Chapel renovated at Martha & Mary Health and Rehab
August 17, 2012 · Updated 11:58 AM
POULSBO — The chapel at Martha & Mary received a major renovation, thanks to donors of the Martha & Mary Campaign of Renewal.
The chapel serves as a symbolic hub for a long and rich history started in 1891 when Lutheran pastor Ingebrigt Tollefson founded Martha & Mary in response to community needs. The chapel provides a worship space as well as a venue for memorial services and community meetings and events.
The renovation gave the chapel a fresh look and improved the acoustics. Improvements include new flooring, furniture and insulation; and updated lighting and the installation of skylights.
Martha & Mary was able to reduce construction costs thanks to the craftsmanship of Facilities Director Chris Vernon-Cole and Construction Manager Kory Mathis, who did the whole project in-house.
The chapel features a beautiful new work of art created by Chaplain Ernie McClusky — a mosaic cross which hangs prominently in the front of the chapel.