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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 INITIATIVE
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.
POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN
In 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many others called for a “revolution of values” in America. They sought to build a broad, fusion movement that could unite poor and impacted communities across the country. Their name was a direct cry from the underside of history: The Poor People’s Campaign. Today, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has picked up this unfinished work.
COVENANT NETWORK OF PRESBYTERIANS
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.
INTERFAITH MOVEMENT FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE
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.
LPC partners with…
HAGAR’S COMMUNITY CHURCH
Hagar’s Community Church is a congregation of the Olympia Presbytery on the inside of the Washington Correction Center for Women
HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES OF SW WA
HOSWWA is a strong regional agency with a jurisdiction that includes Cowlitz County (except Kalama and Kelso), Lewis, Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties. Within this jurisdiction, HOSWWA owns and manages 379 affordable housing units; 1554 Housing Choice Vouchers and provides case management services and transitional housing to homeless veterans.
FAMILY PROMISE OF COWLITZ COUNTY
Our mission is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence.
FISH OF COWLITZ COUNTY
Beginning in 1971, FISH of Cowlitz County has been fulfilling its mission of giving immediate help to people in need. FISH enables people to get food, fill prescriptions, see a dentist, pay overdue water or PUD bills, get footwear or clothing required for a new job or fill a variety of other emergency needs.
“A little tiny dynamo community of faith.”Jo Brewer
“Come as you are, we love you no matter what.”Jeannie Olander