Its a joy to see the summer sun finally beginning to arrive here in the NW! It looks beautiful streaming through all the lovely spaces and windows at The Restoration House! We have wonderful news and pictures to share with you from this last month here at the house! We have been so blessed by all the activity, rooms and spaces continuing to be “fussed on”, covered patio spaces, Restoration Gardens and outdoor fireplace area coming to life. Thank you to Page Rotschy of Rotschy Inc. in Vancouver, for the generous gift of rock for our fire pit and garden pathways!
Our Respite Care Coordinator, Kris Close, has been welcoming new women through the doors this last month. There has been a hopeful response from the women who have experienced a respite retreat…..and they are beginning to spread the word with others. It has been wonderful to see the ladies using the art therapy studio, resting and journaling in comfy spaces on the patios, meeting others on similar journeys and pressing into their healing at the house. We are in awe of this gift we have been given to share with the healing community and are so excited to watch it grow! Kris is continuing to also grow our volunteer base, so if you have a service, a skill or just a willing heart to offer, please contact Kris at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about volunteer opportunities at The Restoration House!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 24th (11:00 AM-2:00)! We will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs, enjoying the summer sun and sharing this festive BBQ with all those who would like to stop by and offer a donation of a hanging basket, flowers to plant, a bag of potting soil or other yard/garden gift. Our gardeners will be spending the day creating beauty in our outdoor spaces . We are excited to share this time together as a community as we continue to make this environment extra special for the women who will come for self-care respite on their healing journey! Click here for more details!
We are busy this month in preparation for and in great anticipation of our house warming event! Please pass the word to all those who might benefit from, be supportive of, or partner with what we offer here at Restoration House! Our doors will be open and we can’t wait to share how the house has transformed! We have invitation postcards available that we will be sending out later this month! If you would like to be sure to receive one or would like postcards to pass along, please contact us here and we will happy to send several to you! You may click here for more details about the house warming or see our events tab!
Our hearts are full and we are mindful everyday that God is directing each one of our steps on this path! Thank you again for your prayers and support! Its an honor to provide this hope and respite to women on their healing journey!
Bonnie Richards and Carla Ashton
Co-Founders, Soul Restoration Ministries