Get Involved at Knox

Get Involved at Knox

Knox Presbyterian Church has a very active and dedicated congregation. There are many unique and powerful programs going on, but they all need support to run! Below is a list of areas and events that you can get involved with. Please get in touch with the contact person listed for more information.


Music Ministry

  • Adult Choir - Earl Rivers, Director of Music
  • The adult choir accepts new members twice a year (September and January). They practice Thursday evenings and sing weekly in the 11:00 am Traditional worship service. View the Traditional Music page for more information.
  • Handbell Choir - Jaron Putnam, Handbell Director
  • The Knox Handbell Choir practices weekly on Thursday evenings, and performs monthly, October - May. New ringers are always welcome! View the Traditional Music page for more information.
  • Children's Choir - Tara Drummond, Covenant Choir Director
  • The Covenant Choir welcomes all K through 6th graders to share their musical talents! They rehearse every Sunday morning from 10:15-10:55 a.m. and perform every other month from October through June.
  • Knox Music Series - Earl Rivers, Director of Music
  • A community outreach program, the Knox Music Series presents sacred choral/orchestral masterworks featuring the Knox Choir, soloists and orchestra, and organ concertos, offering the community a rewarding musical experience in Knox's intimate and acoustically laudable sanctuary. View the KNOX MUSIC SERIES page for more information.

Caring Ministry

  • Stephen Ministry - Jan Annett, Director of Stephen Ministry
  • Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one ministry by trained, caring lay people. At work in over 6,000 churches in 70+ denominations, it is a commitment to caring and supporting one another.
  • Wednesday Prayer Breakfast - Jana Reister, Associate Pastor
  • The prayer breakfast group meets each Wednesday morning to share in prayer for the people of the church, community and world that are in need, and to reflect on the sermon scriptures for the upcoming Sunday worship.
  • Ushering - Jim Howes, Usher Captain
  • Each week, hundreds of people attend the Knox worship services. Ushers are needed at both the 9:15 and 11:00 am services to pass out bulletins, assist worshipers in finding seats, and help visitors find their way around the church.
  • Flower Delivery - Roger Meyer, Board of Deacons Moderator
  • Volunteers deliver flowers to members of the congregation who have had significant life events. Contact the coordinator if you would like to help deliver, or help provide the flowers.
  • Sunday Child Care - Dee Decker Huey, Interim Director Christian Education
  • Knox has many young families who attend worship each week, and child care is available to them at both worship services. Volunteers are needed to help staff both the nursery and toddler rooms during those service times. See our Child Care page for more information.
  • Bread Delivery to Visitors - Roger Meyer, Board of Deacons Moderator
  • Visitors to Knox Church receive a welcome package that includes fresh baked bread. We welcome volunteers to help deliver, or provide, these flowers.
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry - Pam Ward RN, Faith Community Nurse
  • Volunteers prayerfully knit shawls with the intention that they will be a comfort to those who receive them from Knox pastoral care staff. Patterns, yarn and additional support as needed are available to Knox knitters.
  • Healing Hands Quilt Ministry - Pam Kersey (513) 498-1498
  • Knox members have traced their hands and chosen fabric to be transformed into a beautiful lap size quilt that provides immeasurable caring comfort to those hospitalized or going through a difficult transition. They are returned once the receiver has recovered, are then laundered and shared with the next member in need by Knox pastoral care staff.

Mission Opportunities

  • Interfaith Hospitality Network - Angela Cunningham, IHN Coordinator
  • IHN- Interfaith Hospitality Network is a national response to our nation's homeless problems. It is a program that provides a safe place to sleep, a warm meal, a smile and a chance to take a breath while trying to get back on your feet. At Knox, we host up to 16 people every 8 weeks. Volunteers are needed for many different areas. Find more information on our IHN Page.
  • M.E.A.C. - Contact Jeff Wuenker, Mission and Social Concerns Committee Chair.
  • The Madisonville Education and Assistance Center, or MEAC, provides social services for the residents of Madisonville. There are multiple ways that you can get involved.
  • Other Mission Opportunities - Contact Jeff Weunker, Mission Chair.
  • Knox is involved in many mission projects in many areas of the city and world. For more information, please visit our Mission Partners page or contact the mission committee chair.

Fellowship Opportunities

  • Youth Groups - David Annett, Director of Youth
  • Knox Church has a very dynamic Youth Program. We offer groups for youth in grades 5-12 which participate in a variety of events and trips throughout the school year, and over the summer. Please visit our Youth Group Page for complete information on our programs.
  • Women's Bible Study - Jana Reister, Associate Pastor
  • All women are welcome as we engage scripture with mind and heart, seeking to:

    • discover God’s movement in our lives
    • grow in faith
    • listen for God’s daily invitation to join in God’s mission
    • meaningfully connect with one another through sharing and prayer

    Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 7:30PM-8:45PM, at Beechwood Home (Hyde Park/O’Bryonville neighborhood), 2140 Pogue Ave., Cincinnati, 45208. Questions? Contact Rev. Jana Reister, jreister@knox.org or 513-321-2573 x106. We hope to see you there!

  • Knox Nourishment Groups - Jim Naramore, Chair, Growth & Outreach Committee
  • Are you looking for a casual way to meet new people at Knox, or reconnect with new friends? Then the Knox Nourishment Groups are just what you are looking for. Participants are broken up into random groupings which then set times to meet for dinner, movies, conversation... whatever the group decides!
  • Presbyterian Women
  • Presbyterian Women's Fellowship meets the second Wednesday of each month September through May in the Knox Commons. Topics of interest are presented by guest speakers, followed by a delicious meal and fellowship (cost of the meal is $8). Please RSVP to phylwahl@fuse.net. All are welcome!

Educational Opportunities

  • Adult Education - Dee Decker Huey, Director Christian Education
  • Knox offers a wide variety of educational opportunities throughout the year. We invite you to join us for exploration and inquiry in areas of faith, scripture and current issues. Please visit our Adult Education Page for details on classes and times.
  • Sunday School - Dee Decker Huey, Director Christian Education
  • Sunday School at Knox is available to children and youth during both worship hours on Sunday morning. Our classes are designed to respond to the great commission to teach. It is also a visible demonstration of living out our baptismal vows to care for, nurture and support the young people of our church. Teachers are always needed for Sunday School, if you are interested please contact Lisa at the email above.
  • Seekers Bible Study - Mary Rhame, Coordinator
  • The Seeker's group meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays each month at 10:00-11:30 am in the Knox Room. Childcare is available. Please contact Mary Rhame or call the church office (321-2573) for more information.

Committee Work

  • Committees are the life blood of Knox and are involved in all areas of the life of our church. To see what the committees do, and how you can get involved please visit our Governance Page.
If you are interested in areas or programs not listed here, please use our Staff Page or Contact Page to get in touch with us. We would love to share information with you, and get you connected in the life of Knox.

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Contacts

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