This Week at KNOX

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE,


Join us for worship in person or watch online at 10:30 am each Sunday   

Pre-registration is required by contacting the office; admin@knoxsackville.ca or call 902.865.9216

online - join us on our Facebook page. 
 Click HERE.
Full audio is also available on our website  click HERE

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Office hours 
The office is open Mon - Fri from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Currently, we are still operating with COVID 19 restrictions in place. 

Appointments are required to meet with our Minster, and we ask that you call ahead to schedule a meeting in advance.

Please call our office (902) 865-9216 or emai: admin@knoxsackville.ca

For pastoral emergencies after hours, please leave a message at 902.865.9216 or emailadmin@knoxsackville.ca

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REV. SANDRA COX:
RETIREMENT ANNNOUNCEMENT

Our congregation has been blessed with having Rev. Sandra Cox as our Minister for the last three years. Her compassion, strength, and unwavering faith has led us through some amazing times as well as through the COVID 19 pandemic.

Rev. Sandra will be leading our Sunday worship service for the next two weeks, Sunday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 31. These services will be full of Rev. Sandra's favourite messages and music. 

Join us as we celebrate with Rev. Sandra by registering with the office. COVID 19 protocols are still in place.

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DANCING QUEEN: ABBA TRIBUTE BAND
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29             7 PM             
$25/PERSON  


TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!

Calling all ABBA fans!  Grab your friends The Way Old Friends Do, no need to send an SOS. Knowing Me, Knowing You, this musical event will surely have you dancing in your seats and singing along while raising Money, Money, Money for Knox United Church. When All is Said and Done, we’ll say Thank You for the Music and have a great night of memories!

Tickets are on sale now and are $25/person. Order yours by calling (902) 865-9216 or by sending e-transfer to donations@knoxsackville.ca.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU STATE “ABBA” IN THE COMMENTS SECTION AND THE NUMBER OF TICKETS YOU ARE ORDERING.

All proceeds support Knox’s General Funds sustaining our general operations, mission and outreach programs and on-going activities.

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KNOX BAKE SALE! 
NOVEMBER 7, 2021           KNOX PARLOUR 

AFTER WORSHIP SERVICE


Our infamous bake sales are making a return! You know how much Knox loves to share and celebrate with food. Well - our organ committee is starting their fundraising! This is the first of several planned bake sales - stay tuned for future dates.

Some of our goodies that we will be offering are: date squares, oatcakes, loaves, brownies, pickled beets, pickles, and much, much more! (Even some gluten-free options!)

This is a perfect way to kick-off your Christmas baking!

All proceeds support the organ fund. If you would like to donate items to the bake sale, please contact Jean Collier or the office.

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BEACON HOUSE:
2021 CHRISTMAS BOX PROGRAM


Last year, Beacon House distributed 500+ Christmas Boxes to clients living with food insecurity in our community. As a community partner, Knox United and our Freedom Kitchen outreach program support Beacon House throughout the year.

Beacon House has asked our congregation for its support towards the 2021 Christmas Box program by donating 100 cans of cranberry sauce. 

These items are needed by November 14, 2021. If you are able to donate to this program, please place your donations in the Beacon House donations box in our Narthex.

Thank-you in advance for your support!

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Mondays 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


OUR SHELVES NEED YOUR HELP

We will be decorating our church and collecting donations for our outreach program, Freedom Kitchen in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving! 

Bring in your donations and line them up in our Sanctuary and help us feed those living with food insecurity in our community.

We could use your help with donations of:
Macaroni, canned tomatoes, beans in tomato sauce, beans in molasses, rice, canned tuna, canned chicken, canned ham, pasta sauce, peanut butter, Kraft Dinner, juice boxes, instant oatmeal, canned soup, fruit cups, fruit squeezies, individual puddings, individual applesauce.


Interested in becoming a volunteer? You can now sign up on our website! Freedomkitchensackville.com 

We are in need of drivers (must have an SUV/truck) to assist with bread pickup from COBS Bakery on Saturday evenings. It only takes from 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm and is lots of fun too!

 

There are lots of ways to help and even an hour of your time would make a huge difference! For more information, email freedomkitchencares@gmail.com

Check out all the lastest happenings at Freedom Kitchen on our FaceBook page:  https://www.facebook.com/ freedomkitchensackville/
 

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NEW FULL-TIME MINISTER:
REV. PENNY NELSON

We are pleased to announce that at a Congregational Meeting on Sunday, July 18, 2021

it was unanimously agreed to accept our Search and Selection Committee's recommendation for our full-time minister.
Rev. Penny Nelson will begin her position with us on November 1,  2021. 

A graduate of AST she has served in Tatamagouche for 8 years.  Rev. Nelson sits on Region 15’s Children, Youth, and Young Adults committee

and is a founding Member of the United Church Atlantic Regions Anti-Racism Network.

Her passion for outreach lead to the monthly “Village Meal” program in Tatamagouche.

We look forward to her joining our Ministry team.  
Welcome Rev. Nelson!

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PAST KNOX COUNCIL MINUTES
NOW POSTED TO WEBSITE

In accordance with our governance document, past minutes from Knox Council meetings are to be posted as general information for the congregation.
We are pleased to announce that this feature has now been added to our Church Reports section of the website and can be viewed 
HERE.
The March 23, 2021 minutes are the first to be posted and we will keep the site updated as minutes as approved.

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Lower Sackville Nursery School

Did you know that LSNS has now expanded to a full-time daycare?

Spaces are still available and we look forward to meeting your family and taking care of your little ones.

Our daycare is a safe and inclusive place offering a dedicated, loving and educational environment.
 
Click 
here to register your littles

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Prayer Chain
Have you heard about Knox’s prayer chain? It’s a unique ministry where you can request a prayer to be said for you, for someone you know, or someone you love. Prayers are requested for a variety of reasons; to seek comfort, to make a request, ask for guidance, to heal and restore, express sorrow, celebrate joy, give thanks to name a few.
 
If you would like to request a prayer, please call Cathy Heighton at 902-865-0001

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YOUR ONGOING SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED
Knox needs your continued support during these challenging times. There are several ways that you can continue to contribute to Knox's work:

E-transfer:
Send funds to: donations@knoxsackville.ca

CanadaHelps.org: 
Click HERE to make an online contribution and receive a tax receipt immediately.

Pre-authorized Remittance (PAR):
Sign up to have regular donations sent directly from your bank account. It's the same  process as paying your bills every pay/month.

To join PAR, contact David Moore (902) 864-0447
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www.knoxsackville.ca 
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Did you know that you can listen to services online:
Visit http://www.knoxsackville.ca/Audio services.  ( the most recent service is usually also on the sliders on the home page) 

KNOX UNITED CHURCH:
WWW.KNOXSACKVILLE.CA
Minister:Rev. Sandra Cox 902.865.2617 minister@knoxsackville.ca
Minister of Music & Dramatic Arts:
John Lindsay-Botten 902.448.4574 music@knoxsackville.ca
Sunday School: Lynn Stewart   lynn.stewart@ns.sympatico.ca
Office Administrator: Mary-Beth Fancy admin@knoxsackville.ca

Office: 902.865.9216

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri 9 am – 1 pm

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