Traditional, sacramental Anglican worship, using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer
Beginning Sunday, May 10, 2020, St. Francis
will be open for services on a limited basis. There will be a 9:30 service of
Holy Communion only. A face covering is recommended.
The 11:00 AM service is scheduled to resume on May 23, 2021.
The service bulletin for the 5th Sunday after Easter, May 9.
This is the document you would find on the table outside the entrance to the nave.
The service bulletin for the 5th Sunday after Easter, May 9,
including prayers and responses taken from the BCP. This resembles the
fat, Easter Sunday bulletins of recent years.
You can print one of these and have your own copy if you plan to view the service online.
This brief rite may be used at home by those who are unable to receive the Holy Communion in person.
No Prayer Book at home? No problem.
Here's a PDF you can use. (The Order for Holy Communion begins on page 67.)
Prefer the familiar look? Try this one.
5th Sun. after Easter, 9:30AM, May 9, 2021
4th Sun. after Easter, 9:30AM, May 2, 2021
3rd Sun. after Easter, 9:30AM, April 25, 2021
2nd Sun. after Easter, 9:30AM, April 18, 2021
1st Sun. after Easter, 9:30AM, April 11, 2021
Easter Sunday, 9:30AM, April 4, 2021
Easter Vigil, 7:30PM, April 3, 2021
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Holy Communion at 9:30 and 11:00 AM
Sunday School for youth at 9:30 AM
Healing Service following the 9:30 and 11:00 services
Nursery is staffed until 11:00.
Catechesis for adults via Zoom at 7:00 PM — email email@example.com for more information
Evening Prayer at 7:00 PM
First Saturday of each month:
Prayers for our nation at 10:00 AM
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Welcome to St. Francis!
We welcome you to join us in a warm and friendly setting for true,
Christ-centered worship. We uphold the ancient faith of the Church in
the Anglican tradition, offering traditional Christian values based on the
Holy Word of God, and are faithful witnesses to the person of Jesus in the
St. Francis' liturgical standard is the 1928 Book of Common Prayer—a
document which is orthodox in its expression of the Christian faith based
on prayers that have been part of catholic worship for 2000 years.
In a world where biblical values seem to change with each new interpretation,
St. Francis Anglican Church stands for biblical truth which does not change
with each passing generation. If you are concerned about shifting social
mores, want to be the Christian that God wants you to be and need guidance on
that often difficult path, and want to be challenged each week to work toward
that goal, we hope that you will visit and experience our worship and values
Join us here!
See some earlier items still of interest.
Weekday Worship Services
Evening Prayer: Thursdays at 7 p.m. During this simple but beautiful
service, the prayers and lessons are said and the canticles are sung without
accompaniment. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Sunday school classes are underway for the 2020-21 school year.
Classes for youth meet at 9:30 AM, September through June. Each Sunday,
the youth attend the 9:30 service and leave at the announcements. There
are two classes: one for children in grades 5 and under, and one for grade 6
and beyond. All classes are Biblically based with activities geared to
helping the students remember so that they can practice what is taught.
All St. Francis youth and friends are warmly welcomed.
St. Francis has an active intercessory group. If you would like to place a name on the list, please use the prayer intention box on the south side of the church to submit your request.
Prayers for the Nation: This monthly service is scheduled for the first Saturday of each month. Join us at 9 AM in the fellowship room for hymns, prayers – both printed and extemporaneous – and Bible readings on the seven centers of prayer – Government, Military, Media, Business, Education, Church, and Family.
Mothers' Prayer Group: The 3rd Friday of the month at 12:00 noon. Join this group of mothers as they pray for a solid hour of prayers of adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication.
St. Francis Home Groups
Our home groups are ready to welcome anyone who wishes to join them.
Please contact Steve McCown, Doug Cooper, or Amy Crandell
to inquire as to what their home group is doing. If you would like to
host or facilitate a home group or if you have questions about
home groups, please contact Fr. Giacolone.
Anglicans For Life: Meets several times per year after the 11:00
service (dates TBA) and sponsors activities throughout the year, including
40 Days for Life prayer campaigns, National AFL group activities,
supporting the Trotter House, Anglican Rosary for the Unborn, the annual
March for Life, and a monthly hymn-sing/worship service at a local nursing
home. All are welcome to participate in any of these activities and to
attend the meetings.
Choir: The choristers gather at 9:40 on Sundays to prepare anthems to sing during the 11:00 service from time to time. All singers are welcome.
Sermons Online: Sermons are available online.
Access the full library from 2002 to the present
Newsletter: The May, 2021, edition of the newsletter is available
View it here.
If you'd like to receive the
monthly newsletter by email please
View a table of lectionary readings for 2021,
or download it as a handy, two-page PDF file.
The St. Francis Psalter:
The BCP 1928 (Coverdale) Psalter, pointed in American notation for chanting