Moving Forward!

Finally, after 18 months of slow-grinding bureaucratic starts and stops, we have received all our remaining necessary County permits to begin construction of The Gathering Place!  We are now able to begin some preliminary construction, although the speed with which we can progress will be determined by COVID-19! The first […]

It’s a Date!

We are scheduled to meet with Whatcom County September 30 to submit final building plans for The Gathering Place. The County will then review in detail for 30-60 days before issuing final permits. We already have two permits – a fire permit and a septic permit. But we need 8 […]


Sunday, April 7, 2019, we officially broke ground for The Gathering Place. Friends and neighbors circled round the site to celebrate!  The Community Reading captured the essence of this project, a […]


This will be a year of change for the Lummi Island Congregational Church, thanks to all who have made the capital campaign for The Gathering Place a success. We have permits for septic, water, fire, as well as our conditional use permits. Construction on the septic has already begun, and […]

We Raised $1.3 Million!

We are pleased to announce that we have met our goal of $1.3 Million in pledges to The Gathering Place! If you have already pledged your support, now is the time to write your check and send it to us! Make your check out to LICC (Lummi Island Congregational Church) […]