. If you have questions, please contact Chris Paul at by phone at (814)838-4767 or bertachris@yahoo.com. 

Ride for the Refuge Join us for a virtual ride to end homelessness.

The pandemic has driven us to change our event this year, but our mission stays the same! We ride to end homelessness for families with children through EUMA’s The Refuge. Won’t you join us – virtually? Plan a bicycle ride with family or friends, gather a team, or go on your own personal ride. It can be done anywhere, anytime, any distance – you choose – during the month of September.


So, please CONSIDER SUPPORTING THIS YEAR'S RIDE FOR THE REFUGE. There are three ways you can do so.

1. Become a rider yourself. You can register and set up a team for yourself, or you’re invited to join team "The Lakewoodians" and help us reach our goal of $1,000. Ambitious, but we can do it. Thanks for your support.

2. Plan a bicycle ride with family or friends, gather a team, or go on your own personal ride. It can be done anywhere, anytime, any distance – you choose – during the month of September.

3. You can simply donate to the cause or support one of the riders on team "The Lakewoodians." Pastor Bob is the only rider registered so far, but ask around and find someone else to support and feel free to donate to them as well.


For more information on how to participate in this year’s Ride for The Refuge, visit https://secure.qgiv.com/event/euma-ride/. Remember, you are invited to join the team “The Lakewoodians.” Help us make homelessness in Erie rare, brief and non-recurring. Your support is helping to make that happen. Thanks for your support. And God bless. 

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 Bible Studies

Activities At Lakewood UMC Are Slowly Resuming.


In-person Sunday services has resumed in the sanctuary. For those not comfortable gathering, Sunday services will continue to be posted on YouTube. The office is open but always a good idea to call before you plan to visit to ensure someone is in the office. When visiting the office, there is a sign-in sheet at the 10th Street entrance. (Will be used for contact tracing if needed). Everyone must sign-in and wear a face mask to enter the building. You can still call the church or email us if you need anything. Committees and small groups wishing to meet in-person must contact the office ahead of time to schedule the Fellowship Hall and follow the published guidelines. Finally, we still need your offerings.

To all who gave this past week, THANK YOU!!!

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What We Believe

Erie Gives Erie Gives 2020 was another huge success not only surpassing last year’s total amount given (almost $6.3 million this year) but also surpassing the total number of donors (over 11,400). Lakewood United Methodist Church is blessed beyond measure with the continued generosity you have shown not only during Erie Gives 2020 but this entire year during these very challenging times. Online donations for Lakewood totaled $4793. As we wait for the final tabulation of online donations, checks and The Erie Community Foundation prorated match, we want to thank each one of you who remembered Lakewood United Methodist Church during Erie Gives 2020. Your generous donation will go a long way in improving the sanctuary, which is planned for 2022. THANK YOU to all 

Sunday Worship Services

     Service - 9:30 am

​    ​    Child Care for Both Services

Sunday Morning "Live" with Jesus

9:45 am