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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

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 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

Zoom Invitation to funeral of Doris Vermooten

My dear Franciscans Tomorrow, Wednesday May 13, at 2:00 pm we will celebrate the life of Doris Vermooten as we hold her funeral service at St Francis. Given the regulations governing funerals under lockdown not many of us will be able to be physically present.  This is especially difficult for family members who are not able to be … 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 below 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

Church Unusual: 19 April 2020

My dear Franciscans Today we begin our fourth week in lockdown. Please know that you are in our prayers. In whatever situation you are in, know that you belong to our community of love and support. Please do not hesitate to ask for help from the parish, whatever your circumstances might be. The relevant phone … Continue reading

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

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