The Knollwood News
Week of September 15, 2019
Inside This Edition backtotop
  • Budget Report ...more
  • Contact Us ...more
  • Dates to Remember ...more
  • Knollwood Student Ministry ...more
  • Moms' Bible Study ...more
  • Stretch Your Faith ...more
  • This Week at KCC ...more
  • Women's "Be Encouraged" Brunch ...more
Moms' Bible Study momsbible

Thursday Mornings - Starting September 26th
9:30a - 11:00a
Family Center - Murphy Room
Moms! If you are looking to build community with other moms and dig deeper into God's Word, then please join us for the Fall Session of our Moms' Bible Study!  Free childcare is provided for children from newborn to Age 5. 

To sign up, or if you have any questions, please contact Glenda Letcher (  or  703-753-5384 ).


KSM Update

We had a great time at our first Middle School event! We ate too much pizza, played a ton of games, and made some new friends. Stay tuned for the next Middle School October event!

Middle School Fun!

Special Guest Speaker - September 22

Our very own Chris Mendez will be joining us to set us up for our October Faith and Science series by talking on "Why Be A Christian?". 10:30am in the Fellowship Center. Bring a friend!
High School Volleyball & Cookout - September 22

Grades 9-12 are invited to Burke Lake Park from 5-7pm for volleyball and food. Event details are on the flyer in the Worship Center and Fellowship Center foyers. Flyers will also be emailed to parents.

Financial Fitness Seminar financial

Sunday, September 29 at 5-7 PM - "Financial Fitness Seminar" -  hosted by our very own Bill Jensen!

Bill is a Certified Financial Planner ®  and Enrolled Agent with Hughes Financial Services, LLC. He will be providing comprehensive financial planning strategies that work towards maximizing your income and lowering your taxes.

Designed especially for parents and seniors, you'll want to save this date as Bill will be sharing the most important areas to help you get financially fit.

Topics will include:
  • Estate Planning: Formulating a Will with a guardianship provision for your children's protection.
  • Tax Planning: How to donate your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) and investments to avoid higher taxes.
  • Charitable Giving: Benefits of establishing a Charitable Remainder Trust for consistent income.
  • Retirement: How to plan and invest for a successful future.
  • Other ways to maximize income and avoid unnecessary taxes.
This is seminar is a free service of Knollwood. To register, please click here.
Stretch Your Faith-Fall Quarter yoga

" steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord..." 1 Cor 15:58

How's your balance? Can you remain steadfast in a challenging situation? Join us for spiritual and physical strength training this Fall. Classes Sept 10 to Dec.12 on Tuesdays 6:15pm and/or Thursdays 1:30pm in the Fellowship Center. Fall Quarter registration will be 13 classes for $78 ($6/class) or drop in for $8/class. 

This is a yoga style stretching class for adult men and women. "Stretch Your Faith" is a Christian-based class taught by Sandy Rogers, a certified yoga instructor from the Christian ministry Holy Yoga (for mission statement, visit .) This class is an amazing opportunity to connect to and glorify God in your mind, body and soul. 

Never tried a stretching class? You are welcome to come and try one class at no charge before you decide to register. Classes are open to Knollwood and the local community. 

Questions? Contact Sandy Rogers at 571-239-3416 or . Register at the first class or email Sandy to request forms by email or click here.                 

KCC Women's Fellowship Brunch beencouraged
A "Be Encouraged" Event

Join us for a morning of good food, friendship and encouragement!

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Time: 9:30-11:30 AM
Knollwood Family Center

Speaker: Jayme Hull is a  national Christian speaker. H er unique stories & passionate heart for Christ leaves women refreshed to live an authentic faith that is the real deal.

Childcare will be provided  (childcare drop off at 9:15am)

Sign up in the church foyer or online at

Food Signup: Click Here

Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

mark your calendars

15 - Communion
22 - Annual Business Meeting;  KSM High School         Volleyball & Cookout
26 - Mom's Bible Study Begins
29 - 5th Sunday Potluck; KSM McDonalds &                 Service Sunday; Financial Fitness Seminar
  5 - Men's Breakfast Bible Study Begins
12 - Women's "Be Encouraged" Brunch
13 - Focus On Missions
14 - Columbus Day - Office Closed
20 - Communion

FY19 Budget Report
as of September  8, 2019 budget

Year To Date Budget = $831,886
Year To Date Income = $790,893
Year To Date Expenses = $801,527
Difference between Income & Expenses =  $-10,634

Contact Executive Pastor  Alan Fischer  ( ) with any finance-related questions.

Did You Know? Knollwood offers convenient, systematic ways to give-- even when you are out of town! Check it out at .

thisweekThis Week at Knollwood

Sunday, September 15 
  8:30a  Prayer Time (Murphy Room) 
  9:00a  Community Group Bible Study (Murphy Room) Childcare (Family                     Center)
10:00a  Light Refreshments (Worship Center Foyer)
10:30a   Worship Service; Newborn to 6th Grade (Family Center); 
             KSM 7th to12th Grade (Fellowship Center)
11:40a   Guest Meet & Greet (Worship Center Foyer)

Tuesday, September 17
  6:15p  "Stretch Your Faith" Yoga (Fellowship Center)

Wednesday, September 18
   9:30a  Women's Bible Study (Murphy Room)
  11:45a  Prayer (Murphy Room)

Thursday, September 19
  1:30p   "Stretch Your Faith" Yoga (Fellowship Center)

Sunday, September 22  
Annual Business Meeting
   8:30a  Prayer Time (Murphy Room) 
  9:00a   Community Group Bible Study (Murphy Room) Childcare (Family                     Center)
10:00a  Light Refreshments (Worship Center Foyer)
10:30a   Worship Service; Newborn to 6th Grade (Family Center); 
             KSM 7th to12th Grade (Fellowship Center)
11:40a  Guest Meet & Greet (Worship Center Foyer)
  5:00p   KSM High School Volleyball & Cookout (Off-Site)


Church office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9am to 4pm in the Fellowship Center. 
To email us, click on the desired name or add first name to if you are unable to access link. 
Mark Petersburg , Senior Pastor
Alan Fischer , Executive Pastor
Chris Mendez, Worship and Discipleship Pastor
Katie Conaway , Next Generation Ministry Director (Newborn - 12th Grade)
Mary Mendez, Student Ministry Leader
Sarah Seigle, Children's Ministry Assistant
Kathryn Howell , Bookkeeper / Administrative Assistant
Sherry Baker , Preschool Director

**Knollwood Board of Elders, **

**The Knollwood Prayer Ministry is always available to receive your prayer requests and will join with you in presenting them to God.  Email requests to .**

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