January 2019

LIGHTHOUSE NEWS

Rev. Tim Bush Pastor 803-624-2345

Sarah Mundy Ministry Assistant 803-648-1129

Web Address lighthouseaiken.com

*************************************************

CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS

1/2 Jacob Scott (Miriam’s Great Grandson)

1/4 Brenda Shead – Walter Smith

1/7 Clifford Parker Holmes (Sarah’s Grandson)

1/10 Alex Bush

1/13 Harrison Adams (Penny’s Son)

1/15 Joey Piper

1/19 Jeanene Austin

1/23 Jerrad McIntosh (Miriam’s Grandson)

1/26 Alayna Bush – Ed Jones

1/27 Kim Cain (Miriam’s Daughter) – Kayla Carter

1/28 Joseph Piper

1/30 Jazamine Carter – Martha Griffin

*************************************************

CELEBRATING ANNIVERSARIES

1/7 James & Marina Mixon

1/16 Stan & Emma Williamson

1/24 Sanford & Linda Bryant

*************************************************

Mark your calendars:

1/4/19 – Seniors (The Young At Heart) First Friday, at the church. Lunch at noon, bring a friend, and bring a canned item for Past the Salt. Looking forward to seeing you there.

1/3/19 – Outreach Meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come share what outreach events God has laid on your heart for 2019.

*********************************************

WISDOM & TRUTH from PROVERBS Proverbs 23:17-18 Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the fear of the Lord all the day. Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

*********************************************

PROMISE OF ONENESS WITH GOD 1 John 4:11-12 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

*************************************************

PSALM OF THE MONTH Psalm 111:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

DEACON OF THE WEEK

1/6 Walter Smith Ministry of Worship

1/13 Bill Walton Ministry of Education

1/20 Woody Gregory Ministry of Finance

1/27 Bobby Griffin Ministry of Property

2/3 Jeff Murray Ministry of Fellowship

2/10 Bob Raney Ministry of Missions

2/17 Gene Reeves Ministry of Outreach

2/24 Walter Smith Ministry of Worship

*********************************************

GREETERS

1/6 1/13

9:30 AM 9:30 AM

Sanford Bryant Sanford Bryant

10:40 AM 10:40 AM

Stan & Emma Williamson Ken & Sylvia Fulghum

1/20 1/27

9:30 AM 9:30 AM

Sanford Bryant Sanford Bryant

10:40 AM 10:40 AM

Randy & Cindy Whitt Ernest Steele

Cindy Reeves

*********************************************

MEN’S MINISTRY

Attention all MEN

A men’s breakfast will be here at Lighthouse on Jan. 26, 2019. Breakfast will be at 8am, bring a friend, and invite the men of another church. A signup sheet will be in the church foyer. Let us know how many men you have invited. We had 20 men at the last breakfast; let’s double that number this time.

*************************************

MISSION SUPPER

January 6, 2019

Soup Night

Please bring plenty of soup, chili, stew, corn bread, crackers & desserts to share with others.

 

JANUARY 2019

MINISTER ON CALL

Rev. Ben Franklin 803-644-8493

*************************************************

LIGHTHOUSE MISSION STATEMENT:

To share the knowledge and love of Jesus Christ and make Him known to Aiken, in order that we may walk together in the light of His Glory.

*************************************************

REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR OUR

LIGHTHOUSE PATRIOTS

(Those serving in the war against terrorism)

Chris Clark – USMC

John Gregory – Homeland Security

IT3 Corey Hillman – Navy

Alexis Lanier – Navy

Justin McClure – Air Force

Shawn Stevens – Army

SPEC4 Joseph Novak – Army

*********************************************

Deadline

January 20, 2019

C. A. R. E

We are still looking for more volunteers for C.A.R.E teams. For those of you who don’t know, it is a group of volunteers who form 4 teams. Once a month each team is responsible for connecting with visitors, sending cards to members & praying for those in need. We currently have one team headed up by Judy Ott, Team “C” for anyone interested please contact the Ministry of Outreach.

*********************************************

CHILDREN’S CHURCH WORKERS

1/6 Volunteer

1/13 Lynn Gregory

1/20 Shelby Johnson

1/27 Sherrie Johnson

*********************************************

CHILDRENS NEWS:

Mission Friends, RA’s & GA’s Wednesday nights – 6:30 – 7:30.

Anyone interested in helping please call Sherrie Johnson-(803) 645-5311.

NURSERY WORKERS

1/6 Brandy & Alex Bush

1/13 Carla Hayes & Shelby Johnson

1/20 Marina Mixon & Kathy Smith

1/27 Faith & Joanna Piper

*********************************************

OUTREACH NEWS

Pass The Salt Ministry: Pass The Salt Ministry: On Saturday 12/15/18 we provided food to 35 families with 111 family members. Thanks again for all your donation of canned and dry foods and prayers for this ministry.

The next Pass the Salt distribution will be Saturday 1/19/19, at Central Baptist Church 10 am 12 pm.

*********************************************

SUNDAY PRAYER WARRIORS

1/6 Volunteer

1/13 Dianne Jones

1/20 Ben Franklin

1/27 Woody Gregory

*********************************************

USHERS ALTERNATES

Sanford Bryant James Mixon

Ken Fulghum Bob Raney

Woody Gregory

Larry Gifford

*********************************************

WOMEN’S GET TOGETHER

Monday

January 21, 2019 @ 6PM

*********************************************

YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE

The Deacons have decided to start a designated fund for an “Electronic Sign” if you are interested contributing toward this purchase, please earmark you envelope “Electronic Sign” and place it in the offering plate.