The Knollwood News
Week of September 29, 2019
Inside This Edition backtotop
  • Budget Report ...more
  • Contact Us ...more
  • Dates to Remember ...more
  • Fifth Sunday Potluck ...more
  • Financial Fitness Seminar ...more
  • Fiscal Year End ...more
  • George & Isoline Mills Interment ...more
  • Knollwood Student Ministry ...more
  • Men's Bible Study ...more
  • Moms' Bible Study ...more
  • Stretch Your Faith ...more
  • Sue Wilson Memorial ...more
  • This Week at KCC ...more
  • Women's "Be Encouraged" Brunch ...more
5th Sunday Potluck-This Sunday! fifthsunday

We look forward to seeing you at our 5th Sunday Potluck. Join us in the Fellowship Center after the Worship Service this Sunday, September 29th. Bring a dish to share and your appetite!

Last Week Of Our 2019 Fiscal Year - Let's End Well! fy2019

This is the last Sunday of our 2019 fiscal year. What a year it has been! We have been sharing many blessings that have been possible due to the tithes and offerings our church body has provided since last October 1st! 
Let's end our fiscal year well. Any gifts received up through Monday September 30th will be applied to this fiscal year income.

Thanks for making this a milestone year in giving toward our Operating Fund and our Building Fund!
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.
Six-Week Bible Study For Men (Start Date: October 5)mens

Men, do you want to learn how to be more effective in studying the Bible? How about learning along with a group of men who are doing the same? 

Beginning on Saturday, October 5, at 9:00a in the Fellowship Center, join other men in a study of the New Testament book of Titus. 

You will apply the Bible study principles to your own personal study during the week. Then on Saturday mornings we will all share what God has been teaching us as part of the group study. Come ready and eager to learn God's Word.
Memorial Service Remembering Sue Wilson memorial

Knollwood will host a memorial service in memory of Sue Wilson on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Worship Center.

All are invited to attend and celebrate Sue's life and legacy. A reception will follow in the Family Center.

For Sue's online memorial: Click Here


Interment Service for Lt Col (USAF, Ret.) George and Isoline Mills 

The interment service for George and Isoline Mills will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.  If attending, please meet in the Administration Building inside the gate at Arlington, no later than 2:30 p.m.

KSM Update

McDonalds Meetup - September 29

Grades 7-12 are invited to meet up before the worship service at the McDonalds on Old Keene Mill Road (near Glory Days). Drop-off at 9:00 a.m. and Pick-up at 10:00 a.m.

Service Sunday - September 29

There will be NO KSM on September 29. Instead, students are invited to attend the worship service or to volunteer in a ministry. Contact Mary Mendez ( if you need help finding a place to volunteer.

Moms' Bible Study momsbible

Thursday Mornings
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 ).

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

29 - 5th Sunday Potluck;  KSM McDonalds &                 Service Sunday; Financial Fitness Seminar
  5 - Men's Breakfast Bible Study Begins; Sue               Wilson's Memorial Service
10 - George & Isoline Mills Interment
12 - Women's "Be Encouraged" Brunch
13 - Focus on Missions
14 - Columbus Day - Office Closed
27 - Communion

FY19 Budget Report
as of September  22, 2019 budget

Year To Date Budget = $865,841
Year To Date Income = $842,419
Year To Date Expenses = $827,438
Difference between Income & Expenses =  $14,981

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 29 
  Prayer Time (Murphy Room)
  Community Group Bible Study (Murphy Room); 
  Childcare (Family Center)
  Light Refreshments (Worship Center Foyer)
  Worship Service; Newborn to 6th Grade (Family Center); 
  KSM 7th to 12th Grade (Fellowship Center)
  5th Sunday Potluck (Fellowship Center)
  KSM High School Volleyball & Cookout (Off-Site)

Tuesday, October 1
  "Stretch Your Faith" Yoga (Fellowship Center)

Wednesday, October 2
  Women's Bible Study (Murphy Room)
  Prayer (Murphy Room)

Thursday, October 3
  Moms' Bible Study
  "Stretch Your Faith" Yoga (Fellowship Center)

Saturday, October 5
  Men's Bible Study (Fellowship Center)
  Sue Wilson's Memorial Service (Worship Center, Family Center)

Sunday, October 6 
Canned Food Drive
  Prayer Time (Murphy Room)
  Community Group Bible Study (Murphy Room); 
  Childcare (Family Center)
  Light Refreshments (Worship Center Foyer)
  Worship Service; Newborn to 6th Grade (Family Center); 
  KSM 7th to 12th Grade (Fellowship Center)

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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