NOTES & ANNOUNCEMENTS
- This week’s prayer list may be found here.
- Coffee & Conversation. We supply the Zoom link (it’s here), you supply the coffee and the conversation. It all starts at 9:00am!
- Thank you to the Knox members and friends who have made memorial, tributes, legacy and endowment gifts to Knox since April 1. View the list of gifts received here. If you'd like to know more about legacies and endowments at Knox, click here.
- Wednesdays at noon: all-church Advent Bible study. “Do Not Be Afraid” is a simple but powerful study that will add meaning to your holidays this year. It’s built around the four Advent themes of hope, peace, joy and love. We meet from noon to 12:45pm every Wednesday during Advent via Zoom. Join us at this link!
- Wednesday evenings: Join us for Silence @ 8. Gather with Knox members and friends from 8:00pm to 8:45pm for a quiet, mid-week pause via Zoom every Wednesday evening during Advent. Rev. Jana Reister leads this time of contemplative prayer. No advance registration is needed; just save and click this Zoom link. Meeting ID: 868 1796 2862. Passcode: 649051.
- December 20: Longest Night worship service. Step away from the busyness of the holidays this evening for an hour of music, prayer, candle lighting and peaceful contemplation. Join your friends at 7:00pm this for live-streamed service as we celebrate the coming Light of Christ.
- December 24: The traditional Knox Christmas Eve worship service will be available online beginning the morning of December 24. This beautiful service will include music from the Knox Chamber choir, short readings and lessons, and all the other elements of this meaningful Knox tradition.
- Why do we light candles at Advent? From the PC(USA) website: In the ancient world, various peoples lit fires to mark the turning of the light into winter’s season and to pray for the return of the light. The church has Christianized that practice in the lighting of the Advent wreath. To us, these candles are signs of the growing light of Christ who is coming again in all fullness into the darkness of our world. Until the dawning of that Great Day, we watch and wait in Holy Spirit for Christ’s coming into the darkness of our world, lighting candles of hope, peace, joy, and love; and remembering the promises of God with prayer.