Please hand in your art for the last Christmas issue of the Presbyterian Record by Sunday, October 30th. It would be wonderful to see some Knox artist’s work in this historic edition. You can drop it off at the church office or just hand it to Zelda.
We have moved our Messy Church ministry to the last Friday of the month. Join us on October 28 for a Halloween-themed Messy Church. No scary pumpkins, just a great fun-filled evening with dinner and games, songs and a special word on Courage. Bring your friends and neighbours — all are welcome… this is a perfect opportunity to try out your costume before Monday! Doors open at 6 p.m.
Please join us on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for a short worship with communion, followed by a luncheon. Our seniors who are not able to regularly attend Sunday services appreciate catching up with the many people who come out for this event. People of all ages really enjoy this wonderful time of fellowship.
It’s been 50 years since the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada affirmed the ordination of women into the roles of ruling elders and ministers of word and sacraments. Come and celebrate this special anniversary with a service of praise and thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 9th at 77 p.m. at Clarkson Road Presbyterian Church (1338 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga).
Break out your electronic or hard copy calendars and mark this date down: Saturday, November 12th. From 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. the Chancel Guild will be holding their annual Treats and Treasures Sale. Let your family, friends, and neighbours know that this is the date to get some wonderful items for the holiday season or for anytime in the year. A Silent Auction, Christmas urn inserts, seasonal wreaths, glass painting and handmade cards, amazing knitting, creative jewelry, yummy baked goods, Cobb’s scones, and a treasures table will delight you. Please plan to attend.
Calling all families: Join us on Friday, November 4 for a Christmas Ornament making night. We will be creating special ornaments to be sold at the Knox Christmas Treats & Treasures sale on November 12. Please sign up in the McMillan Hall or email email@example.com to confirm your attendance. Pizza will be provided!
A Retreat for Young Moms will be held January 14th-15th. The event is designed specifically for moms of young children. The speaker, Rev. Kristine O’Brien, is a mother of four and knows all about how busy life can become.
Women of all ages are also welcome to join the Women’s Fall Retreat at Crieff Hills, “A Weekend to Wonder” on November 11th-13th with Tori Smit. Register soon if you are interested. You can read more about both these events in this post.
The Chancel Guild will be meeting on Monday, October 24th in the church hall. At 1 p.m. we will gather and enjoy some coffee, tea, and treats then our meeting starts at 1:30. We welcome our present members and those who would like to join us and be a part of keeping our sanctuary and gardens beautiful.
This fall, we are embarking on a story-telling adventure through the Bible. From September to the end of May, we’re going to attempt to capture the over-arching narrative of God and Humanity’s story: From creation, to fall, to call, to exodus, to wilderness, to waiting, to Saviour, to Spirit, to the start of the Christian church, to…. today. To us.