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Cindy Epps Retirement

She will be missed! On November 3, 2019, the parish of St. Francis of Assisi celebrated the retirement of Cindy Epps, our beloved church administrator for the last 19 years. Over the years Cindy has been the glue that kept us all together by doing almost every job required in a successful church. She published …

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Jesus Knew

We have some really amazing people at St. Francis of Assisi with some great thoughts about our Christian faith. Here is one profound perspective presented as a devotional message that was given to open the September Vestry meeting by Ronnie Connelly, a Vestry member. You can find his bio on the About Us page. JESUS …

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Double Deacon Pilats!

Today at Trinity Cathedral, a wonderful ceremony occurred with all the pomp and circumstance of the Episcopal Church. Jennifer Pilat, daughter of our own Rev. Deacon Ann Pilat, was ordained as a transitional deacon in the Episcopal Church. The Rt. Rev. W. Andrew Waldo was the celebrant, and Rev. Deacon Ann Pilat was the Gospeler …

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Strings Presentation

A presentation by the Play It Forward strings program will occur on Thursday, June 6, at 7 PM at St. Francis of Assisi. This presentation is the first by this talented group of young people. Several children in St. Francis families are involved in the effort. For the past few months, the group has been …

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Easter 2019

Easter was a wonderful celebration this year. Beautiful weather contributed to the glory of this Day of the Lord. Below are some of the 220 photographs taken that day of the service, the baptism, the luncheon and the Easter egg hunt. Just look at the faces of the adults and children to reveal the wonder …

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The Christian celebration of Pentecost is on the 9th of June this year. St. Francis will have two services as we have in the past. The 10:30 service will be a special event. In addition to Pentecost, the church will recognize its youth and, in particular, this year’s high school graduates. The “Play It Forward” …

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VBS 2019 is Coming!!!!!

Vacation Bible School is a summer tradition at St. Francis of Assisi. This year’s theme is ROAR! The staff is forming. The activities are being planned. Volunteers are welcome and needed! The dates are set, Sunday, July 7 through Thursday, July 11th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM each evening. Dinner is provided for participants …

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Thanks for your patience!

Over the last year, this web site has been under development. It still is being worked to allow more uses, functions, and better communications. This is a process of fits and starts as good ideas take time to integrate. It goes without saying that we are grateful for the support and patience of the congregation. …

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Church Colors

One of the more delightful aspects of the Episcopal Church is its embrace of the historic tradition of associating colors with events in the church calendar. As seen in these pictures the Altar Guild does a magnificent job making the sanctuary into a unique experience on every holy day whether it be somber or celebratory. …

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Deacon’s Doings for April

All of my life I have heard the sentence. “It’s the little things that count”. As a child and teenager I was surrounded by families that exemplified exactly the opposite. They had big houses, big cars, big lake houses and big bank accounts. I was confused about how different what I saw was from what …

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