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 foyer that opens into the sanctuary. You may also avoid all steps by entering through the glass door by the Memorial Garden.
Ushers will greet you and provide a worship bulletin as you enter the church. (Masks are required when Jefferson County is in the RED zone, otherwise, 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. We also have seating for those with mobility issues and strollers.
We welcomed our new Music Director, Judy Warren, on January 29, 2023. We said goodbye the previous Sundays in January to our 4 talented interim guest musicians.
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 and on Maundy Thursday. 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.
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 (as listed in the calendar on main page)
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. We also have a pew with space for wheelchairs, walkers, etc. and strollers to remain with the worshiper.
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 (Holy) Thursday.
What type of fellowship do you have?
We host fellowship time (coffee and light snacks) in our fellowship hall following worship (when we are not in the RED zone for Covid) or in the memorial garden in warmer weather. We also have a "Games On!" event once a month with board and card games and snacks, open to anyone. (See the calendar for the date and time.)
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. Someone is generally available by phone on Friday from 2:00-4:00 PM.
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