Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church,
a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon.

 

We are a welcoming, caring, and friendly parish, committed to better know, worship and serve Christ.

Advent Lessons and Carols

Lessons and Carols

The St. Francis Choir will present its annual Lessons and Carols within the service on Sunday, December 23, at both services, 8:00 am and 10:30 am which is the Last Sunday of Advent. Invite your friends and neighbors to attend church with you on that day.

www.lectionarypage.net/YearABC/SpecServ/ChristmasLessonsAndCarols.html

  Genesis 3:1-15 – Adam and Eve rebel against God and are cast out of the Garden of Eden.

  Isaiah 40:1-11 – The Prophet proclaims good news to a people in exile.

  Luke 1:26-38 – The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary.

  Luke 2:1-14 – Jesus is born at Bethlehem and is worshiped by angels and shepherds.

  Hebrews 1:1-12 – In the fullness of time, God sent his Son whose reign is for ever and ever.

  John 1:1-18 – St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation.

Christmas Schedule
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Greening of the Church – Wednesday, December 19
12:45 pm – 3:45 pm 
 
Sunday, December 23 – Fourth Sunday of Advent
Distribution of Christmas food and gift baskets
Services at 8:00 am and 10:30 am
Lessons & Carols and Holy Eucharist at both services
Decorating the Church after the 10:30 am service 
 
Monday, December 24 – Christmas Eve
Office closes at noon
Family Service - Holy Eucharist at 5:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service at 9:30 pm - Carol sing, 10:00 pm - Holy Eucharist
 
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Office closed
Christmas Day Holy Eucharist at 9:00 am 
 
Wednesday, December 26
Office closed
No Noon Eucharist
 
Sunday, December 30 – First Sunday after Christmas
Holy Eucharist at 8:00 am and 10:30 am 
 
Christmas Donations for Families

                                                               Christmas basket  items

Please go to the Ministries page/Outreach to see the list of items that can be donated to our family Christmas Baskets.

Upcoming Events

Notes & Reminders
Weekly Email Announcement (December 12, 2018)

Thursday, December 13

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

10:00 am   Book Group

10:00 am   Diocese Fresh Start

  1:00 pm   Finance Committee

  7:00 pm   AA Men's Study Group

Friday, December 14

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

  9:00 am   Al Anon

  4:00 pm   Academy

Saturday, December 15

  8:00 am   Academy

  9:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

Sunday, December 16

  8:00 am   Spoken Eucharist

  9:15 am   Adult Forum

10:30 am   Choral Eucharist

10:30 am   Church School

Monday, December 17

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

11:00 am   Men’s Prayer Group

11:45 am   Ladies Lunch Out

  3:00 pm   Backpack Buddies

  7:30 pm   AA Meeting

Tuesday, December 18

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

  9:00 am   Backpack Buddies

  7:00 pm   RA Meeting

Wednesday, December 19

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

12:00 pm   Noon Eucharist

12:45 pm   Greening of the Church

  7:00 pm   Choir Rehearsal

  7:30 pm   AA Meeting

Thursday, December 20

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

10:00 am   Book Group

  7:00 pm   Vestry Meeting

  7:00 pm   AA Men's Study Group

Friday, December 21

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

  9:00 am   Al Anon

Saturday, December 22

  9:00 am   Christmas Gifts/Food Distribution

  8:30 am   Lessons and Carols Rehearsal

Sunday, December 23

  8:00 am   Eucharist with Lessons and Carols

  9:00 am   Christmas Gifts/Food Distribution

  9:15 am   Adult Forum

10:30 am   Eucharist with Lessons and Carols with reception following

10:30 am   Church School

12:00 pm   Altar Guild Christmas Decorating

Monday, December 24 (Office closes at Noon)

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

  5:00 pm   Christmas Eve Eucharist

  7:30 pm   AA Meeting

  9:30 pm   Christmas Eve Eucharist

Tuesday, December 25 (Office Closed)

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

  9:00 am   Christmas Day Eucharist

  7:00 pm   RA Meeting

Wednesday, December 26 (Office Closed)

  6:00 am   Coffee Creek Quilters

                    No Noon Eucharist

  7:30 pm   AA Meeting

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