Chapel renovated at Martha & Mary Health and Rehab

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.


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