In Person and Streamed via ZOOM & Facebook Live

August 1, 2021

 Come join us for in-person worship AND FELLOWSHIP outside in the Courtyard. Worship begins at 10:15 (Come early for check-in and getting your worship supplies. Fellowship follows worship for as long as you would like to stay. We have Nursery and Children’s Godly Play School with enhanced safety and fun for your children. Everyone over age 2, please wear masks (for everyone’s safety and comfort).  We have masks in case you drop or forget yours. Bulletins will not be handed out in person, and you are welcomed to bring your own printed bulletin, use your electronic devices, or follow along on the screen as we project the order of service.

Lake Merritt UMC, Twin Towers UMC, Chinese Community UMC, and Lake Park UMC are working together to create 50 Fire Buckets to support victims of California Wildfires. 

Please sign up to donate items needed for fire buckets, visit https://tinyurl.com/FireBucketDonationsSignUp
Let’s come together and have fun assembling the fire buckets THIS SUNDAY, August 1st, immediately following worship service. To sign-up, visit https://tinyurl.com/RSVP4BucketAssembly

We also welcome financial support to purchase supplies. Write out checks to ‘Lake Merritt UMC’ or ‘Lake Park UMC’ and put “Fire Buckets” in the memo section. The mailing address for the two churches is

1255 First Ave, Oakland, CA 94603

Or donate online at www.lakemerrittumc.org click on the ‘Give’ tab, forward tab “Fire Buckets for UMCOR”.

Creating Racial and Ethnic Justice: Planting With Care – Sowing the Seeds of Justice and Compassion

Tending to the New Creation Worship Series

10th Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday Worship is in-person AND streaming via ZOOM & Facebook Live at 10:15 am. 


Meeting ID: 843 4289 1742
Password: 018021

To join via Telephone (no computer or smart device) please dial the number below then, when asked, dial the meeting ID & Password provided.

1(669) 900-6833

Meeting ID: 843 4289 1742
Password: 018021

To join Sunday Worship via Facebook, log onto your Facebook account and search for ‘Lake Merritt United Methodist Church’ page click here.

YouTube Music Links

Click on the song title and become familiar with this week’s selections.

Bring Forth the Kingdom

Dream Small

What A Mighty God We Serve (New Video)

We Will Go



You may give your Tithes & Offerings through this link click here.

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church

Lakeside Entrance:
1330 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606

Administrative Entrance:
1255 First Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606

View Past Worship Services

Since March 22, 2020, all of our Worship Services have been recorded on our Facebook page and can be viewed here

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