News & Updates

See & read about what is going on in the Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center community

The Lights of Christmas by the numbers

9 full time light hangers began setting up The Lights of Christmas after Labor Day

73 seasonal paid jobs were provided to the local community

18 lead decorators directed a decorating crew to transform 75 sleeping rooms and over 20 event areas into a Christmas wonderland

700 people donated 16,000 volunteer hours to the event

75 volunteers came on December 20th to clean up the grounds after a strong wind storm

74 entertainment groups performed on five stages throughout the event

3 engagement proposals (that we know of) occurred at The Lights of Christmas this year

$3,600 was collected for Kids 2 Camp scholarships through donation cans and the wishing well at the Festival

68,862 guests enjoyed the event in 2018

1737 people attended Dinner Theater/Sunday Dessert Matinee, with 14 nights of performances

540 rooms were booked for overnight stays

2,535 guest enjoyed a delicious breakfast after their overnight stay at The Lights of Christmas

Countless lives were touched by the Christ-centered hospitality of The Light of Christmas

Kingdom Building in Korea

There he was, all 40 or so inches of him, heading up to the stage determined to be the first one to share at open mic time at Camp. This is a time where campers can share about their experiences during the week in front of the entire camp. In our English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, Eric was a good student – bright and very accomplished with his English as a 4th grader. He stepped on stage and ...

On Purpose

Photo by Matt Botsford on Unsplash The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. John 10:10 NLT https://bible.com/bible/116/jhn.10.10.NLT “Did you mean to do that on purpose?” is a phrase a co-worker would often say to me when reviewing and managing my overcrowded schedule of commitments. It was a polite and humorous way of asking me to examine my priorities and purpose. Jesus asks the same question when ...

Body

Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself… 1 Corinthians 6:19 NLT https://bible.com/bible/116/1co.6.19.NLT Image by Mimzy from Pixabay We live in a time where there is intense debate over one’s body and the personal freedoms and responsibilities associated with one’s body. Some laws regarding one’s body and corresponding rights have been considered by the highest court in the ...