This Week at Knox
Sunday, January 13
- 10:00 a.m. Worship
- 6:30 p.m. Food for Thought (774 Belmont Ave W)
Monday, January 14
- 7:00 p.m. Inclusion Initiatives Committee
Tuesday, January 15
- 10:00 a.m. Knox Quilters
- 7:00 p.m. Praise Band
Wednesday, January 16
- 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Knox – Thelma Beaubian: Gardening for Butterflies
Thursday, January 17
- 9:45 a.m. Fitness & Fellowship
- 4:30 p.m. LOGOS – Super Hero Night
- 7:45 p.m. Chancel Choir
Saturday, January 19
- 8:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast (Calvin PC)
Sunday, January 20
- 10:00 a.m. Worship
Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.
Tonight, Sunday, Januarty 13th, Food for Thought resumes for Winter Term! If you are college or university-age (a student, working or in-between), join us at 6:30 pm at the Matthews’ (774 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener) for a FREE DINNER & a study/discussion on “Becoming Wise.” Questions? Contact Nancy Matthews (lighthousenm [at] gmail.com). NOTE: FFT will NOT meet on January 20th!
The Inclusion Initiatives Committee will meet on Monday, January 14th at 7:00 p.m in Room 205. New members are always welcomed.
Cooks Needed For Food For Thought — If you can provide a meal on March 17th, 24th or 31st, please sign up on the sheet on the Knox bulletin board. Hungry students will thank you!
Wed@Knox January 16th – Thelma Beaubien: Gardening for Butterflies – Thelma will be presenting ways that her gardens have evolved over the years into a butterly haven. In fact, Beau’s Butterfly Garden became the inspiration for her book. She has recorded 28 different species of butterlies in her garden and will show you how you too, can garden through the eyes of a butterfly.
Men’s Breakfast will be Saturday January 19th, 8 am, at Calvin Church (248 Westmount Rd. E., Kitchener). Rev. Mark Gedcke will be the guest speaker. All men are welcome to join in a time of food and fellowship.
Coffee Hour Hosts Needed – Please sign up for one Sunday if you, your family or household can help. Thank You!
Volunteer Greeters Needed for Photo Directory – Photos will be taken at the church beginning Monday, January 21st through to Saturday, January 26th. We need volunteers to help greet and direct those who come to have their photos taken. Sign-up sheets are on the bulletin board.
Women Together: Monday, February 11th, 7:30-9 pm in the Hall. Check the bulletin board for more details. Cost is $5, join us for an evening of learning, conversation and fellowship.
2018 Annual Meeting is on Sunday, February 24, 2 pm in the Knox room. Please send your reports to Ruth Song (ruth.song [at] knoxwaterloo.ca) by January 27th.Incl
Do we have your Email Address? Please ensure that we have your current email address so that we can email you your official tax receipt. Emailing receipts saves us lots of time and money! Contact Charlene with your updated email address at charlene.janes [at] knoxwaterloo.ca.
Please refrain from using Scented Products and perfume so everyone can safely visit and worship at Knox. Thank You! Alcohol free, scent free pocket size hand sanitizers are available to purchase for $3 each at the Welcome desk.
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.
Save the Date! You are invited to the Knox Waterloo Inclusion Initiatives screening of BELONGING IN THE BODY: Transgender Journeys of Faith on March 3, 2019, 2:30 pm, in partnership with Generous Space Ministries. The one hour film follows the lives of several transgender Christians through their experiences of church, scripture and faith. Afterward there will be a panel discussion with Christians identifying as transgender, facilitated by Dr. Wendy VanderWal-Gritter of Generous Space Ministries. Reception and refreshments follow. No charge. Freewill offering to support the ongoing work of Generous Space Ministries. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org to give us an idea of the numbers attending.
Slow Down & Notice The Divine In All Things. Wednesday, January 30th at Crieff Hills Retreat Centre, 9:30 am to 4 pm. Cost: $70 includes lunch (bring a friend and you each pay $65). This one day retreat is led by the staff of Ontario Jubilee, who also offer a one year program in spiritual growth at Crieff Hills and a two year program in spiritual direction. Call to register 1-800-884-1525 or email email@example.com.
We invite you to join us in prayer as we close this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity using meditative singing (short songs, repeated again and again, giving it a meditative character) on Sunday, January 27th at 7:30 pm hosted by Calvin Presbyterian Church, 248 Westmount Rd E, Kitchener, 519-744-4061.
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