Taize Service
May
28
6:00 PM18:00

Taize Service

A Taizé service is held at St. Francis on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm. This form of worship is intended to allow peoples of all faith to come together in prayer and meditation.

“It is a time to rest in God, to let the words listened to and sung penetrate one’s being” says Brother John, a Taizé monk. There is no preaching, no teaching. There is just an elegantly simple service: short chants repeated over and over in the dark along with short Scripture readings and times of silence.

Taizé prayer began at a monastic community in Taizé, France, founded in the 1940's by a Swiss man known as Brother Roger. 

Please join us and bring a friend. We can all use some time to rest in God.

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Church Work Day
Jun
1
8:00 AM08:00

Church Work Day

We are blessed with a beautiful campus that requires constant care. A work day has been planned for Saturday, June 1st from 8 a.m. - noon. to focus on the outside. There will be a sign-up sheet in the parish hall. We need help with painting, weeding, and other such landscaping.  All skill levels welcome. Childcare will be provided and a light lunch served. If you have any questions, contact Brittney Kish Lightsey.

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St. Francis Day Planning Meeting
Jun
2
1:00 PM13:00

St. Francis Day Planning Meeting

Anyone wishing to help with the planning for St. Francis Day, in a large or small way, are invited to a meeting in the parish hall. St. Francis is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and we would like to make this a special celebration.

St. Francis Day Events (Tentative)

Friday, October 4—6:00pm-5K run, 7:00pm-Concert, 8:30pm-Movie Night

Saturday, October 5 10:00am-3:00pm—Animal Blessing, Blood Drive, Craft Fair, Food Booths, Kid’s Games/Events, Photo Shoot, St. Francis Arts Center Show

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Pentecost Sunday
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Pentecost Sunday

We will be celebrating with a combined worship service at 10:00 am

Following our worship we will have a Parish Picnic. The parish will provide Boston Butt (plus a vegetarian option). Parishioners are asked to bring sides to share.

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jun
9
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jun
16
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jun
30
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jul
7
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jul
14
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jul
21
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Spark of Life, Grieving to Live
Jul
28
3:00 PM15:00

Spark of Life, Grieving to Live

Sundays, June 9-July 28, 3:00 pm in the Library

This is an 8-week course for grievers and no-grievers.  It accepts that grief is part of every life and a natural response to loss. The sessions are a safe place to share and ask questions on the journey through loss to new life.  Each session creates a safe place, a lesson, and Taking it Home which has discussion questions for the group and Anchors to Sails ONE THING  that the participant will do to make the lesson come alive.

For more information contact Deacon Pat

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Taize Service
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Taize Service

A Taizé service is held at St. Francis on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm. This form of worship is intended to allow peoples of all faith to come together in prayer and meditation.

“It is a time to rest in God, to let the words listened to and sung penetrate one’s being” says Brother John, a Taizé monk. There is no preaching, no teaching. There is just an elegantly simple service: short chants repeated over and over in the dark along with short Scripture readings and times of silence.

Taizé prayer began at a monastic community in Taizé, France, founded in the 1940's by a Swiss man known as Brother Roger. 

Please join us and bring a friend. We can all use some time to rest in God.

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Taize Service
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Taize Service

A Taizé service is held at St. Francis on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm. This form of worship is intended to allow peoples of all faith to come together in prayer and meditation.

“It is a time to rest in God, to let the words listened to and sung penetrate one’s being” says Brother John, a Taizé monk. There is no preaching, no teaching. There is just an elegantly simple service: short chants repeated over and over in the dark along with short Scripture readings and times of silence.

Taizé prayer began at a monastic community in Taizé, France, founded in the 1940's by a Swiss man known as Brother Roger. 

Please join us and bring a friend. We can all use some time to rest in God.

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Taize Service
Nov
26
6:00 PM18:00

Taize Service

A Taizé service is held at St. Francis on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm. This form of worship is intended to allow peoples of all faith to come together in prayer and meditation.

