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Change of Address
Change address, email, or contact information, including email address for contribution statements.
Sunday Offering Direct Debit
Make Sunday contributions electronically with direct debit transfer. Read More
WITNESS TO HOPE: Campaign Volunteer Roles
Our project of building a new ministry center is advancing in energy and excitement. Whether you can commit to prayer, share the grace of your hospitality, or be a campaign advocate, we need YOU! Sign up here.
Your Gifts: His Works (Previously known as Time & Talent)
Complete this survey to learn what is the right ministry for you.
(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.)
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.
Register by September 1st, 2017 to go with us on January 21-28, 2019.
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.
6:30 pm: Evening Prayer (in church)
7:00 pm: Join our own Padres, Fr. James, Fr. Shaun, and Deacon Gene Leger for beer, brats, and camaraderie. There will also be time for you to ask Father any questions you may have regarding our Catholic faith. (in PAC)
WF&F: Song & Eucharistic Adoration: Thursday, Sept. 28th
6:30 p.m. Song and Benediction (church)
7:15 p.m. Fellowship and Dinner (PAC)
A look at Paul’s Letters to the Galatians and to the Romans
We begin October 10 at 10 AM or October 12 at 7:00 PM in Chapel
Journey With Jesus: November Women’s Retreat
RETREAT IS FILLED! You may register and be put on a wait-list
Friday, Nov 10 thru Sunday afternoon, Nov 12
All women of the St. Francis Parish Community are invited to “Journey With Jesus”
Alpha House Family Shelter
October 2-8, 2017, serve the 5-6 homeless families. Both adults and children are welcome to volunteer together.We need your help to: Purchase, cook and serve meals, engage children in activities after dinner, or, sleep overnight.
GREETERS Volunteer Here for All Day Prayer for Peace with All Day Confession
Thursday, October 12 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Church On Thursday, October 12, Holy Mass is celebrated at 9:15 a.m. in Church and is followed by all day prayer and confession available until 10 p.m. Different prayers, songs, and meditations will be led every hour before the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament of the Most Holy Eucharist.
Come and commit yourself to prayer for peace during this time of God’s mercy.
Food Drive November
Food & groceries are needed for those who use the food pantries in our area. We need your help! Help distribute the empty bags with the shopping list after a Mass on the first weekend November 4-5. Help Deliver the grocery bags from the gym the following weekend November 12, 2017.
Christmas Dinner Party for Foundations Preschool of Ann Arbor
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
Each year our St. Francis Parish family provides and hosts a Christmas Dinner Party for a local charity organization, its staff and clients, which benefits the at-risk low-income children and families of our area.
You Can Help with The St. Francis annual ADVENT celebration of sharing Christmas gifts through the Giving Tree during the weekends of 2017: Dec. 3; Dec. 10; 2017. You Are The Key! Giving Tree Key Leaders are needed.
Shelter at St. Francis Gym
March 12-19, 2018, for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County. Sign-up here to help with hosting approximately 25 homeless men from our community.
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 email@example.com or 734-769-2550.