About Us

Our History

The word ‘Presbyterian’ comes from the Greek word presbytos meaning ‘elder’. Our church is led by elders and pastors chosen by the congregation as Spirit-filled and Spirit-led people.

Longview Presbyterian Church was started in 1972 and has been “Seeking Christ’s Way and Welcoming All” ever since.

Longview Presbyterian Church has always had an outward missional focus. From their beginnings supporting Vietnamese refugees and fighting for equal pay for women in the workplace to the current day advocating for LGBTQ+ rights and fighting to eradicate systemic poverty, LPC has always had a passion to serve the “least of these.”

LPC belongs to…


Matthew 25:31–46 calls all of us to actively engage in the world around us, so our faith comes alive and we wake up to new possibilities. Convicted by this passage, both the 222nd and 223rd General Assemblies (2016 and 2018) exhorted the PC(USA) to act boldly and compassionately to serve people who are hungry, oppressed, imprisoned or poor.


This mission of the Covenant Network is to strengthen the church of Jesus Christ, with the help of God’s grace.  We are called to achieve this goal by working for the unity of the church, furthering the inclusion of LGBTQ persons, seeking understanding and reconciliation, and joining with others seeking a still more just and inclusive church.


We are a coalition of individuals, faith leaders and diverse faith communities called by our conscience to respond actively and publicly to the suffering of our immigrant brothers and sisters in the U.S. 


“A little tiny dynamo community of faith.”

Jo Brewer

“Come as you are, we love you no matter what.”

Jeannie Olander

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