Saint Francis Episcopal Church
The Mission of St. Francis is to be a dynamic Christian community, dedicated to the love of Jesus Christ and to the truth of His message.

Weekly Parish Announcements


December 9, 2018



Christmas Eve Festal Holy Eucharist, Rite II

 

A Christmas Eve Festal Holy Eucharist, Rite II, will be held at 5:30 pm on Monday evening, December 24, with a Prelude of Caroling before the service which starts at 5:10 pm. This Festal Mass will have the Rev. Frank A. Edmands presiding over the liturgy and a special Offertory Anthem entitled, “Tomorrow Shall be My Dancing Day” performed by St. Francis' Choir and Children’s Choir.  Please bring family, friends, and neighbors to experience this joyful celebration of our Lord’s Nativity on this festive day!

 


Celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany

 

We will have an Epiphany Feast Party at coffee hour on Sunday, the 6th of January. That feast celebrates the arrival of the three wise men at the stable manger and the revelation of Christ to the gentiles. Come planning to be joyful. We will have display of nativity scenes as part of the celebration—please bring any you would be willing to share as we celebrate.  Questions? Contact Virginia Culp.

 


Mark your calendars

 

Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 26 at 6:00 pm.  Allen Johnson will present a pictorial history of Egypt at St. Francis.  Please come to enjoy soups, salads, and fellowship!




December 2, 2018


Outreach Jars

 

Please look for jars around the church to throw your loose change in. They will be located on the table in the Foyer, near the coffee pots in the kitchen, and on the table during coffee hour. The donations for December will help with the For Love of Children, Inc. (FLOC). 

 

 

Outreach Ministry

 

The Outreach Ministry has started a new program!  Each month for Ingathering Sunday, there will be certain items that need to be collected.  For the month of December, please collect Toys for Christmas and place them in the Ingathering baskets in the Foyer.

 

 

Blessing the Vets This Christmas

 

When you are filling out your Christmas Cards this year take a card and send it to this address: A Recovering American Soldier, C.O. Walter Reed, Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW Washington D.C., 20307-5001.  Think of the many cards these wonderful, special veterans who have sacrificed so much would get.





November 25, 2018


Special Thanks

 

Thank you to Mary Harris for all her hard work in Coordinating the Blessing of the Pets and Veterans Sunday.

 

Thank you to Jeff Baldrige for all his hard work in Coordinating and leading the 2019 Stewardship Campaign. 

 

Special thanks to all those who helped and supported St. Francis' Annual Christmas in Springboro Festival.  We are thankful for all their hard work and time spent putting this event together and volunteering for booth duty.  A special thanks goes to Barb Roy for all the extra work she did, we are thankful for her contributions to St. Francis.


Thank you to the Kiwanis for holding their Kiwanis Breakfast at St. Francis, and for all those who volunteered to help make this event successful.



Altar Flowers


The Altar Flowers are given today to the Glory of God and in Honor of our parents by David and Virginia Culp.  The Altar Flowers were given last week for a Happy Thanksgiving by Mary Harris.




November 18, 2018

Episcopal Relief and Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California as they coordinate with local congregations to provide emergency support to those impacted by the wildfires in Northern and Southern California. The US Disaster Team is in daily communication with the dioceses through coordination calls to organize response efforts.  To make a donation, please fill out the coupon (found on the table in the Foyer) and mail it in with your check or credit card information.  You can also contribute online to the Relief Fund at https://www.episcopalrelief.org/us-disaster-fund-pagePlease pray for all those impacted by the wildfires in addition to our church and other partners as they reach out to their most vulnerable members and neighbors and begin the initial relief and recovery work.  Contributions to the US Disaster Fund will help Episcopal Relief & Development provide critical emergency assistance to those most in need.



Poinsettia Flowers


If you are interested in contributing Poinsettia Flowers in memory or thanksgiving for someone, please make out your check to St. Francis, in the memo notate “Christmas Flowers”, and put into the alms by Sunday, December 16 for the Christmas Eve bulletin. Christmas Flower forms are located on the table in the Foyer.  If by chance, someone is unable to get a donation in on time, the names will be published in a later list on Sunday, December 30.


