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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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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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