Happy New Year Brother Knights! As we begin this new year, possibly wondering where the last year went, in addition to membership growth, we will want to focus on programs. The Church Programs offers two programs for the beginning of the year – wrapping up the Keep Christ in Christmas...Read More »
Keep Christ in Christmas Chairman
To provide opportunities for growth in our Catholic Faith; to support the Church, our Dioceses, Parishes, Clergy and religious in carrying out their divine mission; to enrich the spiritual lives of our members and their families, and to support and promote vocations.
Summary of Surge With Service Sample Programs
– Parish Round Tables, Lay Apostolate, Evangelization, Fr. Michael J. McGivney, Vocations, Parochial Services, Religious Devotion, and Keep Christ in Christmas
State Focus Areas
The State Service Activity Program recommends that each Council participate in the following activities
o Goal: Each Council support one or more Seminarians and participate in Refund Support Vocations Program (RSVP) – Earn Administrative Points
– Marion Hour of Prayer
o Goal: Each council participate in having a prayer service with the Marion Icon present – Earn Administrative Points
– Keep Christ in Christmas
o Goal: Each Council to promote Christian Style Christmas Cards and promote Keep Christ in Christmas around the parish and community
– Knights to Christ
o Goal: Distribute to each Knight in the Council a “Knights to Christ” prayer book and promote the use at each Council Meeting
– Youth Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest
o Goal: Allow young people to engage their creative talents and imaginations while understanding the true, spiritual meaning of Christmas
The Council appointed Church Activities Director is the primary focal point for all Council Church Activities. The Church Activities Director can look for support from his Council Program Director.
The State has a Church Activities Director to support the Council Church Activities Director. Help can be in the form of answering questions, helping obtain program materials, and general guidance for organizing and executing any programs.
Support Materials listed in Appendix A
– Marion Hour of Prayer Participation Report
– Father Frances Kappes Chaplain of the Year
On-Line Support Materials
– www.kofc.org/service and click on the Church Activities Link
– www.coloradokofc.org and click on the Programs link