 

“Hanging of the Greens”


On Sunday, December 23 St. Francis will be having its annual “Hanging of the Greens”  after the church service.  Please make plans to help beautify the church for the Christmas Eve service on December 24. 

 



November 11, 2018


Veterans Lunch


Please join us for a celebration to honor our Veterans in our area on Sunday, November 11. Stay after the service for a special meal during our coffee hour. Please invite all of your Veteran family and friends to this special event! An RSVP is not required, but if possible please call the church at (937) 748-2592 to leave your name.



Kiwanis Breakfast


Come on out to a Kiwanis Breakfast at St. Francis on Saturday, November 17 from 7:00 am to 10:30 am.  Pancakes, eggs and sausages will be served at $7.00 per person.  Help us support the children of our local community.  Enjoy a nice warm breakfast before the Christmas in Springboro Parade begins. If anyone would like to help set up on Friday or volunteer on Saturday please contact Stephen Graham.



Christmas in Springboro is coming soon!


A sign up sheet for booth duty will be on the table in the Foyer.  The hours will be on Friday, November 16 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturday, November 17 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Sunday, November 18 from Noon to 5:00 pm. Please also consider donating to the raffle baskets that St. Francis gives out each year to lucky ticket winners. Join in helping us with this festive yearly event! If you are interested, please contact Barb Roy.



The Bishop is Coming December 9: The Second Sunday of Advent


The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal will make a pastoral visit to St. Francis to celebrate the Holy Eucharist, preach, and administer the Rite of Confirmation with the Laying on of Hands. Please come and welcome him as he celebrates the Eucharist and preaches.

There will also be a Potluck Carry-in for Coffee Hour that Sunday. Please bring in any dishes you would like to share with the congregation and The Rt. Rev. Breidenthal that day.



November 11, 2018

2018 St. Francis Outreach Christmas Ministry will begin Sunday, November 11 through December 2.  Each year For Love of Children, Inc. (FLOC) organizes their annual Christmas For Kids event.  This year they are doing something a little different, they will be collecting new underwear for children.  St. Francis' parishioner Barb Roy is the volunteer of FLOC, any questions please speak to her or Betsy Hoobler.  For details, see the insert in the bulletin.

 


Milk Jugs


Save and bring in your gallon milk jugs for our annual Christmas Eve Service.  St. Francis' parking lot will be used for the annual event, and milk jugs will be used to light up the parking area during Christmas Eve at night.  Please put them in the Foyer.




November 4, 2018
All Saints Sunday

This Sunday, November 4 Saint Francis will celebrate All Saints Sunday: “A Celebration of All Saints Sunday.”  During The Prayers of the People members of the congregation may come forward to pray for the names of their beloved into the microphone provided or pray in place.


Diocesan Convention


Special thanks to the St. Francis' parishioners who became the delegates to the Diocesan Convention on November 2 and November 3.



Outreach Ministry


The Outreach Ministry is now starting a new program with certain items that need to be collected each month for Ingathering Sundays.  For the month of November, please collect Soap and Body Wash and place them in the Ingathering baskets in the Foyer. 



   Stewardship: Week 4 - First Fruits


This is the fourth week of our experience with First Fruits.As a fellowship of believers we join togther in fun, faith, hope, and belief. Christ is the center of our worship and faith. We have looked at the faith walk of First Fruits, giving back the best of what the LORD has given us. Our time, talent, lives and God's Spirit within us all are elements of what the LORD has given us. Let us join together in this time of giving, to reflect on what He has done in our lives and the blessings He has for us as believers. Draw near unto God, and He will draw near unto you.





October 28, 2018





Episcopal Relief & Development

Following Hurricane Michael, Episcopal Relief & Development 2019 hurricane response has expanded to include those along the gulf coast and in parts of Georgia, as they continue to partner with dioceses and congregations in the Carolinas following Hurricane Florence. Please support their ongoing work with the impacted dioceses by picking up a flyer on the table in the Foyer, or go to https://support.episcopalrelief.org/hurricane-relief to donate online.  Please continue to pray for all those impacted by hurricanes as they reach out to their most vulnerable members and neighbors and begin the initial relief and recovery work.


