Welcome to Lakemore United Methodist Church
Come join us for worship each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. If space is needed, we will have an additional space available inside the church to view the service as it happens. We will be live-streaming this service, so you can also watch it at home as it happens. After it finishes, it will be posted and you can watch it at anytime. A CD audio recording of the service is also available by calling the church office at 330-733-6531.
The Parking Lot service has concluded with the colder temperatures. We hope you will feel comfortable to come inside for worship, but it will also be available on-line, if you are more comfortable doing that.
We want to have in-church worship in the safest environment possible. This does mean some added precautions. We want all to wear a mask, if your health/breathing permits. We will have masks available for those who may need one. We will practice social distancing and seating to enable spacing. Some of our former practices will also be omitted including a passed offering, Junior Church, bulletins, and coffee fellowship. Our hope is to add these things when we can do so safely. Thank you for your understanding.
NEW!!! We are now live-steaming the inside worship service on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. You can watch by going to the church’s Youtube channel (lakemore umc). Go to Youtube and then type lakemore umc in the search bar. You will see the live stream, if you log in at 9:45 a.m. The service will also be available any time after its conclusion on YouTube.
Here is a listing of our recorded services and the you can access them by clicking on the link.
Today’s service (11/22/20): https://youtu.be/Xwqi0sA25QY
10/18/20 : https://youtu.be/WwYGhzYFee4
Here is the memorial service for Joe Reedy that occurred on Oct. 10, 2020 at Lakemore United Methodist Church: https://youtu.be/_EL2PeEqYf8
Love Akron, an inter-faith group has presented a special blessing in song taken from Numbers 6:24-26. You may want to listen at the close of the sermon or at any time you want to hear a blessing. Here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=366719191137115
You may wish to watch the closing worship service from the Annual Conference. It is being live-streamed at 10:00 a.m. on Septermber 27, 2020, and available after. Here’s the web address: http://www.eocumc.com/eoac20/livestream
9/13/20 at this link: https://youtu.be/OK71TNijYNE
The sermon from guest speaker, Dr. Norm Billups: https://youtu.be/Y7O_BOEMmq8
Here’s Pastor Jeff’s sermon for Aug. 9, 2020: https://youtu.be/9cc-o7eLSNY
The memorial service for Al Collier can be viewed by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/c1U56H6cEE4
Here’s the sermon for Aug. 2, 2020: https://youtu.be/dxD5nI5NxwU
The sermon for July 26, 2020 can be found by clicking this: https://youtu.be/vMLts4BGCzA
Here’s the sermon for July 19, 2020: https://youtu.be/EkVjYNa5BD8
The funeral service for Richard A. Schwarz can be found here: https://youtu.be/vTsaqcQ_tZY
This week’s sermon (July 12, 2020 can be found here: https://youtu.be/It_uUbqcQpc
You can find the sermon for July 5, 2020 at: https://youtu.be/auQ7a57nIn8
Here’s Pastor Jeff’s sermon for June 28, 2020: https://youtu.be/l9qr2XXJ-JM
Guest speaker, Andrew Long, offers this sermon: https://youtu.be/p5-iumxK6Z8
For June 14, 2020, here is Pastor Jeff’s message: https://youtu.be/yrWAvfld6lU
Click this link for the sermon for June 7, 2020: https://youtu.be/FZ1ufeAtPL0
Pastor Jeff’s sermon for May 31, 2020: https://youtu.be/KBsums4LA8g
For May 24,2020, we have these offerings:
Pastor Jeff’s sermon: https://youtu.be/dNfzXtdHcJs
A children’s sermon: https://youtu.be/IlflSJokkkE
A brief communion time: https://youtu.be/1DeeJzUKp9w
Pastor Jeff’s sermon for May 17, 2020: https://youtu.be/imO7sbu6B6g
Here’s the sermon for May 10, 2020: https://youtu.be/AJCL1NiMXTs
The sermon for May 3, 2020: https://youtu.be/7JgSiYgvPrk
Here’s his sermon for April 26, 2020: https://youtu.be/aASrkAxURNE
Pastor Jeff’s sermon for April 19, 2020: https://youtu.be/gntBi7W8h6k
His his Easter sermon (4/12/20): https://youtu.be/oR5lFf3ncFA
Pastor Jeff’s sermon for April 5, 2020: https://youtu.be/vLj502njEQs
Pastor Jeff’s sermon for March 29, 2020: https://youtu.be/9xSF2xv7GQI
Pastor Jeff’s sermon (3/22/20): https://youtu.be/a4AafV1SKiM
Pastor Jeff sermon for March 15, 2020: https://youtu.be/zRR4lnbdXgM
Once a video is in place you can view it whenever you want. You could also go directly to YouTube and type Lakemore UMC in the search bar. You should see our offerings. If you click, “Subscribe”, when a new offering is posted, you will be notified.
To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Lakemore United Methodist Church seeks to be a beacon of Christ’s light to the people of Lakemore and Springfield Township. We will be intentional about creating relationships with people not yet a part of the church. We will share our Christian faith and invite persons to join us on a path of vital worship, growing discipleship, and active service.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF OUR CHURCH:
In 1919, a group of women decided that a Sunday School was needed in Lakemore. They founded the Union Sunday School Class, and soon established the Pioneer Class and a Men’s Fellowship Class.
A preaching service began with various ministers of nearby congregations filling the pulpit. Sunday School and Church services were held in several locations until a basement, one story block building was built on Church Street in 1922.
By a congregational vote, the membership of approximately fifty people decided to affiliate with the Methodist Episcopal Church. The church continued to grow in spirit , membership, and financial resources.
As a step of vision and to enable further growth, the present church structure was built and consecrated on Nov. 23, 1958.
The passion for Christ that was present in the beginning is still alive today. New and existing ministries await your input and involvement as we continue the tradition of loving and serving Jesus Christ.