WORSHIP & COMMUNION 
Third Sunday of Easter, May 1st at 10am
We continue to celebrate the season of Easter as the risen Christ appears to the disciples for the third time. We often hear this story referred to as the “Breakfast on the Beach.” Here there is communion amidst a simple yet remarkable meal of fish and bread. This sacred meal offers us a glimpse of the holy in the midst of daily life. This Sunday we will wonder about how God shows up, not in grand events of clarity and wonder, but in awkward moments of inexplicable holiness. Together, we too will celebrate the sacrament of Communion together in the service.
The Rev. Susan Sheridan will be sharing worship leadership with Courtney as our guest liturgist. Susan and her husband Jarvis moved to Waterloo the year before the pandemic and have been worshipping with Knox during this time. Susan is a retired Presbyterian minister and also worked at Knox College as Coordinator of the Ewart Centre for Lay Education. We also look forward to hearing from Bill Stevens as he shares his gift of gratitude with the community as we continue our stewardship focus on gratitude.

Scripture: John 21:1-19
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2022 MORTGAGE RENEWAL SUMMARY FOR CONGREGATION
Knox Waterloo’s mortgage renewal negotiations with Kindred Credit Union were successfully completed with a very positive outcome. The current extraordinary inflationary pressures being experienced in Canada has led to interest rates rising faster and higher than previously expected.
For more details including an opportunity to contribute to the annual mortgage principal paydown (due by May 23rd) please read:
Further Information About the Mortgage Renewal Outcome.

Knox Community News
Sandi McBride, Scott Wilson, Susan Wilson, and Joy Wilson generously donated to the Music Scholars Program in loving memory of their mother L. Joan Wilson (April 17, 1931 – April 16, 2014)

Breakfast for a Better Tent City
We need volunteers to bake two dozen (24) portions of healthy baked goods (muffins, scones or protein bars/balls) for the 50 residents of A Better Tent City. We need 3 portions each time. Click on one of the links below to sign up. If portion 1 is full, try to click on the links for portion 2 or 3 or try another week. Details are provided at the link. Baked goods need to be dropped off to Femmy Birks on the Thursday or Friday of the week you register for. If you have any questions please contact Femmy.
Portion 1: https://mealtrain.com/nk320o

IN-PERSON SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINNING MAY 1ST
FOR JK – GR 12

Can you help? Email Carole!
Knox would like to offer in-person Sunday School during May and June for children in JK-Gr. 6. To make this happen we need Sunday School teachers. If you have a particular interest or are keen about a social justice or faith-related topic, Carole would like to hear from you.

At this time, the nursery will NOT be staffed, but available for families to use on their own during services.

JK – Gr. 12
IN-PERSON at 10 am, May 1st
Option: Preschool-Gr. 2 – online via Zoom
At this time, the nursery will NOT be staffed, but available for families to use on their own during services.
In-Person Vacation Bible Camp- Passport to Peace
July 11-15, 2022
Cost – $30/child
Registration Form
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Should Every Day be Earth Day?
Suggestions from the Knox Library!
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THANK YOU to the Knox community for your generosity and support of the Youth Friendship Soup fundraiser!


Knox In-Person Worship
Seating Reservation Changes

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This Week @ Knox
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KNOX HEALTH & SAFETY COVID UPDATE
Knox has lifted its seating reservation requirement; reservations are not required for the left side and middle of the sanctuary.

For those who prefer to have social distanced seating, the streetside section of the sanctuary is available for seat reservation.

Proper-fitting masks are mandatory while on church property. Knox recommends the use of well-fitting masks (such as a KN95 or model with comparable protection).

Congregational singing is permitted. 

Following worship, dismissal will be coordinated, with the streetside section exiting first.

Please stay home if you are feeling ill the morning of worship.

Passive screening is employed. Do not attend if you are unwell. Read the online screening tool.

Knox COVID Health & Safety Team: Hugh Donnelly (Chair), Courtney Crawford, Elizabeth Denbeigh, Vaughn Sauvé, Ruth Song

FINAL THOUGHT…

“I want to be outside with the misfits, with the rebels, the dreamers, second-chance givers, the radical grace-lavishers, the ones with arms wide open, the courageously vulnerable, and among even — or maybe especially — the ones rejected by the table as not worthy enough or right enough.
— Sarah Bessey
We acknowledge that Knox Waterloo is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Neutral Peoples.
Read the full Territorial Acknowledgement.