Ekklesia Church This Week

A NEW CHURCH FOR NEW PEOPLE IN A NEW COMMUNITY
September 16th, 2016

 Abbreviated Gathering on Sunday at Parkwood Club- 
September 18th
3045 Madrona Dr. Port Orchard
Service Sunday- Blessing Katy's Mission
September 16th, 2016 - In This Issue:
Helpline Food Bank- Needs Our Help
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Prayer Needs
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Tiny House Homeless Village Update
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House Churches You Can Join
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Waite Family Will Arrive on Saturday
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Aaron Hanson's Blog 



Ekklesia- a new church in the Port Orchard Community

Ekklesia Abbreviated Gathering at Parkwood Club on Sunday
 
September 18th

3045 Madrona Dr.

10:00 am Coffee and Juice
10:25 am- Worship
11:00 am Service Projects

On Sunday, some of Ekklesia will be hosting the Breakfast Fund Raiser for Katy Stefanoff at That One Place

At 11am everyone is encouraged to go out to bless the community or go to That One Place restaurant to have breakfast and bless Katy!
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Up Coming Dates

Sept. 17th Leadership mtg
Sept. 18th Katy's brkfst fund raiser
Sept. 19th Bell/Hanson group
Sept. 21st Kenady group
Sept. 22nd Ehlert group
Sept. 25th Waite Welcome Potluck
Oct. 7-9 Ladies Retreat- Delano Bay
Oct. 7-9 Youth Rally- Cider Press
Oct. 29th Ghost Train- Jackson Pk
Oct. 31st Trunk or Treat- A&W 
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Prayer Needs

David McKee- Lisa Blair's brother- who has been diagnosed with an optic nerve tumor. Dave will begin undergoing treatment in September.
Elizabeth Herrera- heart concerns
Ron Weeks- aneurysm in neck and head- recovering wonderfully! He sends his thanks for the many prayers.
Monique Parry's friend- 
prayer for friend Mindy and daughter- Mallory who was diagnosed with cancer
Francene and Lee Criswell's neighbor- Ron-A father of 4 children who had cancer is now in remission!
Francene Criswell's close friend Patricia Ramsey passed away. Pray for husband Tim and grandson Seth.
Bell's renter- Roy Eagan who has cancer, a wife and two children
Pregnant mothers- Becca Miller & Rachel Bedford
Marena Woodbury & Victor Chatman as they take in homeless friends.

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House Churches You Can Join

Mon. 6:30pm Bell/Hanson
Wed. 6:30pm Kenady
Thurs. 6:30pm  Ehlert/Blair
Sat. 6:30pm  Youth group

For further information call: 
360-801-0012 or e-mail us at 
ekklesia.kitsap@gmail.com
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Aaron Hanson's Blog 

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Blessing Katy's Mission
On Sunday this week, September 18th, the "That One Place" restaurant will host a breakfast fund raiser for Katy Stefanoff and her World Race Mission. Katy will be in training and fund raising over the next few months in preparation for her departure in January 2017 to visit eleven countries over eleven months. The Breakfast this Sunday will be hosted by Craig and Evalina Kenady and their  restaurant in hopes to raise funds for Katy's trip. The breakfast will be served between 10am and 12noon. Many in the community will be coming! In order to assist Katy with this mission fund raiser Ekklesia will have an abbreviated gathering on Sunday from 10am until 11am. Everyone able to help with Katy's mission is encouraged to have breakfast at the restaurant following our gathering at 11am. 

Where: 1386 Lund Ave. That One Place restaurant
When: Sunday, Sept. 18th- 10am - 12noon
Cost: $10.00 suggested donation per person or by donation for families

 Let's help Katy prepare for her amazing year on the road around the world!


The route of Katy's World Race to eleven countries.

  Helpline Food Bank- Needs Our Help
At Thanksgiving and Christmas every year our South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank feeds over 5,000 people each holiday. That's around 5,000 people at Thanksgiving and 5,000 again at Christmas time. Each year the food bank advance purchases the turkeys and hams for the holiday season through their wholesale connection at a local Albertsons. They spend around $17,000 to $20,000 for this order of turkeys and hams! This year the food bank experienced some major expenditures during the summer to repair broken equipment on site at their food bank. At this time the food bank does not have the funds to purchase the needed turkeys and hams for the upcoming holidays! On Thursday of this week, Ekklesia put out a call for help to all the churches in the South Kitsap area. It is our hope to help raise this large sum of money in the next few weeks so that the food bank will be able to feed the 5,000 at Thanksgiving and again at Christmas. It sounds like something Jesus would have done if he had 5,000 people to feed!
Tiny House Homeless Village Update
We will have another meeting with the Habitat for Humanity people and KCR next Thursday. We will continue to discuss details about the use of the Sidney Rd. property that is owned by Habitat. We will open up our meetings in the next few weeks as we move toward the acquisition of structures that will be housing homeless people. God is opening many doors and the village logistics are coming together! Amen....Please pray for us to be led by the Spirit through every decision and that our efforts will be surrounded in protection by God. 

A Tiny House Village in Eugene, OR that provides our template for Port Orchard

Waite Family Will Arrive on Saturday!
After spending several weeks camping across America, the Waite family will be arriving in Port Orchard on Saturday afternoon. We will having a welcome potluck for their family next Sunday, Sept. 25th. 

Contact: Tim Blair or the Ekklesia Church at -  360-801-0012

Donations may be made online at:  www.ekklesiakitsap.org

or mailed to:  P.O. Box 601, Burley, WA 98322

Thank you
Ministry is filled with opportunities. Lisa and I are grateful to have been given this ministry to the Port Orchard community as new people come into our lives to serve and love. We continue to be blessed with the knowledge that so many of you are praying for us. Thank you for your support. 

Tim and Lisa Blair