Welcome to the Lapeer Free Methodist Church website! Here you can find out information about our church, get caught up on sermons that you might have missed, find out about groups that our church works with, or donate to our church online.
Our Purpose: To become like Christ in the way we love God, love people and build into others.
Our Vision: To become a transformed community of believers equipped for service and empowered for mission.
A definition of LEGIT is “Being exactly as purposed”
1621 N. Saginaw | Lapeer, MI 48446 | 810.664.3393
Sunday School : 10AM
Sunday Morning Worship: 11AM
Latest news from Lapeer FMC
Backpack Drive - It’s that time of year for the “Gotta Go” back to school supply drive. This is a community event through Love, INC. Please prayerfully consider how you can help. You can donate school supplies in the bin located in the foyer.
Burn, Baby, Burn! - Join us for an end-of-the-year bonfire and pool party on Wednesday, Jun 12th at 6:30pm over at the Lawton’s house. Bring any old school papers that you want to toss in the fire! Please bring chips and pop, and we will provide the hotdogs and buns.
EMC Family Camp - Covenant Hills Family Camp is July 7-13. There will be missionaries that are back from some other countries that will give you a new world view. Bible studies, worship, and preaching will be available for the adults. There will be activities for both children and youth. There are all the recreational activities that you can imagine! Meals can be purchased at the Dining Hall. You can bring your RV, tent, or stay in one of our cabins. Spaces fill up fast—reserve your spot by calling 810-631-4531.
18th Annual Baby Bottle Campaign 2019 - The Pregnancy Center of Lapeer is an outreach ministry to communicate the gospel of Jesus Christ to women, men, and children affected by an unplanned pregnancy and is devoted to providing spiritual, emotional, physical, and educational support. All you need to do to help is pick up a baby bottle starting on Mother’s Day in the church foyer, fill it with change, and bring it back to the church before Father’s Day on June 16th.
We Need Your Help! - We have two children that our church has been sponsoring through ICCM (International Childcare Ministries). Through ICCM children receive two hot meals a day, school uniform, school supplies, and an excellent education. We are in need of $780.00 to fulfill our current commitment for 2019. It is very important to fulfill our commitment by August of 2019 or these children will have to leave school and be unable to continue their education. Please be praying about how you might be able to help provide for these children. Donations of any amount are welcome. Please mark your donations “2KIDS” if giving by check. If you are giving to this cause using our website, be sure to use the fund called “ICCM”.
Golden Arrow is a place for individuals who are recovering from mental illness in our community. The drop-in center provides peer support, activities, as well as social and relaxing settings for their consumers. THANK YOU to all who have provided food and supplies over these past months. The Director, Tim Galbraith, is most grateful, as are the consumers. We are the ONLY church doing this on a regular basis for them. If you would rather make a cash donation towards the supplies, mark it and place it in the offering plate.
Bible Quizzing - An exciting part of our youth ministry is Bible Quizzing that combines Bible study and Christian competition. Practices are on Wednesdays at 5:30pm and Sunday at 5:00pm. If you are in 6th-12th grades, and this is a ministry you are interested in, please come and join us for practice. Contact the church office for more information.
Past Event Information:
Pickin Pastor’s in Concert - Please join with us on Saturday, April 14th from 6:30-8:00pm at Lapeer FM Church for this evening concert! Pastor Bruce Lawton and Pastor Todd Petty team up with some favorite folk and old-time music as well as some fresh new takes on the old classics. Banjo, guitar, fiddle, bass, harmonica and more. Invite your friends! A love offering will be taken to benefit Casas por Cristo Mission Trip.
Good Friday Communion Service - We would liek to invite you and your family to join us on Friday, April 19th at 1:00pm for our Good Friday Communion Service. This special service is designed to focus our hearts and minds on the true meaning of Easter and on the Lord’s great love and sacrifice for us.
Easter Sunday - This year we will be having our Easter service at 10:30am on Sunday, April 21st. This is a change in time from our usual schedule, so please mark your calendars. We have also scheduled a fellowship time for 10:00am, which will feature coffee, juice, and Danish. There will no NO Sunday School. There is a sign-up sheet located on the Ministry Board. Please be sure to come early for the fellowship and stay for the celebration of our Lord’s resurrection.
Leadership Conference - We’re going to be doing a Leadership Conference here at LFM on Friday (5:30-8:30pm) and Saturday (9am-12pm), April 26th-27th. We will be viewing some of the training videos from the 2018 Global Leadership Summit. You are presented with a lot of opportunities to sharpen your skills and develop the people you lead. The Summit is a proven tool that produces compelling outcomes. We are asking for a donation of $10 to help off-set the cost of food and snacks. Everyone is welcome to attend!
National Day of Prayer - Please join the community at the Lapeer Courthouse (in downtown Lapeer) on Thursday, May 2nd at 6pm. This year’s theme is “LOVE ONE ANOTHER”. Come and help show the community that in spite of our separate buildings and church names, that we are united in prayer and for the gospel of Jesus Christ. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.
Summer Camp - Our conference campground, Covenant Hills in Otisville has camp for kids of all ages. There are day camps for the younger kids and week-long camps for the older ones. Our church wants every child to be able to attend, so we help reduce the costs of camp fees. The church is about to pay $110 per child toward their 2019 camp fees. How to register: Register online at covenanthills.org/register. If you registered last year, please log into your existing account. For new registrations, please make an account. Pay the amount due, less $110 for each child you have attending. There is a $10 savings off the cost of camp if you register by May 1st. The brochures are at the Ministry Board.
SEED Products - We wanted to let everyone know of the opportunity you have to purchase SEED products here at the church. The items range from items for the kitchen, various bags, jewelry and much more. Mother’s Day is coming up on May 12th if you need a gift for mom! All sales support micro-financing projects in developing countries around the world. Contact Cheryl Smith to make a purchase or for more information.