Journal

Journal

Global Eyeglass Ministry (GEM)

Do you have any old prescription eyeglasses in a drawer? Donate them to GEM who partners with Christian church- es to enhance their global mission trips by providing vision resources. On a mission trip to Honduras our granddaughter was so blessed to hear a man say “Now I can read my Bible” after he was fitted with glasses from GEM. A collection box is on the table in the narthex for glasses you no longer use. (no cases, sunglasses, or contacts…

Momentum

It’s football season and if you watch a football game you will definitely hear the announcers talk about which team has the momentum. “Momentum” is a physics concept, when an object has momentum it continues to move in the same direction and the more momentum and more mass behind the object, the harder it is to stop. Think of a locomotive. Something that large is hard to stop even when it appears to be moving slowly. And when it picks…

October 2018 Newsletter

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Youth Pumpkin Patch is Open!

The youth Pumpkin Patch is open! Come and buy a pumpkin (or two or three) and support our youth. All proceeds from pumpkin sales will go toward their 2019 mission trip to Colorado, so they are very appreciative of your help in making this year’s patch a success! Thank you to everyone who has helped out with the Pumpkin Patch so far! Please see Cassie Rainwater if you would like to sign up for a time to sell pumpkins. Make…

Need Volunteers for 09-23-18

Hello church family,  The evangelism team is needing volunteers to bake chocolate cookies for the upcoming worship service on September 23rd. There can be a variety of the type of cookie you would like to bake but it should include chocolate (for the sermon series about chocolate Sunday’s). You can bake here at the church in the morning or at home the evening before to ensure freshnessJ. However, I do encourage baking at the church for several reasons: fellowship, activity…

Epworth Work Day September 9

Epworth Children’s Home has been a child-caring institution of the United Methodist Church in South Carolina since 1895. The children living at Epworth Children’s Home in Columbia look to us for support. Your gift on annual work day can shape the character and lives of the children who call Epworth home. Please give generously on September 9.

Study the Bible with us

We will begin our Tuesday Bible studies on September 11. The Pastor’s Bible study will be on the book of Daniel. Missy Roach will be leading a “Meditative Bible Study” class and our Stephen Ministry will be hosting a Grief Share class for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. On Wednesday evenings, Cassie Rainwater will be teaching a women’s study on the book of Romans. In addition, the CARE Bible Study will meet on the 1st and…

September 2018 Newsletter

The following pdf can be downloaded by selecting here: September 2018 Newsletter Be sure to subscribe to the Wightman Journal in order to receive Wightman news in your email. Located in the footer menu at the bottom of this page.  

Restoration: Turning the Old into New

Often on the internet I read about classic cars being “found.” Recently at Shelby Mustang prototype was found deteriorating in a field in Texas. There were only two prototypes made and the other one, which has been completely restored is now valued at over one million dollars. The one they recently found needs a lot of work. The front panels are missing, the interior will need to be redone and there’s no telling how much work it will take to…

Baptism & Reaffirmation of Baptism

On July 22, following the 11:15am worship service, we celebrated three baptisms and four reaffirmations of baptisms at Lake Murray. Lawrence Ray, Chris Johnson, and Alita Jolley were baptized and Marie A. Johnson, Connie Johnson, Will Morse and Victoria Shealy reaffirmed their baptism. It is exciting to see how God is working and moving in the lives of the people at Wightman!