A mobile church: That serves in the community
   
Ekklesia Worship Gathering
at the Parkwood Club
3045 Madrona Dr.  

Sunday, March 25th

10am- coffee and fellowship
10:25am- worship
11:30am- group service opportunities
We have several locations that need yard assistance on Sunday. So, bring your gloves, rakes, trimmers or loppers. 

Easter Sunday is Coming!
April 1st
We will have a Brunch and Seder Service.

Easter Picnic Changed to Easter Sunday!
The rain forecasted for Saturday has forced us to move our egg hunt to Easter weekend. We will hold our Easter worship as usual then have our egg hunt and piƱata bash following the worship time.  We still need many plastic eggs for our hunt. So, please continue purchasing the eggs and candy throughout the week!

So, remember.... 
No Easter Picnic at Burley Park, Saturday, March 24th

Sunday, April 1st
10:30am- Easter Brunch
11:00am- Seder Experience
12:00 noon- Easter egg hunt/ pinata 

Everything on Easter Sunday will be held at the Parkwood Club!
Homes For All Committee - Site Selection
The Homes For All committee met last week and is presently working with several churches in South Kitsap that are considering hosting the Santana Village of tiny homes for the homeless. One church is interested in purchasing property that they might use for the tiny house village and also as a location for people in need to  park their R.V.s that they are living in. Another church is involved in conversations about using their property to place the village. There are also several other sites that Kitsap County is considering that are owned by the county. Let us continue to pray for all these options as they develop. All interested parties are invited to attend our monthly Homes For All meetings and ask questions as needed. They meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 9am at the Bremerton Salvation Army on 6th street.  
The Homes For All committee meeting in February at the Salvation Army. 

Three Tiny Houses on Display at Lowe's in Port Orchard
Prayer Needs  
  • Jon Powless who recently broke his foot and will need many months of rehabilitation. Jon just began a new job but will now be unable to work. 
  • Sam McMurtrey will be having surgery on his shoulder in April. He will be off work for a few months and undergo physical therapy. 
  • Mack Smith requests prayers for his mother Louise Smith who underwent heart surgery several weeks ago. Louise is now in recovery and doing much better. They ask for continued prayers for Louise. 
  • Mack and Becky Smith also have agreed to adopt twin baby daughters who are to be born in November to Mack's son's girlfriend who lives in South Carolina. 
  • Craig Thomas - requests continued prayers for his mother in San Ramon, CA. Also a praise for Craig's new job at Morrison Gravel. 
  • Melissa Bell's step-dad, David Latham and his wife LaDonna as David struggles with health issues. 
  • James & Angela Goodman and family as they minister at the Sound View Christian Camp. 
  • The selection of a site for the Tiny Cottage Village-  A new site will now need to be found! We need prayers that churches or private property owners will step forward to allow us to use their land. 
  • Direction is needed as Ekklesia builders are designing the new bath house for the Tiny Cottage Village. 
  • The Parry family and Joe- as he has been deployed to San Diego for a few months.

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Tiny Cottage Construction Update 

Our local Lowes store on Sedgwick Rd. has stored three of our tiny houses over the winter months. They have now been moved out into the parking lot at Lowe's and are clustered close to many other garden sheds. Thank you to Valerie the store manager for accepting our request for help to park these tiny cottages in their parking lot. 

Ekklesia and First Lutheran will build the bath and shower facility. 
Grace Bible Church built #7, #8 & #9 cottages last August in their parking lot. They are now on display in the Lowe's parking lot.
First Lutheran Church is now storing four of the completed cottages in their parking lot.  #3, #6, #10 & #11. 
Habitat For Humanity has built #10 tiny cottage in Port Orchard
Kaiser Permanente Corp. has committed to building three tiny cottages on the three clinic locations across Kitsap County over the next few months. They did build the #11 cottage which is now on display at the First Lutheran Church parking lot. More will be built in the Spring. 
United Methodist Church in Port Orchard has donated the funds needed to build another cottage to Mr. Winn the SK High School wood shop teacher. The high school will begin construction of cottage #12 within a few weeks.
Spirit of Life Lutheran Church has committed to build a cottage in a few months when one is needed.

We now have eighteen tiny cottages sponsored by local businesses, service groups or churches. Eleven cottages have been built and the twelfth is under construction at the high school wood shop class!

Thank you to Leo's Towing who moved all our completed tiny house to this date. Leo has become gravely ill and will no longer be able to move our houses. Let us lift up Leo in prayer as he struggles with lung cancer. We will now need to secure another tow truck company to help us as the tiny houses need to be moved.
Four tiny cottages completed and parked on Mitchell Rd. at First Lutheran Church

Thank You to Our Supporters!

Spring is in the air and Ekklesia is on the move! Lisa and I feel God moving in our mission here in Port Orchard with new people and new opportunities to bless others in our community. Our ministry is not determined by our activity but by God's grace who opens doors to minister to others. Thank you for your support of our mission. 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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