Weekly Announcements 12/12/2021


If you would like to donate a Luminary in Memory of a lost loved one, please fill out the signup sheet on the Welcome Desk today or email Robin at ad min@lakewoodfamily.com with your name and the name of the person you would like written on the luminary. All Luminaries will be displayed at the Candlelight Service on December 19th.

Candlelight Service

Mark your calendars for our Candlelight Service on December 19th at 6:00 PM. We will have a family fellowship dinner after service so please bring a soup or finger food to share! Please see Winky Staton for more information about what to bring. Also, we are expecting a special visitor!

Angel Tree

We still have a few angels left on our free! Please grab one today and go out and purchase a gift for these special children. All presents need to be wrapped and returned to the church by tonight so we can make sure they get to the families! If you have any questions, please see Janet Rainey.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is seeking individuals who are interested in serving on both Standing and Support Committees for the upcoming 2022 year. If you are able to serve, please see Janet Rainey or anyone on the Nominating Committee. You can also grab an Interest in Serving Form off the Welcome Desk.

WMU Christmas Party

WMU will be having a Crazy Sock Gift Exchange Christmas Party on Friday, December 17th at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. All Ladies are invited to come and fellowship. Bring a Finger Food to share!

Choir and Praise Team Christmas Celebration

Choir and Praise Team Christmas Celebration will be held on December 19th during the 11:00 AM Service.

New Singles & Grief Share Ministry

We have a new Singles Ministry and Grief Share Ministry beginning in January of 2022. These ministries will be meeting weekly and starting a new study. If you would like to be a part of this brand new and growing ministry, please fill out the sign up sheet at the welcome desk so we can keep you up to date with important information.

Business Meeting

The December business meeting has been postponed until a further date and will be announced soon. This will be during Corporate Sunday School. We encourage all LBC Members to be present.

Baptism Sunday—December 19th

Our next scheduled baptism is December 19th during the 11:00 am worship service. If you would like to participate in this service please contact the church office by noon Tuesday before Baptism Sunday. You should bring a towel, dry clothing, and a bag for wet clothing the day of baptism.

Lake Sports T-Ball

We are looking for Coaches to help with the spring season of Lake Sports. If you are interested in coaching, please see Pastor DJ. Registration will open in January!

Discover Lakewood

Sunday, January 9th at 12:30 PM we will be holding our monthly Discover Lakewood lunch for our visitors and those interested in joining our Lakewood Family. Come and meet our staff and ask any questions that you may have. We would love for you to join us after service for this event.

Christmas Poinsettias

We are now taking orders for Poinsettias to decorate the Sanctuary for the Christmas holidays. Poinsettias are $15 each and can be purchased in honor or in memory of someone. Order Forms are in the Lobby so make sure to grab yours today. Orders must be in by December the 8th and Poinsettias can be taken home after our Candlelight Service.


We are in search of someone local to help us take our social media and website to another level. If you have experience with WordPress, canva etc. and would be interested in helping Lakewood Baptist Church have an awesome website, please see Pastor Bobby Hedgpath. He can be reached by contacting the office or by cell @ 828 289 3255.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is currently working to update all of the committee members for the 2022 Calendar Year. If you are currently serving on any committee and are unable to continue to do so, please contact the church office to notify us. This will allow space for new members in our church that want to serve in different areas.

Calling all students!

Pastor DJ is inviting you to join him on Sunday Nights and Wednesday Nights for some fun and fellowship! We are excited to see our student ministry growing! If you are currently not a part of our Youth Program, please stop by the youth table, see Pastor DJ, and get a free shirt!

Discipleship Classes

Join us on Wednesday Nights for Discipleship Classes. We have classes available for men, women, youth, and children. These classes are great for fellowship and growing in the word. Classes begin at 6:30 PM. If you want to know more about any of these classes, see Pastor Bobby.

VBS Information

IT IS FINALLY HERE!!! VBS STARTS July 25th! Make sure to get your kids registered online at www.lakewoodfamily.com if you have not already done so. The fun will begin at 5:30 PM and last all week until Thursday Night! This is such an incredible way to teach our children all about Jesus! Tell your friends to bring their children!

  • July 25-29 Check In 5:30 pm
  • 6pm-8:30pm