St. Francis Weekly
February 14 - February 21, 2021

Join us for Worship with Eucharist at 10:00 AM HERE.
The Sunday bulletin can be accessed HERE.
Quote of the Week. . .

Food for Thought. . .
Not very long into the pandemic, a colleague and I were talking about worship and church life in general. So much had changed in such a short time.  It was clear that, because of the pandemic, we could access worship at any time and in any place. Indeed, we--like everyone throughout the world--could worship with any community in any place at any time. My colleague's wife recognized this as well, and one day she said to him, “Because Covid has opened up all sorts of options and different ways of doing things religiously, are you going to be changing what you do?“  I continue to live with that question. Because we recognize that the world is different, do we actually live differently. Even when we go back to “normal“ will we keep some of what we have realized and learned from this experience?  Will we change? Can we change?  To Read More, Click Here
Link of the Week
A playful look at art through the prism of quarantine . . .
Going Deeper
An interesting piece in Philosophy Now by friend of the parish, Howard Darmstadter. A very apt argument in these polarizing times . . .
Weekly Schedule
Sunday, February 14
Feast of the Transfiguration

10:00 AM   
Worship with Eucharist

Godly Play: Jesus in the Wilderness

After the 10 AM Service
Zoom Coffee Hour

THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Monday (15)
Presidents' Day

Tuesday (16)
5:00 PM 
Prayer Shawl Ministry Zoom

6:00 PM 
Evening Meditation Zoom

7:00 PM
Adult Forum: Vanessa Avery, Sharing Sacred Spaces

Wednesday (17)
8:00 AM
Virtual Ash Wednesday Service

Ashes On The Go
by Appointment

8:30 AM 
Episcopal Church in Connecticut Zoom Meeting -- Priests & Wardens

Noon
Virtual Ash Wednesday Service

7:00 PM
Virtual Ash Wednesday Service

Thursday (18)
9:00 AM 
Morning Prayer (via Zoom)

10:00 AM
Edgehill Morning Prayer

Friday (19)
11:00 AM
Zoom Sing-a-Long

Sunday (21)
Lent 1B
10:00 AM 
Worship with Eucharist

After Worship
Zoom Coffee Hour

11:00 AM

Save the Date
Tuesday, February 23 @ 5:00 PM
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Tuesday, February 23 @ 6:00 PM
Evening Meditation

Wednesday, Feb. 24 @ 8:30 AM
Episcopal Church in CT Zoom Meeting with Priest and Wardens

Wednesday, February 24 @ Noon Stamford Clergy Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 24 @ 6:00 PM
Vestry Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 24 @ 7:00 PM
Midweek Lenten Reflection: The Work of the People Video Series--A Eucharist Story

Thursday, February 25 @ 9:00 AM Morning Prayer

Thursday, Feb. 25 @ 10:00 AM
Edgehill Morning Prayer

Thursday, February 25 @ 7:00 PM
Faith in Facing Racism Program

Friday, February 26 @ 11:00 AM
Zoom Sing-a-Long

Sunday, February 28 @ 10:00 AM
Livestream Worship

Sunday, Feb. 28 after Worship
Zoom Coffee Hour

Sunday, February 28 @ 11:00 AM Lenten Book Club: Muslim Mystics on the Power of Pain

Tuesday, March 2 @ 5:00 PM
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Tuesday, March 2 @ 6:00 PM
Evening Meditation

Wednesday, March 3 @ 8:30 AM
Episcopal Church in CT Zoom Meeting with Priest and Wardens

Wednesday, March 3 @ 7:00 PM
Midweek Lenten Reflection: The Work of the People Video Series--Bread and Wine

Thursday, March 4 @ 9:00 AM Morning Prayer

Thursday, March 4 @ 10:00 AM
Edgehill Morning Prayer

Thursday, March 4 @ 7:00 PM
Faith in Facing Racism Program

Friday, March 5 @ 11:00 AM
Zoom Sing-a-Long

Sunday, March 7 @ 10:00 AM
Livestream Worship

Sunday, March 7 after Worship
Zoom Coffee Hour

Sunday, March 7 @ 11:00 AM
LentenBook Club: A Rabbi Explains How to Make Sense of Suffering