St. Francis Episcopal Church in Rutherfordton, NC

News and Events

Christian Formation is on Summer Hiatus

There will be no Christian Formation classes this Sunday. Classes will resume on Sunday, September 11th. We will honor this year’s teachers next Sunday at both services.

Office Closed

The church office will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on May 30th. It will re-open on Tuesday, May 31st for normal business hours.

Punch on the Lawn

It’s time to sign up for Punch on the Lawn for the summer months. If you are interested in taking a Sunday, please see Roscoe Conn. The dates for Punch on the Lawn this summer are June 5 and 19, July 3 and 17, August 7 and 21. If we have more than six volunteers we will can extend the event to additional Sundays.

Welcome Table, May 30, 2016

We will host Welcome Table on Monday, May 30, 2016.The menu for that day is chicken tenders, green beans, macaroni salad, cantaloupe, rolls, beverages, and dessert. Since this is on Memorial Day, we are not asking parishioners for any items of food for the month of May. Help is always needed the day we serve as host at Welcome Table. If you will be able to be there to help that Monday in the preparation of the food, to greet, to serve, to wash dishes, or help with cleanup, please contact Linda Bailey (828-245-7456 or banditandlinda @

Girl Scouts Award Night

The Girl Scouts would like to extend an invitation to all to attend our Awards Night Ceremony on Monday, June 6th at 7:00 PM in the sanctuary to celebrate all of our awesome opportunities and moments this Scout year.

St. Francis T-shirts for Sale

If you would like to purchase a new St. Francis Episcopal Church t-shirt for $15, please see the attached order form or contact Stephanie Williams or Kathryn McGowan. Long sleeve shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies are also available. Any proceeds from t-shirt sales will go to the Parish House Refurbishment Fund. Make checks payable to St. Francis.

Yokefellow Donation Item

May - August
Canned Meat


8:00 a.m.-Holy Eucharist Rite I
9:30 a.m.-Church School  
10:30 a.m.-Holy Eucharist Rite II (with choir) 

To see pictures of what goes on at St Francis outside of these walls click on the photo.

Coming Events

Sunday, May 29

8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II
9:15 a.m. - Christian Formation
10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II

Monday, May 30

5:00 p.m. - Welcome Table

Tuesday, June 1

6:00 p.m. - AA

Wednesday, June 2

7:00 a.m. - Middleton Group
7:00 p.m. - Choir

Thursday, June 3

Friday, June 4

Saturday, June 5

Sunday, June 6

8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II
9:00 a.m. - Coffee Hour
10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II
12:00 p.m. - Punch on the Lawn

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