Beliefs and practices:
KIN is a 501c3, all-volunteer organization. Every dollar donated to our projects is used for the projects. Our low overhead expenses are paid by the dues of our member congregations. Our congregations and the community at-large provide the resources we need for the work we do. KIN does not receive any government funding.
The KIN board: The board is made up of representatives of member congregations, as well as individuals who may be members at large, or representatives of faith-based communities that are not officially affiliated with KIN. The only requirement is a willingness to serve. KIN board meetings are held the first Saturday of every month and are open to anyone who wishes to attend.
KIN organizational membership: Any faith-based community in Kirkland or whose members live in Kirkland may join KIN. KIN member congregations agree to:
KIN representatives: The level of commitment (time and energy) for each KIN representative varies with the individual and congregation. Some things the KIN representative will be asked to do are:
In addition, KIN representatives may:
If you, as an individual or as a member of your congregation, are interested in attending a meeting, the only requirement is a willingness to serve. The KIN board meets at 9:15AM on the first Saturday of every month at Lake Washington United Methodist Church. As meetings are sometimes rescheduled or change location we advise sending and email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to attending a meeting.
The faith communities which make up KIN can be viewed on the Links page.