white elephant gift exchange


In Upcoming Programs, Weekly Announcements by UUs of Longview


Fellowship of Longview

10:30 AM – Coffee, Snacks and Fellowship

11:00 AM – Service

(Discussion follows the Service)

 *** Childcare for children 10 years and younger: 10:45 – 12:45 ***

Children are also welcome to stay in the sanctuary with their parents.


Sunday, December 18, 2016

 The Lazy (Wo)Man’s Guide to Enlightenment

 Drawing on the work of Thaddeus Golas,

Sarah seeks to find enlightenment

in the least exhaustive manner possible.

 Speaker: Sarah Spiker


 UUFL Winter Holidays Party

Pot Luck Dinner and White Elephant Gift Exchange

Friday, December 16th

7:00 PM

@ the UU Fellowship in Longview

(doors open at 6:30 so we can get the food set up and begin serving at 7:00)

 For the Pot Luck Dinner:


The Mitchell Men will be bringing main course meat. Everyone else is invited to bring a favorite casserole, side dish, or dessert to share and, if you would like, your own beverage of choice.

 For the White Elephant Gift Exchange:


Each person brings a wrapped gift with NO “to” or “from” label on it.  Feel free to check your cupboards, closets, garage and shed for items you would love to “gift” to someone.

Instructions for the exchange procedure will be given at the party.

 ***Come share food, fun and fellowship!***



This year’s Annual Congregational Business Meeting was held last Sunday and the 2017 Board of Directors was elected.  Please welcome:

  • President Jerry King
  • Vice President Carol West
  • Treasurer Tim Reardon
  • Secretary Donna Reardon
  • At-Large Sarah Spiker
  • At-Large Madonna Huacuja



Barbara Cavin

Next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up an extra can of tuna or jar of peanut butter or bag of rice or can of chili and bring it with you and put it in the food basket in the lobby and I will take it to Longview Community Ministries to help feed the poor and hungry of our community.



The City of Longview has partnered with local businesses to offer glass recycling of bottles and jars at several drop-off locations throughout the community.

At each location, glass bottles and jars may be deposited into 95-gallon carts with yellow lids; however, other kinds of glass such as lights bulbs, mirrors, and auto glass cannot be accepted.  Glass Recycling Drop-Off Locations for bottles and jars:

  • Broughton Recreation Center – 801 MLK Blvd
  • Gregg County Precinct 2 – 3211 W Marshall Ave # A, (behind the building by the dumpsters)
  • Hometown Hardware – 1341 Heritage Blvd, on the West side of the building
  • Lowes – 3313 N Fourth Street, by the entrance door
  • Hardin’s True Value – 106 Delwood Dr, behind the building
  • City of Longview Compost Facility – 2020 Swinging Bridge Road


Religious Society of Friends

The Quakers meet in the building at the back of our parking lot on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 2 p.m.

 All are welcome to attend.

 Contact Susan Hughes: susan-hughes@hotmail.com