|A Little About Us
Welcome to the McNiece family website. The McNieces have been married for over 35 years and in 2012, purchased a home with the intent of providing
hospitality, and a community living environment.
They previously ran the Christian Community Living Center in Lynnwood. For 15 years the CCLC was a community home opened to those in need of
emergency housing. People stayed for anywhere from weeks to years. Over time the house specialty became single moms and woman in stressed
marriages, though there were single dads and whole families who joined the CCLC Family over the years. As time went by it became evident that some
level of counseling training would be beneficial to help meet the needs of the residents. In the late 1990's, Andrew & Beckie attended the Basic Prayer
Counseling Training course offered by Elijah House. Afterward they had an opportunity to teacher assist in a second basic school, and after that concluded
they maintained a full counseling schedule for the next year. Since then they have provided lay-counseling services on an as needed basis for those
referred by word of mouth.
Other involvements include Andrew and Becks joint development of curriculum and leading the Sunday morning Junior High School program at
Lynnwood Neighborhood Church for 10 years; Beck's involvement in Children's Ministry, Administrative and Office Support, Intercessory Prayer and
the development of E-Pray email prayer chain ministries at Family Life Center and Living Hope over 15 and 6 years respectively. From 2004-2007, Beck
and Andrew led Power Alley, a home fellowship group that stressed Fellowship, Worship, The Word, Prayer and Outreach. Over the years, Andrew has
participated in four Worship Teams in various support roles, and also occasionally leading worship. Andrew has also authored over 80 songs.
Beck is currently a home health care provider for Companion Care. Andrew has a background in Law Enforcement and is very happily employed.
Andrew is also a Ham Radio Operator at Technician's level with the call sign K7AXZ.
John Day River Rafting Adventure!
Beck and Andrew Took a short trip to Oregon to visit their son Mike and his wife Mary and to
check out Mike's new job at Service Creek Lodge. Stepping away from his chief's role, Mike
has decided to try something new and is in charge of Raft Rentals at the lodge. Besides
getting to stay at the lodge itself, Beck and Andrew also got to sample some of Mike's
"product" as he and Mary took them on a river rafting adventure down the John Day River. The
trip was relaxing in the calm water and exciting in the mild rapids and Mike kept everyone
from drowning! None of us wore sunscreen though and Andrew in particular got a nasty burn
that blistered and kept him off his feet for a few days. But it was a small price to pay for the
Mother's Day Trip To Oregon Finds Beck's Mom Well!
Beck and Andrew took a trip down to Hillsboro and spent some time over Mother's Day with
Beck's mom. Dorothy is doing well and continues it integrate into the community there. On
two occasions, one while Beck and her mom were at a mother's tea and the other in the
evening while they were away with friends playing cards, Andrew got to play on the Ham radio!
Beck and Andrew continue in their roles as the aged Grama Beckie and Papa Anu. Lexy milks
it for all its worth!
Two Bothell House Firsts!
Two historic events occurred at the Bothell House, first... Chico had his first dental
appointment. Being the neurotic rodent he is, he had to be knocked out and was rather loopy
when Beck and Laura brought him home, but his teeth are really white! And second (followed
by a dramatic drum roll and suspenseful pause)... Laura got her driver's license!!! And despite
her license photo making her look like a serial killer, we are so proud of her! Congratulations
New CD In Production
After three years of musical silence, Andrew is producing a new CD, titled "Spirit's Flight". It
will feature his new instrument, the Native American flute. It's scheduled for completion
summer or fall of 2016.
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