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UPCOMING EVENTS

Wome In Conversation

Women, You Are God's Work of Art

Women in Conversation

Women in Conversation

Nurture the creative spirit within you and join in conversation about the many ways that art and personal creativity express your spirit and draw you closer to God.

Saturday, October 21 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in Brunsman Hall

The continental breakfast begins at 8:45 a.m.
There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to
st.francis.womeninc@gmail.com

 


St. Francis Adult Ministry Presents

A Workshop presented by Sandra Nelson and Tom Pinkel

Saturday, November 4 - 9:00 am - Noon in Brunsman Hall

8:30 Coffee & Muffins


Normal aging is associated with some types of physical and mental declines as as well as increased risk for certain diseases. Yet for many people these changes are fairly subtle and don't undermine their ability to lead stimulating and fulfilling lives. In fact, many aspects of our mental and spiritual lives may even improve with age. Together we will:

  • Explore the latest research on the role of diet and exercise

  • Distinguish between normal aging of the brain and diseases of the brain

  • Discover the brain's role in devising cognitive coping strategies and promoting emotional well being

  • Understand the brain's role in the evolution of our spirituality over our lifetime

  • Accept and embrace our mortality

  • Visualize the future to make the most of the rest of our lives

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE

Volunteers Needed

 


Job Opening - Parish Programs Assistant

Help WantedWe have an immediate opening for a part time (15 hour per week) Parish Programs Assistant. This fast paced position is responsible for support of a diverse range of office and administrative functions. A copy of the job description can be found at http://stfrancisparish.com/ProgAsst.pdf. If interested, please submit resume to jdwarrick@stfrancisparish.com.

 


Fall and Winter Gardening

Help WantedOnce of twice per month, on
Saturdays or Tuesdays 7:00 — 9:00 am
October - January


Pick your day. Felipe and Joe have a broom or rake reserved just for you. Fall is coming and the leaves will begin to pile up! Please give our gardening volunteers a hand. Email Joe Prassa (JoeP@stfrancisparish.com) or Felipe at 731-4949.

 


Can you help one morning per week as a volunteer receptionist?

The Parish has an immediate opening for an ongoing Wednesday volunteer receptionist, as well as a need for one or two additional substitute receiptionists. Volunteer Receptionists serve 4-hour shifts once twice per week welcoming visitors to the Parish Center Office, answer incoming calls, provide information, and do light office work. A description for this volunteer position is available here. Training will be provided. If this ministry is appealing to you, please contact jdwarrick@stfrancisparish.com.


St. Francis Step and Breakfast Ministry - Your Spirit and Welcoming Presence is needed

Step Ministry VolunteerThis very special ministry is in need of volunteers. Our Step Ministry provides a safe, peaceful and private place for our guests to sleep each night at the Parish Center courtyard. This ministry is rooted in scripture and responds to the call to welcome strangers, provide shelter to the wanderer, and not turn away from the needs of others.

As a Step Minister you would have the opportunity to serve as a welcoming presence for our Step guests as they arrive in the evening or, as a Breakfast Minister, help to provide a simple prepared breakfast before they leave to face the challenges of their day. The time commitment is 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm for the Step Ministry OR 5:30 am to 7:00 am for the Breakfast Ministry. Most Step Ministers commit to one evening a week, and Breakfast Ministers for two mornings a month. However, we are happy to try to create a schedule that works for you! Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a part of the Step/Breakfast Ministry family. We would love to have you join us.

"Homeless not only from the room made of bricks, but homeless from being rejected, unwanted, completely torn out of society....that unwanted one is my brother and my sister....We belong to each other." — Mother Theresa

If you would like more information, or have questions about how you can volunteer for this wonderful ministry, please contact Margaret (margaret@cafoodlink.org).

 


Permanent Baptismal Font Project - Videos and Educational Material


Baptism

Presented by The St. Francis Baptismal Font Committee.

The committee members are Jean Iacino (chair), Penny Tafoya, Cheryl Tholke, Debbie Clingingsmith, Bob Reid, Evelyn Fallon and Patti Michel-Evleth.

Questions? Contact Jean Iacino at jiacino@sbcglobal.net.





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