This Week at KNOX

 

 SUNDAY August 1st

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE, August 1, 2021
FACEBOOK LIVE-STREAM SERVICE            9:30 am

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SUMMER MINISTER - MAX MARTIN

Rev. Sandra Cox will be enjoying her Summer vacation from August 1 - September 5, 2021.

During this time, Max Martin, AST student, will be Sunday worship services. We look forward to having Max with us during this time. Welcome Max!

(Have a great vacation Rev. Sandra!)

Next Sunday, August 1st, join us for worship online at 9.30 am  (9.20 for Hymn Sing)  

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

Services will also be live streamed for those who are npt able to attend in person.

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 

Visiting Knox? Our Building Closed
Office Hours for July August
The office will  remain on limited hours and will be open on Tuesdays, Wedesday and Thursday from 8.30 am - 1.30 pm.

Our new Office Administrator, Mary-Beth Fancy, begins on July 6th, 2021. Welcome Mary-Beth!

Our office is still open for office staff only.    

Should you require a meeting with the minister, or to enter the building, we ask that you call the office to make an appointment.

   For inquiries we ask that you please call our office or email . click HERE.  

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


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NEW FULL-TIME MINISTER:
REV. PENNY NELSON

We are please 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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ICE CREAM STORE OPEN !

Tuesday to Sunday  1:00 to 8:00 pm

One scoop      $2.25

Two scoops    $3.25

Three scoops  $4.25

Bottled water   $ 1.00

( Proceeds to Knox General Fund )

See You Soon !

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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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EXTERIOR DOOR LOCKS -
CHANGE COMPLETE

The exterior door locks have now all been changed and a new key is now required. Many of you have already received the new keys and you will be fine to access the building. If there is anyone who requires a new key but has not received it yet, please contact Jerry Landry (902) 864-0627

 

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Accessing the Cann Hall -

Access to the hall is not permitted Monday - Friday 8:30am - 11:30am, while children are attending the nursery school due to provincial restrictions .  Should you require access, please contact the office or nursery school prior to your arrival to the building.

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As  supporter of Camp Kidston, you are eligible for the MHSCI Preferred Supplementary Pharmacy Benefits Program at zero cost to you. Here are the benefits:
  • For each prescription processed for you at Lawton's or Sobeys, MHCI will provide $2 per prescription directly to Camp Kidston.
  • Also , enjoy great discounts at Lawton's, with your Lawton's Client Group Partner Discount Card.
 

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Lower Sackville Nursery School

Spaces are still available
 
Click 
here to register your littles


Due to the recent provincial updates for Covid-19 and the community spread access to the Cann Hall is not permitted while the children are attending school.  Monday - Friday 830am - 11:30am.

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 2020 Outreach Meal Event 

A L L  A R E  W E L C O M E

Freedom Kitchen News –

Freedom Kitchen & Closet
Mondays 4:30pm - 6pm
Knox Parking - Cann Hall entrance


Check it out at:  https://www.facebook.com/ freedomkitchensackville/
 
We will be accepting clothing and toiletry donations very soon! We will have one location drop off to make things easier. The Royal Diaperer on Sackville Drive will be our only drop off location. For covid-19 tracing we will be requiring each donation to fill out the attached form. You can print one off and bring it with you or there will be forms available on site. Thank you to everyone who makes a donation, our closet is almost complete and we will be moving in soon, we are super excited to get it stocked up!
NOTE: Should someone desperately be in need of some warm clothing, tent, sleeping bag please ask one of the volunteers and we will gather what we are able to supply. 
To keep informed visit us online:
www.freedomkitchensackville. com

CALL US: 902.400.2028
 

Interested in a volunteer position next season? You can now sign up on our website! 
Freedomkitchensackville.com 
Interested in being a delivery driver? You can sign up there as well!!!

For all the details, visit Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/freedomkitchensackville/

or Rainie Murphy or Tara Forhan 902.400.2028

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Keeping in Touch with one another
During this time of crisis, keeping in touch with one another, our faith family, our friends, our families, is more important then ever. Please reach out to those that you think of; someone who makes you smile, someone who you think might be isolated and you might be able to make smile, anyone who might be lonely. If you are wanting a phone call, need assistance of any kind, reach out to another member of Knox or feel free to leave a message on the Church phone line (902) 865-9216.
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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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Looking for information about PAR?
Information brochures and application forms are available in the pews and the narthex. INFO: David Moore 902.864.0447

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
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
Youth Group: jen_rye_jaybabs@eastlink.ca
Office Administrator: Tracey Miller admin@knoxsackville.ca Facebook.com/knoxunited
Office: 902.865.9216
Hall/Kitchen: 902.865.1603
Office Hours:
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 9am – 1pm
Tues 11am – 1pm

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