Upcoming and Ongoing Events
8:00 am and 10:00 am
School Supply Drive for Second Story (formerly Alternative House)
Second Story needs school supplies for the children and teens in their programs. We will collect supplies for Second Story from Sunday, August 6 through Sunday, September 3. Donations of any of the listed supplies would be much appreciated and backpacks are especially needed. Find a list of needed supplies and more information on Second Story here. Monetary donations are also welcome. Please make your check out to St. Francis Church and write Second Story on the memo line. For more information, please contact Ginger Roll at firstname.lastname@example.org.
habitat for Humanity - Mid 2017 Update
We now have monthly build dates scheduled through the end of 2017. They are posted on our SignUpGenius page http://tinyurl.com/Habitat-IC. Please visit for information, and to reserve a spot (only 10 spots are open on any given date). Volunteers must be 16 years or older, and no skills nor experience are required. Some of the build site locations are still "up in the air" but after completing in Reston this summer we should be moving back to the Alexandria area. We now have roughly 60 Franciscans signed up on our email distribution list - please contact either Phil Pifer (email@example.com) or Barney Thomson (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to be added or contact us at any time with questions.
Mondays at 7:30-8:30 pm
Join us on Mondays at St. Francis. Learn more here or contact program coodinators Michael Hattwick (703-898-8026 or email@example.com) or Kathy Anderson (703-476-9065 or firstname.lastname@example.org). No session on Labor Day.
Men's Fellowship and Discussion
Wednesdays at 7:30 am
Join the Men's Group to discuss readings and topics, grow with us in our understanding of Christian theology, deepen your relationship with God, and enjoy fellowship with other men - at the same time that you enjoy coffee and breakfast. Discussing now through September: Being a Christian in Difficult Times - what should be the response of a Christian in our increasing secular and, at times, antagonistic world?
Second Story Dinners (formerly Alternative House)
Sundays at 5:15 pm
Providing Sunday dinner for teens at Second Story "Emergency Shelter." Learn more about joining this rewarding ministry here or contact Jennifer Murphy at email@example.com
Evening Bible Study
Every other Tuesday evening at 7:30 pm
All are welcome to attend on select Tuesdays. Contact Tracey Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org for exact dates
Thursday Bible Study
On Summer Break to resume in the fall.
Please contact Janis Sposato at email@example.com for Fall start up information.