A mobile church: That serves in the community

Ekklesia gathering this Sunday 
June 4th- 10am coffee/juice
10:25 Worship/Teaching
  
 Parkwood Club, 3045 Madrona Dr. 
 
Ekklesia Teaching on Sunday

Adult Class: Darren Hanson
The Benefits of Faith in Christ- Romans 5:1-21
Ekklesia will have classes for all ages on Sunday
Teen Class- Ryan and Sarah Pyke
Children's Class- 
 
Community Connections: Tiny Cottages Opening Mission Opportunities
Every opportunity to serve someone is Kingdom business. Every time a follower of Jesus blesses or serves another person we share light in a dark world. This is why Ekklesia people have plunged head long into a project to help the homeless. It is a biblical teaching that worship of God is linked to how we bless those less fortunate. Our community is highly energized by the idea of building tiny houses for the homeless. Every time Tim posts information on the Port Orchard Facebook page about the tiny house project, hundreds of people respond with interest. We are engaging people who have no church connections and are interested in partnering with this project. 

Over the last few days and weeks we have received commitments from several churches, service clubs and organizations to partner with us and build tiny cottages for the new village. Here are the organizations that have committed assistance. 

Ekklesia Church- 3 cottages
First Lutheran Church- 2 cottages
United Methodist Church- 1 cottage
Grace Bible Church- 2 cottages
South Kitsap High School- 1 cottage
West Sound Skills Center- 1 cottage
Kitsap United Way- 1 cottage
Kitsap Habitat For Humanity- 1 cottage
Port Orchard Lowes- workers will help build 
Silverdale Target- workers will help build

We have received calls from churches in Bremerton and Bainbridge Is. in order to partner with this project! On Sunday afternoon several Ekklesia men positioned the #2 cottage on a trailer and parked it for display on Bay St. in downtown Port Orchard. Mayor Rob Putannsuu had requested we place it there to advertise this new project to help the homeless.  The picture below was taken by city councilman Fred Chang who posted it on the Port Orchard Facebook page. 
Ekklesia guys- Tim Blair, Rick Bell and Gene Cartwright in front of #2 cottage
We also positioned the #3 cottage  directly in front of the "That One Place" restaurant to advertise the new village and our need for support. 
#3 cottage positioned in front of "That One Place" restaurant

www.ekklesiakitsap.org

Upcoming Ekklesia Events

Ladies Tea- June 2nd-Elizabeth Herrera's Home- 7pm
Ekklesia ladies will be having a tea party at Elizabeth Herrera's home on Friday evening, June 2nd at 7pm. 

 
Father's Day Brunch- June 18th
The Ekklesia ladies will bless the guys on Sunday, June 18th by preparing a breakfast brunch. Our worship on Father's Day will be a gathering around tables. 
Classic Car & Bike Show - July 9th
Ekklesia participates in the annual Car & Bike Show held in the That One Place restaurant parking lot on Sunday, July 9th. All proceeds from the event will go to the Homes For All- Tiny Cottage Village for the homeless.  
Tiny Cottage Construction Parties 

Several opportunities to build more tiny cottages will occur over the next few weeks. Volunteers will be needed. 
June 23rd- United Way- at the Fair Grounds
Ekklesia and First Lutheran will build two more cottages in the coming weeks. 
Grace Bible will build two cottages in the next month.

to sign up for the United Way build party: 
http://unitedwaykitsap.galaxydigital.com/aem/general/event/?doc_id=3809
Thank You For Supporting Us! 

We have been blessed by so many people who have supported our work planting the Ekklesia Church. Your prayers and support enable us to dedicate our time toward connecting with people in our community. We share our time, love and service with whomever we meet. By doing this we are building the Kingdom of God.  
Thank you. 
Tim and Lisa Blair

Ekklesia Church | P.O. Box 601 Burley, WA 98322 | 360-801-0012 | tblairkairos@hotmail.com | www.ekklesiakitsap.org
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