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

Family Programs


Goals for this fraternal year

    Families are the foundation of our society and are at the core of the Knights of Columbus. With this in mind, our council regularly sponsors activities that allow families to spend time together in activities, faith initiatives and social events. We regularly recognize the importance of the family by offering family oriented activities. Since its beginnings, the Order has always stood ready to help protect the widows and orphans of its members. This support includes remembering the widows and families of the deceased Brothers by including them in various council and parish functions.

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 Family Program Director .

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Council Adult Christmas Party

Posted by: DGK Buck Brownell
    The adult Council Christmas Party is on Saturday, Dec 10,   
    between 6:30-9:30pm,
    in the SJA Catholic School cafeteria.

    All brother Knights and their adult family members (no kids) are invited to attend. As is tradition the council will provide the baked ham, rolls, condiments, and a cash bar.

    Dress: Christmas Casual

    What to bring? Each family is to bring a dish based upon the first letter of their last name sufficient to feed 8-12 people as follows:

    A-L Desserts

    M-R Salads

    S-Z Side Dishes

    If you plan to attend PLEASE RSVP to with the number of adults who will attend not later than Friday, December 2nd.

    And finally, Brother Buck needs your help with the party, he canít do this by himself.
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Council Childrens Christmas Party

Effective Sunday, December 4, 2016
    Please note:   
    Registrations are closed

    NO more names will be accepted.

    On Sunday December 11, 2016 there will be a council sponsered Children's Christmas Party. Food, activities and a visit from Santa will take place as we gather to celebrate the bith of our lord, Jesus Christ.

    The party will be from 2pm to 5pm in the SJA Cafeteria.

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Adopt-a-Family for Christmas

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Holy Family Prayer Service

    Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30pm

    Council 13467 would like to invite all SJA families and parishioners to the
    2017 Holy Family Prayer Service
    at SJA church on Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30pm. One hundred years ago at Fatima, Portugal, Mary asked all Catholics to pray the Rosary daily for peace in the world. Come join the Knights in a prayer service consisting of family related prayers, scripture and the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary to strengthen the Domestic Church, to strengthen St. John the Apostle Parish, and to secure peace in our families and in the world.
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Food for Familes Drive

Chairman: Brent Olsen
    Brent announced that between 6,500 and 7,500 pounds of food items were collected and distributed to the various local food pantries in the spring drive of 2018. Thank you to all those who contributed to make this years food drive an overwhelming success.

    Twice each year the SJA Food Pantry Ministry holds conducts a food drive and the Knights of Council 13467 have been instrumental in helping insure its success. Volunteers are needed prior to all masses to gather and store food donations. Additional help is always welcomed at each of the weekend masses to help sort and re-bag the donated food.

    SJA Council 13467 takes great pride in offering assistance and helping support this most worthy outreach community endeavor and you help is greatly appreciated.

    Here are the Knights and volunteers who helped distribute food to Star of the Sea parish.

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Knights Nite-Out

Chairman: Jeff Goodchild
    Each month Brothers and their families gather on the 3rd Tuesday in an informal, casual manner to enjoy an evening of comradery over good food. Our gathering place changes monthly and is always local. Please check the "Home Page" of this site for the latest news on our dining destination.

    To make sure the resturant has adequate seating for our group we need to provide a head count prior to the event.

    Please RSVP    with the number of guests you will be bringing.

Family of the Month/Year

Chairman: Jeff Goodchild
  • Participate in the Order's "Family of the Month" and "Family of the Year" programs
  • Provide additional recognition to your "Family of the Month/Year" recipients in parish and council publications, bulletin boards.
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Survivors Assistance

  • Remembering the widows and children of our deceased Brothers is important to our council. We maintain an ongoing effort to Include them in the activities of our council.
  • Maintain contact with widows and dependent children of deceased members.
  • Extend to widows and their families any scholarships conducted by state and local councils.
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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

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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