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Restoration Church

On Saturday, March 22nd, a catastrophic mudslide destroyed a community most of the world had never heard of in the foothills of the Pacific Northwest. Over the next week, millions of people had not only heard about Oso, Washington, but about the relief work being done there by the mighty 80-member Oso Chapel. They have raised about $300,000 for Oso slide relief since the slide (!).

Teresa of Avila said that¬†Christ has no body but yours, no hands, no feet on earth but yours. The Oso Chapel, an evangelical Baptist-affiliated church located just several miles west of the slide, did not jump into the fray to help their neighbors when the slide happened. They were already hard at work before that, as evidenced by this mission statement and video posted on YouTube on February 21st of this year, a month before the tragic event that killed 42 of their neighbors. (more…)

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Tina Ray of the Oso Chapel. From the Seattle PI/Jordan Stead.

Tina Ray of the Oso Chapel. From the Seattle PI/Jordan Stead.

Here is an update from Pastor Gary Ray of the Oso Community Chapel. 

If anyone knows of a drop-off point on the Eastside or in the Seattle area for donations that will be taken to Oso, people are asking. Please let me know. Thank you! (more…)

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