St. Francis Will Turn 60 in 2024!

In June 2024, St. Francis will celebrate its 60th birthday. From initial worship in the local elementary school in 1964 to worship in the dog kennel (now Harris Hall) to worship in our current beautiful sanctuary, St. Francis has come a long way in 60 years. As our birthday approaches, look for events and activities toContinue reading “St. Francis Will Turn 60 in 2024!”

Come Back to Church Sept. 10

If you’ve been away from church for the summer, during the pandemic, or for decades, St. Francis invites you to come back to church. If you’ve never been to church but are feeling drawn to developing a better understanding of God among kind and caring people, we invite you to visit us. We are aContinue reading “Come Back to Church Sept. 10”

Afghan Refugees Visit St. Francis

On November 20, the Faizy family visited St. Francis and shared with us their stories of coming to America and their appreciation for the love and support shown by our parish in helping to resettle them in Northern Virginia. The occasion was the Thanksgiving Potluck lunch following our Sunday service. The Faizys shared a typicalContinue reading “Afghan Refugees Visit St. Francis”

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Second Story (formerly Alternative House) is celebrating its 50th anniversary of helping local youth and their families. Each year St. Francis helps Second Story provide nutritious Thanksgiving meals to needy families in its Community Based Programs.  These families face significant challenges in feeding their children, made especially worse this year due to food inflation.

Afghan Refugee Family

Feb 24 Update – Week 7 We moved our first family of 8 into a home in Leesburg this past weekend. How grateful and appreciative they are!   Next, we have to prepare for our second familly of 8, who will settle in Ashburn.  We have much of what we need for them, but there are manyContinue reading “Afghan Refugee Family”