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Outreach

Outreach
For more information about our Outreach programs or to volunteer, contact: Richard Hernandez, Director of Outreach (916) 443-8084 x114 or RichardH@stfrancisparish.com

Assistant to the Needy

St. Francis Parish provides occasional assistance with utility bills, rent, motel lodging, bus tickets, and prescriptions on a one-time basis to those most in need. This ministry is funded by designated donations from parishioners and by 25% of donations made by our parishioners to the Diocesan Annual Appeal.

Breakfast Ministry

On a daily basis, members of this ministry offer earlymorning coffee, food, and fellowship to our homeless guests who sleep in the Parish Center.

Families on a Mission (FOAM)

The goal of FOAM is to connect our Youth Faith Formation program, school, and larger parish community to meet the needs of the greater Sacramento community by providing opportunities to serve, grow, and do for our brothers and sisters in Christ. Share your wonderful gifts and talents with Sacramento-based charities, and in the process, meet others in our parish and build memories with your family.

Franciscan Pathways to Justice

As members of St. Francis Parish, we embrace the parish mission, aspiring to be witnesses and prophets advocating for justice in the world. We offer presentations that foster a Franciscan awareness of and response to issues of peace, human dignity, and integrity of creation through education and advocacy. We challenge ourselves and others to act justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly with our God.
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Healing Prayer

Are you being called to pray for your fellow parishioners? God does the Listening, Loving and Healing — all we do is say “yes” to being God’s instrument. Members of this ministry pray for and with others. Information is kept confidential.

LGBT Ministry

For those in our community who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered, this ministry provides welcome, support, and opportunities to share faith and fellowship.

Loaves & Fishes Team

Our St. Francis team serves lunch once a month to homeless brothers and sisters at the Loaves & Fishes Dining Room. Volunteers must be 14 years or older.

Outreach Events

Event sponsored by the Outreach ministry include the Parish Mardi Gras, Welcome Brunches, Volunteer Appreciation, and Parish Picnic.

Step Ministry

This ministry began on our church steps (hence the name, “Steps” Ministry), where homeless men and women gathered each night to rest. Members of this ministry continue to serve as a daily welcoming presence for our homeless brothers and sisters who come to our Parish Center courtyard. We provide our guests with a safe, peaceful, and private place to rest in a loving and accepting atmosphere. Our volunteers serve one evening a week as part of a team, greeting and visiting with our guests.
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Young Adults Ministry

If you are in your 20's or 30's, come try out our Young Adults groups, called Christian Life Communities (CLC), where you will become part of a young adult community (approximately 4 - 10 people). There is no commitment — just attend once and go from there. Our CLCs are based on Ignatian and Franciscan spirituality. CLCs exist across the world and are a place for growth, companionship, and transformation. For more information about our Young Adults Ministry, contact Patrice Clemons at YoungAdults@stfrancisparish.com.