We acknowledge that Knox Waterloo is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral Peoples. Read the full Territorial Acknowledgement.
WORSHIP – Sunday at 10AM
This Sunday in worship we explore Mark’s version of the feeding of the five thousand. We learn about how God is good in the kitchen. As we consider Mark 6: 30-44, we are challenged this week to consider if we act out of a place of scarcity or enough?
For the Love of Creation Initiative: “Chasing Coral”
As part of our For the Love of Creation initiative, Global Partners would like to invite you to watch Chasing Coral, now available on Netflix. It is a documentary about a thrilling ocean adventure taken by divers, scientists and photographers to record the decline of coral reefs. We encourage the Knox community to explore the Take Action tab of the chasing coral website to find out how you make a difference. You can also click on the red arrow to view the trailer for the Casing Coral movie on Netflix
The latest Presbyterian Connection is hot off the presses! In this issue you’ll find:
Feature articles on caring for creation
Details about the 2021 General Assembly
Important news about the ongoing work in healing and reconciliation
A variety of mission and outreach articles from congregations
Congregational news about online ministry
Uplifting photos from congregations across Canada
Knox has an annual opportunity to make a lump-sum payment to reduce the mortgage principal, a practice which has been instrumental in reducing our overall monthly mortgage payments. Please consider making a contribution as you are able by July 20th with a note indicating to apply the donation toward the annual Mortgage Principal Paydown.
Cairn Family of Camps: Away at the Lake
Throughout July and August, couples, families, groups, and individuals will be able to enjoy a summer Muskoka getaway on the shores of Echo Lake. As well as overnight accommodations and meal service, Away at the Lake offers guests the opportunity to set their own pace for their stay. Guests will be able to choose from a variety of self-run and facilitated programs, hiking trails, and enjoy the open waterfront all day long. Away at the Lake retreats are available as 4-day 3-night sessions that run Thursday-Sunday or Monday-Thursday throughout July and August.
For more information on Away at the Lake click here.
KNOX REOPENING DATE
September 12 is the target date for reopening Knox for in-person worship. The Knox COVID Health & Safety Team will provide more details closer to the date. All health and safety protocols required at that time will be followed.
The memorial stones used in Indigenous Peoples Sunday have been placed in the garden on the west side of the Knox building. Offer a prayer for Peace as you walk or drive by.
“There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace.” – William Bourke Cockran