Are you in the military and stationed in the Norfolk, VA area?

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Lonely, Homesick, or Bored?

Tired of eating galley food all the time?

Always stuck on the ship or base with nothing to do?

Is hanging out at the mall by yourself getting old?

Come join our extended "family" for...

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Welcome to The Lighthouse Military Ministry! Yvonne and I live in Virginia Beach, Virginia and open our home every weekend to military men and women stationed in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area. We try to help allieviate feelings of isolation, loneliness, boredom, and homesickness by providing a safe, comfortable, home and family environment where you can get away from your ship or base and back into a real home for a few hours each week.

We get together Saturday afternoons from 5:00 to 9:00 pm to eat, play board games, and just have fun together. Sometimes we go bowling and if the weather allows we go miniature golfing. Periodically during the year we attend all day Saturday special events like the Yorktown Civil War Reenactment, visit Historic Williamsburg and the Jamestown Plantation. Sunday afternoons we get together from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Yvonne cooks a big family style dinner with meat and potatoes and vegetables, home made bread, and great desserts! After dinner, sometimes we watch football or other sports on TV, watch movies, study the Bible together, worship, and pray. And, sometimes we just sit around and talk and share our stories to get to know each other better.

If you're stationed here, or about to be transferred here, browse our web site and check out the things we do, and the pictures. If you like what you see and want to participate in our activities at THE LIGHTHOUSE, click here, send us an email to let us know, then come join our "extended family".

We will gladly provide transportation to and from your military base if you need it.

You can also follow our ongoing story by visiting our Blog. Just click here to see our weekly updates.

Click on one of the pictures below to learn more about our activities...


Saturday Activities


Sunday Dinners


Special Events