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United Methodists Responding to Disaster

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) brings God’s hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by war, conflict or natural disaster. UMCOR provides humanitarian relief and disaster response to people in more than 80 countries, including the United States. After flood waters have receded, wounds have been tended, basic needs met, and the world’s attention has faded, The United Methodist Church continues to be present by providing ongoing assistance. UMCOR provides survivors not only temporary relief, but also…

September 2019 Newsletter

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Goals – From the Pastor

Dale Galloway, who was the Dean of the Beeson Institute when I was a student there, loved to talk about goal-setting. “When setting goals,” Dale would say, “Make sure they are out of reach, but not out of sight.” His point was we should never set for ourselves unrealistic goals that can never be attained. On the other hand, goals should force us to reach a bit. They should challenge us to grow and at times even struggle because the…

July 2019 Newsletter

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The Come Back Effect

While I was on vacation in Missouri I attended a church that was in the process of taking their welcome of new guests to a new level. They realized that while they had good children’s and youth ministry, great programming, inspiring worship services and good preaching, there was still something needed to retain the guests who visited their church for the first time. They had studied a book titled, “The Comeback Effect” by Jason Young and Jonathon Malm. This book not…

May 2019 newsletter

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JOY Group

JOY group traveled to Charlotte, NC for their April meeting. They visited the Billy Graham Library and experienced a Journey of Faith tour that highlighted many of the milestones in the life of Billy and Ruth Graham. Great way to begin Holy Week!!

Seniors Exercise

Seniors began a small group fitness program with instructor Paulette Halfacre. They will continue to meet each Wednesday at 11:00 am in the CLC. Those wanting to walk, come at 10:30 prior to the class to walk at your own speed.

Pilates – New small group

Janet Skipper has started a new Pilates group at Wightman.The group is currently meeting weekly at the Lighthouse April Schedule:Tuesday, April 2nd, 6:15-7:15 PMThursday, April 4th, 6:15-7:15 PM Tuesday, April 9th, 6:15-7:15 PMThursday, April 11th, 6:15-7:15 PM Tuesday, April 16th, 6:15-7:15 PMThursday, April 18th, 6:15-7:15 PM Week of April 22nd:  NO CLASSES Tuesday, April 29th, 6:16-7:15 PM What to bring: Yoga mat & Stability ballYou can find both at Walmart, Ross, or TJ Maxx.  Select a stability ball for your…

April 2019 Newsletter

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Healing Hearts

These ladies created lovely cross painting with Marguerite Palmer at the Newberry Art Center. Fun was also enjoyed by all.

JOY Group March Meeting

Linda Hiller shared her mission story in music and narration with the JOY group during their March meeting. This was a most inspirational tribute to her God as she shared ways he had brought her comfort, peace, and protection. Lunch was enjoyed by all.
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