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One of the best ways to get connected here at Lakewood is through serving. People often say that their service teams become their family.

Ways to Get Connected

One of the best ways you can get connected and build strong relationship at Lakewood is by joining a TEAM or GROUP!


Looking to volunteer?

Detailed below are the steps to becoming a Lakewood volunteer:


Background Check

Once you complete your application, you will receive a “Next Steps” email from us that requests you authorize us to run a criminal background check on you. This is an important part of our volunteer onboarding and child safety program. It helps us place the right volunteers in the right places around the church!



In the “Next Steps” email, you will also be asked to register for a volunteer interview. This interview allows us to get to know you better and is also an important part of our volunteer onboarding process. We have lots of days and times, in person and on Zoom, for your convenience.


4. REFERENCES – In your application, we asked you for some references from your family and places you’ve worked or volunteers in the past. Because this is another important part of helping us ensure the right volunteers are placed in the right areas, we ask that you please talk to your references and encourage them to be watching for an email and/or call from us!

5. CHILD SAFETY TRAINING – If you are working with our students and children, you want to make sure you are well equipped to deal with any issues of child abuse. Because of that we require all our staff and volunteers working with minors to take this amazing training. You will receive an email from with a link to the training, so keep your eyes out for it in your inbox!

Once these steps are completed, you will be contacted by your volunteer ministry area and begin the amazing journey of being a Lakewood volunteer!

Danilo Montero at a Block Party


Life is better together. We have LifeGroups for all ages that meet bi-weekly or monthly, and are conveniently located all over the city. These life giving groups are created to facilitate great conversation and life long relationships!

Click a link below to find a LifeGroup near you:

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At Lakewood, we believe in being generous with our treasure, time, and talents. When you choose to give and sow any of those 3, you choose to connect your heart to a greater cause. The Bible says, “Where your treasure is, there your HEART will be also”. When you give, watch your heart grow, your life flourish, and know your giving is making an impact all over the world!

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Local Missions

We love our city! We exist as a local church to serve and make our city better! One way we do this is through local mission work. Checkout the list below to see how you can begin to make a tangible difference and express the love of God with us here in Houston!

Check the Classes & Events schedule for upcoming outreach opportunities near you.  

We regularly have opportunities in the following outreaches: 

  • The Beacon Center: Homeless, not Hopeless
    Volunteers meet the last Saturday each month from 10:30am–1:45pm at 1212 Prairie St. Houston, TX 77002.
  • Houston Food Bank: Packaging Food for Families in Need
    Volunteers meet the 1st Saturday of each month from 8:00am–12:00pm at 535 Portwall St. Houston, TX 77029. To register as a volunteer go to
  • Servolution: Make a mark on our city.
    If you would like to commit to serve with us for a 12 month period, please email us at to give you more details about volunteer application and training. 
  • Casa El Buen Samaritano
    This is an opportunity for physicians and nurses to serve locally on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6:00–9:00pm, in the Houston Southwest Area. Volunteers interested to commit for a 6–12 month period please email us at
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Global Missions

Help Lakewood reach the world for Christ by taking part in one of Lakewood's evangelistic, humanitarian and medical missions trips.