Growing throughout our lives

Following Jesus, engaging society faithfully and justly, knowing and interpreting the Bible, loving self and others—we reach for these goals throughout our lives.

At Knollwood, faith formation opportunities stretch across the changing continuum of adulthood. Week by week, month by month, we gather in groups that meet together to nurture faith. Learn more about our varied and rich offerings:

How might you get involved?


Women's Retreat Registration

(Re)DiscoveringMe: My Longings, God’s Calling
March 13–15, 2020

Registration deadline: March 1

Catholic Conference Center
1551 Trinity Lane, Hickory, NC  28602

For details visit the Event page.

Knollwood’s Lenten Journey to Easter 2020

Our Lenten journey at Knollwood begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26, and continues throughout a 40-day period of spiritual preparation for Easter. Learn more here about how you can join us in observing this holy season.

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Sunday morning Bible study

Each Sunday morning all around our church campus, groups of adults gather to study, converse, debate, pray, listen, and simply walk alongside one another in life and faith.

Some groups share a particular life stage; others are brought together by their approach to faith formation. All classes value mutual support and community.

Come find your place in one of our classes, from 9:45–10:45 a.m.

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Wednesday night programs

On Wednesday evenings, we gather from 5:30–6:15 p.m. to share a meal and the joys and concerns of our community. Then, from 6:15–7:00 p.m., through careful and varied programs, we delve into topics relevant to our faith, our times, our call to missions and service. See the upcoming options below.

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Upcoming WEDNESDAY NIGHT events

Fellowship Meal and Program

February 26, 2020

Ash Wednesday Intergenerational Worship

All ages will gather in the sanctuary following dinner for imposition of ashes and prayer stations.

Fellowship Meal and Program

March 4, 2020

Practicing Lent

Knollwood members will reflect on the meaning and benefits of their Lenten practices.

Fellowship Meal and Program

March 11, 2020

The Spiritual Practice of Confession   

Spend an evening considering how the practice of confession can be spiritually transformative.   

Fellowship Meal and Program

March 18, 2020

Listening Session: Faith Formation and Education Ministry at KBC 

Share your vision and goals for the future of Faith Formation ministry at Knollwood. 

Faith formation in small groups

In addition to participating in our thriving adult Sunday school classes, many Knollwood members nurture their faith, curiosity, and relationships by gathering in small groups at varied times and places.

Come find your place and your people!

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Special series, speakers, workshops, and retreats

Sometimes we need to go deeper than our regular schedules will allow—deeper into a high-stakes topic or deeper into cultivating spiritual practices. Consider the upcoming opportunities below.

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KBC Women’s Retreat 2020

March 13, 2020

What are your deepest personal longings? What do you yearn to be, to do, or to realize in your life?And how can you harmonize what you deeply desire with God’s calling as you experience it?

To explore that connection, join us for this year’s Women’s Retreat for women of all ages. We’ll be led by the Rev. Laura-Lee Jones, a Methodist chaplain at Arbor Acres. Experience large-group and small-group sessions, free time, crafts and games, and meals together.

Especially for our senior adults

Our senior adult ministry provides older adults with opportunities for spiritual nurture, even as we recognize them as vital resources for service and programming. This ministry includes intergenerational activities, fellowship and bonding, service, and education.

A Senior Adult Ministry Team plans and executes various activities for our seniors as well as maintaining an up-to-date list of those who are completely homebound, in coordination with ministerial staff. This team also coordinates helping hands, such as:

  • Delivering audio copies of the Sunday worship services to the homebound
  • Taking homebound members flowers at Christmas and Easter
  • Participating in the Knollwood Meals on Wheels program
  • Maintaining a list of volunteer drivers for Meals on Wheels

Watch for upcoming senior adult activities!

To participate in the Senior Adult Ministry, contact Diane West.

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Senior ADULT SPECIaL events
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Rev. Katharine Martin
Interim Minister of Faith Formation and Education
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Rev. Lucrecia “Chris” Norman
Minister to Senior Adults and Weekday School
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Adult Sunday Morning Groups brochure

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