The Good News
November 19, 2020
"Coming together to know Christ and make him known"
November 22 - Help Wanted: "Finding deliverance in a world gone wrong" - Micah Judges 17:1-21:25
Phil and Mari Manning to Visit Longview EPC This Sunday Nov. 22
Phil and Mari Manning first left for Africa in 1990. They currently serve at Africa Inland Mission’s missionary kid boarding school, Rift Valley Academy (RVA), in Kenya. RVA is the largest MK boarding school in the world with about 500 students. The students’ parents are missionaries serving throughout Africa. Read more here .... A portion of your giving to Longview EPC helps provide support for the Mannings. Learn more about RVA at www.rva.org and about Africa Inland Mission at www.aimint.org/us.
Buckner Giving Trees will be available in the foyer November 22
Sunday, November 29
Advent Sermon Series begins
From Bethlehem with Love
The love story of Ruth and Boaz prepare us for the arrival of their great-grandson, Jesus of Nazareth.

December Monthly Prayer Calendar will be available in the sanctuary.
Contact us if you'd like a copy.

Sunday, November 29 -
Sermon: "Road to Bethlehem" Ruth 1

The 2020 Advent Devotionals will be available for you this Sunday
Hanging of the Greens
Wednesday Dec. 2
Bring your own dinner to Trinity Hall @ 5:30 (dessert and bottled water provided) then join in a Covid sensitive service of singing and decorating the sanctuary at 6:30.
Sunday Morning Worship Service "in person" and via Live Stream. Each week please join us at 9:30 am at the church or from any location via Live stream and/or video.
CHILDREN, THERE'S STILL TIME TO JOIN US!
"An Angel Appeared to Them"
Save the date: Dec. 13 at 5:00 pm

We will have a rehearsal on November 22 & 29, each Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

There's still time for Children to join in the participation of this special event!
If you are an interested contact David at dluna@epclongview.org.

Thank You
Dear Longview EPC Pastors and Congregation...I really want you to know how very much you are appreciated...Thank you for partnering with us here at House of Hope Shelter
...May you continue to be abundantly blessed in your church!
Sister Helen Johnson & House of Hope
Please Pray for:
Dotty Rawlins, Ralph Diamond, Jeanneen Jewell, Robert Metzler, Joe Steinbach, William McCluskey, Hettie Pollock, Charlotte Wrather, Joanne Stephens, Jean Pollock, John Dalton, Rebecca Williams, Jan Kelly, Barbara Steinbach, Aaron Leath

Please let us know if you would like to receive the monthly prayer calendar in the mail or sign-up for the Daily Prayer email here.
Our Retired Community:
Arabella: Joann Peterson
Buckner- Felicia Grubbs,
Martha Ellis, Dorothy Chandler,
Elaine Beckett, Jim Yancey
Parkview - Marge Smith
Summer Meadows - Joanne Stephens
Lindale- Dotty Rawlins
Carthage - Naomi McPeek
Henderson- Bob Bement
Oklahoma - Jean Knight
Wisconsin - Ellie Bessey
Arlington - John Williamson
Happy Birthday!
11/19: Melissa Swallow
11/20: Cliff Hale
11/23: Jacob Taylor
11/25: Nathan Foy, A.J. Luna
11/26: Robert Bruton, Dallas Maher,
Corinne Selph, Eric Smith
11/29: Beth Franklin, Tiffany Jehorek
11/30: Karen Harding
12/07: Nancy Hale
12/08: James Wright
12/12: Reece Wright
12/17: Heather Fuhrman, Noe Nelson
12/19: Blanton Hale, Nancy Parks
12/20: Anna Kate Metzler, Melissa Tucker
Local Mission:
Ongoing Food Box Needs - all items - drop off anytime in the pass through in front of Trinity Hall
Our Mission Team and Church support Heartisans Marketplace.
They have moved to 3501 Gilmer Rd. 
Calendar & Upcoming Events:
Thursday, November 19
5:00 pm Session Meeting
6:30 pm Praise Team

Saturday, November 21
6:45 am Newgate

Sunday, November 22
9:30 am Worship Service
4:00 pm Children's Musical Rehearsal
No Youth Bible Studies

Thursday, November 26 - 27
Happy Thanksgiving! (Office Closed)

Sunday, November 29
9:30 am Worship Service
4:00 pm Children's Musical Rehearsal
5:00 pm Youth Bible Studies
Wednesday, December 2
12:00 pm Prayer Team
5:30 pm Hanging of the Greens Fellowship followed by 6:30 pm Service

Thursday, December 3
6:30 pm Praise Team

Sunday, December 6
9:30 am Worship with Celebration of the Lord's Supper
4:00 pm Children's Musical Rehearsal
5:00 pm Youth Fellowship

SAVE THE DATE
Sunday, December 13
5:00 pm Children's Christmas Musical
Youth Christmas Party
9:30 am Sundays - "In-person" Worship with You Tube Live Stream and video recording to watch later.
Links You Can Use:

Shredding bins from Shred-It are provided for YOU in Trinity Hall & Church office.
The App has been updated on 11/17 to version 2.4
Please go to your APP store & look for Longview EPC

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The next semi-monthly church newsletter will be published on December 3
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