Global Help

Heifer Project Heifer International is a charitable organization that works with global communities to end hunger and poverty, and provide care for the earth. By providing livestock to poor families, it helps families to improve their nutrition and generate income. Each year, St. Francis’ Christian Education students raise money for...

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Prison Ministry

Once a month, Vicar Debra Slade and one or two prison volunteers offer a Holy Communion Service in the hospital of the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, N.Y. Bedford Hills Is the only maximum security prison for women in New York state, and many of the women coming...

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

“Shawls … made for centuries universal and embracing, symbolic of an inclusive, unconditionally loving, God. They wrap, enfold, comfort, cover, give solace, mother, hug, shelter and beautify. Those who have received these shawls have been uplifted and affirmed, as if given wings to fly above their troubles…” (Copyright ©2008, Janet...

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Building One Community

Building One Community, originally called Neighbors Link Stamford, opened in 2011 as a Community Center for recent immigrants. Their mission is to strengthen the whole community by actively enhancing the healthy integration of immigrants. Since the inception of Neighbors Link Stamford, St. Francis Parish has been involved in their development...

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Miles for a Mission

7th Annual Miles for a Mission Road Race St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2810 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06903 Sunday, September 22, 2019 The 7th Annual St. Francis Miles for a Mission Road Race is a 5K run/walk USATF certified course with chip timing through the beautiful back roads of...

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Midnight Run

Twice a year, a group of St. Francis Parishioners join forces with St. John’s Lutheran Church to participate in a late-night trip to New York City to distribute food, clothing, personal care items and human contact to the homeless poor on the streets of New York City. Those making the...

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Homeless Shelters

Pacific House and Inspirica Several times a year, a group of St. Francis parishioners and friends prepares and serves meals at Pacific House and Inspirica, Stamford organizations that serve the homeless. Check the parish calendar for the next scheduled event.

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Dove Program

A longstanding social-service program that is coordinated by Person-to-Person in Darien, St. Francis is one of 19 area churches and schools that prepare food boxes for needy families at Christmastime. St. Francis parishioners typically provide more than 20 needy Stamford families with non-perishable food items, and also make generous cash...

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