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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…
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
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…
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.
Our church leadership is about to engage in a listening exercise provided by Leadership Transformations, Inc. From February 19, 2017 to March 20, 2017, we’ll be conducting an all-church survey called the Church Health Assessment Tool (CHATSM). This web-based survey will allow us to collect valuable feedback from both the congregation and the leadership team regarding their views on our church health. This tool is based on the “10 Traits of Vital Ministry” from the book Becoming a Healthy…
For our annual youth auction we interviewed some of our recent graduates and asked them to share how Longview Community Church has impacted their faith journey. Be blessed as you check out these inspiring testimonies.
Please be advised that that in the event of inclement weather, if the Longview/Kelso area schools are closed activities at the church will also be cancelled. Use good discretion. Safety first.
November 27 marks the fist Sunday of Advent, and our theme: “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, The Unexpected King!” Join us throughout the season as we anticipate and celebrate the Coming King, Jesus! Click here for a schedule of services and activities: advent-2016-flyer.
The Safety Committee reminds you that our new door policy is now in effect. The main office door is the new point of entrance for the Education Wing. Sanctuary doors will remain unchanged, and the Museum entrance door will be open for program and events. The remaining CE wing doors are now “Exits Only”. Thank you for helping us keep Longview Community Church a place of safety.
Check out our Small Groups page for a list of Winter Classes! Sunday’s CE classes continue at 10 a.m., with something for everyone – from Seekers & Joiners to Coffee Groups and Parents in Community – you’re sure to have opportunity to connect. Believe, Grow, and Serve!