A mobile church: That serves in the community

 Gathering This Sunday
October 8th
Parkwood Club
3045 Madrona Dr.

10:00am Coffee
10:25am Worship & Teaching
Adults- Tim Blair
Romans 11- "A Promise Keeping God"
Children- Monique Parry

Service Projects- 1-3pm
Sandy's yard
Food Drive at Albertson's

A Sunday of Service
On Sunday the Ekklesia family will gather for a time of worship and study. We will explore the commitment that God gives to all his children who maintain faith in him. After our gathering we will have several opportunities to serve in our community from 1pm till 3pm. 

Food Drive for the Helpline Food Bank at Sedgwick Rd. Albertsons.  We will need volunteers to help pass out donation fliers and then receive the donated foods as people leave the store. This is always such a great way of raising food for South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank. In just two hours of work almost 300 lbs of food will be received!

Ekklesia Food Drive Volunteers Last Year 

Yard Work at Sandy's-  Workers are also needed to help do yard work at Sandy's home. Sandy lost her husband two years ago to cancer and she has no children to assist her. She is needing help with cleaning up her yard, weed eating, berry vine trimming, and clearing of debris. Please bring work gloves, weed eaters and lopers to cut limbs. 
Sandy's yard crew working last year!

Kaiser Permanente Port Orchard Clinic Built Tiny Cottage #11 Last Saturday, on Sept. 30th

Last Saturday, September 30th around 30 Kaiser Permanente company employees gathered at the back of the clinic and constructed a tiny cottage in their covered loading dock. The cottage is designated as cottage #11 and will soon be moved to a storage parking lot at the First Lutheran Church on Mitchell Rd. We are so thankful to Kaiser for the commitment to help develop our village for Kitsap homeless residents. Kaiser has also committed to building two more cottages in the Spring that will possibly be used in another village in another part of the county. 
Cottage #11 built by Kaiser Permanente Employees last Saturday
We also need to say thank you to the Grace Bible Church workers for their hard work and completion of cottages #7, #8 & #9. They are now complete, painted and will remain on display at their church parking lot for a few weeks. 
Grace Bible Church's completed cottages #7, #8 & #9
Prayer Needs

  • Ekklesia members looking for work- praise for those who found new employment
  • 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
  • Praise- The Parry family has received reassignment orders from the Navy and they will be remaining in Port Orchard!
  • Tom Bedford who is recovering from a heart procedure- received several stints to open up several arteries in his heart- he is resting at home.

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Upcoming Ekklesia Events

Ladies Bible Study- Wed. - 2:30pm
Ekklesia ladies will be starting a weekly bible study at the Bell home on Wednesday afternoons at 2:30pm. 

7800 Square Lake Rd. Port Orchard 

Jackson Park Ghost Train- Oct. 28 

Ekkklesia workers will again be involved in the park event as thousands of Port Orchard residents fill the park.

Ekklesia Men's Retreat & Work Party at Ocean Shores- Nov. 10-12 

Ekkklesia men are encouraged gather at Ocean Shores over the Nov. 10-12 weekend. We will be pulling up the carpet in many rooms and installing laminate flooring throughout the house. 

Tiny Cottage Construction Update 

Several opportunities to build more tiny cottages will occur over the next few weeks. Volunteers will be needed. 

Ekklesia and First Lutheran will build two more cottages in the coming weeks. 
Grace Bible Church will build #7, #8 & #9 cottages on August 19th in their parking lot.
First Lutheran Church will now store three of the completed cottage in their parking lot.  #6, #3 and #10 
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 in the next few months.
United Methodist Church in Port Orchard has committed to giving the funds to build another cottage to Mr. Winn the SK High School wood shop teacher.
Spirit of Life Lutheran Church has committed to build a cottage in a few months.

We now have eighteen tiny cottages sponsored by local businesses, service groups or churches. Ten cottages have been built!

Thank you to Leo's Towing who continues to offer his services to move our cottages when needed!

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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