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Updating the 2016 Directory

Look for a draft of the 2016 Directory on the Information Desk in the Narthex. Please verify that your address and contact information is correct. We will be publishing the new Directory in hard copy and online form by mid May.

Believing Thomas

musings on the church calendar from one who seldom doubts When one thinks of the artist who had the greatest influence on Christianity, the name of Michelangelo would usually be the first one to come to mind. Michelangelo Buonarroti, noted not only for his paintings and sculpture, but also for his architectural influence, was born March 6, 1475 at Capresein, Italy in a valley of the Arno River. He was from a Florentine family of modest income, but noble heritage. He began his career as an apprentice in 1488 to Domenico Ghirlandajo, who was so impressed with the young man’s work, that he suggested to Lorenzo Medici that Michelangelo was talented enough to justify further education. Lorenz

Flower Guild Workshop

Saturday, Apr 30th | 10-11am St. Francis Parish Hall Kitchen Have you ever wanted to learn the art of flower arranging? Our own David Blegen will be giving a short demonstration on how to arrange flowers for St. Francis, as well as workshop how to do home arrangements, on Saturday, April 30th. The Flower Guild is looking for additional helping hands for regular weekly altar arranging, so this is your chance to see how it's done. All are welcome.

Food Pantry looking for Volunteers

Every Other Mon. or Wed. 9-11:30 a.m. "For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me." - Matthew 25:35 The Ministry of Meals (also known as the Food Pantry) is looking for two or three volunteers to work approximately three hours every other Monday or Wednesday morning at St. Francis, distributing food to our less fortunate neighbors. For more information or to volunteer, contact Bill or Constance Luckhurst via email or call them at 288-5418 or 884-8364. No experience required.

Burn Your Own Steak Night Returns April 22nd, 7pm

​ ​Same time, same channel... We'll even do the grillin' for ya! Bring your favorite piece of critter or veg-edible. We'll bring the know-how, the fire, and good company. Bring your favorite beverage and a side dish to share, or maybe a dessert. All ages welcome. Bon Appetit!