Willkommen zum Oktoberfest!
St. Francis Fest
Guten Tag Franciscans!
(as they say in Germany)
Good day Franciscans!
St. Francis is gearing up for our very own annual St. Francis Fest or Oktoberfest Celebration following our regularly scheduled service this next
Sunday, October 7
, in the Great Hall.
Talentierter Koch und Verlockende Speisekarte
Talented Chef and Enticing Menu
You will not want to miss this special
celebration)! We can guarantee that the cuisine will be as
(excellent) as our own German chef in residence, Mike Ludlow, who will be the
(chef) for the event. Mike will be preparing his homemade Sauerbraten, Spaetzle and Cabbage.
(drinks) will be available because
what German meal would be complete without German Bier!
with us by letting us know
what side accompaniment
you will be bringing and dropping off your
$5.00 per adult suggested donation
of onsite auction of small items will go %100 toward
helping St. Paul's Episcopal
in Orange, Texas continue to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.
Remember Father David calling for a
donation of your talents
in making small items? Well this is the occasion we were waiting for; they will be auctioned off at the event so please finish up those last details. Please don't hesitate to contact
with any questions.
We welcome contributions of meal accompaniments with German flair or the own the own personal flair of your choosing!
Suggestions for salads are
erman potato), three-bean,
Rote Bete Salate
(pasta with hard boiled eggs, ham & veg),
Salat der frohlichen Garnterin
(happy gardener's salad)
Radi und Radieschen
(Bavarian Radish Salad with Vinigerette)
, or any salad of your choosing!
Our very own Rector, Fr. David Krause, has offered to make his famous
(German potato salad) and we can all judge to see if his cooking ability can measure up to his speaking ability!
Ideas for traditional German sides might be
(fried chicken cutlets),
(all saints bread),
(potato casserole with cheese),
Süßkartoffelauflauf mit Äpfeln
(sweet potatoes with apples),
Eingelegter süß-saurer Butternusskürbis
(pickled sweet & sour butternut squash)
*Hint: If you google the German recipe name you are more likely to find German recipes rather than their American counterparts, but
if you click on any of the name above you can find a recipe. However, feel free to choose your own or to bring whatever you want, regardless of if it is German or not!
Nachspeisen und Küchenhilfe
Desserts & Help in the Kitchen
We will also need desserts, German bakery bread, butter and iced tea.
Ideas for authentic german desserts might be
(bee sting cake),
(fluffy shredded pancakes),
(German streusel crumb cake),
(black forest cake),
(lemon cake roll),
(orange liqueur cookies),
(strawberry sponge cake), or a
, but feel free to contribute whatever you'd like!
Also, any help in the kitchen before and after would be deeply appreciated.
Please let me know if you can provide a salad, dessert, bread, or any of the above.
We are going to have a real German Fall Festival, so dust off your lederhosen or pettipants and join the fun! Please let me hear from you, if you can help with side dishes or in the kitchen.
Cell or text:
Special Events Coordinators