Stewardship: Week 3 - First Fruits


This is the third week of our experience with First Fruits.





October 21, 2018


Christmas Caroling


The St. Francis' Choir and several St. Francis' Parishioners will be singing at the Atria Senior Living at 355 West Central Avenue in Springboro on Sunday, December 16 at 1:30 pm.



Stewardship: Week 2 - First Fruits, Our Lives


This is the second week of our experience with First Fruits.  This week our focus is on First Fruits, Our Lives.




October 14, 2018



The Bishop is Coming December 9: The Second Sunday of Advent


An Opportunity for Confirmation - Bishop Tom is scheduled to visit Saint Francis on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 9, 2018. The Bishop’s visitation gives people the opportunity to make a mature, public reaffirmation of Christian faith and the baptismal promises made by you or for you at your baptism. During the sacramental rite of Confirmation candidates make a mature and independent affirmation of their faith and receive strength from the Holy Spirit through prayer and the laying on of hands by the Bishop (The Book of Common Prayer, BCP, p. 860). The rite of Confirmation is no longer seen as a completion of Christian initiation, nor is Confirmation a prerequisite for receiving communion. Today, Baptism is the full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ's body the Church (BCP, p. 298). Accordingly, the rite of Confirmation is understood in terms of a mature, public reaffirmation of the Christian faith and the baptismal promises.

 


CONFIRMATION CLASS


Preparation for Confirmation will help the candidates discover the meaning of a Christian commitment in their lives, will explore ways that their Christian commitment can be lived out. Preparation will draw upon the baptismal covenant (BCP, pp. 416-417) and An Outline of the Faith (BCP, pp. 845-862). Fr Frank will lead the preparation sessions beginning October 28, 2018.


Please sign-up for the Confirmation Class. The sign-up sheet is on the table in the Foyer. If you have any questions regarding confirmation, please do not hesitate to ask or contact Fr. Frank Persons who want to be confirmed must attend the Confirmation Class.


Kiwanis Breakfast


Come on out to a Kiwanis Breakfast at St. Francis on Saturday, November 17 from 7:00 am to 10:30 am.  Pancakes, eggs and sausages will be served at $7.00 per person.  Help us support the children of our local community.  Enjoy a nice warm breakfast before the Christmas in Springboro Parade begins. If anyone would like to help set up on Friday or volunteer on Saturday please contact Stephen Graham.



Christmas in Springboro is coming soon!


A sign up sheet for booth duty will be on the table in the Foyer.  The hours will be on Friday, November 16 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturday, November 17 from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Sunday, November 18 from Noon to 5:00 pm. Please also consider donating to the raffle baskets that St. Francis gives out each year to lucky ticket winners. Join in helping us with this festive yearly event! If you are interested, please contact Barb Roy.



Veterans Lunch


Please join us for a celebration to honor our Veterans in our area on Sunday, November 11. Stay after the service for a special meal during our coffee hour. Please invite all of your Veteran family and friends to this special event! An RSVP is not required, but if possible please call the church at (937) 748-2592 to leave your name.



October Bonfire


St. Francis will be having an October Bonfire for parishioners and with the Boy Scouts, Troop 50 on Saturday, October 27. Anyone is invited to come and fellowship with those who are interested!



Stewardship: Week 1 - First Fruits, God’s Earthly Gifts to Me


Deuteronomy 26: 3-10 - When you have entered the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance and have taken possession of it and settled in it, take some of the firstfruits of all that you produce from the soil of the land the Lord your God is giving you and put them in a basket. Then go to the place the Lord your God will choose as a dwelling for his Name and say to the priest in office at the time, “I declare today to the Lord your God that I have come to the land the Lord swore to our ancestors to give us.” The priest shall take the basket from your hands and set it down in front of the altar of the Lord your God. Then you shall declare before the Lord your God: “… So the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm… He brought us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey; 10 and now I bring the firstfruits of the soil that you, Lord, have given me.”




Thank you!


Special thanks to everyone who participated in the Blessing of the Pets!  St. Francis had a dozen dogs, a pair of goats, kittens, and a guinea pig that were blessed by Fr. Frank.  It was a wonderful success.




