stfrancisoffice has written 85 posts for St Francis of Assisi Parkview

Church Unusual: Sunday 5 April 2020

My dear Franciscans This Sunday Lent draws to a close as Palm Sunday does the great work of transitioning us into Holy Week – Jesus enters Jerusalem where, as he has been telling his disciples as they walked from Galilee to Jerusalem, he will be tried, scourged and crucified. But thoughts of arrest and death … Continue reading

Recording of Church Unusual – 29 March 2020

Incase you missed the service this morning we invite you to watch the recording by clicking on the link below:

Church Unusual, 29 March 2020

My dear Franciscans Physical Distancing, Social Solidarity and Spiritual Reality. As we go into lockdown – an experience we have never known before, I am sure that we are all experiencing anxiety, anxieties of many kinds. Some of us are anxious because our age or underlying health vulnerabilities make us particularly susceptible to infections. Some … Continue reading

Our first Church Unusual service a success – 22 March 2020

In these uncertain times we are forced to resort to new ways of sharing in the fellowship of God. As we would still very much like to share in the practice of worshiping together as a community we have started “Church Unusual” where the service is live streamed on our YouTube Channel. This morning we … Continue reading

Church Unsual and the Pew leaflet for 22 March 2020

Dear Franciscans We are moving into new way of being church. The video above is a first stab at this. The very important Pew Leaflet which is attached contains detailed info about our way forward as a family. Please read it.LovePaul

Note about upcoming meetings and events

My dear Franciscans We are all aware that we are dealing with an evolving situation in which we are all making important decsions for ourselves as events unfold daily. Until further notice we will not have any group meetings at the church. This means the choir, Lent Bible Study, knitting group, Friday Study group, the … Continue reading

Very Important Announcement from Bishop Steve

My dear Franciscans It is with a very heavy heart that I must inform you that Bishop Steve and Diocesan Chapter have decided to suspend all services in the Diocese of Johannesburg until after Easter with immediate effect. So much of our life together is built being together regularly.  We will find new ways of maintaining our … Continue reading

ParkViews: 12 March 2020: Jacqui Kaye CEO of Hospice Wits

Jacqui Kaye, CEO of Hospice Wits, will present our March ParkViews. Jacqui will talk on the multitude of services offered by the team at Hospice Wits. Hospice Wits was established back in 1979 by Stan and Sherley Henen who responded to a need in their community for Hospice care. Initially care was provided by a part-time … Continue reading

Pew leaflet – Sunday 8 March 2020

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Pew leaflet – Sunday 23 February 2020

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