The Good News
October 22, 2020
"Finding deliverance in a world gone wrong"
The current Sermon Series from the book of Judges -
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but is “right living” also in the eye of the beholder? Society at large says, “Yes!” What happens when God’s people agree; when expression of faith in Jesus Christ becomes a matter of doing what is “right in our own eyes”? READ MORE HERE.

October 25
Sermon: "Abimelech"
November 1 Celebration of the Lord's Supper
Sermon: "Jephthah"
Sunday Morning Worship "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. Longview EPC You Tube Channel - click here.
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Sunday November 1 at 2 a.m. (Saturday night before you go to sleep, please "Fall Back" - set your clocks back one hour).
Activity Updates & Volunteers Needed

The Church Nursery is now available on Sunday mornings!
Dear Friends,
The toddler and infant nurseries are now open.
Volunteers please sign-up here. We are in need of 1 additional infant nursery volunteer this Sunday, Oct. 25.
Contact Katya Newsham, Children's Ministry Intern at for more information or call the church office at 903.234.0032.
Kidmin! Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
Singers and Actors Needed! Performance of "An Angel Appeared to Them" Dec. 13 at 5:00 pm
Fun and exciting event for Children and Youth Nov. 1
Ushers/Greeters and Safety Volunteers Needed
We are in need of volunteers for the month of November and December.
  • 1 or 2 safety people are needed
  • 1 or 2 ushers are needed
You can reply to this email or to sign up CLICK HERE
(November and December Dates are listed also if you want to plan ahead!)or call the church office. THANKS for your help!!  
Weekly musical gathering Wednesdays in the Sanctuary at 6:30
All are welcome to come sing a long! Join us.

Read more here. We hope to see you there! Questions? contact David Luna, Music Director.

[ we have masks available if you forget yours ]
Thank Yous

Dear Longview EPC Angels, THANK YOU VERY MUCH...Josh & I are so grateful for our church family and the generosity y'all have shown us again & again especially surrounding our wedding!...You're an encouragement to us in the Lord & a constant reminder and example of his care, providence and compassion. May our Lord himself commend you, dear church family! Katya & Josh

Longview EPC, Thank you so very much for your love, prayers and generous gift donation to House of Hope. With God's grace and love, we have seen lives transformed, jobs obtained and housing granted. These ladies are now on their journey to a better life... Sister Helen Johnson & House of Hope
Please Pray for:
Jeanneen Jewell, Joe Steinbach, Louis (Tres) Bainter, William McCluskey, Hettie Pollock, Charlotte Wrather, Joanne Stephens, Jean Pollock, Kathy Diamond, Ralph Diamond, 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!

10/22: Bill Ramey, Bill Taylor
10/23: Kathy Diamond
10/24: Larry Northcutt
10/27: Crystal Brightwell, Jana Deeks
10/28: Sue Martin
10/31: Deborah Pyle, Bailey Salmon
11/01: Mary LeTourneau
11/05: Keith Moyes
11/09: Marge Smith
11/10: Mary Alphin, Cameron Foy
11/13: Barbara Linthicum, Larry Pyle
11/15: Stephen Tubergen
11/16: Hettie Pollock
11/19: Melissa Swallow
Mozart’s Requiem
November 10, 2020  7:00 p.m.

Mystery and beauty describe the timeless Mozart Requiem, to be performed by the LeTourneau Singers and Longview Civic Chorus and orchestra in a live concert on the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. in Longview. Director of Fine Arts Dr. Jim Taylor will direct as singers, instrumentalists and audience are socially distanced in the vast Belcher Center stage and auditorium. A pre-concert lecture on the works to be performed will be held at 6:15 p.m. 

The concert is open to the public and free of charge and is presented by Friends of the Fine Arts at LeTourneau University and LeTourneau’s Fine Arts Department. For more information contact Dr. Taylor at (903) 233-3379 or
Local Mission:
For more information go to our website or APP and check out SERVE "Our Community"
or the bulletin boards in the Foyer of Trinity Hall - One board for Local and one for Global.

Ongoing Food Box Needs - all items - drop off anytime in the pass through in front of Trinity Hall
Donate & Drop-Off
New Coats Only for Distribution
(gently used will be cleaned and saved for next year)
through October 31st at these participating area dry cleaners:
In Longview: Alpine Cleaners, Dry Clean Super Center, McClendon Cleaners, Sno-White Cleaners, Village Cleaners. In Kilgore: McClendon Cleaners. Click HERE to see the flyer.
Volunteers Needed Nov. 21 at Newgate Mission

Longview EPC volunteers cook and serve up breakfast at Newgate Mission located at 207 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, TX 75602. Each 3rd Saturday of the month at 6:45 am Andy Howell heads up a crew of 5 or 6 folks as they prepare eggs, biscuits, sausage and gravy.

Newgate has arranged for this to be safe during covid- the food is prepared and packaged and they hand it out - instead of serving in the dining area. Click HERE to sign up for this fun and rewarding experience! Each 3rd Sat of the month is available or call the church office 903.234.0032.Click HERE to see photos!
Our Mission Team and Church support Heartisans Marketplace in downtown Longview. They are MOVING SOON to 3501 Gilmer RdClick HERE for the news-journal story.
Calendar & Upcoming Events:
Thursday, October 22
6:30 pm Praise Team

Sunday, October 25
9:30 am Worship Service
4:00 pm Children's Musical Rehearsal
5:00 pm Fall Celebration Youth Fellowship in Trinity Hall

Wednesday, October 28
Youth Bible Studies
6:00 pm Kidmin!
6:30 pm Sing Safe

Thursday, October 29
6:30 pm Praise Team

Sunday, November 1
2:00 am Daylight Saving Time Ends (fall back one hour)
Sunday, November 1 continued
9:30 am Worship Service with Celebration of the Lord's Supper

4:30 pm Youth & Children's Hayride at the Birdsong's House

Tuesday, November 3
Election Day

Wednesday, November 4
12:00 pm Prayer Team
Youth Bible Studies
6:00 pm Kidmin!
6:30 pm Sing Safe

Thursday, November 5
6:30 pm Praise Team
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 AGAIN. Please Go to your APP store & look for Longview EPC

(reply to this email or text the church office @ 903.326.7440 to get the username and password)
Please let us know of any changes, updates, or corrections.
Don't forget to follow us on Facebook! All Sunday services are available there too.

Coming together to know Christ and to make him known"
Click to see our Safe & Clean FAQ and poster

The next semi-monthly church newsletter will be published on November 5