SERVICE & CARE: Book helps Martha & Mary celebrate 125th anniversary

April 25, 2016


POULSBO — In 1887 a young Lutheran pastor disembarked a ship in the “raw frontier town” of Poulsbo.  Ingebrit Tollefson had arrived from Minneapolis with a mission. His first task was to help grow a congregation that would foster a “living Christianity” among the Norwegian immigrants settled along the shores of what was then called Dogfish Bay. His second task: To create a children’s home that would care for orphans and the needy offspring of pioneer families scraping out a living on the edge of the wilderness.  Read more


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