October 7 , 2018


Healing Ministry


The Vestry is actively working on re-establishing our Healing Ministry at St. Francis.  If anyone would like to volunteer, please speak to Stephan Graham.



Vestry Meeting


The Vestry will meet on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 pm.



Outreach Ministry Jars

 

Please look for jars around the church to throw your loose change in. They will be located on the table in the Foyer, near the coffee pots in the kitchen, and on the table during coffee hour. The donations for October and November will help with the Animal Shelter in Warren County.



Outreach Sundays!


There is a continual ingathering of non-perishable food items as well as household items which benefits the Franklin Community Food Pantry.  The Outreach Ministry is now starting a new program with certain items that need to be collected each month.  For the month of October, please collect Pet Supplies and place them in the Ingathering baskets in the Foyer.  A volunteer will deliver the items to the Food Pantry the 2nd Sunday of every month.  Please continue to support this wonderful ministry!




September 23, 2018

Episcopal Relief and Development is working with partners to provide critical support for the most vulnerable communities affected by Hurricane Florence.  To make a donation, please fill out the coupon (found on the table in the Foyer) and mail it in with your check or credit card information.  You can also contribute online to the Hurricane Relief Fund at https://support.episcopalrelief.org/hurricane-relief   Please pray for those impacted by Hurricane Florence.  Donations to the Hurricane Relief Fund will help Episcopal Relief and Development respond to this crisis.




September 16, 2018


Clothing Donations


Special thanks to all those who recently made clothing donations.  They will be used for a wonderful cause! - Dee Taylor

 

 

ADOPT -A- BILLS


ADOPT -A- BILLS are available for support of various ministries and events here at St. Francis.  Please place your check along with the adopt-a-bill slip in the offering.


 

Outreach Sundays! 


There is a continual ingathering of non-perishable food items as well as household items which benefits the Franklin Community Food Pantry.  The Outreach Ministry is now starting a new program with certain items that need to be collected each month.  For the month of September, please collect Shampoos and Conditioners and place them in the Ingathering baskets in the Foyer.  A volunteer will deliver the items to the Food Pantry the 2nd Sunday of every month.  Please continue to support this wonderful ministry!



Foyer Groups


St. Francis is redoing our Foyer Groups.  If you are interested in getting together with 6-8 other parishioners for a monthly lunch/dinner for a chance to get to know each other over a meal, a sign up sheet will be located on the counter in the Commons.  If anyone would like to take the lead with a Foyer Group, please fill out your name at the top of the sign up sheets.





September 9, 2018


Choir Rehearsals


Choir Rehearsals have returned! Since Fr. David is doing a three-part teaching series at 9:30 am, the Choir Rehearsal was moved to 9:00 am instead.  It will return back to it's regularly scheduled time at 9:30 am on September 16.

 


Sunday School


Sunday School has resumed!  If you have any questions or would like to include your child in our Sunday School program, please contact Jenny Catalan.



Outreach Sunday


This Sunday, September 9 there will be an ingathering of non-perishable food items as well as household items which benefits the Franklin Community Food Pantry on Outreach Sunday. Ingathering baskets are in the Foyer as well as a list of Most Needed items on the bulletin board.




September 2, 2018

 

Veterans Sunday


Please join us for a celebration to honor our Veterans in our area on Sunday, November 11.  Stay after the service for a special meal during our coffee hour.  Please invite all of your Veteran family and friends to this special event!  An RSVP is not required, but if possible please call the church at (937) 748-2592 to leave your name.




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The Bishop is coming!  On Sunday, December 9 The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal will make a pastoral visit to St. Francis to celebrate the Holy Eucharist, preach, and administer the Rite of Confirmation with the Laying on of Hands.  This time will be spent in worship, prayer, conversation and fellowship. It is a key time for the bishop to listen and talk with parishioners.  Please come and welcome him as he celebrates the Eucharist and preaches.




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August 26, 2018



The Blessing of the Animals and Pets


The annual Blessing of the Pets occurs on Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 pm on the front lawn of St. Francis after the service.  We will have a blessing, snacks, and lots of fun! Bring your favorite animal companion and join in this brief liturgy in honor of the patron saint of animals (and all nature), Francis of Assisi on this his feast day.  Think about bringing family, friends, and neighbors to share the event with us!  We will also be accepting newspapers, blankets, towels, and treats to donate to the Animal Shelter in Warren County. 

