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The Weekly | February 6th

QUOTE FOR A SNOWY MONDAY

“One of the very best reasons for having children is to be reminded of the incomparable joys of a snow day.”

We hope you are enjoying your snow-filled Monday.

WEEKLY:

MONDAY

  • Women’s Bible Study 7:00 PM (Atrium)
  • Boy Scouts 7:00 PM (Fellowship Hall)
  • AA Group 7:30 PM (Library)

TUESDAY

  • Judson Bible Study 1:00 PM (Judson)
  • Jr. High YG 6:30 PM (Youth Center)
  • Session Meeting 7:00 PM (Fireside Room)
  • Deacons Meeting 7:00 PM (Multipurpose Room)

WEDNESDAY

  • Men’s Bible Study 6:00 AM (Burien Press)
  • Life Story Group 6:00 PM (Off Site)
  • Sr. High YG 7:00 PM (Youth Center)

THURSDAY

  • Parenting Class 9:30 AM (Education Bldg Room 1)
  • Women’s Bible Study 9:30 AM (Atrium)
  • JK Worship Team Rehearsal 7:00 PM (Worship Center)

FRIDAY

  • Church Prayer Group 9:00 AM (Atrium)

SUNDAY

  • Worship 8:30 AM | 10:10 AM

MARRIAGE RETREAT

FEBRUARY 24 -26
Interested in growing closer to your spouse as well as God in a comfortable, cozy setting? If your answer is “Yes!”, “Of Course!”, “Duh?!?!” or “Boo-Yah!” then this retreat is for you. Come and join other JKPC couples for a time of learning, growing, reflecting, interacting, and of course fun!

Cost: $280 -$430. For more information, please contact Peter Watson at watsonpr@gmail.com or Leah Lafrombois at leahlafrombois@hotmail.com.

BIG WEDNESDAY RECAP

Last Wednesday we had our first Big Wednesday of 2017. It was one of our best, and one of our funniest. The JK Worship team did such a great job making a delicious dinner that we all enjoyed. Their efforts are so appreciated! Taproot was a blast! It was just a good night together as a church family, eating, laughing, and enjoying being together. Keep your eyes open for details about next month’s Big Wednesday.


Crowded House


Root Beer Floats


Taproot Theatre Improv Group

2016 FALL DIRECTORY

Updated Addendum Now Available
Some folks were inadvertently left out of the 2016 Fall Directory. An addendum has been printed that includes them, as well as, corrections to addresses, phone numbers, emails, and membership status. Stop by the Welcome Center and pick up a copy of the 2016 Fall Directory Addendum.

OFFICE CLOSURES

The John Knox main office will be closed on Monday, February 20 in observance of President’s Day. The Preschool Office will be closed on February 20 and 21 for Mid-winter break.

CALLING ALL SINGERS

JK Choir Rehearsals Begin Soon
Do you love to sing? Are you looking for an opportunity to sing with others in the JK community? The JK Choir will be helping to lead in worship throughout the season of Lent. Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 6:00-7:30 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room beginning February 16th. No auditions are required – all are welcome. Join us as we sing together!
For questions or more information, or if you are unable to attend the first rehearsal but wish to participate, please contact Rachel Morris at rachel@jkpcusa.org

PARENTS NIGHT OUT (BABYSITTING CO-OP)

Our Winter and Spring session of Parent’s Night Out is beginning soon. We have space available for 3 additional families to join this fun program. Kids aged 1 (and walking) through 13 get to hang out with other kids and have a fun night playing games, creating crafts and watching a movie, while parents get some much-needed adult time.  Commitment is per four-month session. As part of this co-op program, you will get six dates and be responsible for providing childcare for the other two nights. Required training provided upon registration.

  • Program Dates: 6-9:55 PM: 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7 (yes spring break), 4/21, 5/5, 5/19, and 6/2
  • Cost: $20 program fee plus $9/adult for required background checks.

If you are interested or have further questions about this program, please contact LindaFarnsworth@gmail.com

JR HIGH MISSION TRIP TO PORTLANDIA

If you know a junior high student who might be interested in going to serve in Portland this summer, you should bring them on February 21st at 6:30 PM in the youth center where we will have a parent/student meeting to talk through all the details of the trip.

PRAYERS FOR THE KENYA TEAM

We ask for your prayers for the Kenya Team as they head out this week.
Pray that the Mission 5 Million Project (M5M) takes hold and boosts the health and nutrition of the children and families served by Kenya Children’s Fund and Kinyago Dandora School

HOSPITALITY HOUSE VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for volunteers to provide meals for Hospitality House –one of our local mission partners– during the week of February 28th – March 3rd. If you’d like to help with meals, please contact Erin Ray at eray@rei.com

HOSPITALITY HOUSE SPRING FLING

It’s almost spring, and the annual Hospitality House Spring Fling is March 4, 2017, hosted by St. Francis of Assisi Church. Join others from John Knox as we gather as a community to support the ongoing work of Hospitality House and their Burien Women’s Shelter. For details contact Joanie Brown at hotwords@comcast.net or visit Hospitality House website.

THE SNOW BRINGS OUT THE KID IN ALL OF US

Thatcher Kelley strapped on his skis and skied down the Southcenter Hill this morning at dawn. He captured it for us.

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