St. Francis Weekly
Pastor Mark will be away on vacation from Saturday, June 12 - Thursday, June 17. If a pastoral emergency arises, please contact Pastor Robb Hewitt at First United Methodist Church at: 203-914-7886

June 13 - June 20, 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. . .
During a recent Zoom meeting of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut’s Faithful Futures program, a number of clergy and lay leaders discussed their initial responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and their thoughts on what a hybrid scenario would look like as they returned to in-person worship.  Basically, how might the transition to more people in person--with people remaining at home and participating in worship online--look?  One clergyperson offered a frame for considering this transition time based on the reading from John 4, where Jesus encounters a Samaritan woman at a well.  In the story, we read: To read more, click here. . .
Link of the Week
A little offbeat, but one of the great Church songs from Lyle Lovett in his aptly named album, Joshua Judges Ruth . . .
Going Deeper
A good word about our anthropology in a time when we may wonder. . .
Weekly Schedule
Sunday, June 13
Pentecost 4B

Sunday (13) - Sunday (20) Food Drive for New Covenant Center

10:00 AM   
Worship with Eucharist

Godly Play
Philip, a Follower of Jesus, Goes to Samaria

After the 10 AM Service
Zoom Coffee Hour

11:00 AM
Book Club: Between the World and Me

THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

Tuesday (15)
5:00 PM 
Prayer Shawl Ministry Zoom

6:00 PM 
Evening Meditation Zoom

Wednesday (16)
8:30 AM 
Episcopal Church in Connecticut Zoom Meeting -- Priests & Wardens

5:00 PM
Outreach Committee Meeting

Thursday (17)
10:00 AM 
Morning Prayer (via Zoom)

Friday (18)
12:30 PM
Marketing Committee Meeting

Saturday (19)
9:00 AM
Landscaping Morning

Sunday (20)
Pentecost 5B
10:00 AM 
Worship with Eucharist

After Worship
Zoom Coffee Hour

4:00 PM
Service for Pets and Their People
Save the Date
Tuesday, June 22 @ 5:00 PM
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Tuesday, June 22 @ 6:00 PM
Evening Meditation

Wednesday, June 23 @ 8:30 AM
Episcopal Church in CT Zoom Meeting with Priest and Wardens

Wednesday, June 23 @ 5:00 PM Stamford Stands Against Racism Meeting: Sacred Ground

Wednesday, June 23 @ 7:00 PM Vestry Meeting

Thursday, June 24 @ 10:00 AM Morning Prayer

Thursday, June 24 @ 11:00 AM
Edgehill Eucharist

Sunday, June 27 @ 10:00 AM
In-Person and Livestreamed
Eucharist Worship Service

Sunday, June 27 @ 10:45 AM
Coffee Hour Zoom Meeting

Monday, June 28 @ 6:00 PM Pacific House Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 29 @ 5:00 PM
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Tuesday, June 29 @ 6:00 PM
Evening Meditation

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

Thursday, July 1 @ 10:00 AM Morning Prayer

Thursday, July 1 @ 11:00 AM
Edgehill Eucharist

Sunday, July 4
Happy July 4th!!

Sunday, July 4 @ 10:00 AM
Eucharist Worship Service

Sunday, July 4 @ 10:45 AM
Coffee Hour Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, July 6 @ 5:00 PM
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Tuesday, July 6 @ 6:00 PM
Evening Meditation

Wednesday, July 7 @ 8:30 AM
Episcopal Church in CT Zoom Meeting with Priest and Wardens

Thursday, July 8 @ 10:00 AM Morning Prayer

Thursday, July 8 @ 11:00 AM
Edgehill Eucharist

Sunday, July 11 @ 10:00
Eucharist Worship Service

Sunday, July 11 @ 10:45 AM
Coffee Hour Zoom Meeting