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Category Archives: Fun


LFR Staff Spotlight: Clint Perry

Clint Perry is jumping in the deep end with details!  He handles all systems for our team, including registration, fundraising and communication for the Retreat Team. He is a wonderful addition to...[read more]


LFR Staff Spotlight: Scott Wade

.:Drumroll please:….it’s Mr. Scott Wade! Scott came to us with a diverse background in student ministry, and rightfully so – he’s just a big kid!  We love having his fun personality around...[read more]

APR 18

LFR Staff Spotlight: Adam Tomberlin

Friends, I would like to introduce you to one of our newest additions to the Lighthouse team…Mr. Adam Tomberlin!  Adam comes to us from a great fundraising background and is so excited...[read more]

MAR 21

LFR Staff Spotlight: Kalen Gary

Continuing with staff introductions, I’d like to introduce you to Kalen!  Kalen is the glue that holds the Atlanta headquarters office together. She is our Executive Admin / Office Manager and we love...[read more]

MAR 14

LFR Staff Spotlight: Nick Stonaker

LFR Family, meet Nick Stonaker!  He is one of our newest additions to Lighthouse and we are so excited to have him on board!  Nick has a unique history with Lighthouse, as...[read more]


LFR Staff Spotlight: Julie Fesefeldt

Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing you the faces behind Lighthouse Family Retreat! These people work tirelessly throughout the year to help prepare a place for you at the...[read more]

JAN 25

Get Involved Out of the Sand!

Can’t make it to a retreat this year? You can still participate out of the sand and make a huge impact in the sand!     Here are a few things we...[read more]

OCT 28

2017 Retreat Dates!

All Retreats will take place in Florida unless otherwise notated.  Retreat Applicants will be notified of retreat location upon application acceptance. Retreat 1 (March 27 – April 1)   Retreat 2 (April...[read more]

APR 18

Attend Patrons of Hope 2016

Purchase your tickets today for Patrons of Hope Atlanta. The event will be held at the Atlanta Athletic Club on May 6th and starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are $50 per person and...[read more]

NOV 16

Summer Staff

Join Lighthouse Family Retreat’s Summer Staff 2016! Beach. Families. Service. What more could you want from a summer job? As a Summer Staffer, you will make lifelong friends, worship Jesus with Family...[read more]


Canvases of Hope

Canvases for Hope Helps Children Turn Their Cancer Journeys into Art   Heading into Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Lighthouse Family Retreat hosted its first-ever art workshop at the Alpharetta Arts Center! Lovingly...[read more]

AUG 30

2015 Patrons of Hope Dinner | WaterColor, FL

Funds Raised at Patrons of Hope Dinner Will Send Families Living Through Childhood Cancer On a Seaside Retreat Lighthouse Family Retreat Sponsors Opportunities for Families to Rest, Renew and Heal Seaside, Fla....[read more]

JUL 15

Love from the Landstreets

Happy Wednesday, Lighthouse family! It always makes our day when we get an encouraging email from a retreat family. The Landstreets filled our hearts today: “My family was afforded the opportunity to...[read more]


Monte Carlo is calling your name!

Join us on Saturday October 17th for an evening of sophisticated gaming benefitting Lighthouse Family Retreat. Your ticket will include gaming chips, food, access to a cash bar, silent and live action...[read more]


Take a Swing at Childhood Cancer

This October 19th will be the 12th Annual St Ives Charity Pro Am benefitting Lighthouse Family Retreat. Please email: to secure your spot! Additionally, all players will receive 2 tickets to...[read more]


A serving spring break #4

BLOG POST # 4 Today Emily is sharing with us about the joy-filled experience she had serving families during her spring break and the impact it had on her life and faith!...[read more]


A serving spring break #3: Meet Emily

EMILY BOUCHILLON BLOG POST #3 Today, Emily Bouchillon is sharing about her time spent at Lighthouse Family Retreat! Read on to learn about the willingness of this teenager to spend her spring...[read more]


Blog Series #2: A serving spring break

BLOG POST #2 Sydney Rollings Serving Experience Today, Sydney Rollings is sharing about her experience at this year’s spring break Lighthouse Family Retreat! Read on to be inspired by her willingness to...[read more]


A serving spring break: Student Blog Series #1

BLOG POST #1 Sydney Rollings We are so excited to share with you about our spring break beach retreats from the perspective of our volunteers! Today, Sydney Rollings is sharing about how...[read more]

FEB 10

Download The Lighthouse App today!

Download The Lighthouse App! It’s FREE and for everyone, family partners, retreat families and any supporter that loves seeing what God is doing on the retreats throughout the year! Once you download...[read more]


A tale of two princesses: Kelly and Grace Ann

Lighthouse Family Retreat through the eyes of Kelly and Grace Ann Entry 1       We are so excited to be a part of the first ever Lighthouse Family Retreat to...[read more]

NOV 17

2015 Retreat Dates are here!

We are super excited to release the 2015 retreat schedule. We have added 2 retreats in North Carolina this year as well as a second spring break retreat. Be sure to take...[read more]

NOV 10

#GAgivesDay + LFR

Did you know? In Georgia, more than 430 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year.  Provide rest and restoration to a family living through childhood cancer by joining Lighthouse on Nov...[read more]

OCT 27

Free Reunion Concert Nov. 5th

Please join us on November 5th for a free reunion concert featuring a few of your favorite worship leaders: Casey Darnell, Steve Fee and Mitchell McGhee  Come reconnect with family partners, retreat families...[read more]

OCT 14

Digital Silent Auction is Open

Can’t make it to your Monte Carlo Event this Saturday night but love silent auctions? We that is no longer an issue! Join our silent auction online and get text updates about...[read more]

OCT 14

Take Swings For Families Living through Childhood Cancer

Join us this Saturday and Sunday, October 18th and 19th from 10:00am – 2:00pm at Steel Canyon Golf Center in Sandy Springs to participate in our Million Dollar Shootout and take swings for...[read more]

AUG 28

Win a 2015 Retreat Experience for your family!

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and in preparation we are launching a nationwide contest for the most unique way to fundraise and the most effective way to fundraise within the 30 days of September. Our goal...[read more]

JUN 20

Introducing our new and improved website

Here is the new Lighthouse Family Retreat website. We hope you enjoy! Share with a friend, tell a family member or perhaps just give @lighthouseFR a huge social hug by posting to...[read more]

MAY 21

We like to party, UNbirthday party that is!

Do you know what an UNbirthday is? An UNbirthday is any day that is not your birthday. So you can have 364 UNbirthday’s every year! At Lighthouse, we love to celebrate. From...[read more]

JAN 27

Laura and Mark

Dear Friends and Family- We want to sponsor a LFR family because it’s a cause we believe in, Mark said having seen the joy of a week at Lighthouse Family Retreat firsthand...[read more]


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