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Sunday, February 17 - Buffet Style Chicken Dinner - 11:30 to 2:00 - Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.  Click here for more details.

Sunday, March 3 - Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner - 11:30 to 2:00 - Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.  Click here for more details.  All proceeds from this event will be used to help defray some of the cost of the OLQP Youth Group's mission trip to Belize in 2019. 

Wednesday, March 27 - K of C Red Cross Blood Drive.  Click here for details.

Results of the Intellectual Disabilities ("Tootsie Roll") Fund Drive
Click here for access to some of the details.

K of C Annual Poster Contest
Click here for information on the "Keep Christ in Christmas" poster contest recently held at Our Lady Queen of Peace School.

K of C Coats for Kids Program
Area Knights recently distributed coats as part of their annual Coats for Kids program.  Click here for details.

Letter from the Grand Knight
Click here to see the newest letter from our Grand Knight, Troy Lively.  In it he discusses many of the council's accomplishments in 2018, as well as some information on upcoming activities.

The Importance of Choosing Life
Respect for life and patriotism are two values embraced by the Knights of Columbus.  The video A Navy SEAL's Sacrifice | The Karen Vaughn Story highlights the extraordinary sacrifices that a young man and his family have made to be true to both of these values.
Knights Enjoy Evening of Shooting
On the fourth Monday of each month, the council has a social meeting where members and guests join together for an evening of fun and fellowship.  A recent meeting was held at the Winchester Trap and Skeet Range in East Alton.  Click here for some pictures from the event.

Knights Help the OLQP Youth Group
The Bethalto Council played a big role in the success of the recent fund-raising golf tournament to support the Youth Group's trip to Belize.  Click here for some more details.

Knights of Columbus "Everyday Heroes" Video Series
Click here to see information on an evolving video series highlighting Brother Knights who make a remarkable difference in the lives of others.

Click here to view a brief video on some just some of the many other accomplishments of the Knights of Columbus.

The Bethalto Knights of Columbus was founded on November 2, 1958. Our council serves the Parish of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Bethalto, IL, which is a member of the Springfield Diocese. Our chapter has over 300 members and is active in serving the Bethalto community and surrounding area. Recent council activities include such events as the annual Tootsie-Roll drive, volunteering for the Special Olympics, and sponsoring many other local programs for both youth people and adults. We also support many other local and national charitable programs and organizations. Please use the links on the left to find out more about who we are and what we do.

Some Recent K of C Activities
See more on the Events page.

   The Bethalto Council recently received the prestigious 2016-2017 Columbian  Award for its accomplishments in providing meaningful programs in  the following areas: activities for church, community, council, family, youth, and culture of life.  Due to the ongoing  commitment of the council to  serve others, it has been given this  award on many occasions in the past.  Click here for more details.

The Bethalto Knights of Columbus Council holds its meetings on the second and fourth Monday of every month at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.  We say the rosary beginning at 6:45 PM and the meeting starts immediately afterwards. There we discuss our business and enjoy the company of our brother Knights. If you are interested in serving your fellow man and joining the Knights of Columbus, we invite you to speak with one of our Knights or send us a message using the form on the Contact Us page and we will be glad to answer your questions about the K of C.

We invite you to browse our site and see the many activities the K of C are involved in - one of which just might be something you would enjoy helping with or learning more about.

Having sold its meeting hall, the Bethalto K of C Council no longer provides rental facilities to the public.  Click here for a list of area K of C councils that do.

Subscribe to the KC calendar on your phone, tablet or computer.  Click here for details.