This Week at Knox

Sunday, March 3

           10:00 a.m.         Worship – Communion

           11:00 a.m.         PWS&D Soup & Buns (free will offering)

           2:30 p.m.          Knox Inclusion Committeescreening of Belonging in the Body: Transgender Journeys of Faith

           6:30 p.m.          Food for Thought (774 Belmont Ave W)

Tuesday, March 5

           1:30 p.m.           Daughters of Christ

           5:00 p.m.          Senior High Pancake Supper

           7:00 p.m.          Praise Band

Wednesday, March 6

           11:30 a.m.          Wednesday at Knox – Peggy Snyder: Mennonite Central Committee Canada

Thursday, March 7

           9:45 a.m.          Fitness & Fellowship

           4:30 p.m.          LOGOS – Honky Tonk Hoedown

           7:45 p.m.          Chancel Choir

Sunday, March 10       Day Light Saving Time Begins

           10:00 a.m.         Worship – Lent 1

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


2018 Annual Meeting is on Sunday, March 24th, 11:30 am. Lunch provided (free will offering).

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!

Food for Thought on Sunday nights – Are you college or university-age (a student, working or in-between)? 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).

Sunday school PWS&D challenge begins today! All classes are learning about hunger around the world, food security and long-term solutions to hunger. The high school youth will be serving soup and buns after worship on Sundays in March to support PWS&D. Free will offering gladly received! We are raising money for seeds for a family garden plot, avocado, peach and plum trees, and training to help grow nutritious food and learn sustainable farming practices in Guatemala. Join us for a bowl of soup today after worship!

Pancake Supper is this TUESDAY, 5-7 pm in the church hall. High school youth are selling tickets today during coffee hour. Tickets available at the door $8 adults; $5 seniors/students; $25 family. All proceeds support the Ray of Hope Meal Support Program.

Wed@Knox, Mar 6th – Peggy Snyder: Mennonite Central Committee Canada – MCCC has been involved in Palestine since 1948. Peggy will talk about MCCC partner organizations, including civil society and church-based organizations, and the work they are doing with MCCC support. As well, she will focus on stories told to us by Palestinian Christians about the challenges of their daily lives and some history of the area, updated to include some of the current events that are taking place there.

Lent-in-a-Bag is an initiative for families wishing to practice Lent at home. Inside each bag are 6 small items to be used as symbols to focus family conversations during the season of Lent. Reflections/meditations and instructions are included and the bags are located in the church library. Take one home today! See Laura V for more info.

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.

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 SOON! Contact Laura V to volunteer.

The Knox Inclusion Committee in partnership with Generous Space Ministries is showing BELONGING IN THE BODY: Transgender Journeys of Faith, today at 2:30 pm here at Knox. The one hour film follows the lives of several transgender Christians through their experiences of church, scripture and faith. Panel discussion and reception to follow.

Yemen Crisis Response: Yemen is presently the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Four years of conflict has resulted in widespread hunger and a devastating outbreak of cholera. PWS&D, along with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, has responded and will continue to respond in Yemen with emergency food assistance along with water and sanitation assistance. Please help if you can. Make a donation through Knox, by making a designated donation with an envelope, or at the Givings Table. Please mark your donation “Yemen.” Thank you.

Please join us for an informal Open House to celebrate the 70th Birthday of Lynelle Purdy on March 10 from 2 to 4 pm here at Knox. Best wishes only. Please speak with Heather (hpurdy333@yahoo.ca) for more details.


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