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The Great 50 Days of Easter


quote-image-for-christian-during-the-easter-season-0sN218-clipartEaster Sunday may have come and gone, but we are now blessed to be living in the season of Eastertide, a period of fifty days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday.

Eastertide season is celebrated as a single joyful feast, indeed as the “great Lord’s Day”. Each Sunday of the season is treated as a Sunday of Easter, and, after the Sunday of the Resurrection, they are named Second Sunday of Easter, Third Sunday of Easter, etc. up to the Seventh Sunday of Easter, while the whole fifty-day period concludes with Pentecost Sunday. The season is marked with white vestments, extra candles, the presence of the paschal candle near the altar, and at the 10am service, sung parts for the Great Thanksgiving. We include more alleluias, and The Confession of Sin is absent.

Pipe Organ Fundraising Campaign Update

jQuery organ fundraisingTHANK YOU to all who have contributed to Phase I of our Fundraising Campaign to Repair and Upgrade our organ. The initial phase of our campaign is now over, and we have reached $107,000 of our needed $150,000.

In Phase II we are proceeding with the organ repair, and continue to invite your partnership in this project.

On the church patio after worship, you will see an “Adopt-a-Key” chart that acknowledges people who have contributed in Phase I. There are still keys available for new, tax-deductible, contributions!  We would like to receive all contributions by May 31. You can contribute by check, by Bill Pay,  and online by credit card or eCheck, or by making payments over time through the church office. Thank you!  This critical work on the organ will help our worship ministry for the next 50 years!

We will send you a personal note of thanks, and a receipt for your tax-deductible donation!

Easy, secure, online giving by credit card or E-check:

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Or – to donate by paper check – please make checks payable to St Francis Church, with Church Organ Fund in the memo line, and drop in the collection plate, or with Mary in the church office, or mail to Elaine Mistele, St Francis Church, 2200 via Rosa, PVE, CA 90274.

St Francis Online Academy

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Find out more – contact Rev. Peter

Christian Education at St Francis through ChurchNext, an Episcopal online learning resource. Video classes can be taken individually at home at your own pace or together with other parishioners.

Classes are free and led by leaders of our church, such as our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Stephanie Spellers, and Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves. Contact Rev. Peter to find out how to sign up and be a part of this learning process.

Love God, Love Others, Serve the World

How do we pursue the abundant life of which Jesus spoke?

  • Love God;
  • Love Others;
  • Serve the World.

How will we know when we’ve arrived?

We’ll experience “a peace the world can never give.” Read more here…

 

At-a-Glance: Key Information


Worship Days and Times:
In addition to infant care and Sunday School, children are always welcome in our worship services.
Sundays at 8 am
Holy Communion – Chapel

Sundays at 10 am
Holy Communion – Church

Wednesdays at 12:10
Holy Communion – Chapel

4th Tuesdays at 7:00pm
Taizé Service of Healing and Wholeness- Chapel

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