Lighthouse Christian Church of OceansideOceanside, California
About Lighthouse Christian Church of Oceanside
Lighthouse Christian Church in Oceanside, California, wants to ensure that their members know Jesus Christ and are making him known by loving and serving others. They accomplish this mission by proclaiming their faith, discipling their church members, and equipping mature Christians to serve others both locally and around the world. LCC exhibits care for the residents of Oceanside by hosting fun community outreach events such as Easter egg hunts, chili cook-offs, lady’s hat contests, concerts, and community worship events on nearby beaches. The church also shows love to its members by hosting numerous men’s and women’s fellowship events throughout the year in addition to weekly worship and Bible study. The church invests in the life of its youth by providing fun opportunities for both spiritual and social engagement like ice cream parties, game nights, and summer camps. LCC also offers scholarships to local students wishing to attend Hope International University in Fullerton, CA. In addition to their involvement in the local community, Lighthouse Christian Church makes an international impact by supporting the Gideons’ Bible distribution ministry and providing for church planters around the world.
In 2017, Lighthouse Christian Church decided to expand the many ways they serve others by going solar with the help of CollectiveSun. The church chose to install a 142,708 watt solar power system which, during the next 25 years, is estimated to save the church over $1 million. The solar panels will also significantly lower LCC’s carbon footprint since the power produced from the system adds up to 107,201 pounds of coal not being burned to produce electricity. The church celebrated their new solar panels with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a Sunday afternoon. At the ceremony, Pastor Mike Openshaw read from the book of Genesis, recalling the account of God’s creation of light. He pointed out that by installing solar panels, LCC was using God’s gift of sunlight to benefit the earth and reduce operating costs the church. With CollectiveSun’s help to fund their solar project, Lighthouse Christian Church will now be able to use the money saved on energy costs to further their mission of making Jesus known by loving and serving others.
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