West Seattle scene: Peace Lutheran builds a ‘tiny house’

Someone will have a roof over their head soon, thanks to volunteers and donors at Peace Lutheran Church, carrying out an idea from the church’s most recent confirmation class (14- and 15-year-olds). Today is the second of four days that they’re spending building a “tiny house” to be donated to the Low-Income Housing Institute.

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One of the youth who came up with the idea, Katharine, told us that $2,200 was raised to buy the materials through a deal LIHI has with Home Depot. Now they have the kit and are assembling it right outside the church in Gatewood, also supported by a $250 grant from Thrivent that funded items like gloves, food for volunteers, and even the T-shirts they’re wearing.

Which of the city-sanctioned camps managed by LIHI will get it, that’s up to LIHI, the Peace Lutheran volunteers say; the nonprofit will pick it up once it’s ready to go sometime Monday.

3 Replies to "West Seattle scene: Peace Lutheran builds a 'tiny house'"

  • Barry Levy July 31, 2016 (10:28 pm)

    Glad and proud to be a neighbor to a church that conforms to the letter and spirit of Matthew 25:40, doing for “the least of these.”

  • Teri Ensley July 31, 2016 (11:17 pm)

    Thank you! You making someone’s life much better. And safer.

  • Annarella August 2, 2016 (8:53 pm)

    It’s been 4 days and we still have a lot of work to do. This is our progress so far:

    https://youtu.be/KCtpmK3MVZE

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