Lent begins and Easter follows!

Lent & Easter Worship Services 2017 

all services are at 10am


March 5:  Lent 1, Communion and Imposition of Ashes

March 12:  Lent 2 service including special harp music 

March 19: Lent 3 worship service 

March 26: Lent 4 service and saxophone music  

April 2:  Lent 5 service

April 9: Palm-Passion Sunday, Processional with Palm Crosses and music offered by our Bell Ringers

Holy Week:  In place of a Maundy Thursday (April 13)  service this year, the Knox sanctuary will be open April 10, 11, 12, 13 from 4-5:30 for personal meditation

April 14Good Friday Service 

April 16Easter Sunday, Communion, and special music by Derry Byrne, trumpeter


2017 Lenten/Easter appeal is on behalf of The United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR.  



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The UN Refugee Agency, is a lifeline for people displaced by violence, conflict and persecution—helping them survive, recover and build a better future.   Please check out their webite for more information http://www.unhcr.ca/




Station 1

Guided Personal Reflection

 During Holy Week we set up stations in the Knox Sanctuary for personal meditation.  We wanted to offer the same sort of activity to our web community to do in their own time and space. Please download the attached... Read More

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Were You There?

On each Sunday of the Lenten season here at Knox United church we processed a Lenten symbol to the communion table, at the start of the service.  Following the placement of the visual on the table, thought-provoking... Read More

Sidr branch

Christ's Thorn

The Sidr tree, also known as, Jujube or Christ's Thorn is named after the very thorny brances that were woven into the crown placed on Jesus Christ's head before his crucifixion. It is a very ancient tree that is... Read More

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The Custom of Giving Easter Eggs

The custom of giving eggs at Easter celebrates new life. Christians remember that Jesus, after dying on the cross, rose from the dead. This miracle showed that life could win over death. For Christians the egg is a... Read More

Bunny and eggs

Easter Tradition ~ Bunny & Eggs

Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Bible tells us that Christ died on the cross on Good Friday and came back to life three days later. Easter is on different dates each year, between 21 March... Read More



Lent is a reflective time - a way to remember the time Jesus spent 40 days and nights alone in the Judaean desert. As Jesus fasted during this time, Christians have traditionally identified with this state by giving... Read More

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The Meaning Behind the Ashes

Chances are you’ll see a bunch of folks walking around with schmutz on their foreheads or hands this Wednesday (March 1st). That’s because Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the day Christians mark as the first day of... Read More

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What is Shrove Tuesday?

Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday – so the date varies each year but will be between February 3 and March 9. The day proceeds Ash Wednesday, which is the start of when we Christians celebrate... Read More