Lakewood United Methodist Church | 6133 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL | 904.733.8477
Serve at Lakewood | Lakewood UMC

Serve at Lakewood

There are many opportunities to serve and build relationships at Lakewood United Methodist Church.

Welcome Ministry

Would you consider becoming a member of the ministry team that welcomes people to Lakewood ?

Our Welcome Team is a vital part of our worship service every Sunday. If you would like to be a greeter at the front doors of our sanctuary on Sunday mornings or work in the connection center, please contact our welcome director, Cyndi Morphew at

Our Parking Team can always use some back-up assistance. They are more than willing to help people find a parking place and also assist them getting into the buildings.

 If you are interested in becoming a part of our Usher Team, please contact Dee Boutwell  at 904-733-7710.

Office Volunteer Ministry

If you would like to help answer phones and assist with general office tasks, we would love to have you work in our office. Please call Ellen Cannon, 262-0304 for more information.


Would you like to sign up to pray for one hour in our Prayer Room? Our Prayer Room has room for more prayer warriors. There are many prayer cards from worship each week to pray over. Please call Nettie Cribb at 904-260-0789 or

CARE Ministry

We would love to have you sign up to be on our“Prepare-a-Dish List.” When a family experiences a death, a crisis, or the joyous birth of a little one, our Care Ministry goes into action. Please call Ann Crenshaw at 904- 737-2797 if you would like to be on our “list.”

Children’s Ministry

We always need help with the Children’s Ministry. Teaching, assisting, snack preparation, or by providing assistance during VBS are just some of the ways you can help. Call Bethany Coleman at 904-733-8477 or

Kitchen Ministry

From September through May, we prepare a meal every Wednesday evening. We have helpers on Wednesday mornings and helpers on Wednesday afternoon and evenings. Contact Chef Ron Soberay at 904-733-8477 if you would like to help.

Would you like to help serve breakfast on Sunday mornings? Contact Chef Ron at if you would like to be a member of this team. 

Helping Hands

Lakewood "handymen' volunteering to assist seniors and widows with home maintenance assistance and advice. Call the church office (733-8477) if you have or know of a need, or want to volunteer.