Knox WORSHIP SERVICES

Knox WORSHIP SERVICES

Sunday Worship 10 am

We welcome Rev Julie Lees to Knox for the month of December

ADVENT WORSHIP SERVICES - Sundays at 10 AM

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.

 

A CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS MUSIC

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

 

CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP

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

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

 

Advent/Christmas Appeal

 Our Advent/Christmas Appeal this year will be to the ongoing Knox Outreach Ministry. This Ministry includes our Community Lunch, Sandwich Making for First United Church, Prayer Shawl Ministry and others.

Please use the special Christmas Envelopes available in the pews, the DONATE BUTTON on each page of this website  or make arrangements with the office knox5600@telus.net or 604 261 3747

 

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Joy

December 17, 2017 ~ Advent III

Knox – A Sacred Space Advent III – Joy December 17, 2017, 10 a.m.    ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   Prelude:   "Infant Holy" - David Lasky Welcome and Gathering   ♫+Introit:  VU5   “All Earth Is... Read More


Peace

December 10, 2017~ Advent II - PEACE

Knox – A Sacred Space Advent II – Peace December 10, 2017, 10 a.m.                      ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated Prelude:     "T'was in the Moon of Wintertime"  David Lasky Welcome and... Read More


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Reflection - Advent I

Based on Isaiah 64: 1-9 and Mark 13: 24-37 Come Lord Jesus Come! No wait, we’re not ready Prayer:     Holy One, we are here, trying to wait. Open our hearts to hear your words of presence and challenge as we enter... Read More


Time flies

Reflection for De-Covenanting Sunday

Based on Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 Everything Has its Time Opening Prayer:  May the words on my lips and the meditations of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O God, our Rock and our Redeemer.  Amen. More often... Read More


Hope

December 3, 2017 ~ Advent I

KNOX – A Sacred Space Celebrating Advent I - Hope Sunday, December 3, 2017 10 a.m. ♫ÓRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   Prelude: “Of the Father's Love Begotten”    Charles Callahan “O Come, O Come,... Read More


A time for everything

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

Introduction to the readings for Reign of Christ Sunday, November 26, 2017 This Sunday in worship, we celebrate endings and new beginnings of our three years of pastoral ministry with our current minister, Rev Liz... Read More


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November 26, 2017

   KNOX – A Sacred Space Celebrating Endings and Beginnings Sunday, November 26, 2017 10 a.m. ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   Prelude:  "Trumpet Tune and Air"  Henry Purcell Welcome ♫+Introit:  MV7... Read More


Expanding capabilities

Reflection for Stewardship Sunday

Based on: Matthew 25: 14-30  The Parable of the Talents Listening to the reading, I find these lyrics from Abba running through my mind…. “Money, Money, Money, It’s a Rich Man’s World”-Abba Opening Prayer: Holy,... Read More


Parable of the talents

Matthew 25: 14-30

Introduction to the Readings for Stewardship Sunday, November 19, 2017 This morning, our scripture lesson comes to us from the middle portion of the twenty fifth chapter of the gospel according to Matthew.  Reading... Read More


Love in action

November 19, 2017 ~ Stewardship Sunday

KNOX – A Sacred Space CELEBRATING STEWARDSHIP Sunday, November 19, 2017 ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   Prelude: “Panis Angelicus”  Cesar Franck Greeting from Scripture:   “I came that you might... Read More


Hymn sing

November 12, 2017

Knox – A Sacred Space A HYMN SING SERVICE  Sunday, November 12, 2017   ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated                          Prelude: Sentence from Scripture: Be filled with the Spirit as you sing... Read More


Greatest commandment

Homily on Remembrance Sunday

Based on: Mark 12: 28-34 Opening Prayer: May the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we experience on hearing God’s word for us through scripture this day, may all of it be acceptable in your sight, O... Read More


Who is my neighbour

Mark 12: 28-34

Who is my neighbour? In keeping with our Knox, Neighbours, Next strategic plan, this week’s reading from Mark’s gospel about the love of neighbour and the love of God and self being irrefutably intertwined in Mark’s... Read More


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November 5, 2017

KNOX – A Sacred Space Remembrance Sunday and Communion                    November 5, 2017 Prelude:  “Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary”  Karl Jenkins Welcome and Gathering Prayer Introit:  “In Flanders Fields” ... Read More


