Welcome To St Francis’ Episcopal Church

We are a thinking, welcoming people worshiping God through a traditional liturgy that connects us back to centuries of Christian practice. Looking forwards and back, St. Francis’ provides the best of both worlds. Everyone is welcome at God’s table: no application form required.

The November PAX is Available!

You will find lots more additional information and news from the parish on our monthly newsletter. Click here to take a look!

Service Opportunities in November

There are several special opportunities for service this month.  The One Warm Coat Drive is back, and Girl Scout Troop #62422 has the goal of collecting one hundred new or gently-used donated coats this year for adults and children in need.  See the November PAX for more details or contact Troop Leader Wendy Dwyer at (415) 706-0549.  Coats will be collected through Sunday, November 19th.

Volunteers are needed for Bingo Night at Safe Harbor Shelter in South San Francisco.   Items needed include cash donations, small-denomination gift cards, ear buds, and standard bed pillows.  The organizers are also looking for people to help the night of the event, Wednesday, November 14th at 7pm.  Contact Frances Kriegh at franceskriegh@gmail.com or 714-904-1618 for more information.

Meals for shelter residents in San Francisco will be prepared and served by volunteers organized by the Rev. David Stickley on November 23rd, December 23rd, December 29th, and January 18th.  See the PAX for more details or go directly to this link to sign up to help.

Looking Ahead to Advent and Christmas

A few dates to keep in mind for December include Advent Wreathmaking on December 2nd from 11:30 to 12:30 in the Parish Hall, the Santa Lucia Pageant on Sunday, December 9th following the 10am service, and the children’s Christmas Pageant at 5:30 on Monday, December 24th at 5:30pm.  More details on all of these events can be found in the November PAX.

 

Halloween Coffee Hour at St. Francis’

 

Ongoing at St. Francis:

Children and Youth Programs

Our Godly Play group meets at 10 am on Sundays in the courtyard classroom.  For ages K-5th grade, this gathering uses a Montessori-style method to bring the biblical stories to life.  A Tween and Teen Youth Group meets at the same time in the Guild Hall for games, food, and discussions about real-life stuff.  This group will also learn about the Bible and how its principles affect our lives.  More information about these groups can be found here and here .

Nursery care is available during the 10am service for infants through preschool.

Adult Bible Study

Meets at 9am on Sundays in The Guild Hall.

Yoga with Mara

Morning Yoga at 9:30am and Gentle Yoga at 10:45am.

Food Pantry

A weekly outreach serving local residents.  For more information, look here.  To learn about the many other outreach projects at St. Francis’ Episcopal, look here.

Gift Card Fundraiser

Support St. Francis’ Episcopal and do your shopping at the same time.  Look here.

Amazon Smile Fundraiser

Help support St. Francis while shopping at Amazon through the AmazonSmile program.  You still use your usual password and still get all the benefits of Amazon Prime.  Click here for detailed directions.

Click here  for a slideshow of a year in the life of St. Francis’ Episcopal!

Spiritual but not religious? Come see what you are missing. We look forward to welcoming you!

We choose to follow Jesus and his teachings. We embrace community and action, informed by the life of St. Francis.