Friday Newsletter April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022

The Ten Utterances 

This Sunday at John Knox

You're invited to join us this Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 9:00 am for our Traditional Service or at 11:00 am for our Contemporary Service. If you wish to join us online for worship, you may do so through Facebook Live. Click here to watch our streaming live services. Please note: You do not have to have a Facebook account to view our services. Our scriptures this Sunday are: Matthew 22:34-40 and Exodus 19:1-6, 20:1-2

NO COFFEE with Pastor Beth this week, as she has been under the weather with a stomach bug! She will be at MOTW starting next Friday. 

Organ Recital: Shayla Van Hal at Indiana Memorial Union tonight at 7pm
or watch it on Facebook live the link will go live about 15 minutes prior to the concert.

May 2022 Calendar and Tidings Newsletter 

The May 2022 calendar and Tidings Newsletter are available. With life returning back to normal our summer calendar is beginning to fill up! Make sure you mark your calendar so you don't miss out on all the fun this summer! Click here to review the May calendar and the Tidings Newsletter.

Visitation & Funeral for Norma Pratt - April 30 

You are invited to share with the family from 10 am - 11:30 am for a visitation followed by the service to the resurrection for Norma Pratt. This will be held in the sanctuary and online. There will be a burial at Floral Park Cemetery at 1 pm followed by a luncheon in Fellowship Hall.

Crazy Cards - April 30 - 5:30 pm

It is time to have some FUN and FELLOWSHIP! We rescheduled this event because our January Covid numbers would not permit us to gather safely. Please join us for a night of food, fellowship, and CRAZY cards (no card playing skills needed)!
WHEN AND WHERE: Saturday, April 30, Fellowship Hall at 6 pm, we will begin.
WHO: Any and all adults interested in having a fun evening.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy terrific snacks and to get better acquainted with other adults in our church family.
SNACKS: Each of us is asked to bring a snack to share. Beverages will be provided.
PRIZES: Door Prizes will be awarded to four lucky players.
COST: Optional $5 donation for the 20/20 Fund.
RSVP: Please let us know you are planning to attend by signing up on the sheet posted on the bulletin board outside the Church Office. If you have a card table at home, please bring it. And know that childcare can be provided - just mark that on the sign-up sheet.  

Prime Timers

Prime Timers will meet Tuesday, MAY 3 at 11:30 at the church to go to Beech Grove to eat at one of our favorite places, The Rustic Root. We have reservations for 15 at noon. Please sign-up on the bulletin board if you plan to attend so we can make sure we have enough spots and drivers. Everyone is invited to join us and you won’t want to miss this delicious place to eat. Oh, save room for dessert!!

Honor Thy Mother

Mother's Day is May 8th! Honor thy Mother this year with a donation of a NEWLY PURCHASED Robe, Slippers, and/or Nightgown to the Mission Team's Mothers Day project.  These items will be collected in a box placed in the hallway near the Mission bulletin board and hand-delivered to Coburn Place Safe Haven (a shelter for women and children who have been victims of domestic violence).  Here is a chance to show your Mother and our neighbors in need some love.  Thank you for donating.

Celebrate Our Graduates

We will celebrate our graduates on Sunday, May 22. If you or a family member has or will be graduating this year, please contact Lisa Crismore ( ; 317-291-0308) with the name of the graduate, the school/program, date of graduation, and what they plan to do after graduation. This information will be shared in the bulletin on the day of the celebration and the June Tidings.

New Member Class

Interested in becoming a member of John Knox? Or interested in finding out more information about our church? Join us for lunch and a conversation on May 22 immediately following the 2nd service. Please RSVP to the church office so we can have enough food.

Race Weekend Service

Due to the Indianapolis 500 Race, there will be no activities at the church on Sunday, May 29.  But, as we have in the past, we are going to have a meal and worship in a comfortable way the day before!  We will gather for a pitch-in picnic in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday, May 28, at 6 pm.  The Worship Team will provide drinks and table service - you are asked to bring a dish to share.  Then, we will stay in the Fellowship Hall for worship
starting around 7 pm.

Margaret Wilson Scholarship

Just a reminder to our high school seniors and college students, the scholarship applications are due May 23 by the close of the business day.  The forms can be put in Lisa Crismore’s mailbox or mailed to the church office.  You should have received a scholarship application in the mail.  Please see Lisa Crismore if you need another scholarship form or have any questions.

Easter Festival Thank You!

THANKS to all who helped with donations and assistance to celebrate Easter with our children during our festival. We hosted a total of seventy-five guests with twenty-five people serving in helping roles! We consider this to be a huge success since we have not done this in three years!

Vacation Bible School

We are making plans for the week of Vacation Bible School. The date has changed due to the Soccer Camp needing to be held June 20-24. VBS will now be held on June 27-July 1 from 5:30-8:30 pm with dinner provided. Our theme will be “Knights of North Castle.” Come and join us as we seek to find strength in God by putting on our armor of truth, justice, peace, faith, and salvation! You won’t want to miss meeting our puppet mascot Sparky! Iglesia Hermandad Cristiana and Kelly and Jon Simpson have confirmed that they will be joining us for this special event. If you plan to be a part of leading or helping this week, please plan to attend the training/information meeting on Sunday, May 22 at 12:30 pm with lunch provided.

Save the Date
Food on the First – May 1
Prime Timers - May 3
Tidings Deadline – May 18
New Member Class - May 22
Race Weekend Service – May 28 – Pitch-in 6 pm, Worship Service 7 pm
The office is closed -May 30
Pentecost – June 5
Vacation Bible Schol - June 20-24



Sundays at 10am with an offering of fellowship or Church School at 11am

John Knox Presbyterian Church
3000 North High School Road | Indianapolis, Indiana 46224
(317) 291-0308