Please come to the Knox Church community Christmas dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 12. Turkey, ham, gravy and rolls will be provided. If you are able, please bring one or more side dishes – stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn or green beans, or a dessert (Christmas cookies are welcome). We hope that many of our neighbors near the church will attend. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.
On Saturday, December 8, the men of Knox will host a breakfast at 8:00 am in the Fellowship Hall. Immediately following the meal, all are welcome to join in the Greening of the Church, or hanging of the greens, as a way to usher in the Advent season. Advent is a time when we joyfully expect how Christ enters the space and the greens symbolize how His love for us never changes, even in this winter time. Join us for this time of preparation and joy for the season.
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.
DO NOT MISS THIS! Chasing Coral, 2017 Sundance Award winning film to be shown April 29 at noon. Mark Eakin, research scientist for the film will be present for the Q & A. The photography is beyond belief and the story moving. This is a film to grab your heart and move you to even one tiny action of respect for the ocean and the land.
Do not miss this exceptional opportunity. All are welcome. Bring a friend!
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.
Happy New Year! This Sunday, January 7, is Epiphany Sunday. We’ll be celebrating by distributing Star Gift Words in worship. Everyone is given a word and is asked to reflect on that word for the coming year. The people are invited to ponder what significance this word might have in their lives, and how God might be speaking to them through that simple message. What will your word be for 2018? Come and see.