News (Page 6)

News (Page 6)

Proposed Bylaws and FAQs

The Proposed Bylaws Draft was approved by the Board of Directors on 2/20/2019. The Bylaws Comparisons document shows similarities and differences between the current document and the proposed. There is also a FAQ sheet which addresses several of the frequently asked questions. You may view/download them here, or pick up printed copies in the Church Office. Proposed Bylaws Final Draft Approved Bylaws Comparison FAQ Sheet

Awake My Soul: A 40-Day Prayer Challenge

Awake My Soul: A 40-Day Prayer Challenge On March 6 we begin the season of Lent. Lent is a season in the life of the church that marks the 40 days that lead up to Easter. Historically, Lent has been a time when many people return to the various practices of the Christian faith. We do this not as an obligation or as a means of earning God’s love. Instead, these practices are ways to focus on God, experience freedom…

Director of Children’s Ministry Position Available

Director of Children’s Ministry Position Available We are accepting applications for the full-time position of Director of Children’s Ministry. We are looking for someone who will bring energy and excitement to our children and families and reach out to bring in unchurched families. A degree in Family Ministries or Elementary Education with Christian Education experience is preferred. Click here for the job description: Director of Children’s Ministries Please email a resume to Mary Gronseth at kidmin@longviewcommunitychurch.org, and she will respond with…

Renew: Prayer Guide

This Friday and Saturday we are inviting our church to participate in a time of prayer.  The church sanctuary will be open from 1-6pm on Saturday and we will finish our prayer day with a simple meal and worship service starting at 6pm. We handed out a prayer guide for you to use on Sunday.  If you didn’t get one you can download the guide here: Renew Day Of Prayer Guide.  We will also have other copies in the lobby of…

All-Church Book Read

Have you been looking for a great book to read this summer? Have you been wondering what it means for our church to change or revitalize? We have just the opportunity for you! We would like to start the conversation and would like you to be part of that. You are invited to join us in an all church book read this summer. We will be reading “Deep And Wide” by Andy Stanley. The Pastor Search Team has read it…

Register For Camp Attitude Mission Trip

We have forged a partnership with Camp Attitude, which is an outreach to families with children who have disabilities.  One week every summer we staff the camp with an intergeneration team.  Our high school students act as buddies that care for peers who are struggling with disabilities.  Adults and kids work on support teams such as maintenance, cooking, and construction projects.  We also make it possible for families to attend the camp for free!  This year we will be serving…

Creating Space For God: Resources for the 40 day journey to Easter

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday this week (February 14).  Lent marks a 40 day season of preparation that leads up to Easter.  Historically, this is a season that is focused on turning back to God and seeking spiritual renewal.  It is often a time where people prioritize the various practices of the spiritual life and set aside things that get in the way of following God. To facilitate this 40 day journey we have put together a…

Prayer Guide

On September 19-20 we are hosting a 24 hour prayer vigil accompanied by a day of fasting.  The purpose is to create space to listen to God and seek his guidance in our personal and corporate life together.  Many have signed up for an hour of prayer in the chapel.  If you cannot make it to the chapel but would like to commit to an hour of prayer you can download a prayer guide here. Prayer Vigil Guide

Daily Scripture Meditation Summer 2017

This summer we will be preaching on Jesus’ invitation to live a life of abundance (John 10:10). To help you go deeper we have provided a daily reading schedule that leads you through the gospel of John. We chose this gospel because the theme of “life” shows up 47 different times.  John envisions salvation to be more than just forgiveness.  We are not just saved from something we are saved to something. Jesus came that we may experience new life. We’ve…

Survey Review Underway

Our church leadership is grateful for an excellent response to our recent church health CHAT Survey. We are currently in data-overload, reviewing information, comments and trends, for use in refining our strategic plan documents and pastoral search efforts. We are listening well, focusing on our strengths, and increasing awareness of opportunities for improvement. Thank you for your good input and patience as we work through the data.