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Godspeed Deacon Edrice Veichweg

The St. Francis Community was out in full force this morning as we sadly bade farewell to Deacon Edrice Veichweg, who has blessed our lives with her ministry since September, 2011. The many tributes and thanks expressed today highlighted her wonderful sermons, her introduction of the Prayer Shawl Ministry to...

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EASTER EGG HUNT – Saturday, April 15

The St. Francis Episcopal Church Annual Easter Egg Event will be held on Saturday, April 15th, from 10am-noon. Activities for children of all ages include Easter egg and cupcake decorating, face-painting, and other crafts. An egg hunt begins around 11:30 AM on the parish lawn. The Easter Egg Event will...

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Easter Day Services – Sunday, April 16

Easter Day Services Sunday, April 16 • Historic Church Service: 7:00 AM (503 Old Long Ridge Road) • Church Services: 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM (2810 Long Ridge Road) Participate in the mystery and wonder of the Resurrection at St. Francis. The beautiful worship spaces, filled with the life and...

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Easter Vigil Worship – Saturday, April 15, @ 8:00 PM

Easter Vigil Worship Saturday, April 15, @ 8:00 PM Church (2810 Long Ridge Road) This is a ritually and symbolically moving service. Participants start in the dark with the primal fire and the hope of the light shining in the dark. The great narratives of Creation, Exodus, and Liberation move...

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Good Friday Worship – April 14, @ 7:00 PM

Friday, April 14, @ 7:00 PM Historic Church (503 Old Long Ridge Road) Follow the way of the cross in this service that remembers the Passion of our Lord. Participants share in communion from the reserve sacrament as a reminder that even on this most stark of liturgical experiences, God...

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Maundy Thursday Worship – Thursday, April 13, @ 7:00 PM

Maundy Thursday Worship Thursday, April 13, @ 7:00 PM Historic Church (503 Old Long Ridge Road) This service commemorates Jesus’ last supper with his friends, and his command that we should love one another as he has loved us. A ritual practice of washing symbolically expresses Jesus’ command, and a...

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Labyrinth Guided Meditation – Wednesday, April 12, @ 7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 12, @ 7:00 PM Church (2810 Long Ridge Road) Rev. Debra Slade will lead a Holy Week meditation using the ancient practice of the labyrinth. The interplay of soft light, peaceful music, movement, and a guided meditation allow participants to enter into a deeply moving and enriching experience.

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Katrina Mygatt one of Stamford’s Lasting Ladies

Great article in Stamford Advocate, March 19, 2017. “Imagine what being her son was like, Joe Mygatt quipped.  “We often had to appear at demonstrations because of the additional head count,” he said.  [Katrina] Mygatt was driven to activism by her community spirit. Click here for full article  

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Read Pastor Mark’s Weekly Newsletter

Thoughtful and interesting commentary on hospitality, immigration and the Gospel.   Note that these newsletters are always published on our website under News/Events, but, in light of this weeks events, this one deserves front page attention.    Click here to read it

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Bishops Douglas and Ahrens Letter regarding Refugees

Bishops Ian Douglas and Laura Ahrens issued a letter in response to  the recent Executive Order regarding refugees.   The closing of the letter reads  “May we see Christ in those who are different from us, welcoming strangers and aliens with open arms of hospitality, love, and generosity. God’s mission...

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