(Last updated Feb. 23, 2015)

Welcome One and All!

We extend a special welcome to visitors. Where ever you are on the journey of faith, you are welcome here at Knox! Please join us for coffee and conversation following worship.

Sunday, Feb. 22nd

Today our “Peace Frog” free-will offering will support Terry Swehla’s Mission Trip to Tanzania. Funds will help purchase children’s pajamas or help with luggage fees.

This Week

Wed.

Feb. 25

Lenten Soup & Study

6:30 p.m.

  “The Healing Miracles of Mark”

Thurs.

Feb. 26

Food Pantry – Knox Team 2

1:00 p.m.

   

Thurs.

Feb. 26

Choir Rehearsal

7:00 p.m.

 

Sat., Feb. 28, Work Morning 9 a.m.

Help needed. Talk with Carl Conley.

Mac ‘N Cheeses w/Jesus“, Sat., Feb. 28th, 5:30 pm

This is a food, fun, and fellowship event for all ages, the whole church family. It will include a macaroni & cheese cook-off (prizes?). Sign up today and invite a friend.

Per Capita – Sharing in the Cost

All 11,000 congregations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) are assessed a certain amount of money per member. This year it is $30 per member and represents from Knox a budget line item of $1773. To help defray this cost, please prayerfully consider an extra mile,  free-will offering gift of $30 per member in your household.

Next Sunday is the Second Sunday of Lent

A preaching series on the healing miracles in the Gospel of Mark continues. Prepare for worship by reading Mark 1:40-45; 2:1-2

Afternoon Tea at Two on Tues., March 10

An interest has been expressed in forming a day-time Knox women’s support and fellowship. Please sign-up today.

Healthy Congregations Training…

…follows worship on Sunday, March 15th, from 12:30 to 4:00 at the latest. This training is for Knox leaders and everyone who is interested. The presbytery office needs a head count in order to prepare materials. Please sign up today. Thanks to Rosanne Gephart a lunch of clam chowder soup and bread will be provided.

Tickets on Sale for the March 21st “At the Hop” Dinner Dance

the theme this year is “At the Hop” And see sign-up for ways to help.

The Healing Miracles of Mark

The Six Wednesdays of Lent at 6:30 p.m.

A Lenten Soup and Study co-led by Sue & Emily
 
The miracle stories are an integral part of the Gospel narrative.
Nearly half of Mark’s account of the public ministry of Jesus
describes miracles. The miracles were Jesus’ chief weapon
in the struggle with evil. The chief priests and scribes questioned
his authority to heal the sick and were greatly concerned by the
crowds that followed him. So by the time Jesus arrived in Jerusalem
for the Passover they “were looking for a way to arrest Jesus
by stealth and to kill him,…” (14:1)

 

Feb. 18

 Mark 1:14-33

An Unclean Spirit Cast Out &

Peter’s Mother-in-law healed

Feb. 25

Mark 1:40-45; 2:1-12

 

Jesus Heals a Leper and a Paralytic

 Mar. 4

Mark 3:1-11

Jesus Heals on the Sabbath & Heals Many

 Mar. 11

Mark 7:31-37

Jesus Heals a Deaf Mute

Mar. 18

Mark 5:21-43

Jesus Heals a Woman with a Hemorrhage

Mar. 25

Mark 15:46-52

Jesus Heals Bartimeaus, a Blind Beggar
 
Please prayerfully consider participating
in this Lenten journey of study & fellowship
Sign-up today.

Introducing a new Women’s Book Club

Friends, Fiction & Faith
next meeting Wed., Mar. 18th @ 11:30 a.m.
at Knox, in the fellowship hall
 
Make new friends,
chat about great books
 
Bring an appetizer, treat or beverage to share.
Or just bring yourself!
Our next book is:
Flight Behavior
by Barbara Kingsolver
Book Club will meet once every month. Come to them all – or just drop in.
 
For a complete list of books check out our Book Club page.

Opportunities to Serve

Please see the Opportunities to Serve bulletin board in the narthex. Sign-up today on a date you are available to help with the following: 4th Sunday Ushering, Hosting Fellowship Time, Assisting in Sunday School, Counting the Offering, Bringing Flowers, Serving as Worship Leader. Everyone is needed to help with Sunday morning..

Office Hours

Our pastoral intern Emily has office hours at Knox on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for anyone who wishes additional care or conversation. Please feel free to call her at the Knox office during that time or contact Emily directly at emilykoenig@yahoo.com if you can’t make the office hours. Emily looks forward to getting to know you! Come on by and say hello.