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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE

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The adventure begins….

           This is to advise that a temporary mobile construction fence will be built around the Knox site within the next week or so. This will mean that access to the parking lot will be closed and entrance and egress to the sanctuary will be from Balaclava Street.
           An exciting time that will bring new possibilities to Knox United Church with the long anticipated construction of our new Fellowship Center.
    Enjoy the activity and the promise!
The Knox Building Committee.


Reliable Rumours

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Happy New Year!  I hope you all experienced a peaceful and restorative Christmas season, and that 2023 will bring us feelings of peace and stability.  Knox was a busy place over the holidays, so here are some tidbits:

Construction Project:  Over the holidays, our Building Committee looked at plans and details for a portable office space that Knox’s staff can use while the construction project is underway.  Every week seems to bring exciting new signs of activity on this project.  Keep watching this space for more news!

New Knox Members:  During Epiphany we formally welcome new members — and transfers of membership — to the Knox congregation.  What a wonderful thing to celebrate! 


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A New Year

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
– Leo Buscaglia

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           “A New Year” speaks to new beginnings and fresh starts, as well as a time of reflection. Whether your New Year resolutions consist of keeping your hands out of the cookie jar or giving your heartfelt word to work on relationships with loved ones, a New Year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands. It is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself. Happy New Year.


Contest

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      We are featuring recipes from “Harmony in The Kitchen” a cookbook published by the Knox Choir & Congregation in November 1987. If you would like to win a copy of this infamous cookbook you can enter your name using the Contact Us Form and telling us which recipe(s) you enjoy. All are welcome to enter and you can enter as often as you like – the winner will be picked by a random draw at noon on March 2, 2023.

Click on the title
to see the recipe:

ORANGE DESSERT

Live In Person Next Worship

January 29, 2023
10:30 am
“Treasure Heist – Is Your Treasure Safe?”
with
Rev Dr Richard Chung
breaking news
New Employee Announcement

 

New Office Manager

      The Knox Board is thrilled to announce that we’ve hired an Office Manager. Christopher Cliff will join us on Monday, February 6th. 

 Chris comes to Knox with extensive experience in the United Church — and in spiritual leadership! 

       Please join us in giving him a spirited and enthusiastic Knox welcome. 

 

Welcome to the Season of Epiphany

In Italy, oranges are served at epiphany.

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     Oranges represent light in the Italian feast of the Epiphany and are served either as a salad or as dessert.

     The symbolism is for the Wise Men who followed a special light, the Star of Bethlehem. Some people serve the oranges as a symbol of the gold the Wise Men brought to Jesus.

     We invite you to share oranges this Epiphany season as you think about light in our world.  Enjoy!

learning to pray spring book study

 

Spring Book Study

Learning to Pray:
A Guide for Everyone
(2021) by James Martin, SJ

      Learning to Pray explains what prayer is, what to expect from praying, how to do it, and how it can transform us when we make it a regular practice in our lives. 

January 19 to April, 2023 :
12 sessions
Thursday Mornings

at 10 am via Zoom

 

Art of Epiphany

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      Many of the events in the stories of the bible have served as artistic inspiration. Epiphany celebrates when the Magi (or wise men) visited Bethlehem and Jesus after following the Star of Bethlehem. Commonly depictions of the event have been seen in historical paintings, stained glass windows, and tapestries when churches were often one of the main patronage of artists in the communities they served.
Read more about the ART of EPIPHANY.

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In Person Concert with
Royce Rich and Eric Wong

Recording of the Instrumental Measures Live Concert with Royce Rich & Eric Wong is now available

      Check out the RECORDING of the live concert with Royce Rich and Eric Wong. This autumn themed in person concert took place at Knox on November 27th. It was an awesome afternoon with an appreciative audience, grateful to be treated to such amazing talent.

…“be kind and stay safe


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5590 Balaclava Street
Vancouver, BC
V6N 1L1   Canada

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Contact Knox…

604-261-3747

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