St. Francis Weekly                      
June 9 - June 16, 2019
Quote of the Week. . .



Food for Thought. . .
This was too good to pass up.  The Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor writes about Resurrection and Incarnation in an old Christian Century article.  Well worth the read. . .

Whoever tied Easter to the spring equinox made a very good decision. For those who are so inclined, there is no better time for feeling alive, as the whole world wakes from winter and makes new birth look easy. Clumps of green grass erupt from the flat tan lawn. Bluebirds appear on the clothesline. There are so many redbuds in the woods that a pink haze seems to waft through the trees. I may have blood instead of sap, but something  inside me rises once the earth rounds the winter bend and heads back in the sun's direction.  To read more, click here. . .
Link of the Week. . .
With the Feast of Pentecost being observed this Sunday, a little tidbit on how they celebrate in one church in Rome!

VATICANO - Pentecost - A shower of Roses
VATICANO - Pentecost - A shower of Roses
For Further Reflection. . .  
                   
Weekly Schedule

Saturday, June 8
9AM - 3PM  Behavioral Health Program Has Been Postponed!!
5:00 PM       St. Francis Saturday Night Worship Service (Historic Church)

Sunday, June 9--Feast of Pentecost--WEAR RED!!
8:00 AM       Worship with  Eucharist (Historic Church)
                      Celebrant: Debra Slade
                      Preacher: Mark Lingle

10:00 AM       Worship with Eucharist  (Church)
                        Celebrant: Debra Slade
                        Preacher: Mark Lingle

11:00 AM       Parish Picnic (Church)

This Week at a Glance

Wednesday (12)
11:00 AM  Eucharist at The Villa
2:00 PM  Clergy Meeting

Saturday (15)
9:00 AM  Landscaping Morning (Church)
9:00 AM  Prison Ministry
5:00 PM    St. Francis Saturday Night  Worship Service (Historic Church)

Sunday (16)  Trinity Sunday & Fathers' Day
8:00 AM  Worship with Eucharist (Historic Church)
10:00 AM  Worship with Eucharist (Church)
4:00 PM  Service for Pets and Their People (Church)
Save the Date

Wednesday, June 19 @ Noon
Stamford Clergy Meeting

Wednesday, June 19 @ 7:00 PM (Meeting Room)
Vestry Meeting 

Saturday, July 13 @ 9:00 AM (Church)
Landscaping Morning

Sunday, July 21 @ 4:00 PM (Church)
Service for Pets and Their People

Saturday, August 10 @ 9:00 AM (Church)
Landscaping Morning

Wednesday, August 14 @ 7:00 PM (Church)
Vestry Meeting

Sunday, August 18 @ 4:00 PM (Church)
Service for Pets and Their People

Saturday, September 14 @ 9:00 AM (Church)
Landscaping Morning

Sunday, September 15 @ 10:00 AM (Church)
Rally Sunday

Sunday, September 22 @ 9:00 AM (Church)
Miles for a Mission Road Race

Saturday, October 5 TBD (Church)
Milestones Fundraiser

Sunday, October 6 @ 8AM & 10AM (HC & Church)
Feast of St. Francis (Bring Pets to Worship)

Saturday, October 12 @ 9:00 AM (Church)
Landscaping and Parish Clean Up Morning

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