All saints homily

Homily for All Saints’ Sunday

Based on The Beatitudes found at Matthew 5: 1-12 All Saints Sunday here at Knox is one of my most favourite Sundays in all of the church calendar year. For me, there is nothing more meaningful than to gather with... Read More


The beatitudes

Matthew 5: 1-12 ‘The Beatitudes’

         Introduction to the readings for  All Saints’ Sunday, October 29, 2017 Our reading this morning come from the author of the gospel of according to Matthew. The context is Jesus’ first teaching of the... Read More


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October 29, 2017 ~ All Saints' Day

KNOX – A Sacred Space ALL SAINTS’ DAY OCTOBER 29, 2017  “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with... Read More


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A Few Words About the Psalms

This morning our readings, prayers, and hymns all speak to the strength and power of relationships with and through God and one another. They speak of relationships that ebb and flow with life’s circumstances and... Read More


Love god love people

Psalm 119: 105-112; Ruth 1: 1-5; & Mark 12: 28-34

Anticipating scripture, we begin with a sung adaptation of verses 105-112 of Psalm 119, a psalm of trust in being guided by God’s life giving word. MV 108 (based on Psalm 119: 105-112) Our first reading this morning... Read More


Psalms

October 22, 2017

Knox – A Sacred Space                 Sunday, October 22, 2017                       A SERVICE IN PSALMS  ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated Prelude:  “Arioso”   Edvard Grieg A Prayer for Stillness... Read More


Creation paradox

Reflection ~ October 15, 2017

Based on: Exodus 3: 1-5 Moses and the Burning Bush Opening Prayer:  Holy, gracious, and amazing God, may the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we carry as we reflect on your Word for us from scripture... Read More


Moses and the burning bush

Exodus 3 : 1-5

Our reading this morning is a familiar one and therein lies its danger. Listen with fresh ears to hear what new thing you might learn on the occasion of our last in a series of worship services focusing on Good’s... Read More


Delight me

October 15, 2017

Knox – A Sacred Space                 Sunday, October 15,  2017   ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   What is Creation Saying to Us?     God is saying “DELIGHT IN ME!”   Prelude: 'Wonderful Words of... Read More


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October 8, 2017 ~ Thanksgiving

              Knox United Church     THANKSGIVING SUNDAY              October 8, 2017     Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost                   Ordinary Time   BECOMING PRESENT Prelude:       "A Mighty Fortress is Our... Read More


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Reflection on World Communion Sunday

Based on Exodus 17: 1-7 May the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we hold in response to your Word for us from scripture be acceptable in your sight, O God, our Rock and our Redeemer.  Amen. “Is the... Read More


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October 1, 2017 ~ World Communion

KNOX – A Sacred Space Sunday, October 1, 2017    World Communion Sunday   ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   Prelude:  "Holy God, we Praise Thy Name"   Donald Busarow Welcome and Greeting Call to... Read More


Sea monster

Homily for Covenanting Sunday

Based on Psalm 104, Part Two Opening Prayer:  May the words on my lips and our reflections on your word for us this day be acceptable in your sight, dear God, our Rock and our Redeemer.  Amen I love the grand sweep... Read More


Water from the rock

Exodus 17: 1-7

Introduction to the Readings for World Communion Sunday No matter how bad things might look, no matter how fearful or frustrated we might become, our God is always with us.  Our God will provide us with everything... Read More


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September 24, 2017 ~ Covenanting Sunday

Knox – A Sacred Space  ~ Covenanting Sunday   ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   What is Creation Saying to Us?         God is saying           “LISTEN TO MY WISDOM!!”   Prelude: “Come and Find the... Read More


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Psalm 104, Part Two

Introduction to the Reading for Sunday, September 24, 2017 The Psalter is a collection of prayers and songs composed over the course of Israel’s history.   Their primary purpose is to praise God in worship.   This... Read More


What

Reflection ~ September 17, 2017

Based on 1 Kings 19: 1-13 “What are you doing here?” or “What are you doing here?” Or  “What are you doing here?” or even “What are you doing here?” This seems a timely question for all of us to consider in these... Read More


Elijah

1 Kings 19:1-13

Introduction to the Readings for September 17, 2017 1 Kings 19:1-13 It’s an understatement to say Jezebel is not pleased with the recent actions of the prophet Elijah.  Elijah has been on a righteous rampage, one... Read More


