Author Archives: Ian Gibson

rocking in Montreal

trip to Union United Church in Montreal My daughter Jane and I and Erin Norman and her three daughters braved the snow to travel to Montreal to see the Union United Church men’s gospel choir perform in their home environment … Continue reading

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Visioning – We are Moving Forward (cont’d)

  This is the second of a series of posts regarding an update on our Visioning  / Renewal initiative at Knox UC. In this post, we will update you on the other major theme areas: interfaith dialogue, deeper spiritual exploration … Continue reading

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Visioning – We are Moving Forward

It’s been a while since the Visioning and Renewal Committee has given the congregation at Knox UC an update on where we were at with our Visioning  / Renewal initiative at Knox UC. You’ll recall the various public events that … Continue reading

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United Church of Canada’s Comprehensive Review Process – Update

A number of our congregants participated in the United Church of Canada’s Comprehensive Review Process back in the latter part of Sept./13. The process involved a trained interviewer coming to our church and asking us a number of pre-arranged questions … Continue reading

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Knox United Church is rocked to its very foundations – visit of the Union United Church men’s gospel and band

On Sunday, January 26th, we had the men’s fellowship gospel choir from Union United Church in Montreal join us for our worship service on the occasion of our 51st anniversary Sunday. They were accompanied by their four piece band. Suffice … Continue reading

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Interfaith dialogue with Temple Israel

I had lunch with one of the members of Temple Israel yesterday. You’ll  recall Temple Israel is a Jewish reform synagogue community located on Prince of Wales here in Ottawa.  I was interested in cultivating a friendship with one of … Continue reading

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possible adult Christian education study topics at Knox UC – Winter 2014

We are considering a number of small groups study topics for our upcoming adult small group study this winter. Bible video series – discussions group with child care  One thought is to have a weekday evening session for parents of … Continue reading

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Capital City Bikers Church Visit to Knox

We were joined by a contingent of some 15 to 20 people from the Capital City Biker’s Church (Biker Church) at our Jan. 19/14th worship service at Knox. The congregation was held spellbound by Garner ‘Hillbilly’ Foster as he recounted … Continue reading

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