Knights of Columbus...Council 13467                                      P.O. Box 6793

St. John the Apostle: Virginia Beach, Va.                                  Va. Beach, Va. 23456

In Service to One...
In Service to All

Council Programs

Director: Open Position

Goals for this fraternal year

    As a fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus offers not only the opportunity for its member to serve others, but also to join together in other activities ranging from athletic activities, to cultural programs, to social events. Along with these fraternal activities are the programs councils regularly run to assist those of their members and their families who are in need. Additionally, councils should work to keep their members informed on current council initiatives and to let the parish and community know about the good works of the Order.


Getting Involved

    Program directors do a terrific job in developing and bringing quality programs to our members and parishioners. But they can't do it alone. If you have any ideas for future programs/events or would like to help in some capacity, please contact the Council Director.

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Annual PGK Awards Dinner

Chairman: GK Andy Bair
    This is the final event of each fraternal year and is aimed at summarizing our accomplishments throughout year. Numerous awards are made to deserving members for their dedicated efforts to the Council, church and community. Prior to the awards, attendees enjoy a fabulous catered dinner.
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Bereavement Program

Chairman: Peter Perry
    This service sends the appropriate card to either a sick Knight or his surviving spouse/family in case of death. The chairman also keeps the membership appraised of those members sick or otherwise in distress.
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Parish Breakfast

Chairman: Doug Dyckman
    On the 3rd Sunday of each month, our council prepares and serves a full course breakfast to all parishioners and guests. Proceeds go into our general operating fund and serves as our main source of revenue for the fraternal year. Please join us after each Mass on that Sunday and enjoy a super meal and great company.

    Third Sunday of Every Month, 8:30am–12:30

    Cost is $6 for ages 8 and up (Children 7 and under eat free when accompanied by a paying adult.)

    Come join us for a great breakfast and fellowship in the SJA School Cafeteria
    - or -
    lend a hand in the kitchen or dining room to help make it all happen.
  • scrambled eggs
  • bacon and sausage
  • tater tots
  • biscuits/gravy
  • juice, coffee, hot tea
  • donuts, fruit cocktail
  • and friendship!
  • Bring your appetite, family, and friends!
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Council Degree Teams

Chairman: Doug Dyckman
  • Maintain a trained degree team for each degree.
  • Achieve two-deep backup for all team positions.
  • Provide training for all degree team members.
  • Recruit new degree team members.
  • Schedule regular degree ceremnonies throughout the fraternal year.
  • Coordinate with other councils, joint degree ceremonies.
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Support Assembly 1505 Fish Fry

Chairman: Brian Avery
    Annual support by our council to assist Assembly 1505 in their Lenten fish fry dinners. Members assist by serving and waiting on tables.
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Council Newsletter

Chairman: Brian Avery
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Council By-Laws

Chairman: Tim Murphy
  • Establish and maintain a set of council by-laws.
  • Annually review all bylaws and resolutions for concurrency with council/state/supreme goals.
  • Publish the by-laws for all council members.
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Council Memorial Mass

    Each year we celebrate Mass as a council to recognize the formation of Council 13467 and to honor all our Brothers who have passed away. The actual formation date is February 24th and we strive to hold the special Sunday mass as close to that date as possible..
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Annual Immunization Program

Chairman: Rudy Bojo
    Knights of Council 13467 and all immediate family members have the opportunity to receive influenza, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations at Saint John the Apostle school prior to the monthly business meeting each fall. This is at no cost to the Brotyhers or their families.
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    Undoubtably, this is our biggest event of the year. For detailed coverage of this program, click here .
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Pungo Strawberry Festive Parking Project

Chairman: Ted Quinter
    It is spring and time to get ready for our biggest fund raising activity of the year - the 34th Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival. We have again contracted with the festival organizers to park cars in the southwest quadrant of Pungo, on the fields at the VB Mounted Police facility, on Saturday May 27 and Sunday May 28.

    We have re-organized the crews based on our first two years experience to make them a little smaller, hopefully more efficient, and adjusted in size for the expected fluctuations in traffic volume. We're planning on opening a little later and closing a little earlier; as a result we have been able to shorten the shifts.

    Our experience the first two years taught us that women are great at taking money at the toll plaza; we would really like to fill all the money taker slots with the help of our ladies and perhaps some junior/senior high school young ladies. We also learned it can be a family activity together on a holiday weekend in which the high school aged kids learn first hand about volunteer service. Most important jobs we need filled are the 6 Shift Leaders and the 6 Parking Field Leaders; these must be filled by adult men members.

    Attached are two PDF files.
    1. The first contains descriptions of the job positions we are using this year.   Parking Project Job Description
    2. The second has the sign-up sheet for volunteers to staff the project this year.    Parking Project Sign-Up Sheets

    Review both documents, choose your position, your day, and your time to volunteer. Then email your choices to chairman Your name will be added to the roster (if your chosen spot is still available). You will then receicve an email reply confirming your schedule. It is first come, first served to fill the slots.

    All Brothers must seriously consider giving some time from your Memorial Day holiday weekend to ensure the financial success of the Council in the coming year. If we do this well, with enough help, no one has to do extra. There is potential to here raise $10,000 in just two days with which to fund our many charitable activities for the coming fraternal year.
    Please email your schedule request as soon as possible.
    Thanks in advance for your generous support of this most important Council project.

    Fraternal Regards, Ted Quinter, PGK

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Monthly Social Meetings

Chairmen: GK Andy Bair and DGK Buck Brownell
    On the 4th Tuesday of each month our council holds a social gathering that is open to all parish members whether they are Knights or not. Themes range from a general social atmosphere to gatherings centered on specific topics.

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Annual Parish Blood Drive

Chairman: Roy Alther
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Public Relations Program

Chairman: Brian Avery
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Annual Valentines Dinner Dance

Chairman: Buck Brownell
    Get ready to DANCE!

    Our Annual Valentine's Day Dinner Dance is quickly approaching, so get your tickets while they last, only 150 tickets are being sold.
    On February 11th the SJA Council will hold its 3rd Annual Valentine's Dinner Dance. Grab your someone special and come on out for a really fun time.
    The event includes great music from none other than Patrick Bryd a great DJ full of energy and excitement.
    You can get your tickets by stopping by the table in the commons after each Mass and purchase them.
    A plated dinner catered by one of our own Knight's father will consist of
  • beef sirloin with green beans
  • - or - chicken with glazed carrots
  • mashed potato with gravy
  • appetizers, desserts, and more
  • cash bar offering wine and beer
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    So get your tickets early to ensure a spot at this years event ~ see you there!

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Council website

Chairman: Bill Dora
    Council 13467 operates a website to bring the message of the Knights of Columbus to all visitors to the site. The overall aim of the site is to showcase the numerous programs and services our council provides to the parish and community. The website operates on a mix of web programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and general HTTP/HTTPS/FTP functionality. The Webmaster and Public Relations Director constatntly check to make sure that any content of the website is accurate, timely and easily understandable. Comments and suggestions can be sent to the Webmaster, his link is at the bottom of every page on the site.
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Submitting your Final Activity Report

Activity Reports
    In order to accurately record key information on each event/program we sponsor, all Program Directors or Event Coordinators are required to submit an Activity Report ...(sometimes refered to as an "After Action Report") as soon as the event concludes. The form can be found here. Download the PDF form, complete it and provide it to the Grand Knight and Executive Secretary

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Program Funding

    If you are heading a program or event that needs funding from this years budget. Please complete the "Request for Funding" form and submit them to the Grand Knight prior to your event. The necessary forms can be found on the "Forms and Documents" page.

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