Especially for Kids & their Families

Working to Connect Young People 
with Others, the Church and God
Reaching out to our community's young people is an important mission for Lakeside United Methodist Church. Here are some of the events and activities we offer.

Children's Church
A special message for kids of all ages is offered during regular Sunday Worship Services, along with a learning opportunities and take-home gifts and a message to tell someone that “God loves you!”
Children’s Sunday School
With the Methodist “Deep Blue” curriculum as a basis, these classes are for children from pre-school age to junior high. Each session provides studies of important parts of the old and new testaments, combined with a variety of learning activities, and even a snack.

Back-to-School Bash
An evening of learning, fun and gifts for youngsters of all ages who live in the Richland-Chambers Lake community. Each child leaves the event with a gift of complete school supplies.

Harvest-time Event
Each fall, LUMC hosts an event geared to kids and families that encourages them to spend time together making memories and learning about Christ. The 2016 event is the "Pumpkin Olympics" and is held on Saturday, October 8, during the church's "Monster Yard Sale."  The fun begins at 9 am. Call 903-389-8808 for more information. 

Christmas Fun Day
Games, lessons, food and fun help grade-schoolers learn more about the true meaning of Christmas.

Easter Event
The Easter season is celebrated through a major event that brings kids and families together, usually in an outdoor setting, for a day of fun, food and learning.

Christian Youth Center
Partnering with New Hope Baptist Church, LUMC assists with various programs offered at this refurbished building. After-school programs on Wednesdays, Friday-night “Teen Scene” get-togethers, plus guitar classes and other activities are included.

Summer Church Camp
Each year, Lakeside sponsors one or two young people for a four-day camp that's chock-full of fun and learning.

Vacation Bible School
Plans are underway to resume the offer of vacation Bible School for youngsters. Watch this site for more information as plans progress.


Sunday Services

8 am  Bible Study
9 am  Worship Service
10:15 am Sunday School for both Adults
and Children

Bible Studies

Make sure you attend our TRUNK N TREAT on October 30th!  Be sure to dress up and expect some goodies and lots of fun! Each child will receive a goody pumpkin and a special prayer card from each car in the parking lot.