News and Events: What's Happening at St. Francis
The Season of Advent December 1 - 24
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Sundays at 9:05 a.m.
JESUS THE BODHISATTVA:
Jesus and Buddhism
The Bodhisattva is the Buddhist ideal of one who awakens by developing selfless wisdom and compassion, working tirelessly for the welfare of others. Asian theologians suggest this as a model of activism and spirituality. We will look at the model, the practice, and the implications for followers of Jesus. (It's not that big a leap.)
Resounding Achord with Bay Bells
Sunday, December 8, 7:00 p.m.
St. Francis Episcopal Church
Sunday, December 15, 2:00 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church
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Young Adult Agape Meal
Friday December 13,
5:30pm - 11:00pm
Join young adults from across Silicon Valley for some sacred time together. All are welcome so invite your friends to join in.
WEAR A TACKY CHRISTMAS SWEATER
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Friday December 13
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Santa Maria Urban Ministry needs your help wrapping all the presents they have had donated.
RSVP to Davison
December 15, 5:00 p.m.
Share Christmas with our St. Francis Neighbors. Join us for singing and hot chocolate.
All Ages are welcome!
White Elephant Gift Exchange
At Youth Connections
Sunday, December 15
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
bring a wrapped gift valued at less than $15
and $5 for dinner
RSVP to Davison
December 22, 10:00 a.m.
It's the last Sunday in Advent. Kids come in your PJ's for Christmas stories. Bring donations of Pajamas and Children's books for Santa Maria Urban Ministry.
2020 Annual Giving
Please take some time to prayerfully consider your annual giving.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT PLEDGING
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is Sunday, November 17
for Children & Youth
Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
Godly Play: Preschool - TK
& 1st - 3rd grad
Connect Faith: 4th & 5th grades
Recognize Faith: 6th - 8th grades
Faith Talk: 9th - 12th grades
to register your child or youth
Voices of Hope Humanitarian Choir and Instrumentalists
Henry Mollicone, Music Director
Presents an Evening of Music to Touch your Soul
Saturday, January 4, 7:30 p.m.
Voices of Hope gives free concerts in support of local programs for the homeless in communities where concerts are performed.
FREE WILL DONATIONS ACCEPTED
Weekly Bible Study @ St. Francis
Reading Between the Lines
Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Join us every Wednesday as we delve into scripture. We are a diverse group from churches across Silicon Valley. All are welcome.
I AM WONDERFULLY MADE
St. Francis Women's Retreat 2020
January 31 - February 2
Join us at San Damiano retreat center for a weekend of spiritual growth and renewal together as the women of St. Francis.
Single room - $315 (includes private bath and six meals)
Double room - $285 (includes private bath and six meals)
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Sierra Service Project 2020
Serve with us July 19 - 25
Middle School: Chiloquin, OR
for current 5th - 8th graders
High School: Smith River, CA
for current 8th - 12th graders
$600/youth - $300/chaperone
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Coffee Hour Host Sign Up
8:00 a.m. Coffee Hour Hosts
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10:15 a.m. Coffee Hour Host Team
email KATHERINE+ to join