Welcome you us

September 17, 2017 ~ Welcome Sunday

Knox – A Sacred Space   Sunday, September 17, 2017   ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated   What is Creation Saying to Us? God is saying “LOVE ME!!” Prelude:  “What a Friend we have in Jesus”  Dale Wood ... Read More


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Reflection ~ September 10, 2017

Based on Matthew 6: 24-33 When I was approaching this morning’s readings from Matthew’s gospel from a prayerful perspective, I came across a poem I received when I attended the Bethlehem Retreat Center near Nanaimo... Read More


Creation 10

September 10, 2017

Knox – A Sacred Space Sunday, September 10, 2017  ♫áRise as you are able.  ♫+Please remain seated What is God Saying to Us? God is saying  “Be awestruck before Creation”   Prelude:  “Recitative”  Francois Couperin  ... Read More


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Matthew 6: 25-33

Introductions to the readings for Creation Sunday May Jesus’ words of promise first offered so long ago to a hungry and hopeful people gathered on a mountaintop be food for thought for us gathered here this day: A... Read More


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Summer Spirit Photos

It has been our sincere pleasure to host Summer Spirit these last two weeks.  Such wonderful and inspiring Services and delicious Lunch with Yummy Dessert! Check out the pics and see the smiles!  We are glad you're... Read More


Labour day

September 3, 2017

Join us at Knox United Church 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  Welcome everyone - we are glad you are here!  Knox folks, please extend Knox hospitality to our fellow SummerSpirit worshippers and try to stay for... Read More


Small things

Message ~ August 27, 2017

Based on Matthew 25: 31-46 For: The Summer Spirit Congregation gathered at Knox United Church. May the peace of Christ which passes all understanding, be with you all.  And, also with you. Let us pray: May the words... Read More


Eclipse

August 27, 2017

Join us at Knox United Church 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  Welcome everyone - we are glad you are here!  Knox folks, please extend Knox hospitality to our fellow SummerSpirit worshippers and try to stay for... Read More


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Jesus When Did I See You? - Linnea Good

"Jesus, when did I see you hungry? When did I see you scared? When did I see you lonely? Forgotten, Forsaken? I woulda helped you." On their musical pilgrimage to the Christian Medical College Hospital of... Read More


You did it for me

Matthew 25: 31-46

Introduction to the readings for Summer Spirit Sunday at Knox, August 27, 2017 Our good news this morning comes to us from the final chapter of Matthew’s gospel with Jesus’ final public teaching.  Here, Jesus... Read More


Summer

August 20, 2017

Join us at Dunbar Ryerson United Church 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


August

August 13, 2017

Join us at Dunbar Ryerson United Church 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


Vancouver sailboats

August 6, 2017

Join us at Dunbar Ryerson United Church 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


Summer church

July 30, 2017

Join us at Dunbar Ryerson United Church 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


Come and worship

July 23, 2017

Join us at Shaughnessy Heights United 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


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July 16, 2017

Join us at Shaughnessy Heights United 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


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July 9, 2017

Join us at Shaughnessy Heights United 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship  A rideshare system is in place to connect potential drivers and riders.  If you're available as a driver for other congregants during the... Read More


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Canada Day Sunday Snippet

Scroll down to Enjoy our Canada Day montage! Read More


Shaughnessy

July 2, 2017

Join us at Shaughnessy Heights United 10:30 am for SummerSpirit Worship   ** Please check out our weekly bulletin -NEWS & NOTESIt is attached as a printable PDF **     Read More


Theological buffet

Message ~ June 25, 2017

Opening Prayer: Holy, gracious and amazing God, may the words on my lips and the thoughts and feelings we hold as we reflect on your holy word this day, may all of it be acceptable in your sight, amen. “Whoever... Read More


Welcome mat

Matthew 10: 40 -42

Scripture Reading for June 25,2017 10 am worship Matthew 10:40-42 Rewards 40 “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. 41 Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a... Read More


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June 25, 2017 ~ Happy 150th Canada

Knox – A Sacred Space Celebrating Canada Day with Our Neighbours June 25, 2017      ♫áRise as you are able.              ♫+Please remain seated Prelude: "Sonatina" from Cantata "God's Time is Best"  BWV 106 - J.S.... Read More


Courage

Celebrating Faithful & Courageous Men

In celebration of FATHER's DAY three speakers reflected on Celebrating the Wisdom of Fathers and Father Figures    by Charles When Elizabeth called for volunteers to speak about a faithful and courageous man I... Read More