The Good News March 7, 2019

March 10 Sermon:
"Rooted & Grounded in the Gospel Self " Ephesians 4:17-24
March 17: "Rooted & Grounded in Gospel Justice "
Ephesians 4:25-5:5
ORDINATION AND INSTALLATION OF CHURCH OFFICERS MARCH 10
 
Our worship service will include our annual ordination and installation of our new
Ruling Elders. Please plan to attend this important event.
ALL CHURCH WORK DAY SATURDAY MARCH 30
We need you! Come one, come all for an all church work day scheduled for Saturday, March 30th at 8:00 a.m. until completed. If you have anything specific you wish to be added to the to dos or want to help coordinate, please contact Leslie Carlile. Click here to see flyer.
ANNUAL COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT
APRIL 13, 11-12:30
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
It’s time to start preparing for our annual community Easter Egg Hunt which takes place
Saturday, April 13. We need your help! Click below to sign up or contact Carrie Northcutt at childrensministry@epclongview.org for further information on how you can serve.
CANDY DONATIONS NEEDED: We need lots of bags of individually wrapped candy - (no nuts please). Containers for your candy are in the foyer and in the Trinity Hall.
Please bring by sunday, April 7.
MEMBERSHIP CLASS ON SUNDAY MARCH 31
A class for exploring membership will be provided on Sunday, March 31 around noon. Lunch will be provided. Contact Pastor Doug at dashley@epclongview.org for more information or email frontoffice@epclongview.org to sign up.
NURSERY AND TODDLER CHILDCARE SIGN-UPS
Spots are available to serve in March, April and May. Sign up below (see button)
CONGRATULATIONS!
Callist a Finley Maher arrived safely on Thursday, February 21. Proud parents are Allie and Dallas Maher. Callista, who weighed in at 9lbs and 1oz, is also welcomed by big brother Gabe.
Annabelle James Byrd was born on March 1 at 5:02 p.m. and weighed in at 6lbs, 6oz and 19.5" with a full head of hair. Proud parents are Patrick and Kendall Byrd. Proud grandparents are Jim and Dede Byrd.
Arabella Ann Borrello was born January 27th at 5:34 a.m. and weighed in at 6 lbs, 13 oz and 19". Proud parents are Taylor LeGrand and Ross Borrello of New Orleans, LA. Proud grandparents are Scott and Kim Stanley of Tatum, TX.
Thank you!
Thank you to our wonderful EPC Family!!! There are not words to express our feelings to you for all you have done for us since my accident and surgery. Thank you for all the cards, phone calls, texts, prayers, food, visits etc. I can't put into words how much all this meant to us. God has truly blessed us and cared for us thru all this. Most of all He used all of you as angels to aid and take care of us. GOD IS SO GOOD!!  He gave us all of you! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! Jeanneen and Raymond Jewell
Prayer Concerns:
 Current Need: Jerry Martin, Marti Fuhrman, Janice McVay (Karen Taylor's Mom)
Continued Need : Jeanneen Jewell, Matt Yost, B J Dalton, Joanne Edwards, Jan Kelly, John Dalton, Richard Fuhrman, Joe & Barbara Steinbach.
Our Retired Community:
At Home: Frances Sample
Heritage Place - Bill Howell
Buckner - Felicia Grubbs, Martha Ellis, Dorothy Chandler, Elaine Beckett,
Jim & Lanette Yancey
Colonial Village - A. J. Luna
Treviso - Joanne Edwards
Whispering Pines - LaVern Byrd
Parkview - Marge Smith, Pat Willbanks
 Summer Meadows - Bettye Hill, Jeanette White
Gilmer - Charlotte Poole
Lindale- Dotty Rawlins
Henderson - Bob Bement, Marjorie Davis
Tyler - Marti Fuhrman, Richard Fuhrman
 Oklahoma - Jean Knight
Happy Birthday!
3/5: Weldon Burnett
3/7: Patti Burnett
3/12: Lauren Bender
3/13: Sue Newsom
3/17: Courtnie Hedgecock
3/18: Altus Koegelenberg,
Carrie Northcutt, Joe Poole
3/19: Becky Birdsong, Rose Jaudon,
Sam Metzler, Charlotte Wrather
3/21: Karen Taylor
3/22: Kelly Brightwell
3/26: Will LeGrand
3/27: Caroline Burlingame, JoAnn Lazarus,
Suzi White
3/29: Ainsley Daugbjerg
3/30: Allison Werline
3:31: Jan Kelly, LeGrand Northcutt
REGULAR WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Sundays
5:00 p.m. Youth Fellowship
Wednesdays
5:15 p.m. Kidmin: Digin!
Youth Bible Studies
6:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal
Thursdays
6:00 p.m. Praise Team

SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE
Wednesday, Mar. 13
no Kidmin: Digin!
no Youth Bible Studies
6:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal
Thursdays
6:00 p.m. Praise Team
Sunday Mar. 14
no Youth Fellowship
UPCOMING
March 7
6:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal
March 10
2:00 a.m. Daylight Savings Time Begins 
9:30 a.m. Ordination and Installation of New Church Officers during Worship
5:00 Youth Fellowship
March 30
8:00 a.m. ALL CHURCH Work Day
March 31
Class for Exploring Membership at noon - lunch provided, please RSVP
April 7
9:30 a.m. Worship with Communion followed by Potluck Lunch
April 13
11:00 a.m. Community Easter Egg Hunt
OTHER NEWS:
An Evening with Ron Hall, April 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM at LeTourneau University in Belcher Center. Based on #1 New York Times best selling author Ron Hall's own true-life story of hope and inspiration about the unlikely friendship between a homeless man, an international art dealer and the woman who binds them together. All proceeds from the event directly benefit Newgate Mission. Ron Hall will be available to sign copies of his books. Tickets may be purchased by calling 903-233-3080 or by visiting BelcherCenter.com .
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Tax Season and Organizing Season - Shredding bins from Shred-It provided in Trinity Hall & Church office for your convenience.
Worship Service at 9:30 am each Sunday
3.7.19 Semi-monthly Good News. Next publication March 21.
" Coming together to know Christ and make him known"