This Week at Knox
Sunday, Dec 15
- 10:00 a.m. Worship– Advent 3 – Joy
Tuesday, Dec 17
- 7:00 p.m. Praise Band
Wednesday, Dec 18
- 5:30 p.m. Global Partners
Thursday, Dec 19
- 9:30 a.m. Fitness & Fellowship
- 7:45 p.m. Chancel Choir
Saturday, Dec 21
- 8:00 p.m. Longest Night Service
Sunday, Dec 22
- 10:00 a.m. Worship – Advent 4 – Love – Lessons & Carols with Full House Brass
Bulletin announcements due Tuesday @ 10 a.m. and are edited.
The 2020 offering envelopes are available for you to pick up. If you have not ordered envelopes and would like to have a set, contact Charlene (Charlene.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please refrain from using Scented Products so everyone can safely visit and worship at Knox. Thank You!
Coffee Hour Hosts Needed – Please sign up for one Sunday if you, your family or household can help. Thank You!
Name Tags/Mail Folder — If you need a name tag and a Knox mail folder to put it in, please fill out a form at the Welcome Desk. Help Hugh (and us!) to remember your name!
Toy Mountain!! Cookies/brownies in a jar ($8 each) made by LOGOS JUNIOR HIGH are available for pick up today.
Your Christmas Letter is at the Welcome Desk!
Today is the last day to contribute to the Global Partners collection White Gifts!. This year, White Gifts will go to the House of Friendship’s Charles Street Men’s Shelter. Thank you to all who brought donations.
Many thanks to all the fall term Food for Thought cooks! A new cooks’ sign-up sheet for Winter Term 2020 is now on the Knox bulletin board. Thanks for considering sharing your gift of hospitality with hungry and veryappreciative students!
Celebrating 30 Years Together at Knox! Ashfield Retirement Celebration (June 20-21, 2020)
As Brooke and Linda prepare to retire next fall, we’re planning to celebrate their more than 30 years at Knox Waterloo during a weekend celebration in June. There will be many ways to participate and at this time we are asking that you save the dates in your calendar:
Saturday, June 20:
7:00 – 8:30 pm: Celebration program featuring fun, memories and music (Sanctuary)
8:30 – 10:30 pm: Reception including refreshments and fellowship (Hall)
Sunday, June 21:
10:00 – 11:00 am: Special worship service (Sanctuary)
11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Celebration lunch (Hall)
Share your photos & stories:
Please share your special stories and photos of Brooke, Linda and Knox highlights from the past 30 years, to be included in events and communications. You can send photos and/or written memories to Dawn Charlton at email@example.com, (519) 577-5406 or leave in the church office, Attention: Ashfield Retirement Celebration Steering Team.
Longest night & Christmas Eve
Longest Night Service – December 21 – 8 pm
Knox Choir; Speaker Mackenzie Leclair
Live streaming and live on the radio
Christmas Eve – December 24
5:00 p.m. Service for children
7:00 p.m. Candle lighting
Brass Group & youth musicians
9:00 p.m. Candle lighting
11:00 p.m. Communion and Candle lighting
Christmas Volunteers Needed! Please consider serving as ushers, greeters, readers, candle teams, etc. for our Longest Night Service and Christmas Eve Services. Sign up sheets are on the bulletin board. Your help is greatly appreciated.
Gifts of Change – 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, or donate through the PWS&D Gifts of Change catalogue. Giving a gift through these options is a unique way to carry out life-changing programs that are responding to needs both here at home and worlds away. Come to the Global Partners table at coffee hour to find out more about these alternative gift options. We can provide a card insert describing your gift to give to your honouree as well as a Christmas card and small ornament.
Thanks to everyone who ordered Senior High Poinsettias. Money raised will support the Ray of Hope dinners in the spring. Please pick up your plants today.
Church Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday : 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday : 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Phone: (519) 886-4150
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