Let The Building Begin

by Christine Sine
Unloading the poles

Unloading the poles for the Mustard Seed Village

This morning was a momentous one for Tom and I. We left home at 5:30 am to drive out to the future site of the Mustard Seed Village on Camano Island. We were so excited because the poles for our first building – the pole barn classroom were arriving. This may not sound very momentous to some of you but for us it is huge.

From big truck to little truck - Tom helps to load

From big truck to little truck – Tom helps to load

Tom bought the land 20 years ago and the dream for an eco-village that can become a centre for Christian imagination and innovation has slowly emerged. We believe that this is a vision that God has placed in our hearts. It is exciting to have a growing circle of friends and collaborators who share the same dream.

So that's what those poles are for

So that’s what those poles are for

This will be a place where people from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages can gather to imagine and create new possibilities for life and faith for the future. are so excited, in spite of the fact that there are still many obstacles to overcome – not the least of these is that we still need $100,000 to widen the road, bring in electricity and complete the first building. If you would like to help we would love you to join our team.

Check out more photos Pole arrival and information on last year’s retreat Celtic retreat 2011

Pole barn coming soon

Pole barn coming soon

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10 comments

Coe Hutchison August 7, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Christine: that is so exciting! It seems like actually having a building going up should really give the vision a feeling of reality and help fundraising too. Praise God!

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Christine Sine August 7, 2012 - 1:01 pm

Thanks Coe, it is exciting – small steps in some ways, huge in others. Thanks so much for your faithful support over so many years

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Joanie H August 7, 2012 - 1:22 pm

WOOHOO! Rejoicing with you and giving thanks to God for what He is doing right now and ALL that He will continue to do! I am so excited for this project to happen. Continuing to pray for provision; every step of the way.

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Christine Sine August 7, 2012 - 1:27 pm

Thanks Joanie. God is faithful.

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Steve Wickham August 7, 2012 - 5:33 pm

Thanks for the wonderful imagery, Christine, and for a share in your passion. Godspeed in this venture.

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Christine Sine August 7, 2012 - 5:41 pm

Thanks Steve, we need lots of prayer to see this completed

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Mark Pierson August 7, 2012 - 5:48 pm

Fantastic. I am so delighted for you. Hang on for the ride…

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Christine Sine August 7, 2012 - 7:50 pm

Thanks Mark, keep praying

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Jeff Fountain August 7, 2012 - 11:42 pm

Congratulations on this milestone event!

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Christine Sine August 8, 2012 - 6:52 am

Thanks Jeff

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