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Easter Egg Hunt

Dozens of local children attended the annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, 2018. After activities that included face painting, egg dyeing, and cupcake decorating, the group burst on to the lawn for the main event — the Egg Hunt! A great time was had by all!! Check out...

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Interfaith Seder

On March 27, The Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut and Grace Farms Foundation hosted a community interfaith Seder, in which people from various denominations and faiths came together to share in historic Seder traditions at Grace Farms The Seder was led by Rabbi Joshua Hammerman of Temple Beth-El, Reverend Mark...

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Brandon Ashcraft ordained to the Diaconate

A group of St. Francis parishioners was on hand as Brandon Ashcraft was ordained to the Diaconate on March 10, 2018, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. This beautiful and majestic cathedral was a beautiful setting for this important step on Brandon’s path to the priesthood.

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Jane Lazgin has received the International Water Tasting Lifetime Achievement Award

Jane Lazgin, who with her partner, Richard Lee, joined St. Francis Episcopal Church five years ago, has received the International Water Tasting Lifetime Achievement Award for her accomplishments during her 40-year career with Nestle Waters North America. A North Stamford resident, Lazgin joined Great Waters of France in New York...

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Bishop Ian Douglas visits St. Francis Church

On Sunday, January 14, we welcomed Bishop Ian Douglas of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. We enjoyed a lively hour of dialogue, during which the Bishop gave a fascinating account of the 225-year history of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. He also shared his wisdom and vision about the future...

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Interfaith Exchange

St. Francis parishioners and members of the congregation of Temple Beth-El, Stamford, enjoyed an interfaith exchange this past weekend. On Friday, December 8, members of St. Francis visited Temple Beth-El for their Shabbat service, and Rabbi Josh Hammerman and Rev. Mark Lingle discussed the differences in Jewish and Christian understandings...

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Gunsmoke Concert was a Great Success

St. Francis Sounds Good! hosted a wonderful event on the afternoon of Sunday, October 22, 2017. The attendees enjoyed an excellent show by the award winning country band Gunsmoke, and then mingled and socialized during a reception that featured delicious items such as Tumble Weed Tacos, Chester’s Corn Bread, Hoe...

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Stamford Stands Against Hate

Hundreds rallied at the Stamford Government Center on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 16, 2017 to take a stand against the hatred and violence demonstrated in Charlottesville, VA. The peaceful rally, organized by The United Jewish Federation, The Jewish Community Relations Council and the Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut, included...

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Interfaith Iftar

An Interfaith Iftar, the meal that breaks the daily fast that is observed by Muslims during the month of Ramadam, was held on Saturday, June, 17th at Union Baptist Church. United Nations Under Secretary Adama Dieng spoke to the attendees about his work as a Special Adviser on the Prevention...

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Grand Finale to the St. Francis Sounds Good Season

The final performance of the 2016-2017 “St. Francis Sounds Good” series was held on Sunday, May 7. 2017. The show, entitled, “An Afternoon of Broadway” featured 22 songs from Broadway shows. Accompanied by Darin Lewis on piano, singers Sarah Bleasdale, Ellen Zimmer Lewis, Jim Fredericks and Richard Weidlich entertained a...

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