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

Ministry is the Connection Between Instructor and Student

About a year ago, a wonderful 85-year-old grandmother entered my life. She approached us with the interest of taking riding lessons after many years of being out of the saddle. Inez grew up with horses and even raised a horse from a foal to his last day on earth. Her daughter was involved in a local Pony Club and Inez had ridden until her kids moved on to adulthood. She deeply missed riding and the bond that comes with riding ...

Hearing from God

The past year has been difficult, bringing physical challenges, relationship losses, and employment transitions. My husband and I came to Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center for several reasons. One of the most important was to hear from God. One of the things I appreciate most about Warm Beach, is it provides the perfect environment to listen to God’s voice. I hear His laughter in the sound of children at play and see His joy on the faces of little ...

Trust in Hope

Hope in the context of the Bible is not the same as hope in the context of our current culture. Our culture often uses hope as wishful thinking, "I hope so…." Biblical hope, on the other hand, is an assurance of a promise that will come to pass! Down at the Stables, we have another "Hope" I'd like you to get to know. A large, beautiful, gentle giant of a draft horse named Hope. As an equine partner in our ...