“It is a time to rest in God, to let the words listened to and sung penetrate one’s being” says Brother John, a Taizé monk. There is no preaching, no teaching. There is just an elegantly simple service: short chants repeated over and over in the dark along with short Scripture readings and times of silence.

Taizé prayer began at a monastic community in Taizé, France, founded in the 1940's by a Swiss man known as Brother Roger. 

Please join us and bring a friend. We can all use some time to rest in God.

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Taize Service
Apr
23
6:00 PM18:00

Taize Service

A Taizé service is held at St. Francis on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm. This form of worship is intended to allow peoples of all faith to come together in prayer and meditation.

“It is a time to rest in God, to let the words listened to and sung penetrate one’s being” says Brother John, a Taizé monk. There is no preaching, no teaching. There is just an elegantly simple service: short chants repeated over and over in the dark along with short Scripture readings and times of silence.

Taizé prayer began at a monastic community in Taizé, France, founded in the 1940's by a Swiss man known as Brother Roger. 

Please join us and bring a friend. We can all use some time to rest in God.

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Stations of the Cross
Apr
19
12:00 PM12:00

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ's last day on earth. The 14 devotions, or stations, focus on specific events of His last day, beginning with His condemnation. The stations are commonly used as a mini pilgrimage as the individual moves from station to station. At each station, the individual recalls and meditates on a specific event from Christ's last day.

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Tenebrae Service
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Tenebrae Service

Tenebrae, (meaning “darkness” or “shadows," is based on a twelfth–century late night/
early morning service and is an extended meditation on the passion of Christ.
It involves extinguishing candles one by one as Christ goes through his passion.

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Art and Spirituality Evening Class
Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

Art and Spirituality Evening Class

Make your lent both a spiritual and creative time with this class. Participants will combine various prayer forms and meditation with a variety of artistic expressions. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 11-April 15 (6 sessions). There will be two time slots offered, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM OR 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The class, led by Kathryn Kane, is $125 and all materials are included.

Sign up at church, email-kkaneart@gmail.com or call 478-216-7189

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Stations of the Cross
Apr
15
12:00 PM12:00

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ's last day on earth. The 14 devotions, or stations, focus on specific events of His last day, beginning with His condemnation. The stations are commonly used as a mini pilgrimage as the individual moves from station to station. At each station, the individual recalls and meditates on a specific event from Christ's last day.

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Art and Spirituality Morning Class
Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

Art and Spirituality Morning Class

Make your lent both a spiritual and creative time with this class. Participants will combine various prayer forms and meditation with a variety of artistic expressions. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 11-April 15 (6 sessions). There will be two time slots offered, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM OR 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The class, led by Kathryn Kane, is $125 and all materials are included.

Sign up at church, email-kkaneart@gmail.com or call 478-216-7189

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Lectio Divina
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Lectio Divina

Sundays, March 24-April 14, at 10:00 am in the St. Gregory Room. Join others in the ancient practice of reflection on the scriptures as we continue our journey to Easter. Each week we will choose one of the Sunday readings to reflect on.

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Flower Arranging Workshop
Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Flower Arranging Workshop

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10am-12pm, in the Parish Hall. Bring your own vase and learn to design beautiful flowers for your home! Enjoy light refreshments and work hands on with Pascale Hobaugh and the St. Francis Flower Guild. Cost is $30. RSVP to Pascale or flowers@stfrancismacon.org.

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Polishing Party
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Polishing Party

Come join members of the Altar Guild for a spirited spring polishing party
with libations and nibblers on Friday, April 12th at 6:00 pm. During lent, all our bright and shiny worship vessels have been out of sight waiting to reappear in gleaming glory at Easter. This involves a lot of energetic, hands-on polishing. In fact, throughout the church there are other brass and silver items in need of being shined up. Remember the old adage, "Many hands make light work".

