This Week at Knox
Sunday, December 3
- 10:00 a.m. Worship, Advent I & Communion
Monday, December 4
- 7:00p.m. Hymns & Hops at the Huether
- 6:30 p.m. Senior High at House of Friendship
Tuesday, December 5
- 10:00 a.m. Knox Quilters
- 1:30 p.m. Daughters of Christ
- 7:00 p.m. Praise Band
Wednesday, December 6
- 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Knox: Joe Mancini: The Working Centre
Thursday, December 7
- 9:45 a.m. Fitness and Fellowship
- 4:30 p.m. LOGOS – “Ugly Sweater”
- 7:45 p.m. Choir
Sunday, December 10
- 10:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Pageant
Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.
In grateful celebration of the graduation of his grandson, Conyers Coupland, and his fiancée, Belle Brennan, from Grad School at Auburn University, Auburn Alabama, a donation has been made by Gordon Coyne to our Youth Ministries
Today in Sunday school: Advent I Isaiah 64:1-9 “Longing”
Next week: Advent II Isaiah 40:1-11 “Comfort and Joy”
Pageant practice today in the Knox Room, 11:15-12:30
Senior High Poinsettia Fundraiser: thanks to all who participated in this project! All proceeds will help us provide a meal at Ray of Hope. Please pick up your poinsettias after worship today in the Hall.
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.)Thank you! -The Matthews & FFT
Wednesday at Knox: Dec 6 Joe Mancini: The Working Centre Created in 1982 as a response to unemployment and poverty, The Working Centre is a cherished gem in the Waterloo Region. On any given day, 1,500 people walk through The Working Centre’s various projects from feeding hundreds at St. John’s Kitchen, helping the unemployed with job search skills, fixing bicycles, offering meals at a café, and providing housing for 50 people who would otherwise be homeless. Recently, founders Joe and Stephanie Mancini were awarded the Order of Canada for their dedication and service to our community.
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.
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. 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 to share the spirit of Christ and God’s love with our community. 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 in the box near the Caroline Street entrance
What: White Gift items include new, unwrapped ladies’ babies’ personal hygiene items, Christmas cards, greeting cards, Tim’s cards, or 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 don’t have offering envelope and would like a set of envelope for next year please contact Ruth Song at email@example.com
Hymns and Hops at the Heuther – Monday, December 4th “A Christmas Sing along”. Bring a favourite Advent/Christmas hymn/song (and the words if you think we’ll need them. Delighted that Allison Dyjach and Matt Rappolt will be helping to lead the evening. Bring some friends and join us!
Please refrain from using SCENTED PRODUCTS and perfume so everyone can safely visit and worship at Knox. Thank You!
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