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…

Toward the Resurrection

On the 21st of this month we will join with Christians all over the world to celebrate the risen Lord! Of course, we will be focusing on the resurrection passages in the gospels and looking at what happened at the tomb of Jesus on that first Easter morning. In the gospel of Matthew, the women come to the tomb to finish the job of anointing Jesus’ body for burial. When they get to the tomb they find an angel who tells…

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.

JOY Group – March Meeting

All Seniors are invited to the monthly JOY Group meeting on Monday, March 11. Linda Hiller will present her mission program with music and narration at 11:00 am. Then a Potluck Lunch will be a Noon. Bring a dish of your choice and enjoy a time of fellowship .

Healing Hearts Group

The Healing Hearts (Widows) Group enjoyed having lunch at the Gallery Tea Room in Newberry, SC, on Friday, March 1, 2019. Five ladies from the community who are also struggling with the loss of a spouse joined them. This group enjoys the fellowship of each other and the chance to share their experiences.


The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, which is March 6 this year. Lent is the 40 days prior to Easter Sunday (not including Sundays) where the church focuses on repentance, fasting and preparation for Easter. It is a time when we focus on the cross—that torturous means of execution employed by the Romans. Why would anyone want to focus on the cross? The cross, of course is the place where Jesus died for the sins of the world…