Mission Statement

The Knights of Columbus, Council #8891 is a men's organization focused on charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism among its members.  Council #8891 is an organization which prides itself in serving, helping, and supporting the local community and the Parish of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Freedom, PA.  The Knights join men together for a common cause based on our Catholic faith to serve others while supporting each other in order to live our lives to the fullest as practical Catholic men.

Council Information

September is here again, and that means another German Volk Fest to celebrate all that is German beer, food, music, and fun!

Old-Style German Festival: German food, German music, Large Selection of German beverages, & German fun!

Music provided by “Die Immergrun Musikanten” Band (known as the Immergreen Band of Lancaster, PA.)

Admission: Adults $15.00 pre-event, $20.00 at the door Children 6-15 years $10.00 5 years & under - FREE Includes Dinner Platter, Coffee, Tea, and Lemonade German Specialty Beers & Wines and Sodas will be available separately

View the flier here for more information!

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COUNCIL #8891 WANTS TO CONGRATULATE POPE FRANCIS on His inauguration as the Vicar of Christ. Council #8891 wishes Him well and is ready to assist Him in doing God's work! VIVAT JESUS!

The Knights of Columbus, Council #8891 serves the parish of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in New Freedom, PA. St. John has been a parish serving southern York County since 1842 and was a parish started by St. John Neumann before becoming Bishop of Philadelphia.

Council #8891 is a strong and viberate council that takes pride in its many accomplishments.

  • In December 2008, placed the first 10 Commandments Memorial Monument on private land in York County, PA. at the grounds of St. John the Baptist Church (which was dedicated by Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Harrisburg)