New to Lakeside?

Sunday, Jul 30 / 10:30AM
Pathway is a class for those who are interested in exploring a relationship with Jesus.

Sunday, Aug 6 / 10:30PM
Welcome to Lakeside is a two-part class that will meet Sundays, August 6th & 13th. The class will help you learn about who we are as a Church and what it means to be fully engaged at Lakeside. Join us at 10:30 in the chapel next to the coffee bar.

Group Link

Sunday, Aug 20 / 8:30AM
August 20th, 8:30-12:00 pm Our Community Groups will be starting up again the week of September 10th. Groups at Lakeside meet throughout the week to discuss and apply what we are learning from the weekly Sunday sermon. We believe every Lakesider would benefit from being part of a group. You can think of them as hot houses for spiritual growth, spiritual hospitals for the wounded, a starting point for leaders, a place to belong, and a place to go on mission to our world. On August 20th, from 8:30-12:00 pm, (before, between, and after services) our group leaders will be gathered in the lobby and ready to tell you about their group. It’s a great way for you to decide which group might work for you. We’ll also have a listing of all the groups, leaders, day of week, times, locations, children’s programming, etc. available for you on August 20th!

Sunday, Sep 10 / 12:00AM
Groups will begin this fall the week of September 10th ! Join us on August 20th for Group Link. It's a great way for you to find a group.

Sunday, Sep 24 / 12:00PM
Interested in Lakeside but don’t know how to start getting involved? Join us at Starting Point and meet the staff over an informal meal.

Recent Messages

The Refreshing Church: The Considerate Church

The people in Jesus’ day faced total oppression from the Roman Empire. How does an empire grow corrupt, whether Rome or Britain, or any other? What circumstances give rise to the need for revolution? It’s very simple. It’s the absence of love. When we don’t love, when people stop trusting love and acting in love, tyranny and oppression aren't far behind. For the Christian, revolution is never about violence… it’s about acting in love. Love maintains, even builds up, freedom.

The Refreshing Church: The Gracious Church

So much conflict in the church revolves around what he calls “disputable matters.” This phrase can be understood as matters of opinion, matters of preference, matters of doubt, secondary issues. Christians don’t often fight over the big stuff, but instead the non-essentials. Through Romans 14, Paul makes some incredible declarations of how God is at work in the midst of all the turbulence in our lives. Here is some of Paul’s coaching. . . First, accept one-another. Second, trust God’s power. Third, get over yourself. Fourth, get yourself ready.

The Refreshing Church: True Love

If I asked you to audit how you use your time/energy you could make a list. What do you give your best energies to? Is it our Lord? Is it your wife, and family? Is it love?

Life @ Lakeside

Thank You Lakeside

Thank you for all the prayers, meals, cards, gifts, and flowers sent to us at the death of Melani's mother, Myrna Fry. A special thank you to those who supported and encouraged our family by making the long trip to Flora for her services. The Brooks Family.

New Members

Bill and Carylon Rodgers recently attended our Welcome to Lakeside class and placed their membership with Lakeside. Be sure to welcome them as they continue their involvement in community and serving and growing. If you've been thinking of making Lakeside your church home, we'd love to have you sign up for our next set of Welcome to Lakeside classes, on the first and second Sundays of each month.

Recent Baptisms

Recent baptisms at Lakeside include Micah Jones, Kim Waymack and Robbie Campbell. Please pray for and encourage Micah, Kim and Robbie and lift up those who are contemplating taking a next step of faith.If you would like to learn more about baptism, join us for our Pathway class, the last Sunday of each month. 

Lakeside Missions

LSCA Family Archery Day

Lake Springfield Christian Assembly has a great day planned for all you archers or those interested in archery. Plan now to participate in LSCA's  Family Archery Day on August 19, at 1674 Lick Creek Lane. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the cost: $20 per person or $80 maximum per family. For more information call 529-2625 or visit

News & Updates

Wanted: Real Men, Like Jesus

A group of Lakeside men are ready to step up and find out more about biblical manhood. God has some critically important roles and responsibilities in mind for his men. Join us on Sunday, July 30, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Lakeside Fire Pit for burgers and brats. We'll layout how you can join a 6-part study this fall. Bring a lawn chair and a side dish to share. RSVP to or check the box on your Sunday morning connection card. We’ll see you there!

VIPs Study Through Summer

This summer, the Faithweavers class will be looking at some of the VIPs in the Bible Each week we'll look at someone different, so come when you can. We hope you will join us in Room 109 at 9:00 am Sundays.

Summer Hours at Lakeside

Lakeside is operating on what we are calling Summer Hours! Our summer hours will feature two service times instead of three, with services at 9:00 am and 10:30 am. Kid’s programming will be active for both services, with Sunday School during the 9:00 am service and Kid’s Worship during the 10:30 am service.

Lakeside Christian Preschool

We are now registering children for the 2017-2018 school year. Children who will be 3 years old by September 1 may register for our 3 year old class that meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-11:30. Children who will be 4 years old by September 1 may register for the 4 year old class that meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00-11:30. SPACE IS LIMITTED, SO REGISTER TODAY! The registration form is on our website at

Opportunities for Giving at Lakeside!

Are you aware of your giving options here at Lakeside? Offering Envelopes: Lakeside will still be making offering envelopes available if you would like to continue with the discipline of giving with cash or a check. 2017 envelopes are available in the lobby. Please be certain to write your full name and address on envelopes containing cash. This will ensure you receive a written statement for 2017 tax reporting purposes. Online Giving: New year, new opportunities! Lakeside has invested in some additional ways for you to express financial generosity! This will include the ability to give electronically from a bank account, via debit card, or via credit card on a one-time or recurring basis. We recognize that a growing number of people seldom carry cash or a check. Our new online giving options allow for us to follow through on our intentions to give regularly. To engage in online giving, head to our website and go to the Give page. From there you will be set up with a secure account through which you can give electronically from a credit or debit card, for a one-time gift or a recurring basis. Thank you for your ongoing generosity and faithfulness!

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