The Good News Dec. 6, 2018
ADVENT
SERMON SERIES
 Sunday, Dec. 9
"Jesus Before Christianity"
John 1:6-8
Sunday, Dec. 16
"Jesus Before Belief" John 1:9-13
ADVENT DEVOTIONAL BOOKLETS
Our 2018 Advent devotional booklets some are still available to pick up in the church foyer or in Trinity Hall. You can also view it online by going to our website www.epclongview.org/learn/resources.
Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 11:30am
Christmas Carols Sing along - Come join the Lunch Bunch fun! Lunch main dish provided. Bring sides or desserts if able. ALL are welcome

 Cards and Carols Sunday, Dec. 16 at 10:45 am Following worship join Sunday School classes of all ages to travel to area Assisted Living facilities to share Christmas love. We will sing and share cards that were created by the children & youth Sunday school classes.
Christmas Eve Services
 4:30 p.m. Family friendly Candles & Carols

6:30 p.m. Communion, Candles & Carols
Nursery provided at both services.
Congratulations!
Nash Christopher was born on
Dec. 4 weighing 8lb 8oz.
He is the son of Lake and Jennifer Littlejohn. Proud grandparents are Mark and Jill Littlejohn of Frisco, Tx.
Thank you
We wanted to thank you for the warm welcome you gave us when we visited in October. Your prayers, hugs and interest in our ministry were and continue to be a great encouragement to us... Love in Christ, Kent & Amy Embleton
Prayer Concerns:
Continued Need : Bettye Yater, Jan Kelly, Tony Insua, John Dalton, Janice McVay, Richard & Marti Fuhrman, Joe & Barbara Steinbach.
Our Retired Community:
At Home: Betty Rader, Frances Sample
Heritage Place - Bill Howell
Buckner - Judy Smith, 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,
Bettye Yater (Rehab)
Gilmer - Charlotte Poole
Lindale- Dotty Rawlins
Henderson - Bob Bement, Marjorie Davis
Tyler - Richard Fuhrman
 Austin - Kitty Booth- Oklahoma - Jean Knight
Happy Birthday!
12/7: Nancy Hale
12/8: James Wright
12/10: Paula Kaplan
12/12: Reece Wright
12/17: Heather Fuhrman, Noe Nelson
12/19: Blanton Hale, Nancy Parks
12/20: Anna Kate Metzler
12/22: Laura MitchelL, Allison Yost
12/24: Daniel Bond
12/25: Phyllis Shaw
12/26: Gideon Koegelenberg
12/28: Larry Carlton, Charlotte Poole
12/29: Andy Howell,
Diana McMahon, Sharon Williams
12/31: Blaine Wright
UPCOMING EVENTS
Youth Christmas Party Dec. 9 5 - 7 pm
December 12, Lunch Bunch 11:30 am
December 16, Cards & Carols at 10:45
December 24: Christmas Eve Family Service with Candles 4:30 pm
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service at 6:30 pm
No Sunday school on Dec. 23, 30, Jan. 6, & 13
January 13, 2019 - Communion and Potluck
Men's Church Baskbetball Schedule
Dec. 6 6:45 pm vs. #2 The Guardians
Dec. 13 8:00 pm vs #4 LCC God Squad
Dec. 20 8:00 pm vs #3 Commotion

Jan. 10 6:45 pm vs #5-New Birth
Jan. 17 6:45 pm vs #6 - Challenger

All Games at Gym: PT PACE
Other opportunities:
 "How to Live a Truly Great Life" Dr. Kevin Elko Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express, 300 Tuttle Circle, Longview, TX 75605 (Behind Papacita's)
RSVP: Lanita Crowe, Client Associate Lanita.crowe@wellsfargoadvisors.com
or 903-237-2419
Click here to see Dr. Kevin Elko's biography.
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QUICK LINKS:
and more at www.longviewepc.org

Shredding bins available in Trinity Hall & Church office.
Worship Service at 9:30 am each Sunday
12.6.18 Semi-monthly Good News. Next publication December 20. Publication dates - 1st & 3rd Thursdays
" Coming together to know Christ and make him known"