Knox offers groups for all adults to learn about and experience the Christian faith. You are invited to participate in any of our groups and we hope to see you soon.
Experience an enjoyable afternoon with good food, fellowship and entertainment!
A delicious homemade lunch served to your tables will be followed by a feature event involving entertainment provided on a monthly basis. There is no fee, but a free will donation will be appreciated.
Monthly Date: Last Thursday of each month
Fall 2021 - Lunch package deliveries as described in the New Ministry below will be continued into the fall season and longer
if necessary. Lunches will not be held in Metcalf Hall until further restrictions have been lifted.
A New Ministry During COVID-19
During the pandemic Seniors Connecting at Knox is embracing a new format in delivering frozen soup lunch packages once a month on the 4th Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. The homemade soup is prepared in our Knox kitchen and frozen in single portion containers. This frozen soup lunch package is provided to seniors who are isolated or find it difficult to go out. It is a new expression of our ministry since COVID-19 keeps us from eating in person over lunch in Metcalf Hall.
Chartwell Wellington Park Retirement Residence is pleased to offer complimentary bus transportation to anyone wishing to attend Seniors Connecting at Knox. Wellington Park's bus service will pick you up and drop you off on the last Thursday of every month. Pick up times start at 10:30 am. Departure from Knox starts at 2 pm.
If you wish to have a spot on the bus, please call Amelia at 519-803-0232 to reserve your spot today. Seats are limited.
Existing riders, please call Amelia no later than 5:00 pm the day before Senior's Connecting to confirm your attendance on the bus.
*Please note that there are 3 steps to get onto the bus.
For inquiries about bus service or information regarding this ministry, contact Wendy at [email protected] or the Church Office Administrator at 519-821-0141.
FOCUS AND MANDATE
The focus and mandate of this ministry is to welcome seniors of Knox and the community and to support them in such ways as to enrich their quality of life, and trust they will experience the love of God in and through the caring of the Knox Church family.
Lunch Bunch provides an opportunity for good food, fun and fellowship while eating out at a different restaurant on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 11:45 a.m. If you don’t like to eat out alone, but like to try new or different places, come with us!
If you would like to join us, please contact the church office. The notice of date and venue is in the bulletin for two Sundays before the lunch.
Reservations are necessary to ensure that there is room for everyone. Friends welcome.
April 21: Cancelled.
May 19: Cancelled.
Please contact Carla at [email protected] for reservations.
A group of women from Knox Church go on weekend retreat in the spring and the fall. Retreats take place at Crieff Hills Retreat Centre, the Presbyterian Church in Canada’s retreat centre in Puslinch. From Friday evening until Sunday afternoon, they gather at Dove House to share a restful and refreshing weekend of fellowship, discussion, and good food and to enjoy the natural beauty of the countryside.
Participants share in providing and preparing the meals for the group and in the cost of renting the retreat house. Dove House will accommodate 24 people and women are welcome to come for just part or all of the weekend.
2021 Spring Retreat dates: May 28 - 30 Cancelled and re-booked for May 2022
2021 Fall Retreat dates: September 24 - 26 Cancelled
We meet on Friday at 6 pm for a delicious dinner at the Sunset Villa restaurant right next to Crieff Hills. Since dinner reservations must be made in advance, numbers are needed. After dinner we go to Dove House at Crieff Hills. During the weekend, shared teams are responsible for one meal. Let Yvonne know if you will be coming so that numbers can be organized for meals. But if you are not able to join us for the whole weekend, and find time at the last minute come anytime during the weekend. Enjoy the fellowship, fun, food and the beautiful surroundings at Crieff Hills. All women are welcome.
Please contact Karen in person or by email at [email protected]
When and Where Does the Book Club Meet?
The last Monday of the month in the Community Room with the exception of December, July and August. Meeting times are changed to 7:15 pm.
All meetings will be held in the Community Room during the COVID-19.
Anyone is welcome to share their opinions of the selected book and join in some lively discussion.
How Do I Borrow the Books?
Books are chosen from the Guelph Public Library Book Club list and descriptions.
One month in advance of the meeting date, the Guelph Public Library provides the club with copies of the book which members may borrow and read at their leisure.
Books must be returned to the church on, or before, the night of its discussion.
The Book Club is always open to suggestions from readers regarding future selections for the club.
Any adult reader is welcome. Come and join us – and bring a friend.
Book Club 2021/22
The Guelph Public Library is not providing an advance list of books at this time.