This Week at Knox

Sunday, March 31

  • 10:00 a.m.  Worship
  • 6:30 p.m.  Food for Thought (774 Belmont Ave W)

Monday, April 1

  • 7:00 p.m.  Inclusion Initiatives Committee

Tuesday, April 2

  • 10:00 a.m.  Knox Quilters
  • 1:30 p.m.   Daughters of Christ
  • 7:00 p.m.  Praise Band

Wednesday, April 3

  • 11:30 a.m.  Wednesday at Knox – Philip Baker: Hope Builds

Thursday, April 4

  • 9:45 a.m.  Fitness & Fellowship
  • 4:30 p.m.  LOGOS – Graduation – I Hope You’ve Had the Time of Your Life
  • 7:45 p.m.  Chancel Choir

Sunday, April 7

  • 10:00 a.m.  Worship – Communion

Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.


There is an intention of marriage between Amy Leigh Zavitz and Thomas William Fraser. This marriage is to take place on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Knox Waterloo Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, Ontario.”

Pick up your Easter Letter at the Welcome Desk.

Coffee Hour Hosts Needed – Please sign up for one Sunday if you, your family or household can help. Thank You!

Please refrain from using Scented Products so everyone can safely visit and worship at Knox. Thank You!

PWS&D Sunday School Challenge “Farming for the Future” is now complete. Thanks to all of you who supported the challenge. We raised $1,216.60!

Food for Thought – College or university-age (a student, working or in-between) young adults. Join us at 6:30 pm at the Matthews’ (774 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener) for a FREE dinner & discussion with a special speaker each Sunday night in March. Questions? Contact Nancy Matthews (lighthousenm [at] gmail.com).

Wed@Knox, April 3rd – Philip Baker: Hope Builds – What do you do when you retire? Philip Baker had 30 years of corporate and non-profit experience deploying educational systems for governments and industries globally. Using that experience and combining it with his passion, Philip created “Hope Builders” a non-profit initiative of Learning for Humanity, which invites Canadians to sponsor children in Africa by providing quality computer-based education for everyone.

Photo Directory – Our final round of photo sessions will be April 8th – 10th. We want everyone included so if you have not signed up yet, visit 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.

Confirmation class for Junior and Senior High Youth – Saturday, May 4th, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm in Room 205 and Confirmation will be Sunday, May 5th OR a new date added: Friday, April 12th, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm and Confirmation will be Sunday, April 14th. Please bring your own lunch on either day. Contact Laura V or Linda for more information.

Vacation Bible Camp “Shake it up Café: Where kids carry out God’s recipe” is July 15-19, in the mornings for kids finished JK-Gr 5 ($25) and Junior Youth Gr 6, 7 & 8 ($35). Register online NOW! Contact Laura V to volunteer.

Families of Young Children – make sure to check out Lent-in-a-Bag in the church library. Each bag has 6 small items you can use as symbols to focus family conversations at home during Lent. Take one home today!

Families of Young Children will gather on Saturday, April 13th from 9:30 – 11:30 am for an informal playtime (child care is provided) and fellowship. Parents with babies and toddlers, join us for a discussion on Faith Formation in the Home. Snacks will be provided. Please contact Laura V to let us know you are coming.

New Members Get Together – If you are interested in becoming a member here at Knox or would like to know more about the congregation, we are hosting a lunch on Sunday, April 7th after worship. Please contact Charlene Janes (519-886-4150) by April 3rd or sign up on the bulletin board. We will be receiving new members on Sunday, April 14th.

LOGOS Jr High are hosting a CARNIVAL, Thursday, April 11th,, from 5 to 7 pm here at Knox. Food, games, face painting, and a Puppy Petting Area where you can meet and interact with Guide Dogs . Free will donations going to DOG GUIDES OF CANADA.

SAVE THE DATE! Knox Women’s Retreat Weekend at Crieff Hills (nearGuelph) is scheduled for the weekend after Easter, April 26-28. Details and registrations on Knox Bulletin Board. Please help get the word out.

Knox Music Ministry Fundraiser – Ireland’s Leading Tenor, Emmet Cahill with the Knox Chancel Choir will be performing here at Knox on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $35 (available in the church office or after worship beside the givings table).

Sr High Youth – Sign up now to volunteer serving dinner to our neighbours in need at Ray of Hope on May 2nd or 29th. Details have been emailed out. Contact Christy Sennema with questions.

Knox Reconciliation Initiatives is hosting a Book Study. “Seven Fallen Feathers” by Tanya Talaga. Four Monday Nights – April 29, May 6, May 13, May 27 at 7 pm at the Church. Leaders: Beth Prysnuk and Shannon Paisley. Books will be available soon for $19.50 each.

Malawi Floods – In the past two weeks heavy rains and flooding have brought about a state of emergency in southern Malawi. Please keep these people and their communities in your prayers. Food security, nutrition, psychosocial support, water and sanitation have been identified as priority areas of need. Donations to PWS&D can be made through Knox Waterloo, by cheque, donating online, or using your credit card or debit card at the church. Please mark your donation “Malawi Floods.”

Easy Worship Volunteers – We are looking for 4 new people to be trained in Easy Worship – that’s the person who puts the images and words on the screen to aid us in worship. If you are at all interested in finding out more, please speak to Ruth Song, Rev. Linda Ashfield and/or Andrew Church. Thank you!

The Knitting Pilgrim – A one man play featuring the Stitched tapestries of Kirk Dunn. The hand-knit triptych explores the commonalities and conflicts of the three Abrahamic Faiths. Sponsored by Knox Waterloo, Monday, June 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Free will offering.

Affirm 2 – Sponsored by Knox Inclusion Initiatives, Sat, June 1st, 1:30-4:30 pm. Opening worship – Reuben St. Louis, Keynote Speaker – Sean Jackson followed by four workshops. No cost, but please register on our Knox website.

KNOX COMMUNITY NEWS

Birth Announcement:

  • Helen and Matt Fagan have been blessed with a healthy baby boy. Daniel George Fagan was born on Friday, March 15, 2019, 7 lbs, 13 oz and 21 inches long! All are doing well!

Thinking of you:

  • Ron Charie, Bovas Abraham, Dorothy Rumig, Lynn Allen, Heather MacKenzie, Philip Dwarika, Lorna Kennedy, Noel Sennema, Kim Broberg, Lisa Fazzari

Condolences to:

  • Joanne Beauvais and Ray Blackport on the death of Joanne’s mother
  • Anne and John Fairles on the death of her mother

In Remembrance:

  • Helen Beauvais (March 8, 2019) member of Knox (Our love and condolences to family and friends.)

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
Website: www.knoxwaterloo.ca

Email: Office: knox[at]knoxwaterloo.ca
Brooke: brooke[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