Announcements December 11




11 December 2022

Welcome!  We extend a warm welcome to our guests, and invite you to sign the guest book at the back of the sanctuary.  Everyone is invited to remain for coffee and fellowship, downstairs in the Church Hall, following the service.  We thank Brian Yeo for hosting today.

This Week in First Church:

– Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – Finance & Maintenance Committee (by Zoom)

– Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – Bible study (by Zoom)

– Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – Men’s Breakfast

Coming Up:

– Saturday, 24 December, 7:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve service

– Sunday, 25 December – No service (Christmas Day)

Today is our congregation’s Anniversary Sunday.  2022 marks the following anniversaries:

– the 160th anniversary of the first Presbyterian worship service held in Portage la Prairie (1862)

– the 149th anniversary of the establishing of the original Presbyterian congregation in Portage la Prairie, called Knox Presbyterian Church (1873)

– the 97th anniversary of the establishing of our current congregation, when Knox Church chose to become part of the new United Church of Canada (1925)

– the 95th anniversary of the construction of our current building (1927)

– the 35th anniversary of the construction of the addition to our building that comprises the south entrance, kitchen, washrooms, and classroom (1987)

Full announcements here