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Church Unusual 2 August 2020

My dear Franciscans Today is the last day of July, the 126th day of lockdown.  And we are together! We are intact as a community.  We have learnt much about ourselves, our community and new ways of growing our common life together.  And we have, willy nilly, become part of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.  So many changes … Continue reading

Church Unusual 19 July 2020

My dear Franciscans In my sermon last week I spoke of the transformative power of gratitude.  Each morning since, I have consciously made the decision to try and live the day with an attitude of gratitude to God. On two of the days – Monday and Wednesday – I was able to carry thankfulness through most … Continue reading

Church Unusual – Sunday 12 July 2020

My dear Franciscans All of us, I am sure, are now deeply aware of how close the coronavirus is with the Gauteng infection rate spiraling and a number of us with family and loved ones infected.  I’m sure we have many questions.  Dr Tim Wilson, our Resident Covid-19 Advisor, will be holding his second Covid Discussion … Continue reading

Church Unusual 5 July 2020

My fellow Franciscans We are into July … Wow! … and our journey in uncharted waters continues, a journey without a clear destination. In this time of uncertainty Abraham can be a powerful example to us. Over and over again God called him to go on a journey “to a place that I will show … Continue reading

Church Unusual, June 7 2020 and a letter for Pentecost- Archbishop Thabo Makgoba

My dear Franciscans Rev Nigel Andrews, who with his wife Jill, are members of St Francis, although we rarely see them as Nigel is assisting at other parishes most of the time, is a poet. He sent me this Pentecost poem and I would like to quote from it to remind us again of the … Continue reading

Church Unusual 31 June and Update on not opening St Francis

My dear Franciscans We are living in a time when changes that dramatically affect our lives happen amazingly fast. Know that the Parish leadership is engaged with these changes and will guide our community with love and wisdom. Find our message about not opening St Francis at this time below. Today we have several significant … Continue reading

Church Unusual Sunday 24 May 2020

Dear all please find attached pew leaflet and Children’s Church Material for this Sunday’s service Join us via the link below https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt35PbtR_ZhmeLxXjQ3EIBg/

Church Unusual Sunday 17 May 2020

Dear all please find attached pew leaflet and Children’s Church Material for this mornings service Join us via the link below https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt35PbtR_ZhmeLxXjQ3EIBg/ We also invite you to join us on Thursday for our noon Ascension Day service. Ascension Day Zoom Service – Thursday 21 May at 12 noon Join the Zoom Service by clicking on: … Continue reading

Church Unusual: 3 May 2020

My dear Franciscans Church Unusual – Live from St Francis returns as usual this morning at 8:30am.  Attached find the Pew Leaflet for Sunday morning.Link to n the service belowhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt35PbtR_ZhmeLxXjQ3EIBg Also find attached material for Children’s Church.  It gives you plenty of material to creatively engage with your children on the gospel for the day … Continue reading

Church Unusual 26 April 2020

As we continue to serve in this new normal, please find attached A revised service sheet for Church Unusual – Easter Season and The Pew Leaflet for 26 April Incase you missed it Material for Children’s Church Unusual @ St Francis, ParkviewSomething new from Fabian for your use if you have children who would benefit … Continue reading

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