This Week at Knox

Sunday, Sept 8

  • 10:00 a.m. Worship & Celebration of Baptisms

Thursday, September 12

  • 7:00 p.m. LOGOS – registration
  • 7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir

Sunday, September 15

  • 10:00 a.m. Worship

Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.


Tithe.ly – new giving app! Knox is now using the Tithe.ly giving app. The giving link on our website and the QR code have been changed. The old app, Pushpay, will not be able to process your giving after September 31st. If you are using Pushpay, please delete it and add the Tithe.ly app.

Please refrain from using Scented Products so everyone can safely visit and worship at Knox. Thank You!

Coffee Hour Hosts Needed – Please sign up for one Sunday if you, your family or household can help. Thank You!

Knox Chancel Choir rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. New members are welcomed!

On Sunday, September 29th we will be thanking Laura Vander Vleuten for her 16 years as our Christian Education Director. If you would like to contribute towards a gift, please speak to Shirley Carter (Personnel Committee), Ruth Song or Charlene Janes in the church office.

Regular Sunday School begins today for children in Kindergarten to Grade 12. Nursery/toddler care is available in Room 106/107. If you are interested in teaching or assisting in a classroom this Fall, please speak to Rev. Linda Ashfield. Preschool and Nursery care providers are also needed.

Sunday School Registration is September 15thand 22ndin the Church Hall after worship. Parents please check that your child is registered and that your contact information is updated.

Calling All Cooks! Can you provide a meal for Food for Thought? Consider sharing your gift of hospitality with our university-aged ministry by providing a meal. Sign-up soon to get your preferred date!The sign-up sheet is on the Knox bulletin board. Hungry students will thank you!

Are You College Or University-Age (a student, working or in-between)? Food for Thought meets on Sunday nights, beginning with a FREE DINNER & GAME NIGHT on Sept. 15th, 6:30 pm, at the Matthews’ (774 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener). Our regular routine of dinner, followed by a time of study and discussion (this term on Faith & Sci-fi/Fantasy) will begin on Sept. 22nd. Questions? Checkwww.knoxwaterloo.ca/fftor email Nancy Matthews (lighthousenm [AT] gmail.com).

Logos MANDATORY Adult Participant Meeting & Registration: Thursday, September 12th, 7:00 to 8:30 pm – This is a reminder that all children attendees need to have a parent participate in Logos. If that date does not work, we will meet after worship on September 15th. Also, if you are feeling called to something specific in Logos, talk to someone on the Steering Committee or email the Logos Director– Jennifer Yessis (Reist) logosknox@gmail.com.

Photo Directory – We are in the process of organizing the Photo Directory and updating the section on contacts. The format will be the same as in previous directories, listing your name(s), street address, phone number, and email address. If you have any changes to your contact information or you prefer to keep certain information private, contact Charlene in the church office or by email: charlene.janes@knoxwaterloo.ca. Deadline: September 8th!

Wednesday @ Knox (W@K) will resume on September 18th, 11:30 am to 1 pm. Margaret Brockett will share her involvement with the Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre.

Logos will begin September 26th until December 12th. We will start again January 16, 2020 and continue until March 5thwith two weeks off at March break, then re-start March 26thuntil April 23rd!

Ride for Refuge is taking place locally on Oct0ber 5th. This is an opportunity to walk or cycle to fundraise for a charity of your choice. Presbyterian World Service and Development (PWS&D) is forming a team to raise money for maternal, newborn and child health in Malawi and Afghanistan. All funds raised are matched by the government at a ratio of 4:1. Interested? See the note on the bulletin board or speak to Grant or Femmy Birks.

Building Maintenance – September 8th – The parking lot entrance will not be available for entry after 1 pm today through Monday evening, September 9th. The entrance will reopen on Tuesday, September 10th. The closure is necessary to seal the cement at the entrance way and under the clothes racks due to salt damage.

On behalf of all of us at Knox, we want to say thank you to the Knox Church Search Committee who met under the direction of our Interim Moderator the Rev. John Borthwick and did such outstanding work as they read, prayed, vetted, interviewed and finally decided on the candidate to invite to be our new lead minister. We are grateful for all you have done for Knox.

Lawrie Carter (co-chair)
Heather Cawsey (co-chair)
Jen Almeida
Dawn Charlton
Mark Culp
Jackson Del Chiaro
Lisa Dougall
Garbielle Feldmann
Chima McLean
Dick Steffy
Brianna Stewart


Church Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday : 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday : 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Phone: (519) 886-4150
Website: www.knoxwaterloo.ca

Email:
Office: knox[at]knoxwaterloo.ca
Brooke: brooke[at]knoxwaterloo.ca
Linda: linda[at] knoxwaterloo.ca

Radio: CKWR FM-98.5 on at 10 a.m. Sunday mornings
Also on Rogers Digital Cable channel 945 and live streaming at: www.itshappeningrightnow.com/knoxwaterloo