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Abraham's Children

An even larger number of people attended the third session of Windows on World Religions on March 8th. Judaism, they learned, is the oldest of the Abrahamic religions - Islam and Christianity are the other two. The... Read More

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Can Christians be Buddhists?

This is one of the questions raised at the second Thursday evening session of Windows Onto World Religions. The series, led by Dr. Cheryl Gaver, is intended to make us more aware of the religions and cultures of... Read More


Learning about Hindu religion

The first workshop in the series Windows onto World Religions attracted members of knox church as well as members of the local community. Dr. Cheryl Gaver gave a succinct explanation of a very complex religion.... Read More


Letter of Repentance to LGBTQI Community

The Rev. Peter Bush, Moderator of the 2017 General Assembly recently published a Letter of Repentance for the church's failure to be a safe and welcoming space for members of the LGBQTI community. In the letter,... Read More

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Open Learning about World Religions

Most of us know only the religions we learned as we grew up - and perhaps only incompletely. Sitting in the heart of Ottawa, a cosmopolitan city whose members follow many religions - or none at all - Knox is a part... Read More

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Remembering Together

Forty to fifty people of many faiths came together in Geneva Hall at Knox on January 28th to remember those killed and wounded while at prayers in a mosque in Quebec City, just a year before. On the first Friday... Read More


Robbie Burns Dinner a Success

On January 25th, the actual the birthday of the Scottish Bard, some 80 people joined to celebrate at Knox. The traditional toasts - to the immortal memory, to the lassies, and in centre place, to THE HAGGIS, were... Read More


Music for the Centretown Emergency Food Centre

On December 10th the sanctuary of Knox was filled with music. Nearly 200 people sang favourite Christmas carols, led by the Manotick Brass, the Knox Choir, and the wonderful organ of Knox. The joy spread outside -... Read More

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A Year of Change for Tayar Family

On Sunday, November 26 members of the Knox family gathered to celebrate. It’s hard to believe that a whole year has passed since we welcomed the Tayar family to Canada. In that time they have become fluent in... Read More

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Knox Garden and City of Ottawa

The small garden at 227 Elgin street is widely considered a special gem, according to Catherine McKenney, councillor for Somerset Ward. She made the remark on sunday, October 29th as Knox celebrated the addition of... Read More