Congregational Care


Remembrance Service

The Lake of the Woods Church will conduct a candlelight remembrance service at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 19, in the Sanctuary for loved ones who have gone to eternal rest. This is an opportunity for families to come together to honor the memory of a departed person and to reflect on the meaning of his or her life. Anyone who has a loved one who has passed within the past five years is welcome to participate in this service by sending a photo of the deceased person to Minister Mike Lemay at 1 Church Lane, Locust Grove, VA 22508. Please write the name of the person you are honoring on the back of the photograph. If you would like the photo to be returned, please make a note of that on the back. More information is available by contacting Carol Twedt or Minister Lemay.

Walk with Hope

Women who are dealing with cancer can find help and support in our Walk with Hope group that meets at 2 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the Charter Room. This faith-based cancer support program provides spiritual and factual information to women, families and their caregivers. The Walk with Hope ministry is adapted from the Our Journey of Hope® spiritual outreach sponsored by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America®. For more information please contact Minister Lemay.

Divorce Care

If you are going through or have gone through a separation or divorce and are experiencing the effects of it, Divorce Care is a place for you to begin moving forward. The Divorce Care ministry has begun, but there is still time to participate in this recovery program. Divorce Care meets on Tuesday nights 6:30 -8:30 p.m. in the church library. For more information contact Mike Lemay or Paulette Tantlinger at 540-972-9060

2nd Half Bible Study Program

The 2nd Half Bible Study program is for people age 60 and over who want to dive deeper into God’s word. The group is presently studying the book of Isaiah. Learn what it means to live a full life and dare to be like Isaiah. This group meets the first and third Thursday of every month at 1 p.m in the Charter Room. Contact Minister Lemay for additional information.

Volunteers Needed

The Outreach Visitation Ministry needs additional volunteers. This ministry visits and welcomes new members to invite them to get involved in church activities. It also helps volunteers get to know our newest members as they begin their spiritual journey at the Lake of the Woods Church. For more information, please contact Minister Lemay at 540-972-9060.