Welcome to St. Francis Episcopal Church

We welcome all in Christ's love and fellowship to our neighborhood church. We embrace traditional, innovative, and lively approaches to worship and service. We strive each day to be God's hands and to show God's love around the corner and across the globe.

  • Junior Choir
  • The Presiding Bishop surprised by a gift.
  • Receiving communion from the Presiding Bishop.
  • Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, Rev. Katherine Doar, Mayor Sam Liccardo
  • Mayor Sam Liccardo and the Lim family
  • Rev. Stephenie Cooper, Rev. Rick Bender, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Rev. Maly Hughes, Rev. Katherine Doar
  • St. Francis Adult Choir
  • Coffee Hour following church service.
  • Rev. Maly Hughes
  • Carefully following the service.
  • Friends participating in the Sunday service.
  • VBS - Moses in the Wilderness
  • VBS - Making bread
  • VBS... in the Wilderness
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  • VBS - Weaving Boards
Junior Choir1 The Presiding Bishop surprised by a gift.2 Receiving communion from the Presiding Bishop.3 Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, Rev. Katherine Doar, Mayor Sam Liccardo4 Mayor Sam Liccardo and the Lim family5 Rev. Stephenie Cooper, Rev. Rick Bender, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Rev. Maly Hughes, Rev. Katherine Doar6 St. Francis Adult Choir7 Coffee Hour following church service.8 Rev. Maly Hughes9 Carefully following the service.10 Friends participating in the Sunday service.11 VBS - Moses in the Wilderness 12 VBS - Making bread13 VBS... in the Wilderness14 VBS - Moses in the Wilderness15 VBS - Weaving Boards16
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ST. FRANCIS REGULAR WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Sunday Services

  • 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Chapel (no music)
  • 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, in the Church (with music)
  • Childcare available 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m

      Faith Formation (on Summer break)

  • 9:15 a.m. Adult Formation (Adults), (meets in the Wickham room)
  • 10:00 a.m. Faith Formation (Children), (meets in the Undercroft classrooms)

Lectionary

View this week's readings.

Preparing for Sunday

What's Happening at St. Francis

Village House Women's Shelter

Village House: An Interfaith Shelter of Hope https://www.villagehousesccca.com/ is a daytime center for as many as 15 delightful, medically fragile women. This remarkable effort to show God's love provides a caring, loving environment. It's the first 24-hour "safe space" some guests have had in years. More than 80 St. Francis members, along with neighbors and friends from Willow Glen and beyond, volunteered during our shelter-hosting rotation a year ago. Read more, volunteer, and donate --->

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All-Church Beach Campout

May 26 - 28

Join us for a weekend of fun at Sunset State Beach, 201 Sunset Beach Road, Watsonville CA

Arrive any time after after 2 pm on Friday and we have the group campsite until noon on Sunday. All ages are welcome. Families and Adults bring your tents... youth will organize group tents by gender. $15 per person (under 5 free) .
Beach Campout

This is a weekend of fun and parish togetherness. We'll do potluck meals together. Bring your camping stuff, beach gear, hiking boots, instruments, games and/or hanging-by-the-campfire chairs. The campground has restrooms, showers, tables and a fire/BBQ pit (sorry state park rules no pets :-(. This event is what we make it so bring your ideas and get ready to have fun.

Not a camper?... Join us for the day on Saturday to enjoy the beach and church in the woods at 5 p.m. $10 per car state park day use fee if not camping. RSVP HERE

Family Park Day

Saturday, June 10, 10:00 a.m.

Join us to kick off the summer with a morning at John D. Morgan Park, 540 W. Rincon Ave., Campbell. All ages are welcome - plenty for everyone to enjoy! John D. Morgan Park is 32 acres of expansive grass, redwood trees and picnic areas, water and sand play areas, and play structures. Meet us on the Rincon Ave. side. RSVP to Aly Steele

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St. Francis Summer Programs

Begin Sunday, June 11

Join us at 10:00 a.m. for Summer @ St. Francis for Kids!
KIDS' CAMP
- Children ages Preschool-5th grade - meet in Wickham Room

TNT - TWEENS & TEENS - 6th - 10th grade - meet in Library.