 


"Walk to End Alzheimer's"


Please join Canterbury Court in the Dayton "Walk to End Alzheimer's" on Saturday, October 6 as a member of the Canterbury Court Team.  Google "Dayton Walk to End Alzheimer's" to join, or make a donation.  If you would like to donate by check (make payable to "Alzheimer's Association"), send your donation to Canterbury Court, Attn: Teresa Britton, 450 N. Elm St., West Carrollton, OH 45449. Contact Mary Harris at if you are interested in attending.




August 19, 2018

Heritage Sunday

Come and celebrate Heritage Sunday on September 9 during the Liturgy and Coffee Hour. This will be a wonderful way to celebrate your family traditions, heritages, and diversities. Whether your of Scottish, Asian, German, North Africa, English, etc. decent we want to celebrate that with you. Come and dress in heritage clothing, bring something that reminds you of your culture, even bring a traditional family recipe dish to Coffee Hour. Questions: please contact Barb Roy.


Sunday School


Sunday School will resume back on Sunday, September 9. If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Catalan.




New Eucharist Minister/Lector Ministry Leader


Special thanks to Stephan Graham for taking over as the Eucharistic Minister/Lector Ministry Leader from Dick Pascoe. Your many contributions are very much appreciated!

 



Summer Performing Arts Program

Special thanks to Pam Kock, Barb Roy, Teena Baldrige, and Barb Pascoe for offering their talents and gifts to the Summer Performing Arts Program today.



August 12, 2018


Healing Service


Come and enjoy a Healing Service with Rev. David Bailey on Sunday, August 26. At 9:30 am there will be training for anyone who is interested. After the Communion during the Liturgy there will be a healing service for those with special needs and healings. Please come and bring anyone that could benefit from this special service.




August 5, 2018



Outreach Ministry Jars


Please look for jars around the church to throw your loose change in. They will be located on the table in the Foyer, near the coffee pots in the kitchen, and on the table during coffee hour. The donations for August and September will help with the St. Vincent De Paul Shelter.




Summer Performing Arts Program

Special thanks to Diana Graham for offering her talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program  Sunday, August 5.




July 29, 2018


Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Teena Baldrige for offering her talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program Sunday, July 29.








July 22, 2018

 School Supplies


   St. Francis will be collecting school supplies for needy students for this upcoming school year.  Please drop off your donations in the container in the Narthex.    Questions: contact Mary Harris.



Eucharistic Visits

Did you know that we offer Eucharistic Visits for the sick and shut it.  Please contact Jeff Baldrige or Stephan Graham if you are interested.


Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help paint the Sanctuary. If you are interested in helping, please contact Mike Kock.


Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Donna Sprowles for offering her talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program on July 22, 2018.





July 8, 2018


Mysteries at the Parish – Saturday, August 4 at 6:30 pm


Did you hear that squeaking door? Oh no, now a soft violin is playing. Ah, the wind has begun to blow….and of course, a thunderstorm is now upon us…ugh! The lights just went out. Ok, now you get the ambiance. Saturday night, 4 August, the mysteries will flow, and you will get to be a super sleuth. Holmes, Watson, Piorot, Marple, stand aside. St Francis’ finest are ready, willing and able. So, make plans to come to the parish and experience the awe of some unusual mysteries. And, to up your game, why not dress up as a character? CLUE will give you some inspiration. Drinks and light snacks will be available but the focus will be on your little gray cells. We’ll be dividing up into sleuthing teams, so if you wish to sign up a team, please do so. A sign-up sheet will be available at coffee hour. The games afoot….




Coffee Hour Update


For the rest of the summer, we will be doing a lighter Coffee Hour.  Cake, cookies, cheese and crackers, fruit, veggies, etc.  Please let Barb Roy  know what you think of the lighter coffee hour.


Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Jenny Catalan for offering his talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program Sunday, July 8.





July 1, 2018

Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Teena Baldrige for offering her talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program Sunday, July 1.







