Presentation by State Secretary Sergio Miranda of STAR Council Award 2021-2022 to our council, Nov 22.

New Fourth Degree Members SK Seth Kane, SK Dennis Kast and SK John Rupp, with SK Dan Turner and SK Vin Lindgren Nov 12, 2022

Presentation of Donation to Crisis Pregnancy Center of Gaston County 2021

SK Dennis Kast and grandchildren present KofC snack box to Belmont firefighters, Nov 22, 2022.

Construction of Hay Manger at Shining Hope Farm

Presentation to MiraVia of 2022 Bottles for Babies Campaign

Construction of loading ramp at Shining Hope Farms

Brother Russ Hamilton replaces door at Mt Holly Community Resource Center, 2022

Brother Peter Liberatore, SK Vin Lindgren, and GK Jerry Manley work together on some yard work at Shining Hope Farms during Love Week.

DGK Dan Turner helping out on the farm.

July 2020 Blood Drive - Knights joining forces with the local community to help save lives.

Mark Colone accepting check for $500 from Sammy's Pub owner John Bailey for two Wednesday specials meals.

Initial Stages Ramp project December 2020

Completed Ramp Project December 2020 and Construction Team

Parish Food Collection site 2020

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We are proud to announce that so far this year 10 members of our Council
have performed 942 hours of Volunteer Service in our parish and our community.
 

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Council News

Council Officers Meeting Tuesday December 6, 630PM in MAK Center - The officers meeting is open to all members and includes all council officers appointed and elected, along with program directors.  The meeting is the main forum for discussing new activities, highlighting opportunities for charitable giving and planning events for the council.  The meeting also helps us set the agenda for the business meeting.  

 

Council Business Meeting Monday December 12, 730PM in MAK Center - The business meeting will be held Monday and the agenda updates from program directors; news on opportunities for faith, family, community, and life activities; vote on charitable giving; and prayers for good of the order.  After the one-hour meeting we will have a social with beverages, food prepared by SK Dennis Kast and a chance to visit with our brother Knights.

 

No 4th Degree Meeting for December.

 

Volunteers Needed – Removing Mulberry Trees Behind Ed Building – Date TBD - See Dennis Kast.  Need to be able to operate a chainsaw safely and haul off the timber. 

 

Parish Food Drive – Saturday and Sunday November 26 & 27 before all Masses.   Food collection is for SOCKS this month.  We will move food to the MAK Center after the 11:15 Mass.  Your contributions and help are always appreciated.

 

Council RSVP - please sign-up to support our seminarians - Sir Knight John Rupp is heading our Councils Refund Support Vocational Program, thanks to John for "stepping up".  RSVP is the way our council supports seminarians in their important vocation.  For every $500 we give supreme refunds us $100, hence the refund part of the program.  We provide support through an annual $500 gift to each seminarian and by having brothers signup and send them a monthly note of encouragement and a small monetary gift.  We have 5 Seminarians in our program with our two recent additions, so everyone, if they can, needs to participate in the monthly letters. 

 

 LAMB Raffle Ticket Sales Continue - Drawing After Mass Thursday December 8th - Thank you to all who volunteered to sell raffle tickets after Masses and donate and make prizes.  This is a major fundraiser for our council LAMB campaign, along with the Sammy’s Days.  Special thanks to our LAMB Chairman Dan Turner 704-648-5511 and Brother Mark Colone. 

 

Good of the Order Prayer Cards, Bible Study and Praying the Rosary - Faith Director Roger Duncan is going to send prayer cards to those we offer prayers for via the Good of the Order.  To do this, he will need the address to send the cards, in addition to the name of the person we are praying for.  The prayer sheet at the business meeting will be expanded to capture that info if brothers would like a card sent.  As a reminder Rosary is said every Monday in the church at 700P and a Men’s Bible Study is held the first Monday of the month 730 – 830P in the church gathering space.  They have just started studying the Gospel of John.  October prayer intentions for those ill or in distress: Margaret Mayes, Krista Carey, Roger Fenlon, Mickey Casey, Rosemaire Weisenhorn, Harold Freeburn (deceased), Teddy Fraune, Al and Dotiye Citro, Mary Carol Wood, Phillip Rupp, Johnny Rupp, Gina Underwood, Frank Chechitelli, Mark Ebreo, Becca and Chris, Mary Lally, Mark A. Colone.

 

December Community Breakfast Saturday Dec 3rd - MAK Center 8 - 11 AM.  Please plan on attending and/or helping with our community breakfast.  This month features Santa's helpers passing out treats for the kids.  See you there.

 

March For Life - Charlotte, NC Friday January 13th.  Procession starts at noon from Diocese parking lot uptown and proceeds to Trade & Tryone Streets for prayers and guest speakers.  More details to follow.

 

March For Life - Raleigh, NC Saturday January 14th. The Knights of Columbus, Council #12266, in Forest City is sponsoring an executive charter bus to Raleigh on January 14th, 2023, to attend the 21stAnnual Rally and March for Life. The roundtrip will begin in the parking lot of Immaculate Conception Church at 6:30 AM and return to same by 10:00 PM. The fare will be $40 for adults and $25 for youth 18 and under. Questions? Call Tim at 828-447-2660 or email twill1948@gmail.com

 

International Food Tasting Event - Saturday January 14th.  Signups will start in December.  This is a great service opportunity and a fun time.  More details to follow.  Contact SK Vin Lindgren for details, vinlindgren0247@gmail.com.

 

Parish Fundraising Gala Saturday February 18.  In addition to volunteering and attending, we have in the past provided a “pocket bid” to get things started.  We are looking into what the Knights are expected to do for this fund raiser.  We will likely have a BBQ fundraiser sometime in March - April.  More details to follow.

 

Knights of Columbus Financial Security Programs - Our Worthy Field agent Jamey Jenkins reminds all Brothers that he is always available to help with Retirement Planning or performing an annual Financial review. Please contact Jamey directly with any questions you may have at 704-913-1126 or jamey.jenkins@kofc.org

Leave No Neighbor Behind Program

To learn more about "Leave No Neighbor Behind" and to find ways in which you can help out in the community during the pandemic, Click Here.

 

 

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Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Monday of the month at 7:30 PM

Council Officers Meeting Schedule

1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM

Meetings Location

503 N Main St
Belmont, NC 28012 US

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