THIS WEEK AT KNOLLWOOD
Sunday September 13-- Pre-service prayer at 9:15 a.m.
Online: pre-service prayer
Or in the Heritage Room
Sunday September 13- -- Pre-service chat time starting at 9:30 a.m.
Or on our YouTube Channel
Sunday September 13--- Service at 10 a.m.
At Knollwood -- We have been blessed with about 60 people attending in person each Sunday. We greatly enjoy worshiping our awesome God together. We are being very safe -- wearing masks, sitting 6 feet apart, not singing out loud. If you want more details about our safety protocol, follow this link re-opening-this-sunday
Do not attend if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath, feeling unwell), or if you have been in contact with a confirmed case of Covid-19. If you are considered to be vulnerable, or if you simply are not comfortable, please continue to watch our services online.
Sunday September 13 -- Opening Evening of Week of Prayer -- Auditorium 7 p.m.
There are no experts when it comes to praying. None of us have arrived. We all have many ways to grow. Join us for this Week of Prayer as we seek to deepen our relationship with our wise, loving, and powerful Lord!
Week of Worship through Prayer -- September 13 to 18
Join us one of these times as we pray together.
Sunday at 7:00 PM in the auditorium
Monday to Friday at 7:00 PM online
Saturday at 9:00 AM in the auditorium
For more information or to download your own guide to the Week of Prayer, follow this link Week of Worship through Prayer
Tuesday September 15 -- Nexus Youth 6:30 p.m.
Youth for Christ Fundraiser--Drive-In Concert -- September 14 and 15 at 6 p.m.
Instead of their usual fundraising banquet, this year Youth for Christ is hosting a "Live Concert" Drive-In Event, featuring stars from the Victoria Playhouse in Petrolia. It is being held at Forest City Community Church in London. If you love "Good Ol' Country Gospel" or just want to support YFC, call for information at 519-686-0093, or go to www.thevpp.ca and click BUY ONLINE. YFC Fundraiser Good Ol' Country Gospel
September 20 -- Young Adult's BBQ after Sunday Service at the Klahsens' House
If you are a young adult (age 18 to 29ish) then you're welcome at the Klahsen House for burgers, hot dogs, snacks and fellowship. And it's free! We can arrange rides if needed. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. To register, click hereYoung Adults' BBQ registration
September 24 -- Youth Leaders Meeting 6:30 p.m.
September 27 -- Members' Meeting after Sunday Service
NEW! -- Family Zone -- an Alternative to Nursery
Calling all families who are missing Church Nursery! Until we are able to offer a nursery program for our littlest church family members, why not check out our Family Zone! We have created a comfortable place for parents and their young children in the cafe corner. Kids can play while parents watch and listen to the service through the windows in the lobby. Please bring your own books and toys. Drinking and snacking are strongly discouraged.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY UPDATES
We are running a slightly shorter children's program for Jk-Gr 5 during the preaching portion of our service.
We are seeking to take necessary precautions during the program including doing it outside (weather permitting), keeping socially distanced, providing masks and hand sanitizer and making sure necessary surfaces are cleaned.
Since we will be outside, we ask if families could bring blankets or towels for the kids to sit on while they are outside if they so desire.
If you are unable to attend, we will continue to provide the lesson video and activity sheets on our website, as well as our Family Worship teaching through our live service. (See below).
At this time, we are still unable to supply regular nursery services but hope to safely do so in the future.
ONLINE CHILDREN'S MINISTRY – FROM THE “GOSPEL PROJECT”
YouTube Playlist with our lessons
Activity Sheets -- This week we are on Unit 13 Week 2. You can access activity sheets with this link or at the bottom of the online bulletin.
FAMILY WORSHIP — FROM THE NEW CITY CATECHISM
Question 5: What else did God create?
Answer: God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his loving rule.
Children's Answer: God created all things and all his creation was very good.
And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. .
PRAYER AND PRAISE FOCUS FOR SEPTEMBER 13 - SEPTEMBER 19
Preaching Next Sunday — Pastor Matt Freele
Our Staff — Pastor Nathan Klahsen
Our Deacons — Keith Albion, Dave DeHaan, Jeff Freele, Chuck Selby
Missionaries — Terry and Joanie Wiley
Neighbouring Churches — West Park Church– Lead Pastor Charles Stone
Local Supported Agencies — The Cross Current
Back to School — Please pray for parents who have had to make some hard decisions about sending their children back to school in September. Pray for the physical and emotional well-being of the children. Pray for the families who have decided to homeschool or access distance learning. Pray also for the teachers and administrators who are working hard to provide the best and safest learning environment for the kids.
IN URGENT NEED OF VOLUNTEERS!
We are in great need of helpers in the Children's Ministry, the Youth Ministry, the Worship Team, the A/V Team, and Ushers and Greeters. What a great way to serve the Knollwood family! For more detail, and to sign up, go to: https://buff.ly/3dRJITP
Reminder -- most positions need a current Vulnerable Sector Check from the police department. To apply online, follow this link Vulnerable-Sector-Check
WAYS OF GIVING TOWARDS KNOLLWOOD
Thank you so much for your faithful giving!
Here are a few ways that you can give:
REACHING OUT TO OUR KNOLLWOOD FAMILY
Need someone's address or phone number? Here is the link to our online directory.
If you need anything -- help, encouragement, groceries -- please contact the church office at 519-455-2090 or send an email to Beth at [email protected] We would love to help you!
UPDATES FROM SOME OF OUR MISSIONARIES
David and Cathy Smith -- David and Cathy are thankful that Cathy continues to recover after her weeks of illness and for the excellent care of their family doctor. She still has to have extra rest and be cautious mixing with anyone outside their usual bubble of immediate family.
If you would like to receive their newsletter, contact Beth at [email protected]
Ken and Cathy Yinger -- Spain
Ken and Cathy write in their latest newsletter that there are days when it's been really, really hard. Covid 19 numbers are beginning to rise again with tourists coming into Spain, it has been intolerably hot, they are missing their children and grandchildren, and they are concerned about both their mothers. They write: "However, God is always so good, so creative in His ways to remind us that He is sovereign. He is in control. He is the one who called us, He is the one who will work in and through and around us in His good time. The only thing He asks of us is obedience."
"More than anything, we ask you to pray that we will rest in Him, expect Him to open doors that only He can, and have eyes to see and ears to hear. Pray for wisdom for government leaders as they make decisions about handling the pandemic. Pray for our Fellowship International colleagues, and for our World Horizons partners here in Extremadura. Pray for the pastors and leaders of the evangelical churches across Extremadura, that they will seek God’s plan for moving forward. He is doing new things!"
Click here to read their most recent newsletter. Yingers' Summer Update
Rebekah Drew -- Papua New Guinea
Rebekah’s Prayer Requests and Praise Items for the month of August:
Click here to read Rebekah's complete newsletter Drew's News
Terry and Joanie Wiley
Terry and Joanie are currently working from Three Hills, Alberta. They recently moved Joanie's parents from a long-term care facility to their own home. Joanie's father needs palliative care for cancer and is looking forward to his heavenly home.
Their prayer requests are as follows:
Barney and Adelia Robison
Barney and Adelia are home from the Gambia and are winding down their ministry in preparation for retirement.
Here are their prayer requests: