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Roofing Closure

Aug 26 – Sept 3

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church will soon be undergoing major roof repairs from August 26 through September 3.

Roof repair will impact our regular Sunday Services.  We will not meet at 10:15am next two Sundays but will meet at 5:30pm on both Sundays.  Next Sunday, August 27th Worship will be a “Singing Service” with a pizza/salad supper. September 3rd will be a “Taizé Service” with a sandwich/salad supper. In Worship children’s activities will be provided.

Church office will be closed.  Our Office Administrator, Pastor Sunae and Pastor Dale will be working remotely.   Please email or call them for any guidance.

Ministry team leaders will need to coordinate access through the Lake Shore Entrance. For any questions, please contact the church staff or Trustee members.  

Help Us Show Our PRIDE! 

Please lend a hand to help Lake Merritt UMC put its best foot forward in this year’s Oakland Pride Exhibit and Parade on Sept 10th.  Join our team to help plan, participate in, and celebrate this important event!

Sign up to help by completing the following questionnaire –

Contact Tom Huetteman at for more information on how to become a part of Oakland PRIDE.

Bring Your Own Mug!

Bring Your own mug to use during fellowship on Sundays as a way to protect our environment!


LMUMC Choirs Information

To join the voice choir, contact the Music Director,
Jim Meredith

To join the handbell choir, contact the Handbell Director,
Margaret LeWright