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Upcoming Events

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Sit & Be Fit

Tuesday, April 16th


Paxton Hall

We have a new exercise program starting at our church! Build strength and flexibility all while having the comfort of sitting down. Mantra Yoga Center will lead this program on Tuesdays at noon in Paxton Hall on April 16. Please sign up for this event by calling the church office!

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Day of Caring

Saturday, April 20th

Starting at 8am

Paxton Hall

Our annual Day of Caring will be on Saturday, April 20th starting at 8am in Paxton Hall! This year’s projects include: cleaning Camp Uskichitto, sewing Christmas stocking for the Methodist Children’s Home, writing letters to our homebound and care center members, serving at Abraham’s Tent, and assembling UMCOR Flood Buckets. We will be collecting items for the flood bucket assembly on Sundays, April 7th & 14th – laundry detergent (32oz), liquid concentrate cleaner (16oz), and dish soap (16oz). We will also be doing a kids/youth activity this year! Meet Mrs. Ann at 10am at The Guardian to sing to the residents there, and then Rest Haven after. 

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LifeShare Blood Drive

Sunday, April 28th


Parking Lot 

LifeShare Blood Center will be at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 28th from 9am to 1pm! The bus will be located in the parking lot near the First Methodist School. Please consider donating blood to help those in need!

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Jonah Bible Study

Starting Wednesday, May 1st

10am & 6pm

Room 109

Rev. Steffanie will be leading a study on Sandra Richter’s “Jonah” starting May 1st. The study will be on Wednesdays at both 10am and 6pm in Room 109. All are welcome!

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Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 2nd


Worship Center

Thursday, May 2 is National Day of Prayer! Stop by the Worship Center anytime between 9am and 3pm to pray for as little or as long as you would like. If you would like to help work the welcome table, please call the church office. 

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Mother's Day Slideshow

Sunday, May 12th

After the 9am Service

Please send in pictures to celebrate Mother’s Day. We will have a slideshow after our 9 am service on Sunday, May 12th. Please email your pictures to our program director by May 6th.


Collection Corner

Table outside Paxton Hall

We have many opportunities for donations at FUMCLC. Our collection table outside Paxton Hall is now accepting Community Coffee labels for Kaufman Elementary, peanut butter and jelly for Faith and Friends Food Pantry, mosquito spray, hand wipes, and blessing bags for our Homeless Ministry. Thank you for supporting our local community!

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Children's Handbells

Continues this Sunday


Bell Room on the 2nd Floor

Children’s bell choir continues this Sunday.  Kids from 3rd grade and up can participate. Time of rehearsal 2:15-3:00pm in the bell room on the 2nd floor. 

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Kaufman Elementary Lunch Buddies

First Wednesday of each month

Kaufman Elementary School

301 Tekel Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70607

The Kaufman lunch buddies will be meeting for lunch with the students the first Wednesday of the month.  Lunch buddies have been assigned classes and email notifications were sent.  If you want to be a lunch buddy but did not receive your assignment please contact Jean Kamla or Kayla Rigney.


Men's Bible Study: "Journey Men" led by Doug Ezell

Every 1st & 3rd Mondays

6 pm in Room 109

The Journeymen are studying “Believe” by Randy Frazee. 

Grounded in carefully selected Scripture, Believe, NIV is a unique spiritual growth experience that takes you on a journey to think, act, and be more like Jesus. Randy Frazee walks you through the ten key Beliefs of the Christian faith, the ten key Practices of a Jesus-follower, and the ten key Virtues that characterize someone who is becoming more like Jesus. Men of the church and the community are welcome to join anytime. Led by Doug Ezell, retired United Methodist Pastor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

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