A Missionary Is......
A follower of Jesus who doesn't seek their own comfort
One who has left friends, family and home to deliver good news to others
One who goes to the world and doesn't expect the world to come to them
a worker for the Kingdom of Jesus
a doer of Jesus' commands not just a hearer
One who studies the words of Jesus and does them
a servant of others so that others will give glory to God
a worshiper of God in word and deed
a deliverer of the good news about Jesus to people in our community
a bringer of hope and deliverance to the poor and the oppressed
a voice crying out in a world of darkness
a person on mission in their own home town and not just over seas
One who sees mission all around them, everyday and everywhere
One who lives out the great commission everyday and not just on Sunday
One who understands that we all are the "hands and feet of Jesus" wherever we go
One who seeks connections with the world and doesn't avoid engaging with them
One who asks our community leaders, "what can I do to help you?"
One who feeds the hungry, serves the poor and shelters the homeless
One who understands that our time here on earth is short
One who prioritizes the mission of Jesus over our own comfort
One who has a burning fire lit within them to share the mission of Jesus with others
The calling of every follower of Jesus
People who choose to partner with the Ekklesia mission understand that we-
- are a team of missionaries called to work in the Kitsap community
- are a mobile church on the move in South Kitsap
- are focused on going out into the community to love and serve others
- are not building focused but service focused
- emphasize three things: Up (worship), In (relationships) & Out (service)
- want to be known for "Who we are" and not "Where we are"
- are the "hands and feet of Jesus!"
You are invited to pray for us, support us, visit us, serve with us and become part of our mission team!
The Helpline Food Bank Food Drive next Sunday
January 28th- 1-3pm at Albertson's Market
The holidays are over and the food bank distributed thousands of pounds of food to the poor during November and December. They are in significant need of new donations of food to fill their shelves and continue their ability to share food with those in need. Next Sunday, January 28th will be a service Sunday. Ekklesia will have an abbreviated worship gathering, then send out a crew of workers to the Albertson's market on Sedgwick Rd. to solicit food donations. We usually are able to fill over three or four shopping baskets of food within a two to three hour period. This will also be a great opportunity to be the light of Jesus in our community.
We will pass out donation fliers in front of the store entrances and also receive donations as shoppers leave the store.
A group of Ekklesia volunteers at a food drive last year.