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.
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.
Join Knox Presbyterian Church as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. The evening worship service is a moving time with song and scripture – ending in the quiet lighting of candles anticipating Christmas Day. All are welcome at 7:00 pm.
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.