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UPCOMING EVENTS

 


LGBT Ministry Fellowship Brunch - All Are Welcome • June 25, 2017
Radical GraceSt. Francis is known for being an inclusive community respecting the dignity of all persons and supporting the journey of each person. The St. Francis LGBT Community will be holding a fellowship brunch on June 25, 2017 from 10:30 to noon in Brunsman Hall. In this day and age, it is paramount that we create opportunities to get to know each other and build on our relationships. All St. Francis parishioners are welcome!

(Update) Sr. Claire Graham, SSS, Will offer a refelction on "Love Conquers Hate" during the brunch!

If you are able to bring an item to share - following are guide lines (last name begins with): A-I — Salads & Appetizers    J-Q — Main Brunch Dish (egg dishes meat/meatless)
R-Z — Desserts

Looking forward to seeing you on the 25th of June. Please contact Richard Hernandez, Director of Outreach, at 916-443-8084 ext 114 or richardh@stfrancisparish.com to RSVP or if you have any questions.

 

OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE

Volunteers Needed

 


Seeking Volunteer Receptionists

Beginning July 1, the Parish Office will be staffed by Volunteer Receptionists who will serve in 4-hour shifts once per week. In a welcoming and professional manner, consistent with our Parish Mission Statement. Volunteer Receptionists will welcome visitors to the Parish Office, answer incoming calls, provide information, and do light office work. A Job Description for this volunteer position is available. Training will be available. If this ministry is appealing to you, please contact jdwarrick@stfrancisparish.com.


Office Volunteers

Office volunteers, one Sunday per month following the 7:30 am Mass. Please contact jdwarrick@stfrancisparish.com.


Church Cleaners

Step Ministry VolunteerThere are many ways to serve the Church and its community. On Saturday mornings from 7:00-9:00 am we meet in the Church and vacuum and dust in preparation for celebrating Mass throught the weekend and gatherings throught the week. We invite you to take one morning a month and join us. With a large enough crew we might even be able to extend that commitment out to once every five or six weeks.

Please contact Fran Tom at fran0849@yahoo.com.

 

 



St. Francis Step and Breakfast Ministry - Your Spirit and Welcoming Presence is needed

Step Ministry VolunteerThis very special ministry is in need of volunteers. Our Step Ministry provides a safe, peaceful and private place for our guests to sleep each night at the Parish Center courtyard. This ministry is rooted in scripture and responds to the call to welcome strangers, provide shelter to the wanderer, and not turn away from the needs of others.

As a Step Minister you would have the opportunity to serve as a welcoming presence for our Step guests as they arrive in the evening or, as a Breakfast Minister, help to provide a simple prepared breakfast before they leave to face the challenges of their day. The time commitment is 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm for the Step Ministry OR 5:30 am to 7:00 am for the Breakfast Ministry. Most Step Ministers commit to one evening a week, and Breakfast Ministers for two mornings a month. However, we are happy to try to create a schedule that works for you! Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a part of the Step/Breakfast Ministry family. We would love to have you join us.

"Homeless not only from the room made of bricks, but homeless from being rejected, unwanted, completely torn out of society....that unwanted one is my brother and my sister....We belong to each other." — Mother Theresa

If you would like more information, or have questions about how you can volunteer for this wonderful ministry, please contact Margaret (margaret@cafoodlink.org).

 


Permanent Baptismal Font Project - Videos and Educational Material


Baptism

Presented by The St. Francis Baptismal Font Committee.

The committee members are Jean Iacino (chair), Penny Tafoya, Cheryl Tholke, Debbie Clingingsmith, Bob Reid, Evelyn Fallon and Patti Michel-Evleth.

Questions? Contact Jean Iacino at jiacino@sbcglobal.net.





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