As a caring community, pastoral care is high priority at Knox United Church. Rev Emma Pipes is available for pastoral visits as are many many members of the congregation. If you are in need of pastoral care, please contact Rev. Emma Pipes
Knox church has a vibrant music ministry lead by Music Director, Dennis Hahn. The music ministry includes a senior choir, a gospel group, a bell choir and seasonal children's choir. There are many musical performances by special guests throughout the year as well. Choir practices are held Thursday evenings, 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm for the Gospel Group, 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm for the senior choir. Bells meet Wednesday mornings and are lead by Sharon Lambert. Any inquiries about the music ministry can be directed to Dennis Hahn at email@example.com
Sunday school runs Sunday mornings during the worship service for children and youth. Children participate in fun activities where they learn about our Christian faith, how to be followers of Christ in our modern age and learn to fully embrace God's love. Sunday school is a very safe, welcoming and inclusive place. Many friendships are made here!
Our kitchen has recently been updated and approved as an official Community Kitchen which provides an ideal place to prepare food for individual home support needs, funeral luncheons, church and community dinners, community functions and banquets. The kitchen is also available for rental. Contact Susan Robinson at (519) 941-9516 or Sharon Lambert at (519) 942-1411 for rental and catering inquiries
Knox church currently sponsors 3 children in Haiti through the Star Thrower foundation https://starthrowerfoundation.org/
Funds are raised throughout the year to keep these children supplied with school tuition, supplies and shelter
Prayer shawls have the remarkable capacity to give a person in need comfort and encouragement; a sign of care and the friendship of the Knox Caledon Village congregation. It is used to empower, to empathize, to celebrate together, to mark accomplishments or for special happy or sad times. If you, or someone you know could use the warmth of a prayer shawl, please contact Elizabeth Glassford at (519) 941-1109
collecting items for the local food banks is an ongoing program that collects non-perishable food items. At times, we do focused food drives for the Food Bank.
Often led by members of the congregation, bible study is a gathering to allow discussion and understanding of the Bible. Usually short term sessions are held in the fall and in the spring. Contact Susan Turner at (519) 940-0982 for information on when the next Bible Study session begins
Knox welcomes residents from Oliver House, a sheltered living residence for adults with various challenges in our community. We celebrate Christmas with anonymous gift donations for every resident
The church is open every Wednesday morning for coffee, tea sweet treats and fellowship. Community coffee is open to everyone and is a great time to catch up and stay up to date on what is happening in the community
A program of low impact, no floor exercise that promotes muscle strength, increased range of motion and higher breathing capacity. This is a great opportunity for fellowship while keeping fit! Contact Jessica Ruth at (519) 942-9777 for more details of when the next session begins
We are supporters of and participants in the chaplaincy program at Headwaters Hospital. Contact Sue Kyle for more information