Care Bags – Part 2

“Love your neighbor as yourself.”  Matthew 22:39 (NLT)

     Thank you, Lighthouse family, for your generosity and compassion towards our homeless community! Just a few weeks ago, I begin spreading the word about a simple compassion project called CARE BAGS, which focuses on the second part of our church mission: ”To Know Christ and Make Him Known”, and the third part of our theme for 2021: “Renew, Rebuild, Reach Out”. As of the writing of this article we have received a commitment for forty-six backpacks along with lots of toiletries and some non-perishable foods. We have also been blessed with $200 given towards this effort, which will be used to help buy a few more clothing items to fill the bags. Last but certainly not least, a wonderful couple donated mini-Bibles for each bag too.
     I would like to invite you to meet with me on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 3:30pm at Lighthouse to fill and assemble the backpacks, and then go out to hand out the bags and share the gospel with some of our homeless neighbors. There will be a quick training and then we will “reach out” and “make Him known”. We can be the hands and feet of Jesus! Email me at
     Lastly, don’t forget about our 60th Anniversary Church Celebration on Sunday, November 14th. My friend, Pastor Greg Hooper, along with his wife, Ruth, and the rest of their family, will be leading worship for both of our services that day. Invite a friend!
     Would you be open to continue partnering with me as we transform Oceanside with the love of Jesus Christ to close out the year? Or how about meeting up to grab a coffee or share a meal? Join me for “LIVE WITH BASILIO!” online on Wednesdays at 4pm via Facebook Live ( Go change the world!

Basilio Ramirez, Worship Pastor