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Welcome to Longview Community Ministries! 

405 N. Fifth St. Longview, TX 75601 - P.O. Box 1023 Longview, TX 75606-1023

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am-12:30pm

 

 In 1985 the "Good Guys" (a group of church leaders) lunched together and were inspired to organize several community service programs to combine resources in order to help more people.

  • Family Service Center
  • Emergency Rental Assistance
  • Food Box Service
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Brown Bag Program
  • Learning Lab
  • Volunteer Enrollment Form 

    October 4, 2014 at the Gregg County Fairgrounds 11-3pm

    Touch a Truck ~ Feed a Family is a fun family event designed to promote community awareness of the many needs of Longview Community Ministries Food Pantry. Many vehicles of differing sizes, uses and ages, a large inflatable playground, entertainment on the TAT FAF Stage and prize drawings will provide a entertaining day for many.

    • Bring your children! Bring your grandchildren!
    • Longview Community Ministries needs help to continue to provide vital services to Longview Residents.
    • In 2013, LCM's Food Box distributed over 31,000 bags of food reaching nearly 15,000 families!
    • In 2013, LCM's Service Center assisted nearly 2,000 families with a variety of financial services.

    ~ADMISSION~

    CONTAINER OF PEANUT BUTTER or MONETARY DONATION

    (Adult supervision required)

    Sponsorship/Donor Form 

    This form will need to be filled out if you are going to be an entertainer at TAT. It will be helpful to LCM because we will know how to contact you at the next TAT event.

    Vendor Information (click link for Vendor Applications) 

    If you are interested in showing off your amazing vehicle at LCM's TAT click the following link and fill out the Vehicle registration form. 

    You are invited to participate with booth displays of desirable programs or items that appeal to a broad range of people. You may also offer drawings for prizes at your booth, but winners must be announced from the TAT FAF Stage.

    Reservations for booths will be kept in the order they are received and booth locations will be assigned accordingly. Fees must accompany applications to be considered.

    Vendor Categories: Nonprofit agencies, churches, church programs, church youth groups (children's activities & games requested.) No fee required.

    Vendors selling merchandise, crafts, or other specialty items may reserve space for $25 fee payable fee.

    Concession Applications

     

    Touch a Truck - Feed a Family

    Music and Entertainment all day: See up close Fire Trucks, Monster Trucks, Dirt Movers, Antique Cars, Helicopters, and more!

    A fun-filled day for families while fighting hunger! 

    Music: Performing groups all day on the Touch a Truck Stage.

    • Inflatable playground
    • Kids Activities
    • Clowns
    • Family Oriented Entertainment
    • Yummy Concessions
    • Fun Community Booths & Games

    Door prize tickets will be available for $2 each. Tickets available prior to and at the event. All drawings will be held within the last 30 minutes of the event. Grand prize drawing scheduled for 3 PM closing. You do not have to be present to win!


 

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 LCM's Vacation Bible School Can Drive

Make VBS extra special this year, help Longview Community Ministries assist families with VBS (Very Basic Supplies)! 

LCM invites your participation in a new endeavor…a Vacation Bible School Food Drive. Participating churches will be assigned a particular food item that is a staple in its food boxes, and is in short supply. VBS classes are encouraged to build a CanStruct structure with their assigned food items for added fun, and maybe even a little friendly competition. CanStruct is certainly not required to participate in the VBS food drive!


 

 LCM's Red, White & Blue Jean Drive star-stripes

Longview Community Ministries needs your help for our first ever Red, White and Blue Jean Drive! A Red, White and Blue Jean Drive has been held by one of our partner churches for many years, and we would love to see it expand throughout the community! We are asking church congregations to collect new or gently used jeans until the Fourth of July. These jeans will be distributed to school aged children at our Coats for Kids event taking place on Saturday, November 8th at Broughton Recreational Center from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Longview Community Ministries provides other items at the Coats for Kids event, including hats, gloves, a light coat, a heavy coat and blue jeans. Many times we run out of smaller children’s jeans within hours of the beginning of the event. We are requesting your help in collecting jeans so that all children might be able to take home a pair. 


 Meals on Wheels  

Longview Community Ministries has openings for delivery drivers in its Meals on Wheels ministry.  MOW volunteers are a part of this ministry and without them MOW would not be possible.  A healthy meal is delivered to Longview’s homebound elderly and disabled through this ministry.  Volunteers not only deliver a daily meal, but a smiling face and kind word as well.  This daily visit is oftentimes the only personal contact of the day. 

 If you have a couple of hours in the morning, once a month (or more), please contact Rebecca at LCM,  903.753.3561, ext. 203.

 

 

 

 

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