Frequently Asked Questions
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What is happening with this new Lindale Campus?
Ecclesia was recently given a property at 6615 Irvington Boulevard; a church historically known as Lindale Baptist Church. We are in the process of beginning to clean out and demo the space to make way for renovations to restore this beautiful facility to a functional space to accommodate Ecclesia’s growing needs. This campus will open sometime in 2017 as an additional location for Ecclesia worship gatherings and ministries.
Is Ecclesia moving?
Ecclesia will not be moving from our current location at 1100 Elder. This site in Lindale Park will serve as an additional location for Ecclesia’s worship gatherings, ministries, and community involvement.
How can I get involved and volunteer on this effort currently?
We would love to have you volunteer! Please sign up to help with the demolition at ecclesiahouston.org/lindale. We have a lot of work to do to get ready for construction and would love to make space for you, your small group, or a group of friends to come and lend a hand in the effort.
How can I participate in helping launch the ministries that will happen at this location?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to connect about the ministry needs and opportunities we will need assistance launching. We intend for this campus to be a blessing to the surrounding neighborhood, and would love your help dreaming and executing on what that is.
When will the Lindale campus open?
Ecclesia is moving as diligently as possible in planning for the necessary renovations. We hope construction will begin in the fall of 2016 so that the space can be available for our use in mid- 2017.
Who should plan to attend this campus when it opens?
All are welcome and invited to participate at the Lindale campus when it opens. We believe this location will provide an opportunity for Ecclesians to connect and serve in a neighborhood context and grow together to participate in what God is doing in this area of our city. For this reason, we believe the location in Lindale Park will be a great outlet for many of our individuals and families in the Heights, Garden Oaks/Oak Forest, Near Northside as well as the greater North Houston communities to gather and connect in authentic community.
Will anything be different at Elder?
We don’t foresee any significant changes at Elder when this additional location at Lindale opens. We may have to adjust gathering start times slightly to accommodate for staffing needs, however, you can plan on ministry and connecting opportunities to remain the same at the Elder campus.
Will the worship gatherings be different than those at Elder?
The worship gatherings will look very similar to those at Elder. We will gather, pray, participate together in worship through music and other creative expressions, engage the scriptures through teaching and discussion, and celebrate the eucharist each week at both locations.
Will there be Children's Community ministry at both locations?
Yes! We believe our kids are one of God’s most generous gifts to our community and our effectiveness as a community of faith will largely be measured by the ways in which our children grow in the knowledge and understanding of the one, true God. For those reasons, the availability of space and offering of activities and teaching that engage our children are among the highest priorities at this location, as they are at 1100 Elder. We are excited about the ways this new location might expand the potential for these ministries in both locations through the addition of space and being able to accommodate more children.