What to expect in worship
We have parking spots designated for visitors as well as handicap parking. You may enter up the steps or the ramp to the narthex, the foyer that opens into the sanctuary. You may also avoid all steps by entering through the glass door in the Memorial Garden.
Ushers will greet you in the narthex. You may pick up a bulletin on the narthex table. (Masks are optional for those fully vaccinated. Masks are available if you need one.) The bulletin is like a script for the worship service so you know what happens and when the congregation has a speaking part.
Music Director Hannah plays music to inspire us to reflect, meditate, and act. We have two hymnals, Sing the Faith and The Presbyterian Hymnal.
Pastor Susan will preach on the scripture read by the liturgist (worship leader). Her sermons are designed to comfort and challenge us.
We share the Lord's Supper on the first Sunday of the month. We offer gluten free options.
We pass the offering plates toward the end of the service. Not everyone puts a weekly offering in the plate; some people donate electronically, by mail, monthly, annually, or not at all. We have offering envelopes in the pews for your use.
We enjoy having fellowship time outside in our Memorial Garden, weather permitting. Otherwise, it takes place in our fellowship hall following worship.
Our Frequently Asked Questions (Click Blue Bars for answers)
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Where is John Knox located?
Our building is at 9104 Westport Road, approximately 2 miles west of I-265 (Gene Snyder Expressway).
When is worship?
Sunday school 9:30 a.m., Sunday (by schedule)
Sunday worship - 11:00 a.m.
Is your building accessible?
Our building is accessible to persons with physical disabilities. The church offices, classrooms, and sanctuary are all on one level. Exterior doors to the sanctuary are up two steps. There is also a ramp for easy access for those with mobility issues.
Are my children welcome in the service?
Yes! We welcome children of all ages in worship and encourage their participation.
Am I allowed to take communion?
We practice open communion. It is served on the first Sunday of the month and on Maundy Thursday.
What type of fellowship do you have?
We host fellowship time "lite" (coffee and light snacks) in our fellowship hall following worship or in the memorial garden. We also hope to offer congregant meals provided by the Senior Nutrition Program once Covid restrictions are lifted. Lunches may be pre-ordered for individuals 60 and older. Cost is based on the ability to pay. Watch this space for the start date.
How can I become a member?
You may become a member of this church by profession of faith, re-affirmation of faith, or letter of transfer from another church. Please contact our pastor for more information.
Can my group use space in your building?
It may be possible to use our fellowship hall or one of our meeting rooms. Contact the church at least a week in advance at 425-6770 (leave a message, if necessary) or use the Contact Us form provided on this site.
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