Those of us who love a good Canadian winter have been richly blessed this year! We’ll appreciate the spring, when it comes, all the more.
Wednesdays At Knox is a weekly event, and open to everyone (although we don’t provide child care), so if you find you have a lunch hour free, please join us in the church hall, starting at 11:30 on Wednesdays, for coffee and fellowship, followed by devotions, lunch for $5, and a different presentation each week. We adjourn at 1:00.
For regularly updated information, see the bulletin each Sunday, our W@K “Long sheet” (available at the Welcome Desk), the website, and the bulletin board by the lounge. If you have any questions or comments about the programme, phone (519-497‐9534) or e‐mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) Ellen McIntosh.
March 7 : Melissa Durrell: Uptown Waterloo – What’s Next?
Join Waterloo City Councillor (for the Uptown area that includes Knox Church) Melissa Durrell for a tour of what Uptown Waterloo will look like over the next 25 to 50 years. She will discuss the importance of creating people places while the buildings reach new heights. How do we keep our small town feel, as the core evolves into a metropolis?
March 14 : Stephen Todd and Friends: The Musical Shenachie
A shenachie (shaw-ne-kee) is a professional recorder and reciter of family history, genealogy, traditions, etc., attached to the household of a clan chieftain or person of high rank, now a teller of traditional stories from the Celtic heroic legends. Stephen Todd and his musical friends will tell stories through traditional Celtic songs. We’ll also learn some of the historical background for these pieces.
March 21 : Kate Powell: Invasive Plants
Kate is a liaison person with the Invading Species Awareness Program, a partnership between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters. Her presentation will highlight common invasive plant species. She will include suggestions on what we can do to help prevent the introduction and spread of invasive plants.
March 28 : Music Scholars
April 4 : The Spirit Within
Wayne Townsend, author of “Intelligent Leaders,” will speak on the spirit we have within each of us; and, using percussion, will demonstrate how to tap into that positive energy to help others. Also, from Townsend’s first book, “What Does It Take,” he will address the question, “How does this help the church to live as a welcoming place?” **We will be meeting in the Knox Room today.
April 11 : Carl Cadogan: Reception House Waterloo Region
April 18 : Karen Scian: Public Libraries
Apr 25 : Rick Haldenby: Architecture
May 2 : Brooke Ashfield: The New Normal
Brooke will speak about congregational ministry in 21st century.
May 9 : Potluck Luncheon
W@K’s year-end event again features a potluck meal and the wonderful music of Full-House Brass, including Carolyn Culp, Debra Lacoste, Dave Manning, Randi Patterson and Susan Follows. Bring your favourite dish (nut free and ready for serving) to share and drinks will be provided. We will singalong to the closing song, “God Be With You ’til We Meet Again”, that brings our seventh very successful year to a close.