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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 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

Johannesburg Anglican Eco-spiritual Initiative

A quote from Archbishop Thabo Magoba “That there is life on this planet is a miracle in itself.  It is the most serious of sins that we humans are threatening this life. For too long we have selfishly misused and abused God’s mandate to “have dominion over” creation (Genesis 1:28). Now is the time to recognize that … Continue reading

St Francis Of Assisi, Parkview Goes Solar

Report on Installation of a PV System at the Church in 2019 The system The parish ECO group has since 2014 been investigating the feasibility and cost of installing a PV system at the St Francis premises to save electricity and related costs, and contribute to a cleaner environment. The initiative was led by Peter … 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

A Season of Easter – Franciscan April 2020

During this lockdown period where some might not have much to do, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy the latest edition of the Franciscan. In this edition we share: Our Rectors Reflections The members of the new Parish Council A message from the youth group Israel interrupted A recap of ParkViews Some … Continue reading

Easter Services: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Attached please find the service sheets that will guide us as we celebrate the Good Friday Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 12:00 noon. The YouTube link is the same as the one we have been using thus far. Just a reminder of service times: Good Friday 12:00 noon Easter Day 8:30 am. Maundy Thursday … 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

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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