Wednesday, February 26th

Ash Wednesday Worship Services

The 40-Day season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. We offer two Ash Wednesday services: 7am and 7pm where you can receive the Impositions of Ashes and/or the Anointing of Oil on the forehead. We hope you will join us!



Thursday, February 27th, 6:30pm

Prayer of Self-Denial Program at Easter Hill UMC


Click here for flyer and more information!



Sunday, March 1st, 12:00 Noon

Edwards Art Gallery Grand Opening & Reception

Join us after worship for the unveiling of LMUMC’s art gallery. It is composed of various pieces made by the congregation. The theme is “What Matters is a New Creation“.




Saturday, March 21st, 3:30pm

7th Annual LIFT Concert

a benefit to support the LMUMC Food Ministries


Oakland Interfaith Community Choir 

Piedmont East Bay Childrenʼs Choir 

Destiny Muhammad, Harpist

Joan Miller, Pianist 

Stanley Huston, Tenor

Oakland Youth Chorus

Lake Merritt UMC Choir & Bells


In partnership with the Alameda County Community Food Bank, countless community members, businesses, high school students and families, 

Lake Merritt UMC Food Ministries has been a source of food to the community for over 35 years.


100% of the money raised from LIFT 2020 helps to alleviate food insecurity.

Tickets $15 – $50 at door or online: click here

Light Reception & Silent Auction to follow concert 

Venue: 1330 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland