Here’s an advanced look at what’s in the 5 Things for this coming Sunday.
The JK Office is closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.
MEET & GREET AFTER SERVICES TODAY
WITH NOMINEES, NEW@KNOX AND NEW MEMBERS
Meet the Nominees for Elder, Deacon and the 2020 Nominating Committe in the Narthex. We’ll be electing officers at our Congregational Meeting next week. Find out who they are, introduce yourself to the them and ask questions.
New@Knox and New Member Reception will take place in the Atrium. Come meet staff members, JK leaders and our new members. It’s a great way to connect especially if you’re new. Refreshments provided.
ADVENT ART NIGHT | SIGN-UP TODAY
JOIN US WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH | 5:30 – 8:30 PM
ALL ages and skill levels are invited to join us for Advent Art Night where we will create art to hang on the walls of the Atrium during Advent. We’ll start with a free pizza dinner at 5:30pm and begin creating art at 6:00pm. Our theme this year is “Prepare the Way,” based on Mark 1:1-8. Visit https://www.johnknox.life to RSVP for dinner and to reserve your canvases or sign-up today in The Atrium.
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING NOVEMBER 17TH | 9:45AM
REMEMBER, SECOND SERVICE BEGINS AT 10:45AM ON NOVEMBER 17TH ONLY
John Knox Presbyterian Church is holding a Congregational Meeting on Sunday, November 17th at 9:45 am in the Fellowship Hall for the purpose of hearing a report from the Congregational Nominating Committee, electing officers, approving Pastor Jon Saur’s terms of call, and hearing an update from the Finance team. The Congregational Meeting is open to all, but only those on the active membership role of John Knox may vote. Biographies of the candidates are available electronically on Realm and in print at the Welcome Center. Contact any member of the Congregational Nominating Committee: Dan Mendes (chair), BJ Bell, Larry Bjork, Dave Duke, Mike Fuchigami, Russ Jones, Erin Nordman, or Ashley Wainscott if you have questions.
LOCAL CHRISTMAS MISSION PROJECT
HELP SUPPLY GIFTS FOR THE RESIDENCE OF MARY’S PLACE IN BURIEN
JKPC is partnering with Mary’s Place to provide gifts for children and adults during this holiday season by sponsoring a Giving Tree. Please check out the tree in the Atrium and select a gift or two (or even more) that your family can bless others with. Unwrapped gifts along with the gift request tags must be returned by December 12th to the Atrium. If a gift card is the requested item, it should be returned to the Welcome Center or to the church office. These gifts will be distributed at the Holly Jolly Party for Mary’s Place participants December 20th and 21st. Please find out more by visiting the display table next to the tree in the Atrium.
THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE & SPECIAL OFFERING
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AT 7:00 PM
Join us for a service of Thanksgiving to God. We will lift our gratitude and praise through song, prayer, Scripture, and in the sacrament of Communion. Childcare will be available for children ages Nursery through Preschool. This year’s special Thanksgiving offering will be shared equally by Hospitality House and The Outreach Foundation’s Syria Relief Fund. Please use your special Thanksgiving offering envelope or write “Thanksgiving Offering” on the memo line of your check or pew envelope. Donations can also be made online at
www.jkpcusa.org or through Realm. Thanks for your generosity.