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.
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.
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.