July 18, 2016: this week for Virginia Knights

Upcoming Council Events around Virginia

 

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Chesapeake Council 8240 will participate in the Tap-Tap Craft Beer Festival on August 27, 2016. Money raised will benefit the children of Maison Fortune Orphanage in Haiti.

See the flyer HERE

This week's checklist

July 18, 2016 - The Installation and Organizational Meeting for the 2016-2017 Fraternal Year was held on the weekend of July 9-10 at St. Edward's Church and School in Richmond, Virginia. Photos and story HERE.

 

The Pre-Organizational Meeting for the 2016=2017 Fraternal Year was held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at St. Edward's Church and School in Richmond, Virginia.  See photos and story HERE.

 

The final tally of Virginia councils attaining Star Council status during the 2015-2016 Fraternal Year has been updated to include three more councils. It is now 37More HERE.

 

Here's a list of Important Dates - for state meetings and forms to be filed - during the year to come.

 

 

 

From the State Deputy

Michael J. Gasper

July 1, 2016

 

To my brother Knights of Virginia,

 

Welcome to the 2016-2017 Fraternal Year!  Last year our theme was Living a Fraternal Journey Live, Know, Share our Faith, and we focused on the ‘Knowing’ our faith concept, because we can’t live it or share it, if we do not know it.  As we begin a new fraternal year, we will shift to the view of “Sharing” our faith as we begin to ENCOUNTER the LORD. Read more HERE.

 

Membership

From the Membership Director:

This past week we discussed many facets of membership:

1. The parish has 3 separate family structures: young adults, growing families and senior adults.

2. Each requires an approach that fits their needs.

3. It all begins with a conversation, presenting the benefits of the Order and the value it presents to the family.

4. Personal experiences of your Knight's journey makes it a valuable conversation.

5. Invite the family to join - we are building the church one Knight's family at a time!

 

Jim Glover

Virginia Knights - Outstanding Council or Assembly Activity

June 2016 - Fr. Rzer Council 6828 raised and donated $20,000 to the Capital Campaign of St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg. More on the story HERE.

January 10, 2016 - Rappahannock Assembly 1613 sponsored the 42nd annual Religious Freedom Day, commemorating the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom.  More on the story HERE.

2017 Virginia State Convention

May 5-7, 2017

Williamsburg, VA

 

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