Lenten Reflections

IMAGE: A Group Dancing

February 26: The haunting melody of Aaron Copeland's Appalachian Spring and the tune from Michael Flatley's Lord of Dance both derive from the 18th century Shaker song (they don't have hymns): Simple Gifts. The opening words to Simple Gifts are: 'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free, 'tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, and when we find ourselves in the place just right, 'twill be in the valley of love and delight.

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Rector's Message 2014 Christmas Eve Children's Tableaux Information

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Welcome to the web site for St. Francis' Episcopal Church in San Francisco. We invite you to join us for Sunday worship at 8:00a Eucharist (without music) and 10:00a Eucharist with hymns and organ (during the summer). Visitors are always welcome, and we make a special effort to make your visit with us enjoyable.

The St. Francis Office is open Monday through Friday. Office hours are from 10-12 and 1-5, Monday through Thursday, and 10-12 and 1-3 on Friday.

Every second Wednesday of the month, a handful of us gather at Laguna Honda Hospital to celebrate the Eucharist with some of the residents. Our volunteers go onto the various patients' floors to bring residents down for the service, and afterwards, return them to their rooms. We would love to have a few more volunteers to help with this beautiful ministry. Ed Splichal, Bill and Fran Rounds, Anita Jackson, Mary Beth Paul, Christina Stephen, and Jim French are our active volunteers. If you would like to know more about this ministry, ask one of the volunteers, or speak with the Rector. We welcome your questions!

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Upcoming Events

Wednesdays in Lent - 6:15p
Join us for the reflective service of Compline on the Wednesdays in Lent. Each service is immediately followed by a Lenten program or activity.

Saturday, February 28 - 6:00p
Join us for a Gong Bath Meditation. Suggested donation is $20.

Saturday, March 7 - 1:00p
Mark your calendars for a Lenten Quiet Day from 1:00p to 4:00p in the Guild Hall.

Friday, March 20 - 6:30p
Spring Labyrinth Walk