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Godly Play Schedule August-December 2021

Our parish provides a weekly opportunity for children ages 4 and up to take part in Godly Play, a Montessori-based Christian formation program for children. Godly Play makes meaning through story, wonder, and play; and nurtures spiritual lives by honoring the centrality, competency, and capacity of children. (Language adapted from Godly Play mission statement.) The result …

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Music Director News

New Adventures for Long-Time Music Director Cheryl Foster Since 1995, I’ve been traveling to the same heavenly town in Colorado. Four years ago, I started inquiring about and networking for part-time employment at the various shops around town in preparation for my BJC Healthcare System retirement. Those opportunities would provide me with free housing as …

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Confirmation, reception and reaffirmation sessions begin September 12

Are you open to exploring confirmation in the Christian faith, being “received” as a member of the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement, or looking to reaffirm and deepen your commitment to relationship to God through Jesus? If so, please join our series of discussions beginning at Forum on September 12th. If you have questions …

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Reflection from Rev. Laurie+: How do you decide what you are willing or unwilling to share in doing God’s work?

Dear People of St. Francis’, All through August we depart from Mark’s gospel in the Lectionary and explore the analogy of Bread and Body with John the Evangelist. The more Jesus asserts that he is the Bread of Life, come down from Heaven, the more urgent the opposition to this teaching becomes. Even his disciples …

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Women’s Group September Dinner

September ladies night out is on Tuesday the 14th at the Hawthorne inn in Labadie. Reservation is under the name of St. Francis and is for 6:00. If anyone would like to carpool, meet in the church parking lot at 5:15 to drive together to the restaurant.

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