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New to St. Francis?

If you are new to the Episcopal Church, our style of worship may not be familiar. We are a Protestant church that has a high view of both sacrament and liturgy, which may be very familiar to those coming from other liturgical traditions.

Eucharist and Baptism for us are at the very heart of what we believe about God and our relationship to God.

Fr. Mark’s Announcements

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From Fr. Mark

 1) Looking for a ministry? We would love to have you volunteer on Sundays and serve as an Usher (greet people and take collection), Lector (read the lessons), Intercessor (say the prayers), Choir (sing!), or Eucharistic Minister (pass out communion). No experience necessary. Pay commensurate with experience :) To get enlisted and trained, contact Rosemary and Fr. Mark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2) Calling all youth! If you are entering grades 4-12 next year you are invited to attend the amazing DioNeb Camp Canterbury July 24-28. We are providing transportation to and from, and everyone can get at least a partial scholarship. I am telling you, Church Camp changes lives and builds lifelong friendships, and I strongly encourage our kids to attend. Here's a link to register or for more information http://campcanterbury.episcopal-ne.org

3) The next Deanery Meeting if Wednesday, May 31st in Alliance. We carpool and leave from St. Francis at 5:00PM. Deanery meetings are clergy and laity together for food, conversation, and teaching. This month's program is The Restoration Project, with speaker Fr. Christopher Martin of San Francisco. Should be fun. All are welcome, just RSVP to the office, or let Fr. Mark or Sr. Warden Jane Hunter know so we make sure we have enough cars going.

4) So many people to thank! First, thanks for everyone who showed by and participated in our work day! We got TONS done and had a blast doing it! Second, thanks to everyone who helped with Rae's wonderful birthday party? I heard so many great comments and everyone had such a fun time!

 

Rosemary’s Announcements

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From Rosemary

  •  Western Deanery, May 31, at St. Matthews in Alliance. Holy Eucharist with Bishop Barker presiding at 5:30 p.m., meeting 6:00-8:30 p.m. starting with a dinner. The program will be given by The Rev. Christopher Martin, founder of the Restoration Project.

  • Parish Directory - It is time to print a new version. If your picture or information is outdated, please email updates to Rosemary. * We are working to improve communications, including new website design, new Facebook page, new email updates, and more. If you have ideas for improvement, send them to Fr. Mark, Sr. Warden Jane Hunter, or Communications Volunteer Frank Marquez.

Bible Reading for today

Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest unto your souls.

St. Mathew 11:28