Safe Sanctuary Policy


Our participation in the "Safe Sanctuaries" program helps ensure a safe environment for everyone as they grow in their faith.


If you suspect child abuse or neglect you are required to inform the appropriate authorities immediately using the 24 Hr Hotline:

                        1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437).

In the event that an incident of abuse or neglect is alleged to have occurred at First United Methodist Church or during our sponsored programs or activities then you must also inform the Senior Minister or the Business Administrator immediately at 337-436-6656.
       Senior Minister – Weldon Bares
       Business Administrator – Jim Spitzkeit


The full policy is included here for your reference.


812 Kirkman St

Lake Charles, LA 70601


714 Pujo St

Lake Charles, LA 70601



The church office is temporarily closed due to the "stay-at-home" order of Governor Edwards.

The church’s Answering Service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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