This Week at Knox
Sunday, November 25
- 10:00 a.m. Worship – Prayer Shawl Dedication
- 6:30 p.m. Food for Thought (774 Belmont Ave W)
Monday, November 26
- 4:30 p.m. Collective Kitchen
Tuesday, November 27
- 10:00 a.m. Knox Quilters
- 7:00 p.m. Praise Band
Wednesday, November 28
- 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Knox – David Gasciogne: Birds of Waterloo Region
- 1:30 p.m. Book Club
Thursday, November 29
- 9:45 a.m. Fitness & Fellowship
- 4:30 p.m. Logos – “Movember”
- 7:45 p.m. Chancel Choir
Saturday, December 1
- 5:15 p.m. Junior High Christmas Party
Sunday, December 2
- 10:00 a.m. Advent 1 – Candle of Hope – Communion
Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.
TONIGHT — Last Food for Thought of the term! Join others of university age (student, working, or in-between) for a free dinner at the Matthews’ house at 6:30 pm, followed by our guest speaker, Linda Ashfield! Linda will continue our discussion on “marrying well,” talking about her experience counselling engaged couples, planning weddings, and dealing with couples in crisis. Questions? Contact Nancy Matthews (lighthousenm [at] gmail.com>).
COLLECTIVE KITCHEN for College and University students is Monday, Nov 26th, 4:30 pm in the Knox kitchen. No charge, bring your own containers to take home extra meals. Contact Laura V for more info (laurav [at] knoxwaterloo.ca)
WED@KNOX NOV 28th – David Gascoigne: Birds of Waterloo Region – David will continue his entertaining and informative talk on birds of Waterloo region featuring a whole range of species.
JUNIOR HIGH CHRISTMAS PARTY: Saturday, Dec 1st meet at the church at 5:15 pm and dress warmly for a horse drawn trolley ride through the Wonders of Winter light displays at Waterloo Park followed by hot chocolate, snacks and games at the church. Please RSVP to the email invitation sent to you by Laura V.
WOMEN TOGETHER Monday, Dec 3rd, 7:30-9 pm. Make and take a fresh arrangement for your Christmas table. Cost is $25. Sign up in advance on the bulletin board beside the Lounge.
WHITE GIFTS Global Partners Committee are supporting Reception House whose programmes and services assist refugees throughout their first year in Canada. Items needed are new unwrapped personal hygiene items and toiletries, diapers, children’s games and colouring supplies, basic cleaning supplies and cooking utensils. Bring gifts from Nov 25th to Dec 16th. Place them in the box near the Caroline Street entrance.
WELCOME TO SACRED SPACE: You are invited to be still and slow down in the Prayer Room during Advent. How can you take time to prepare your heart and home for Christmas? Experience 7 stations which will help you to wait, make room in your heart, confess, pray, connect with the story and ‘live in it’. This is a wonderful place for your family to visit and experience together. Room 106, Monday to Friday and Sundays before and after worship beginning Dec 2nd.
ALTERNATIVE GIFTS This year give gifts with meaning. By making a donation in honour of a friend, teacher, or loved one, you can help to support the many programs here at Knox, contribute to the Knox refugee fund, or donate through the PWS&D Gifts of Change catalogue. Come to the Global Partners table at coffee hour to find out more about these 3 alternative gift options. We can provide a card insert describing your gift to give to your honouree.
ADVENT DEVOTIONALS: Rev. Linda Ashfield will be sending daily devotions for Advent on the theme of “wonder” by email. If you would like to receive them, please make sure that Charlene Janes our Assistant Administrator has your email.
LOGOS CHRISTMAS DINNER & CHRISTMAS GALA On Thursday, Dec 13th members of the Knox Community are invited to join us for a HAM dinner at 6 pm! Cost is $5. Contact Liz Fryer (logosknox [at] gmail.com] by Dec 6th if you plan on coming so that we can make sure we have enough food. Christmas Gala will be in the sanctuary at 6:40 to 7:25 pm. All are welcome to join us for this lovely evening of Worship!
SENIOR HIGH CHRISTMAS PARTY is Saturday December 15 hosted by the McLean family (Davna, Kathryn & Chima) More details to follow. SAVE THE DATE.
We are updating our PHOTO DIRECTORY to celebrate our 130th anniversary. We will be telling our story and updating photos for our members and adherents. We want everyone included! Photos will be taken at the church (no charge) and all you have to do is sign up using the online link posted on our website at knoxwaterloo.ca. If you do not have a computer, contact Charlene in the office and she will sign up for you.
KNOX COMMUNITY NEWS
Wedding Congratulations to:
- Marie-France Paré was married to Alex Wilkinson on October 12, 2018 in Ottawa.
Thinking of you:
- Ramona McWatt, Heather McKenzie, Barb Tucker
From Barbara McLean; “I want to thank all of you in the congregation for your many gifts, visits and support in my time in hospital and now in rehab at Freeport Hospital. I am making progress, but have a long way to go. Your thoughts, prayers and support are deeply appreciated. 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