The fall Good News from Knox is now available under the New to Knox? tab on this website. Lots of pictures and information about what’s been happening over the summer at Knox Church.
Knox has been Zooming along every Sunday morning at 10:15 for worship. Bible study has begun again after taking off the month of August, also on Zoom. We are starting the book of Acts on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 10:00 a.m. For an invitation to join worship or Bible study or Book Group on Zoom, please send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Next Book Group meeting will be Sunday, Oct. 18. We’re taking a break from our schedule to read something cheerful – Sourdough by Robin Sloan.
I am writing to invite you to join together for an virtual worship service, this Sunday, March 29 at 10:15am. I will be leading this time of worship from my home, using the Zoom video program. To join using your smart Phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer, in advance you need to download and install the free app for Zoom onto the device you plan to use. (For more details about Zoom, please visit their website at https://zoom.us) Or you can access just the audio by dialing in by phone. Email us if you want to obtain the login for the service.
My meditation focus for Sunday will focus on the Old Testament lectionary passage, Ezekiel 37:1-14.
As we continue to endure this extremely difficult time, please continue to pray for God’s strength and also pray for each other. Please join us online this Sunday For a time of prayer, Scripture and reflection.
In Christ, Bill Hale
Knox Presbyterian Church invites you to join tomorrow, Sunday, March 22 at 10:15 am ET, for a brief, informal time of worship and prayer on Facebook Live, on the Knox Church Facebook page.
As a measure to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Leadership Council of National Capital Presbytery strongly recommends that churches not hold worship services for the next 2 Sundays. They have also recommended that Sessions not meet in person.
Knox Presbyterian Church will not meet for worship this Sunday, March 15, 2020. The luncheon celebrating Pastor Bill Hale’s 30 years of service will be postponed. The men’s breakfast will not meet on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The Monday night Session meeting of leadership is also postponed.
Please continue to use common sense precautions to help slow the spread of this virus.
The church office may be closed today, but the sanctuary is open to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in our Christmas Eve candlelight service. The service with music and a message for us will be held at 7:00 pm, followed by a time to gather, visit, and enjoy Christmas cookies in Fellowship Hall. All are welcome.
All are welcome to the free Trunk or Treat in the Knox parking lot this Sunday, Oct. 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Children may come and trick-or-treat at the parked, decorated cars in the lot. Candy, temporary tattoos, photos!
Come to the Knox Neighborhood Community Picnic Wednesday, Sept. 11, beginning at 6 p.m. A free dinner including hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream will be served. A moon bounce will be available for the children. Everyone is welcome!
We’ll be collecting school supplies for CWS school kits during the month of August. CWS distributes school kits to children in the U.S. and around the world so that they can continue to go to school after natural disasters. For a list of the supplies needed, see www.cwskits.org. School supplies are often on sale this time of year, so be sure to check your local ads for great deals on these needed items.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day and the worship service will be led by the women of Knox, celebrating the gifts of women. 10:15 a.m.