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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

A Season of our Youth – Franciscan 16 June 2020

We invite you to grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy our very first youth edition of the Franciscan. On this youth day as we remember the protests that took place across the country known as the Soweto uprising of 1976, we also remember the current struggles of our youth today during these … Continue reading

Parish office opening soon

Great News – We are Opening the Office on Tuesday June 23! Starting on Tuesday 23rd and Thursday 25th, from 9am – 1pm, the Parish Offices will be open twice weekly.  On Thursday, 18 June, the Office will open for Internal Preparations as the staff put protocols in place and for Dr Tim Wilson to do appropriate training. This … 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

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

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