Church Fellowship Service
We offer many opportunities for fellowship at Longview Chapel.
Men, both young and old, meet on the third Saturday of each month from 8:00-9:30 a.m. Volunteers take turns fixing breakfast, followed by program, if available, and discussion of needs around the church building and property.
A "Lunch Brunch" Pot-Luck Meal is held each third Wednesday at noon in the fellowship hall for all who are young at heart.
"Coffee Hour" preceding and following each service of Worship.
Seasonal "All Church" dinners in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.
Special events such as Bible Studies, Work Days, Vacation Bible School each summer, youth activities for Junior through High School youth are planned on a regular basis.
Community Service & Fellowship
Providing food for Lee's Summit Social Services: collected on the first Sunday of each month,
Helping at the RESTART Mission in K.C.,
Providing meeting space for outside Community groups.
Sponsoring fund-raisers such as our annual chili supper and Ice Cream Social.
Special worship services are held such as Maundy Thursday Communion Service, Easter Sunrise and Easter Services, Christmas Cantata, and Christmas Eve Candlelight Services...
As a member of the Christian community we take seriously the command of Jesus to be a good steward... this involves sharing of our time, talents, and financial resources in thanksgiving to God's generosity to us. We believe that all that belongs to us is a gift from God.
Offerings received go to support the General Fund; which underwrites staff salaries, maintenance costs and program expenses. A proportion of every offering goes for outreach, supporting overseas missions, local missions, and supporting Regional and National Church organizations.
A special pledge emphasis is undertaken every three years to underwrite debt payments on our expanded building facility.
Special offerings are received throughout the year to help support the specific ministries of the larger church, such as Week of Compassion, Easter, Christmas, Pentecost, Reconciliation.
Shepherds… Elders and Deacons who oversee the concerns of our people.
Family Life... Ministry that provides educational and faith building events for all ages (more info).
Outreach … Ministry that cultivates a sense of community responsibility and concern for human welfare.
Evangelism... Ministry that sees to our visitors feeling welcome, providing for frequent prospect gatherings that allow for informal fellowship and response to any questions regarding the church. (more info)
Membership... Ministry that provides fellowship opportunities for our members and guests that help us all become acquainted with one another and helps assimilate new members.
Nominating… Ministry that nominates active members into positions of Elders, Deacons, and Officers of the Church Board.
Pastoral Relations… Ministry that provides an additional means of communication between the Minister and the Congregation.
Personnel… Ministry that sets guidelines and policies regarding matters affecting all paid Church Staff.
Property... Ministry that sees to the care of the church facility.
Stewardship and Finance… Ministry that oversees church finances.
Worship... Ministry that plans for meaningful worship experiences, including overseeing the music program.
Technology & Web-site … Ministry that specializes in of audio, visual and computer technology