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Roofing Closure

Aug 26 – Sept 3


Lake Merritt United Methodist Church continues major roof repairs through September  Thank you for your patience and flexibility during this time.

Roof repair will impact our regular Sunday Services. 


We will not meet at 10:15AM, but will meet at 5:30PM on BOTH Sundays. 

This Sunday, August 27th will be a “Singing Service” with pizza and salad supper!


Next Sunday, September 3rd will be a “Taizé Service” with a sandwich and salad supper.

In Worship, children’s activities will be provided.


The church office will be closed.  Our Office Administrator, Pastor Sunae, and Rev. Tremper will be working remotely.   Please email or call them for any guidance.

Ministry team leaders will need to coordinate access via the Lakeshore entrance.


For any questions, please contact the church staff or Trustee members. 


13th Annual Benefit Dinner

Kumi Christian Visionary School

Sept 22

Touch the Heavens and change the Earth!  Please follow this link to learn more about joining or contact the Chinese Community United Methodist Church at 510-545-YCVM.



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