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A Fractured Lenten Series
Apr
10
6:30 PM18:30

A Fractured Lenten Series

Join Fr. Ben on Wednesdays during lent for fellowship and learning. Each Wednesday will be a unique experience, so come for as many as you are able. We will meet at 6:30 for a simple Lenten meal and end with compline (night prayer) at 8:00 pm.

March 13 - Prayer

March 20 - Communion of Saints

March 27 - Alee, a one-act play

April 3 - Forgiveness and the Art of Confession

April 10 - Rabbi Joe Charnes on Passover celebration in the Jewish tradition

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Art and Spirituality Evening Class
Apr
8
6:00 PM18:00

Art and Spirituality Evening Class

Make your lent both a spiritual and creative time with this class. Participants will combine various prayer forms and meditation with a variety of artistic expressions. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 11-April 15 (6 sessions). There will be two time slots offered, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM OR 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The class, led by Kathryn Kane, is $125 and all materials are included.

Sign up at church, email-kkaneart@gmail.com or call 478-216-7189

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Art and Spirituality Morning Class
Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Art and Spirituality Morning Class

Make your lent both a spiritual and creative time with the class. Participants will combine various prayer forms and meditation with a variety of artistic expressions. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 11-April 15 (6 sessions). There will be two time slots offered, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM OR 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The class, led by Kathryn Kane, is $125 and all materials are included.

Sign up at church, email-kkaneart@gmail.com or call 478-216-7189

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Lectio Divina
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Lectio Divina

Sundays, March 24-April 14, at 10:00 am in the St. Gregory Room. Join others in the ancient practice of reflection on the scriptures as we continue our journey to Easter. Each week we will choose one of the Sunday readings to reflect on.

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A Fractured Lenten Series
Apr
3
6:30 PM18:30

A Fractured Lenten Series

Join Fr. Ben on Wednesdays during lent for fellowship and learning. Each Wednesday will be a unique experience, so come for as many as you are able. We will meet at 6:30 for a simple Lenten meal and end with compline (night prayer) at 8:00 pm.

March 13 - Prayer

March 20 - Communion of Saints

March 27 - Alee, a one-act play

April 3 - Forgiveness and the Art of Confession

April 10 - Rabbi Joe Charnes on Passover celebration in the Jewish tradition

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Art and Spirituality Evening Class
Apr
1
6:00 PM18:00

Art and Spirituality Evening Class

Make your lent both a spiritual and creative time with the class. Participants will combine various prayer forms and meditation with a variety of artistic expressions. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 11-April 15 (6 sessions). There will be two time slots offered, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM OR 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The class, led by Kathryn Kane, is $125 and all materials are included.

Sign up at church, email-kkaneart@gmail.com or call 478-216-7189

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Art and Spirituality Morning Class
Apr
1
10:00 AM10:00

Art and Spirituality Morning Class

Make your lent both a spiritual and creative time with this class. Participants will combine various prayer forms and meditation with a variety of artistic expressions. Classes will be held on Mondays, March 11-April 15 (6 sessions). There will be two time slots offered, 10:00 am - 12:00 PM OR 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The class, led by Kathryn Kane, is $125 and all materials are included.

Sign up at church, email-kkaneart@gmail.com or call 478-216-7189

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Lectio Divina
Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Lectio Divina

Sundays, March 24-April 14, at 10:00 am in the St. Gregory Room. Join others in the ancient practice of reflection on the scriptures as we continue our journey to Easter. Each week we will choose one of the Sunday readings to reflect on.

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Alee--The Play
Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Alee--The Play

The St. Francis Church Players present a reading of the play"Alee" (away from the wind), written and directed by Mary Wilder, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7p.m. in the Parish Hall. The play is about four women who escape from a catastrophe to a safe house. While there, they must decide whether or not to allow in a stranger. Their survival requires strategies beyond the basics.  It is a time to challenge God. Tickets are $10 and proceeds go to Community Outreach.

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