Volunteers needed! Sign up HERE and talk to Mother Katherine.

The children will join their parents in the church for Holy Communion at 11:00 am.
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Shakespeare in the Park

Saturday, June 11, 7:00 p.m.

It's not Summer till you've experienced Shakespeare in the Park! All ages are welcome - a perfect, Summer family outing! Pack a picnic and low chair.

Silicon Valley Shakespeare - "SV Shakes" begins its 5th annual production at Willow Street Park in San Jose with a fresh twist on The Merry Wives of Windsor. Part of their Free Shakespeare in the Park series, this delightful, family-friendly comedy, set in the world of reality television, is a battle of wits, certain to leave you in stitches!
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Vacation Bible School

June 26 - 30

VBS is June 26 - 30, 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and Hero Central needs heroes of all ages to make this a spectacular week for our little heroes.

Adult volunteers CLICK HERE to sign up

Teen volunteers CLICK HERE and sign up as a Teen Helper/Sidekick (grades 6-12 completed)

Hero Central is still taking late registrations for participants (ages 3 1/2 - 5th grades). CLICK HERE to register.
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Sierra Service Project (SSP) - Summer Service Trip

Join other El Camino Real Diocesan youth this summer Build Faith - Strengthen Communities - Serve Others

High School July 2 – 8 Chiloquin Oregon for current 8th – 12th graders, Middle School – August 6 – 12 Smith River, CA for current 5th – 8th graders
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Join us as we travel north to serve in two low income rural Native American communities.

The Chiloquin community is located in the forested mountains just north of Klammath Falls Oregon nestled between the Williamson and Sprague rivers. Over 33% of the families in Chiloquin live below the poverty line. Members from the Klamath Tribes living in Chiloquin include Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin. Youth will stay in the the local Methodist church in the center of town (opposite the town square, field and playground) and shower at the local high school gym. The Smith River community and rancheria small rural community is remote, beautiful, and because of the Pacific Ocean, often cold, damp and foggy (hooray!). The Smith River Rancheria is a federally recognized tribe of Tolowa Indians and about a third of area residents are Hispanic, many of whom are recent immigrants from Mexico and Central America. Read more

Click the image to reserve your spot. For more information email Mother Katherine

COST: $450 per youth (scholarships available) Adult/Parent Counselors welcome too! A non-refundable $250 deposit is due now to hold your spot (Payments #1 & &2). Payment #3 of $200 is due May 15.

Payment Options:

Camp St. Andrew's

July 30 - August 5

Summer Camp of the Diocese of El Camino Real. Register at campsaintandrew.com

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Inter-Parish Adult Bible Workbench

Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Reading Between the Lines meets Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Wickham Rm. We believe in stories. Stories are how we make sense of our own experience and learn about the experience of others. We are surrounded by stories in conversations and through the media. The Bible is full of stories too. They speak to us of what is best and worst, hopeful and despairing, creative and destructive about human life and the experience of the sacred in its midst. Join us as we discover ourselves in the Bible Story.

Fee is $10/quarter for printing and curriculum subscription.
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If you have any questions contact the St. Francis office
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Altar Flowers

We invite you to have flowers dedicated to loved ones. The dedication might be for a birthday, anniversary, in memory of someone, or in thanksgiving for blessings. The suggested donation is $35. You may sign up on the flower chart in the church Narthex (please remember to clearly indicate "Flowers" on the memo line of your check), or give instructions if you pay online. Please email the dedication name(s) and purpose to the office.

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Prayer List

If you have someone you would like to have on the church prayer list, please send their name(s) to the office. Their name will remain on the list for two weeks but you may add it again.

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Church Office

The Church Office is staffed Mon - Fri, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Phone: 408-292-7090 / Fax: 408-292-7091 / Email: office@stfranciswillowglen.org