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  • Our History

    Lighthouse Baptist Church was established in 1998 in the basement of the Bowen family, they met at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and various locations until semi-permanently settling at the old school house by the airport in Plainwell. Our motto was, “If you could find us, you’d like us!” Construction began on the property that was so… Read more

  • Our Model

    A Friendly Church- You will enjoy the hearty welcome and friendly atmosphere, and a sincere interest in you and your family. A Family Church- With various caring groups designed to teach every person in our community with the love of Christ. We encourage regular family nights. A Bible-Believing Church- We preach the Word of God… Read more

  • Testimonials

    I thank God regularly for the direction he has brought our lives since visiting and attending Lighthouse Baptist Church. People make up the church, and they have greatly enriched our lives. For a local church, they provide the right education for our kids, as well as plenty of activities and events to get involved in…. Read more

  • Lighthouse Events

    When: Saturday, June 3rd at 9 AM.
    Come join us for our Couples Breakfast & Shooting Competition. Evangelist Jim Cook will be with us for the devotion. Cost is $15 per couple. Please purchase tickets at the Church Office.

    When: Tuesday, June 6th at 9 AM.
    Ladies Day at Shipshewanna. We will be leaving the church at 9 AM. We will be going to E&S, Essenhaus for lunch, and the flea market. Please contact Sharon Smail if you plan on participating.

    When: Sunday, June 11
    We will be Honoring our Academy Students in the Evening Service.

    When: Thursday-Saturday, June 15-17
    Our church will be camping at the Markin Glenn Campground in Kalamazoo. We will be having a Potluck Dinner under the pavilion there Thursday @ 6 pm. Cost is $5 to get in if your not camping.

    When: Sunday, June 18
    Evangelist Dan Martin will be with us all day.

    When: Monday-Thursday, June 19-22
    Vacation Bible School will be held at Thurl Cook Park Mon-Wed, and Thursdays Service will be held here at the church!

    Please contact the church office at
    (269) 664-3229 for details.
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    6-11-17 Gods requirements of life Pastor Steve Smail

    5-28-17 Reminder to Remember Pastor Steve Smail

    5-21-17 Raise Your Spiritual Cieling Pastor Steve Smail

    5-14-17 Bro Garaway Mothers day 

    5-7-17(Count It All Joy) Pastor Steve Smail

    4-23-17 Pastor “The great lesson of Jonah” Pastor Steve Smail

    4-16-17 What is the most significant Event in History?” Pastor Steve Smail

    4-9-17When judgement Repentance and Mercy Meet” Pastor Steve Smail

    4-2-14(Jonahs Rescue From The Sea And Sin) Pastor Steve Smail

    3-26-17 What Moves You Pastor Steve Smail

    3-19-17 Pastor Sacrifice Pastor Steve Smail

    1-29-17 (Why Do Trials Come) - Pastor Steve Smail

    1-22-17 Pastor How should we grow - Pastor Steve Smail

    1-15-17 (How Do We Grow) - Pastor Steve Smail

    1-8-17 Pastor Grow in Grace - Pastor Steve Smail

    5-8-16 – Steve Smail – Traits of a Godly Mother

    1-3-16 AM – Pastor Steve Smail - “Have you chose to serve the Lord?”

    5/17/2015 – Sunday Morning Service – Steve Smail – Obedience – “The Goal of Our Christian Life”

    5/10/2015 – Sunday Evening Service – Spencer Smith -” 3 Types of Missionaries”

    5/3/2015 – Sunday Morning Service – Steve Smail – Love – The Foundation of Our Christian Life

    4/29/2015 – Wednesday Evening Service – Bill Lystlund – Assassins – The Killer of Stubbornness (REVIVAL)

    4/28/2015 – Tuesday Evening Service – Bill Lystlund – Assassins – The Killer of No Godly Passion (REVIVAL)

    4/27/2015 – Monday Evening Service – Bill Lystlund – Assassins – The Killer of Presumptuous Sin (REVIVAL)

    4/26/2015 – Sunday Evening Service – Bill Lystlund – Assassins – The Killer of Prayerlessness (REVIVAL)

    4/26/2015 – Bus Church Service – Bill Lystlund – Jonah – 3 Things That Sin Will Do To You (REVIVAL)

    4/26/2015 – Sunday Morning Service – Bill Lystlund – Assassins – The Killer of False Realities (REVIVAL)

    4/26/2015 - Sunday School Service – Bill Lystlund - Assassins – The Killer of Recklessness (REVIVAL)