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Welcome to Lake Palestine United Methodist Church

Our Mission

To be a loving church with a mission

to worship God, serve and nurture one another, and bring people to meet, know, and love Christ.

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Join us for Church Services
Inside 10:30 am or Live on Facebook

 Rev. Ingrid Akers


Aug 1, Sunday     9:00 am Breakfast

                                9:30 am Sunday School, "Half Truths", led by Diane Kelder

                                10:30 am Church Service in the church & Facebook Live

Aug 2, Monday   10:00 am Coffee & Conversation

Aug 8, Sunday       9:00 am Breakfast

                                9:30 am Sunday School, "Half Truths", led by Diane Kelder

                                10:30 am Church Service in church & Facebook Live

Aug 9, Monday     10:00 am Coffee & Conversation



OUR CHURCH is FULLY OPEN AGAIN. We would love for you to join us. No mask required. You may wear one if you like.

Are services inside, outside or online?  We will post on Facebook and this website where services will be. Services are always available online live every Sunday at 10:30.

Where do I park?  You may park in the parking lot of the church for inside services. There are handicapped spots available for those who need it. For amphitheater services you can park in the church parking lot and walk to the amphitheater, or if you prefer, drive toward the amphitheater we have parking on the top of the hill and a parking area to the side. Handicapped/disabled people can park to the left of the stage or behind the stage.  If you need help in the church, please park under the awning and someone will be able to assist you.

What is seating like in the church?  Our seats are cushioned. We have a few chairs with arms for those that need them for stability and getting up. If you need one, we can bring one to you or move them around as needed. Let us know. 

What is seating like in the amphitheater?  You may want to bring a lawn chair and sit in it or you can choose to sit on the wall. You may sit in your car or bring a chair to sit by your car or near the stage.

What if I am feeling ill or I was exposed to Covid?  We always ask that you stay home if you ever feel unwell or have any symptoms of illness.

Can I watch online?  You may watch live  at 10:30  on Sunday mornings on Facebook or watch when it's convenient for you. You can go to our Facebook page or clicking on the Facebook icon at the top of this page. You don't need to be a member of Facebook to watch. (Watch on your computer, kindle, Ipad, or smart phone.) They will ask you to join, but just click 'not now'.  If you can't connect being a non-member of Facebook, try a different search engine like Bing, Google, Safari, or Duck Duck Go.

Can I watch previous sermons and bible studies?  All our previous services and  Bible studies are online and available to watch anytime. Go to videos on the right side of page, click on them.


Coffee and Conversation

Monday Mornings at 10:00am

We share in a light devotional with discussion, pray for those in need, and enjoy each others conversation. A fun group. On nice days we bring our lawn chairs and sit outside. Bring your own coffee. Please wear a mask. Often little projects are done after the meetings if you are interested and have the time.

Support Group

Lakeside AA Meetings

Monday & Friday Evenings

7:00-8:00 pm

Located in the youth building behind the church.

Contact Benjamin Wade 903-504-8065

Surround yourself with people that build you up, that make you happy, that want the best for you, those that accept your faults, and that have your back:  for this is love.

The traits listed above are traits that God wants us to have and receive. Dedicated to those we love. Jesus is the model we need to follow as an example.


What the Bible Says About Love
1 Corinthians 13:4-5  Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.


1 John 4:1  And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.

John 4:19  We love because He first loved us.

1 Peter 4:8  Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

Download the Bible by clicking on the Bible button below.  It's free.


Now Serving Breakfast

Sunday Mornings 9:00-10:25

It's Free and Delicious


Everyone needs people in the corner, especially when they are weighed down with problems. Let our church and team of spiritual warriors lift you up in prayer. Please email or phone us or speak to someone at the church in regards to the prayers needs. We are happy to pray on your behalf.

If you are interested in spiritual tools to help you through your journey. The United Methodist church sends a newsletter and videos twice a month to your inbox. Just click here to sign up.





Church Mission -


*If you are hungry or need help to pay for food, please come and take what you need. No questions asked.

*It's open 24/7.

*It's under the carport of the church at 2889 FM 315,

Chandler, TX 75758

*If you would like to donate food, please drop off

non-perishables that are not expired and place them

  in the pantry. We also accept cash donations for the

pantry items that the church can purchase, and we     pick up items at your home. Call 903-849-2379 to make  arrangements for pick-ups.

*Take what you need, leave what you can and bring what you can to help others.



Thanks for visitng our website. Have a Blessed day!

On Our Calendar

Dec6 Sun 10:30  am  Church Service at the Amphitheater.  You are welcome to sit on the wall or bring your lawn chair. Please safe distance yourselves and wear your mask till you are seated.

Nov 7  Mon 10:00 am Coffee and Conversation

held outside the church. Please wear a mask, social distance 6 feet, bring a lawn chair and your coffee or a drink. We visit, have a light devotional, talk about it, and pray for those who need it. We would love to have you join us.

Dec  Sun 10:30  am  Church Service at the Amphitheater. You are welcome to sit on the wall or bring your lawn chair. Please safe distance yourselves and wear your mask till you are seated

FOOD PANTRY IS AlWAYS OPENOpen 24/7. See our article below.

DECEMBER - We will begin a Bible Study again. We will be learning about Advent.