This Week at Knox
Sunday, November 26
- 10:00 a.m. Worship
- 6:30 p.m. Food for Thought 774 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener
Tuesday, November 28
- 10:00 a.m. Knox Quilters
- 7:00 p.m. Finance committee
- 7:00 p.m. Praise Band
- 7:30 p.m. Session
Wednesday, November 29
- 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Knox: Gordon Coyne: Vimy Revisited: Three Who Made a Difference.
- 7:00 p.m. Knox Stamper
Thursday, November 30
- 9:45 a.m. Fitness and Fellowship
- 4:30 p.m. LOGOS – “Moustachio”
- 7:45 p.m. Choir
Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.
Pageant practice today in the Knox Room, 11:15-12:30 for children/youth interested in participating in this year’s presentation on Dec 10. See Laura V for info.
Senior High Poinsettia Fundraiser last day to place your order. Delivery is Thursday Nov 30, 4:30-7:30pm or Sunday Dec 3 during coffee hour. All proceeds support the Ray of Hope.
Food For Thought’s Last Night of Fall term! If you’re COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY-AGE (a student, working or in-between), you’re invited to join us tonight, Sun., Nov. 26th. Food for Thought meets at the Matthews’ (774 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener) with A FREE MEAL at 6:30 pm, followed by a time of discussion with our special guest, Linda Ashfield, who’ll be talking about the role of prayer in her life. For more details, see www.knoxwaterloo.ca/fft or email Nancy Matthews (lighthousenm [AT] gmail.com).
Women Together – December: Sign up now to make and take a fresh centrepiece for your Christmas table on Monday Dec 18, 7:30-9pm. Cost is $25. Signup sheet is posted on the bulletin board beside the lounge.
A big “Thank You!” to the wonderful cooks who’ve been providing meals for Food for Thought this term. Your tasty generosity has been much appreciated! (And if you’d like to fix a meal next term, a new sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board across from the water fountain.) Thank you! -The Matthews & FFT
Wednesday at Knox: Nov 29 Gordon Coyne: Vimy Revisited: Three Who Made a Difference Reporting on his visit to the Vimy memorial in France, Gord will focus on the contributions of Walter Allward, Sir Fabian Ware, and Col John McCrae. Gord will not retell the story of Vimy Ridge, but give an appreciation of the aftermath, with words and pictures.
Senior High events: Monday, Dec. 4: 6: 30 – 8: 30 -Volunteer with House of Friendship. We will be packing food to go in the Christmas Hampers that will be delivered to families on limited income across the region this season. Friday, Dec. 15 – Save the date for the Christmas party. Details to come.
Christmas Eve services are 5, 7, 9 and 11 pm. If you can help usher, light the Christ candle, hand out candles, greet etc. please see signup sheet on Bulletin Board. Many thanks for your willingness to serve on Christmas Eve.
Longest Night, December 21st service is at 7 pm. We will need people to help with this service as well as providing baked goodies for the time of fellowship are also needed. Sign up on the bulletin board.
Please refrain from using SCENTED PRODUCTS and perfume so everyone can safely visit and worship at Knox. Thank You!
Thank you: The Refugee Support Team would like to thank everyone who donated winter clothing for the Al Dandal family. It is much appreciated. With winter fast approaching, we would now like to begin acquiring ice skates Abdul, Amira, and the children.
Alternative Giving This Christmas: Stuff their stockings with hope! By making a donation in honour of a friend, teacher, or loved one, you can help to support the many programs here at Knox, help our sponsored refugee family purchase a vehicle, contribute to the Van Mossel refugee fund, or donate through PWS&D Gifts of Change Giving a gift through these options is a unique way to carry out life-changing programs that give hope both here at home and worlds away. Come to the Global Partners table at coffee hour to find out more about these gifting options. We will provide a card insert describing your gift to give to your honouree.
White Gifts: We have a tradition of collecting White Gifts during Advent. White Gifts are a practical way for us to share the spirit of Christ and the God of love with our community. We give gifts of love to people in need. Once again, we will be donating your gifts to Marillac Place.
When: bring your White Gifts to Knox from Dec. 3rd to 17th
Where: place your donations in the large box near the Caroline Street entrance
What: some ideas for White Gift items include new, unwrapped ladies’ and babies’ personal hygiene items, Christmas cards, greeting cards, Tim’s cards, and other gift cards, new or lightly used housewares, books, toys, infant clothing and items, wrapping paper and gift bags
Offering envelopes for 2018: if you would like a set of offering envelope for next year please contact Ruth Song at firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Phone: (519) 886-4150
Email: Office: knox[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