The Night that Changed Everything

 Please check out all the services and wonderful events taking place  at Knox for Christmas.  We have two services on Christmas Eve - a traditional family service at 7:00 pm and a beautiful candlelight service at 10:00 pm.  Advent and the traditional candle lighting services start on December 3rd, and continue weekly until Christmas Eve.

Please join us. We would love to celebrate with you.

This holy season, Knox invites you to explore and celebrate seasonal traditions, and enjoy gifts of special music.



Dec. 3 - HOPE:Keep Alert! 

Prepare for the deep, unsettling power of birth of the baby.


Dec. 10 - PEACE:Get ready!

What are we doing to get ready?


Dec. 17 - JOY:God's way!

What do we need to see to convince us that the Holy is breaking into the world again?


Dec. 24 - LOVE:God with us!

With everything stacked against her, Mary said yes.



Dec 13 - 7 pm A festive evening of carols & songs.  Request your favourites, relax, listen, or sing along!



7PM: All ages: Become part of the Christmas story as a pageant unfolds.  Come early for a Community Carol Sing beginning at 6:50 pm.

10PM: Candlelight & Communion:  Immerse yourself in wonder this night







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Christmas Dinner Grace

Christmas Dinner Grace I In the peace of this season our spirits are joyful: With the beasts and angels, the shepherds and stars, with Mary and Joseph we sing God's praise. By your coming may the hungry be filled... Read More

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The Story Behind ~ The Advent Banners

 Four Advent hangings were designed to follow the themes of hope, peace, joy and love as described in the song, "Hope is a Star" by Brian Wren ( see it typed out  at the end of this article). The hangings were first... Read More


A Letter to Mary

With Deep Regret  Dear Mary, I intended to address this letter to “My Dearest, Beloved Mary,” but feared that at this point you would welcome only the barest of salutations from me. Maybe you have already torn these... Read More


What if Tomorrow were Christmas?

If tomorrow morning you woke up and there were no Christmas lights no household decorations no Christmas trees or presents no family gathered for special meals...   If tomorrow morning you woke up and there was no... Read More

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Moderator Jordan Cantwell's Advent Message 2017

Moderator Jordan Cantwell reminds us that amid tumult and uncertainty, God is always among us. Sometimes we need to look more closely to see the beauty that is before us. Read More

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Advent Eve Party 2017

A little album of photos from our 2017 Advent Eve party and pot luck dinner.  It was a wonderful evening, and funds were raised for two important groups working in the downtown eastside:  First United Church and... Read More

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Advent Peace Box 2017

The United Church of Canada is striving to involve all generations in becoming a justice-seeking church.  Throughout Advent, Knox is supporting peace in Palestine and Israel through reflection and by supporting... Read More