June 24, 2018

Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Jeff Baldrige for offering his talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program Sunday, June 24.





June 17, 2018


Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Kimmie Sprowles for offering her talent and gift to the Summer Performing Arts Program Sunday, June 17.





June 10, 2018


SICK? NEW BABY? OVERWHELMED? WOULD A MEAL BE HELPFUL?


Consider using our Carrying Angels Ministry. Mary Martin arranges for meal deliveries to parishioners. It's a great service! Give someone an opportunity to help.



 Life Enrichment Center


The Life Enrichment Center is a food pantry in Dayton.  They need egg cartons for distributing eggs to needy families. If you could please bring in your used egg cartons, there will be a container in the Foyer for them.  Thank you!





June 3, 2018


Summer Performing Arts Program


Special thanks to Jeff Baldrige, Stephan Graham, Jack Emerson and Diana Graham for offering their talents and gifts to the Summer Performing Arts Program Sunday, June 3.

 


The Summer Performing Arts Program has begun and will continue through Sunday, September 2. Their will be no choir during these months. Please find the sign-up sheet on the table in the Foyer for any who would be willing to provide instrumental or vocal music, liturgical dance, dramatic reading, poetry, story-telling, or other forms of performing art that would be appropriate at the Offertory.  Please speak with Donna Sprowles for more information or any questions.


 

Outreach Donations for June and July


Please look for jars around the church to throw your loose change in. They will be located on the table in the Foyer, near the coffee pots in the kitchen, and on the table during coffee hour. The donations for June and July will help with the Heart Association.



May 20, 2018

Parish Summer Barbecue Picnic


Let's welcome summer together and enjoy our parish family. Come on out to the church Sunday, June 10 at 12:00 pm. There will be inside and outside seating. Bring a dish to share. The church will provide the meat and a dessert to celebrate. Questions? Contact Barb Roy.  See you there!




May 13, 2018


Canterbury Court Butterfly Garden Planting Party


Canterbury Court Butterfly Garden Planting Party will be on Saturday, June 9 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at 450 N. Elm Street in West Carrollton.  Please bring your gloves, hats, and hand tools to spruce up and rejuvenate their lovely Butterfly Garden.  Bring any sun-loving perennials you'd like to share.






May 6, 2018


Summer Performing Arts Program


The Summer Performing Arts Program will begin Sunday, June 3 and will continue through Sunday, September 2. Their will be no choir during these months. Please find the sign-up sheet on the table in the Foyer for any who would be willing to provide instrumental or vocal music, liturgical dance, dramatic reading, poetry, story-telling, or other forms of performing art that would be appropriate at the Offertory.  Please speak with Donna Sprowles for more information or any questions.


 

Sunday School


There will be no Sunday School for the Summer.  The last day for Sunday School will be on Sunday, June 10 and will resume back in September.  If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Catalan.





Apirl 29, 2018


La Comedia St. Francis Night


A La Comedia St. Francis Night will be held on Saturday, June 2 at the  La Comedia Dinner Theatre.  The show will be the comedy Little Shoppe of Horrors. You will need to be at La Comedia Theatre between 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm if you are interested. The cost will be $30.00 per person (special price night).  We have 24 seats reserved.  You need to have your money in by Sunday, May 6.  Please make your checks payable to Stephan Graham. Questions: call Diana Graham.



Renewal of Wedding Vows


On Sunday, May 27 Myla Dee Taylor and James Taylor will have a Renewal of Wedding Vows at St. Francis during the service.  Please come to celebrate with them on this joyous day!





April 22, 2018


First Saturday in May!  Many hands make for light work. Come from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 5 for a Mulch Cleanup Day. We'll make ourselves busy and have a chance to work together and spruce the place up. Questions, contact Mike Kock.




April 15, 2018


Appreciation Dinner


Appreciation Dinner will be held at St. Francis on Saturday, May 19. Starting at 6:00 pm there will be light refreshments. The Bella A-Capella group will perform a brief informal concert at 6:30 pm and a dinner buffet will begin at 7:00 pm.   This dinner is to thank all those who have worked so hard around St. Francis. Please come and enjoy!