Welcome!

  

Welcome to Lakemore United Methodist Church

We are again meeting for inside worship!  It began again on Sunday, July 12, 2020.  We will also continue to offer the Parking Lot worship on Sunday mornings and the YouTube sermons, posted each Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m.   A CD audio recording of the YouTube sermon is also available by calling the church office at 330-733-6531.

The Parking Lot service will begin at 9:45 a.m.   Inside church worship will be at 11:00 a.m.  Please use the Flickinger Rd. (front) entrance for this worship service.

We want to have in-church worship in the safest environment possible.  This does mean some added precautions.  We want all to enter and exit the sanctuary wearing a mask.  We will have masks available for those who may need one.  Once in your seat, you may remove your mask.  We will ask you to wear your mask while singing.  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.

Parking Lot Worship

We are having a parking lot worship service each Sunday at 9:45 a.m.  You can come and stay in your car for a worship service.  The service can be heard from your car either because you can hear the audible sound from the sound system or by tuning in your vehicle’s radio to FM 102.3. Those leading worship will be in the pavilion or just in front of it.  This service will be held rain or shine.

On-Line Worship

Pastor Jeff Gindlesberger is recording a sermon for each Sunday.  Just click on the link (address beginning https) and it will take you to the sermon.

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 timehttps://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.

 

OUR MISSION:

To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

OUR VISION:

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.