The Good News May 21, 2020
" Coming together to know Christ and make him known"
This Sunday, May 24, 2020 Online Worship Service
Sermon: "Deciding to Love"
Romans 14:13
Click HERE or on the photo of Ray to see the promo for this Sunday's Sermon.

Watch your email, our website, APP and Facebook on Sunday morning before 9:30 a.m. for the link. You can add the Vimeo APP to your Smart TV to enjoy this on the big screen or various other technical options. Feel free to call or email to request information.

To assist you if you have any difficulty "playing" or "streaming" the Sunday Worship Service videos - Jason has prepared a short demonstration - Click Here

Congratulations!
On the safe arrival of Ellie Marie Gipner. She was born May 14, 2020, weighed 7 lbs., 2 oz., 20" long, with a full head of hair!! Proud parents are Colin & Lauren Gipner.
Proud Grandparents are Jim & Dede Byrd. Baby Ellie has
Great-Aunts and Uncles in the LeTourneau family & Kral family.
Please Pray for : Rebecca Williams, Joann Peterson, Ralph Diamond, John Dalton, Jean Pollock, Jan Kelly, Barbara Steinbach, Aaron Leath
You can also receive the Daily Prayer Email - sign up by clicking here.

We extend our Christian Sympathy to Jim and Dede Byrd in the loss of Jim's mother, Lavern Byrd. We will be sending a separate bereavement notice.
Our Retired Community:
Arabella: Joann Peterso n
Heritage Place - Bill Howell
Buckner - Felicia Grubbs, Martha Ellis, Dorothy Chandler, Elaine Beckett, Jim Yancey
Parkview - Marge Smith
 Brookdale - Joanne Stephens
Gilmer - Charlotte Poole
Lindale- Dotty Rawlins
Henderson - Bob Bement
 Oklahoma - Jean Knight
Wisconsin - Ellie Bessey
Arlington - John Williamson
Happy Birthday!

5/21: Drew Frazier, Reece Tucker, Lukas Wyche
5/22: Bill Franklin, Robert Metzler
5/24: Monica Bratteli
5/27: Cameron Carlile, David Luna
5/29: Amy Guest, Betty Wiley, Erick Van Zyl
5/30: Bettye Yater
5/31: Barbara Steinbach
6 /1: Mary Jon Bass
6/3: Derick Van Zyl
6/4: David Adams, Mackenzie Hedgecock
6/5: Gordon Northcutt
6/6: Katherine Burlingame
6/8: Ann Bruton, Bill Burlingame
Thank yous :

Dear Longview EPC, thank you for the cards, drive-by love and all the prayers. Please keep the prayers coming! Ralph & Kathy Diamond

To My Church Family, how can I ever thank you all for the love, support and prayers you have given to B.J. and me. God has truly blessed us with His love. May God bless you all, John & B.J. Dalton

Dear Longview EPC, thank you so very much for your loving and generous gift donation to House of Hope. Your continued love, prayers and support is so greatly appreciated. We pray all is safe and well during this COVID-19. May God continue to bless everyone as you have wonderfully blessed us. We are seeing lives transformed by God's love and you help! House of Hope, Sister Helen

...Newgate Mission is a life raft in times of crisis, as we have been for 30 years. Your gift will truly make a difference in the lives of so many facing these challenges, including many children who are obtaining meals at Newgate Mission while schools are closed...YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE. Thank you so very much for your generosity and support! Newgate Mission, Hollie Bruce, Executive Director
Newgate Mission 3rd Saturday - June 20
pics from May 16 Thank you for your service
Youth Fellowship! Saturday May 23

Read more HERE.
VBS Updates for this Summer

While our initial dates of June 8-12 will not be feasible in light of the current pandemic, we do hope to host a "traditional" VBS this 2020 summer. Our new dates are tentatively July 27 - 31, from 9 am until 12 pm for ages entering K4 through 5th grade. Read more HERE .
Resources
We have a Resource page on the Website (https://www.longviewepc.org/learn/resources)
Most of the emails including Weekly Prayers and Weekly Studies are located THERE. Below are some recent ones.
WEEKLY PRAYERS from Pastor Shelley
WEEKLY STUDIES from Pastor Doug

SHORT LESSONS FOR KIDS ON "WHO GOD IS" from Pastor Shelley
May 18 - Lesson Two
May 11 - Lesson One
WEEKLY CORRESPONDENCE and SESSION UPDATES

VIRTUAL WORSHIP SERVICES
All previous Sundays are available HERE on the Sermon Library page of our website.

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