There are a variety of worship celebrations every Sunday during the summer. Some are more casual than others, but all offer a wonderful spiritual experience to all who participate.

Dockside Worship

8:30 a.m. Sunday
Pavilion East Deck

Enjoy a relaxed Sunday worship service at the water's edge with preaching, singing and Eucharist. These services are held outdoors, come rain or shine.

Lakeside United Methodist Church Worship

9 a.m. Sunday
Lakeside United Methodist Church

This traditional church setting offers a vibrant style of worship using inspirational song and motivational words. Childcare is available at the Lakeside United Methodist Church from 8:45-11:45 a.m. for parents attending church services.

Hoover Community Worship

10:30 a.m. Sunday
Hoover Auditorium

Hoover Community Worship services provide a casual setting at Lakeside's largest indoor meeting space. A variety of spiritual leaders from various parts of the USA and world preach, and worship is led by Lakeside's Director of Religious Life, The Rev. Dr. Norman Dewire. Lakeside's Chautauqua Choir regularly sings during these services. Children's Church meets at 10:30 a.m. in Hoover Auditorium, then proceeds to Bradley Temple.

Sunset Vespers by the Lake

8:30 p.m. Sunday
Pavilion West Deck

This sunset service along the lake is led by Bonnie and John Wilke, leaders of the Middle Grade Madness program, and features praise music and traditional hymns. The service ends at 9 p.m.

Vespers by the Lake

7:15 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday
Pavilion East Deck

Vespers by the Lake offers an end of the day worship experience. The Preacher of the Week provides the message on Tuesday, while Thursday features a reflection on Proverbs, and the Eucharist is celebrated. Read the Lakesider newspaper for more information.

Giving During Worship

At Lakeside we work together to help one another experience this magnificent summer with days of rest and family renewal. God reminds us that, as stewards, we share our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness to our communities at home or in Lakeside.

Your giving will strengthen the vision and outreach of the Lakeside community, both materially and spiritually. Generous financial gifts offered to Lakeside by check should be made payable to the: Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside, OH 43440. Note any specific designation for the gift on the memo line (i.e. Religious Life, Endowment, Youth, etc.)

Church Pass
A complimentary Church Pass may be obtained between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 3 p.m. The pass includes admission to Lakeside for guests and auto, but not access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus.

Faith for Living Hour Pass
A complimentary Faith for Living Hour Pass is available between 8:30-9:15 a.m. Monday-Thursday; valid until 1:30 p.m. The pass includes admission to Lakeside for guests and auto, but not access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus.

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