Men's Groups/ManKIND


Men's Groups/ManKIND

ManKIND Activities

Please join the men of Knox throughout the year as we serve God, each other and mankind!

l Cycling Group l Daybreakers 

The Men of Knox in Service to Others:
  • ManKIND Men's Ministry has assisted more than 100 people by providing (and praying over) beds and household necessities, as well as helping families move as they transition from homeless shelters to permanent housing.
  • Knox men regularly conduct work days that include building storage, painting, maintenance, and facility updates.  We have assisted the Hesed House and the Transitional Living Center (TLC) in Aurora and the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, located in Wheaton.
  • Knox has mentorship opportunities including education and skills training.
  • Daybreakers - Thirty or so men meet bright and early each Thursday morning at 6 am to study God’s word and to discuss and debate highly relevant topics from a man’s perspective.
  • There are dozens of ways for men of all ages to get connected and involved with ManKIND men’s ministry at Knox.  Programs, service, educational and fellowship opportunities are coming throughout 2019, so now is the perfect time to plug in and be fulfilled!

Bed Brigade Raises $12,000 -  thousands more in bedding!

ManKIND Men's Ministry asked, and you delivered! ManKIND’s inaugural Bed Brigade raised more than $12,000 in cash donations! We also received thousands of dollars’ worth of bedding. Your gifts will provide the veterans in our local community the dignity and blessing of a good night’s rest.

Over the past several years, the men of Knox have served dozens of veterans by acting as the hands and feet of Christ. We have purchased, delivered and prayed over 100+ beds throughout the greater Chicagoland area. This ministry is only made possible because of your support.

ManKIND is honored to partner with Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Inc. (MSHV) on this ministry and we are blessed to have so many who so generously answered our call for support.

Thank you for sharing our vision to serve the men and women who first serve us.

Finding Your God Buddy - June 1 Breakfast

To register for the God Buddies Breakfast, please click HERE.  A donation of $10 is suggested.  Questions?  Reach out to Jeff Hild at .  

Invite your friends to an informative breakfast hosted by ManKIND Men's Ministry on Saturday, June 1, at 8 a.m. for a presentation at Knox by Rich Gorecki, author of the God Buddies blog, and men's group leader and elder at River Glen Presbyterian Church in Naperville.  

Most men find that they lack truly deep, authentic friendships with other men. Many of us struggle with the responsibilities of life. We are to be a caring father, a devoted husband, a committed Christian, and a focused employee. But, too often, we find that we are alone on an island, trying to figure life out.  So what can we do about it?

Rich's God Buddies concept helps men develop more authentic and deeper friendships based on biblical principles, prayer, and accountability.  In today's culture, guys need closer friends to help in our battle against temptation, busyness, and isolation.

Join your ManKIND friends as Rich (left) explains more about how this God Buddy concept came to life and provides practical guidance on developing your inner circle of GB's.


Men's Cycling Group

Join your fellow Knox cyclists on group rides held throughout the year!  Both men and women cyclists are welcome.  Email Mark Blodgett  for more information.


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