COVID Notice: Due to the current level of COVID-19 activity, Sunday worship and other gatherings will generally occur in online formats only. For up to date information on serving, please contact the church office at (210) 733-7156.
Ways We Love Our Neighbors
There are many opportunities to offer your time, talents, and gifts to our community and to the world. For more information about volunteering, call the church office at (210)733-7156.
231 E North Loop Rd
San Antonio, Texas 78216
Yvonne Garcia, RN, our Wesley nurse will be present at Coker UMC for the Blood Drive. Call Coker UMC at 210-494-3455 for a space and walk-ins are welcome! Please call Yvonne at 210-272-7921 if you have questions.
Church Under the Bridge
1st Thursday of the Month
CUB, (Church under the Bridge), an ongoing mission of LHUMC, serves 200 people daily at the feeding ministry located on Chestnut Street, San Antonio. Laurel Heights provides sandwiches, fruit, and individually wrapped dessert items once each month.
To Get Involved: Bring donations of sandwiches, fruit, or dessert items to Julie Mazel in the Woodlawn parking lot at 3pm on the 1st Thursday.
There is a current need for donations of hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, etc.).
For more information, contact Julie Mazel or call the church office.
Christian Assistance Ministry
Various Ongoing Opportunities
CAM is a cooperative ministry of 65 member churches in San Antonio to provide immediate temporary assistance to individuals in crisis situations, encouraging self-sufficiency.
To Get Involved: Visit the CAM website to learn about current needs.
School Year Opportunities
Project Transformation is an out-of-school program that focuses on helping students maintain and improve their reading skills.
Volunteer with our After School Program. Be a virtual Reading Buddy with PT After School. Opportunities are Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-5:30 via Zoom.
To Get Involved: Contact the church office or visit our Project Transformation page to learn more.
Interfaith Welcome Coalition
Various Ongoing Opportunities
The Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC) was formed in the summer of 2014 to advocate and care for women and children coming to Texas from Central America seeking asylum. IWC continues to welcome immigrants and asylum seekers from around the world, assisting them as they travel through our city.
To Get Involved: Visit the IWC website to learn about current needs.
Ways to Serve within the Church
There are many opportunities to share your gifts with the congregation of Laurel Heights. Here are just a few. For more information, contact the church office at (210)733-7156
Offer support and care to persons who are home-bound, experiencing illness, or other circumstances where a word of care is encouraging.
Service in Worship
Chancel Choir, Ushers and Greeters, Liturgists, Communion Servers, and Acoyltes…there are multiple ways to assist in the service.
The Altar Guild is responsible for maintaining the Sanctuary furnishings such as altar cloths, candlesticks, and preparing the Communion elements.
Dedicated group of men and women who gather from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday mornings to build, repair, care, and help around the church.
Care & Concern
Volunteers provide hospitality for bereaved families who are having a funeral or memorial service at Laurel Heights.
Trained Christian caregivers, who provide support in one-on-one relationships with those who are experiencing difficult life situations.