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Msgr. William Kreis Council 1231
• 9 West Center Street • Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 • Telephone: 513 520-6293

Welcome to the Knights of Columbus Council 1231

The Msgr. William Kreis Council 1231 is located on the corner of Walnut Street and 9 West Center Street in Lawrenceburg. The Grand Knight for 2014-2015 is Jeff Lacey. You can contact the Knights by phone at 513-520-6293, or by email at

Council Meetings

Meeting times are on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at 7:30pm.

About our Council

The Msgr. William Kreis Council 1231  Council was founded in 1907 through the efforts of of over 500 members from Ohio,, Kentucy and Indiana. It is named after William Kreis, who was Ordinated and assigned to St. Lawrence Parish. The William Kreis Council works closely with the St. Lawrence Parish in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, providing funds for various projects, charities, and members being active participants in their parish.

A word from our newly elected Grand Knight

My name is Jeff Lacey and I am the newly elected Grand Knight for Council 1231 effective July 1, 2014. I will continue my duties as Public Relations and Editor of the Dispatch. I look forward to increase membership participation. I have an open door policy. All are welcome to call or email me anytime. I can always use fresh input on moving our council forward. I have ultimate respect for the Knights of Columbus especially the Historic Council of 1231 Lawrenceburg, Indiana. I am very proud to be a Knight.

Our new slogan for Council 1231 is "Old Principals, New Ideas".

Council Goals for 2014-2015

  1. Improve participation in council activities
    • Each officer call two members to seek their participation.
  2. Become a Star Council  Minimum (Obtain Pinta Award)
  3. Complete activities outlined on Council Events calendar
  4. Continue new programs from 2014/15 and add 1 program
    • Pray on Square in Lawrenceburg during Pro Life week in January 2011
    • Golf Outing
    • Ultrasound for PCC
    • Develop program to support Gibault
    • Prepare a disaster assistance plan to support the county
    • *Vocation dinner for Priest in January
  5. Publish News Letter quarterly for all knights in Council 1231
  6. Obtain email address of all knights that have emails so we can send reminders for programs and meetings

* indicates proposed goal

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