Monday – Friday  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Phone:       216-226-8644
Address:    15700 Detroit Avenue  I  Lakewood, OH 44107


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Lakewood United Methodist Church is blessed with a wonderful group of volunteers who give of their time on Sunday mornings to pick up those who could not otherwise get to church. Our van is equipped with a wheelchair lift and ample room for passengers. This service is available for the Traditional service at 9:45 a.m. If you are interested, please contact the church at or 216-226-8644.

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Prayer Requests

Prayer requests are a call for prayer from our staff and congregation regarding yourself or others. Lakewood United Methodist Church knows that finding peace of mind provides a foundation of strength to face any situation and we believe prayer is the key. Your request is a sacred trust and is kept confidential. There is never a charge for this service.

Reach out to us via phone ( 216-226-8644 ) or by email ( ) or fill out our digital connection card above.

Lakewood United Methodist Church is blessed to have a dedicated group of pastoral and lay leaders to serve the congregation and the community. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our church, programming, mission, or prayer requests.

E-Giving Here

We invite you go to give back to the church so we may continue to help people intentionally grow in their faith and to share the love of Jesus Christ with others. Funding goes towards the number or programs and service we offer at LUMC. Thank you in advance to contributing to our organization and community.


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Facility Rental

If you would like to use any of our facilities including the gym, meeting space, community room, or sanctuary please contact the church office at or 216-226-8644.


Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! It is our prayer that your ceremony will be among the most joyous and memorable experiences for you and your family. It is fitting that a wedding ceremony be held within the church, and if Lakewood United Methodist Church can help make this time in your life memorable, then we will do our best.

If you wish to be married at LUMC, download this brochure and complete the wedding request form. Submit it to the church office at Our pastoral staff will review the form and be in touch with you.



The sacrament of baptism is an expression of God’s love and grace. Baptisms at LUMC are administered annually on Mother’s and Father’s Day. The sacrament of baptism is also administered throughout the year as scheduled.

Those interested in receiving baptism should contact the church office and speak to a pastor. We also ask that you fill out a Baptism Form. Children and adults who are baptized at our church will receive a certificate, a small baptismal cross, and a candle.

To learn more about the United Methodist Church’s understanding of baptism we invite you to explore the following links:


Q: Are non-members or those who do not attend LUMC able to be married at LUMC?
A: Yes, this is a decision of a pastor and requires consultation. Please fill out the wedding request form to see if we can accommodate your wedding.

Q: Can I use my own pastor?
A: This practice is discouraged unless your pastor is co-officiating the ceremony with one of the LUMC pastors.

Q: Can I bring my own organist?
A: The LUMC organist must be consulted and give approval for any other organist.

Q: Does the church have an aisle runner?
A: No, the church does not provide an aisle runner.

Q: Can I attach decorations to the pews?
A: Yes, as long as the pews are not damaged. Tape is not permitted on the walls or pews.

Q: Can I use rice or birdseed?
A: LUMC discourages the throwing of rice, birdseed or any other product that requires special clean–up.

Q: Are alcoholic beverages permitted?
A: No, alcoholic beverages and smoking are not permitted on church property.

Q: Is premarital counseling required?
A: Yes, preparation is important not only for the ceremony but also for the marriage. When you consult with the pastor, you can ask more about this requirement.

Q: What are the fees for a wedding?
A: Please contact the church office at or 216-226-8644


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