This episode explores Hidden Gems of the Book of Common Prayer. In addition to the familiar Eucharistic Rites, the Book of Common Prayer contains many beautiful Prayers of Thanksgiving, Rites celebrating sacraments and life cycle events and educational materials about the history of the Episcopal Church. Did you know that the mastermind behind the BookContinue reading “Ep 9: Hidden Gems of the Book of Common Prayer”
Category Archives: Francisco-fact
WAR AGAINST UKRAINE FORUM
ONE YEAR OF ILLEGAL WAR AGAINST UKRAINE: A FORUM
Tuesday March 28, 2023 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET
Format: Hybrid/Virtual Panel Discussion via Zoom
St. Francis Women’s Retreat
Join us for a weekend of fun, fellowship, faith, and (of course) food. Renew your body, mind, and spirit in the beauty of the mountains!
Board Games & Potluck Mar 19th
19-MAR, 5:30-7:30pm Fellowship Sunday is for all family members young and older. Please come and join in the fun and fellowship. Our activity this month is board games. We will enjoy a potluck dinner together. For those who would like to join in the board game fun, please bring along your favorite game and challenge your fellow parishioners.
Donations for Easter
Music and Altar Flowers Each year on Easter, St. Francis is beautifully decorated with hydrangeas. We also have special music during Lent and on Easter Sunday. It is the custom at St. Francis for parishioners to make Easter donations to the Altar Guild and to the Music Program to support these groups’ efforts at EasterContinue reading “Donations for Easter”
Priests in Ezo need Bikes
The Diocese of Ezo is quite large, and very few people have cars or other motor vehicles. Priests walk or use bicycles (when they have them!) to travel to visit parishioners and conduct church business. Priests in the northern-most sections of the Diocese recently rode their bikes over 90 miles to attend meetings at theContinue reading “Priests in Ezo need Bikes”
Bishop of Ezo is Isaac Ephraim J. Bangisa
The current Bishop of Ezo is Isaac Ephraim J. Bangisa. Bishop Isaac has brought a depth of organizational experience from his work with World Vision and World Relief in South Sudan. After his enthronement, he held a strategic planning session with local government and church leaders to create a five-year plan to help the Diocese move forward.Continue reading “Bishop of Ezo is Isaac Ephraim J. Bangisa”
What are the Socio-Economics of Ezo?
What are the Socio-Economics or Ezo? Ezo is located in a remote part of South Sudan, near the border with the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Poverty is endemic — the annual income is about $1,000 per person. …
Decisions to be Made
It is not too late to Pledge! Please email your pledge commitment for 2023 to Molly Reynolds. Or consider increasing your pledge already submitted. Everything will help to carry on the worship services, staffing, programs and facilities that are important to St. Franciscans.
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Books that might help strengthen our faith
Books that might help strengthen our faith. I will share titles of books that have helped me understand my faith better and helped to sustain my faith in challenging times. The list I offer here…