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Your Gifts: His Works (Previously known as Time & Talent)
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(Sign-up forms listed below here are in chronological order, with those events happening soon listed at the top and farther in the future lower down this list. Also, at the end of this page there is a list of several ongoing parish projects.)
2 + 2 Formation Classes for Catechists (Teachers of the Faith)
Saturday, August 19 at 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish Activities Center (PAC)
All are welcome! Two classes presented and two classes take home. Classes are part of the Diocesan Catechist Formation Series and include ideas on how to share the faith (the new evangelization) by listening to and accompanying our children, families, co-workers and community in our daily lives. Read more and Sign up…
Come Share your Faith with our parish children. Become a Religious Education Teacher. Interested? Sign up here!
Sign up your child for Religious Education classes. Discount for early enrollment applies until September 1. Classes begin the week of September 27.
A Day Trip to Sacred Heart, Hudson, with Seniors @ St. Francis
Wednesday, August 16th, 2017, 9:15am – 6pm
This is a fun day out with Scott Wright as he leads us on a time of personal reflections and a tour of the parish and city where he spent his childhood until age 19 when he entered seminary for the Diocese of Lansing. Our day includes Mass, lunch, tours and a talk by Fr. Joseph Krupp as well as carpool transportation.
Please sign-up RSVP to Join us!
Join us on the “Path of Mary” as we reflect on a few events in her life and in the world today. What should we do to practice what the Holy Spirit wished to communicate to us through Mary?
June 29 – July 27 – August 24
We begin in Church at 6:30 pm with Evening Prayer, then move to the hillside on the west side of the building for summer snacks and the talk. If the weather is too hot or stormy, we will move to the Chapel. Please let us know you are coming!
Register by September 1st, 2017 to go with us on January 21-28, 2019.
Journey With Jesus: Register now: November Women’s Retreat
Registration deadline August 7.
Friday, Nov 10: Arrival at Weber Center thru Sunday afternoon, Nov 12
All women of the St. Francis Parish Community are invited to “Journey With Jesus”
Help is needed for setup, greeting, food service, kid’s games and activities, and cleanup. Your help is greatly appreciated! VOLUNTEER HERE
Pilgrimage: Vineyard September 12 & 13 with Fr. James Conlon
Join us on a Pilgrimage to the Vineyards of Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City, MI. Tuesday, September 12 – Wednesday, September 13. Come experience the Vineyard as seen through the eyes of Faith. For the itinerary or to sign up, please see our Pilgrimage: Vineyard Form.
Ongoing Parish Projects
Sustainable Vegetable Garden Project: These gardens provide fresh organic produce and herbs to families at Foundations Preschool of Ann Arbor on Packard Road, a program for low income, struggling, at-risk children and families of our area.
Botanical Gardens: Gardening and Grounds Grooming Group (4G Network) Ministry: Several gardens surround the St Francis of Assisi campus of buildings, including, but not limited to, the church, school, rectory and/or parish offices. These gardens need to be a beautiful expression of hospitality, in particular, the entrances, to our fellow parishioners and visitors as well as reflect a statement of our appreciation for God’s creation and nature. Spring tasks: remove debris/dead plants; prepare beds and plant annuals and perennials; Summer tasks:water and weed weekly/bimonthly; mulch; deadhead flowers; Fall tasks: rake leaves/clear beds, plant bulbs.
Seniors @ St. Francis
This Seniors’ Sign-up Tab Group includes a variety of events you would enjoy.
Join the Parish Children’s Choir
For Children in grades preK-5. Middle School and High School Youth are needed to help sing with the younger children. Practice on Thursdays at 6:15 pm in the Choir Room. Read More
Assist at Emergency Food Program
administered by Catholic Social Services at Northside Community Center, Ann Arbor, which distributes groceries and personal care items to low-income families and individuals on a monthly and/or emergency basis.
Serve a Meal to the Hungry!
Every third Friday evening of the month, prepare and serve a meal at the Ann Arbor Community Kitchen.
Prayer Requests: We should never underestimate the power of prayer and the support that we are given knowing that others are praying for us. If you have a Prayer Request, we invite you to enter it. For the next three weeks, your request will be remembered in prayer by the homebound members of our parish. They have made this their special ministry. Remember, no one is alone in this world. We support one another in our prayer.
St. Vincent Service Ministry, and, Volunteer service project opportunities in our community are available throughout the year. See our SignupGenius or Sign-Up Forms page for current volunteer options organized by St. Francis Parish St. Vincent Service Ministry. Events like: Assist at Emergency Food Program; Serve a Meal to the Hungry; Food Drives – Help Deliver Food; Shelter for People Who Are Homeless; Help With Tax Forms; Donate a Day in April; Charity Christmas Dinner Party, Christmas Giving Tree and Regift Box, Habitat House, Pro-Life Events, Hunger Walk, etc. Looking for additional service ideas and contacts in our community? See our list here.
For More Information contact our Parish Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-769-2550.