What we do
We are connecting with Bellingham. This involves pursuing our values in creative ways. We share meaningful conversation during dinner and discussions and Theology Pub, align with local non-profits to do conservation work, have a presence at Pride, offer a Blessing of the Animals and Blessing of the Bicycles, host an Advent/Sosltice celebration, provide engaging events at Easter and on Earth Day.
In general, we have gatherings every Monday night, with at least one service project each month. Check out the events page for more information on these and other gatherings/activites. If you’d like us to join you in a Bellingham event but you'd like to know someone first, send us a message through the contact page and we can set up a coffee.
In 2014 we began to host worship services. These are on the second Monday night of every month, in the upstairs meeting space at the RE-Store. The services are open to all, last approximately an hour, follow a loose liturgical format, invite participation (without being pushy), and offer communion to anyone who chooses to receive.
Holding services is not the end goal, it's one (important) aspect of the community of Echoes. We want involvement in our local community to be part and parcel of who we are, diminishing lines between "church-goers" and 'non-church-goers." Building overall community in Bellingham and Whatcom County is a priority over filling seats during worship. Sound refreshing? Come check us out.