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.
We’ll be participating in Ashes to Go (www.ashestogo.org), inviting shoppers at the Giant Food at Rte. 50 and Graham Road to receive prayers and ashes from 3:45-5:15 on Wednesday. There will be a free light dinner in Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m., followed by a short worship service, including imposition of ashes. All are welcome.
This week the weekly Bible study class begins again after a summer break. Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Held downstairs in the library or choir room.
Also, Knox Kids Club starts again also on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. For all children grades K-12. Free dinner and activities; games, crafts, community service, singing.
And, Sunday, Sept. 16, after worship, a meeting of the Stewardship committee.
THE FUNERAL SERVICE for Jim Lecky will be Tuesday, August 14 at 1 pm at Knox, with the graveside service at National Memorial Park to follow immediately. A reception and fellowship will then be held back at Knox in fellowship hall. A visitation will be held on Monday, August 13 from 6-9 pm at Murphy’s Funeral Home in Falls Church. An informal prayer and praise service will be held at Murphy’s at 7:45 p.m.
Sunday, May 20, we celebrate Pentecost, with a dramatic reading from Acts 2, the choir sings “Whom Shall I Fear”, we blow bubbles outside as a symbol of the Spirit wind, and we’ll be preparing CWS Hygiene Kits for disaster areas around the world. We still need hand towels (15″ X 28 to 16″X32″, no microfiber or dishcloths), standard size band aids, toe or finger nail clippers, bath-size bars of soap in wrappers and wide-tooth combs.
Children through 6th grade are invited to an Easter Egg Hunt at 9:15 a.m., to be followed by light refreshments.
Then join us for joyous Easter Worship with communion and the flowering of the cross at 10:15 a.m., followed by refreshments in Fellowship Hall. During fellowship, we will be dyeing hardboiled eggs for the Bailey’s shelter.
Thursday, March 29, there will be a light supper at 6 p.m., followed by worship and communion in the sanctuary. Everyone is invited to attend. We will be eating with our hypothermia guests.
Join us for worship this Sunday, March 11 and stay after fellowship to hear special guest speaker, Alan Ford, from the Native Plant Society. This is part of our congregation’s care for creation. Everyone is welcome to attend the presentation.
Don’t forget the annual congregational meeting which will be this Sunday, Jan. 28, immediately after worship. A potluck lunch will follow.