Journal (Page 2)

Journal (Page 2)

March 2019 Newsletter

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Joy Group – Dempsey’s Pizza

The JOY group enjoyed their trip to Dempsey’s Pizza in Clinton, SC on February 12, 2019. Thanks to Barbara Morris, Sue Hiller, and Jeanne Riggs for making the arrangements and providing Valentine Treat bags.

Lenten Study – The Gospel of John

Christina Walker works for the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism. A couple of years ago she took part in a research project studying effective outreach of churches. The findings: The first and most important activity of effectively evangelistic churches is to offer a welcoming, inclusive environment most importantly on a Sunday morning. When I was coaching churches who had taken the Natural Church Development survey, not one church thought they were “unwelcoming” even though the survey, which they filled out, indicated…

JOY group – February 12, 2019

The Joy Group will be going to Dempsey’s in Clinton, SC for lunch on February 12. Note that they will leave the church parking lot at 11:00am instead of 1:00pm. in order to be back for the Bible Study. NOTE: All church seniors are members of this group – join us for a time of fellowship as we gather for a delicious pizza buffet.

February 2019 Newsletter

The following pdf can be downloaded by selecting here: February 2019 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.

January 2019 Newsletter

The following pdf can be downloaded by selecting here: January 2019 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.

Going Deep

In the fifth chapter of Luke Jesus tells the disciples to “put out in deep water.” The disciples are tired, they have fished all day and not caught anything. They really don’t want to spend the effort and energy only to come up empty once again. Yet, because Jesus asks them to, they obey and they experience a catch so miraculous it almost sinks their boats. Simon Peter’s response is to fall at the feet of Jesus. He realizes Jesus’…

Advent at Wightman UMC

Currently, we are in the advent season reflecting on and awaiting for the birth of our Lord and Savior – Jesus Christ. There has been much preparation that has taken place in order for Wightman to experience this time of advent, which is all presented before God during our Sunday morning worship services. Each week the members of Wightman UMC have worked together to present their gifts to God.  During the first week, the youth reminded us how blessed we…

Presenting the Gospel Story in a Clear Way

With the coming of December, many people’s thoughts are focused on Christmas. The town of Prosperity has already started decorating, the stores have set out specialty items, parties will be aplenty and “goodwill” towards our brothers and sisters reaches a yearly high. Of course the church is no different. Without Christmas, the coming of God’s Son to earth, our worship of God and our relationship with Him would be quite different. I picked up a book this past week about…

A Season of Thanks

November is the month when our nation takes a day to give thanks for the blessings that we have. We know this is something that we shouldn’t do just one day a year, but should do each and every day because we have so much to be thankful for. I guess there are many reasons why we fail to give thanks, but one of those stems from the false idea that we are not blessed “enough.” What I mean by…

November 2018 Newsletter

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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…