News and Events
One Service on October 26th
On Sunday, October, 26 we will have a combined worship service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a catered lunch. We hope EVERYONE will plan to attend.
The November edition of the Lych Gate will be published next Sunday. If you would like to have anything published in this edition, please email the church office no later than Tuesday, October 28th.
Welcome Table – October 27
We will be hosting Welcome Table at First United Methodist Church, Rutherfordton on Monday, October 27. Our menu will be Boston butt, English peas (green), red potatoes, slaw, bread, beverages, and desserts.
This month the items of food needed are three #10 cans of green peas and desserts. Help is also needed for the preparation of food before serving time.
If you will be able to furnish any of the items of food needed or be there that Monday and serve in one or more ways, please contact Linda Bailey (828-245-7456 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Allison Ross (828-202-6722 or email@example.com).
Thanksgiving Luncheon Committee
The Thanksgiving Luncheon Committee will meet Monday, October 27th at 7:00 pm in the Cloister House. For more information, please contact Blue Pittman at 447-5503.
All Saints Sunday
Next Sunday is All Saints Sunday. During both services we will pray aloud the names of loved ones who have died in the last year. The congregation will be given the opportunity to pray aloud the names of loved ones who died in earlier years. Please join us as we remember those who have gone to God’s greater glory before us.
On November 2nd at 1:00 pm, Olivia Williams, attorney with Pisgah Legal Services, will be holding a forum on Navigating the Affordable Care Act. Come and find out what the affordable care act means for you including how to purchase insurance on the marketplace, penalties for failing to insure, and how to apply.
Christmas Wreaths from Young Life
Rutherford County Young Life is selling West End Wreaths between now and November 21, in a variety of sizes and prices. Ten dollars from the sale of every wreath will help defray the cost for Rutherford County high school students to attend Windy Gap, a Young Life camp in Weaverville. Order forms can be found in the Narthex. For more information, contact Becky Whitten, Young Life Coordinator for Rutherford County and St. Francis communicant, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities for Volunteers at the Habitat Restore
Habitat ReStore, like many agencies, functions through volunteers. Most of the people you see in the ReStore are volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities from driving trucks to running cash registers. If you can set aside a time regularly or be available to fill in please contact Jimmy Okpych, the ReStore Manager and fill out an application.
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
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.
Monday, October 20
5:00 p.m. Welcome Table
7:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Luncheon Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 21
6:00 p.m. AA
Wednesday, October 22
7:00 a.m. Joe Middleton Group
6:00 p.m. - EFM
7:00 p.m. - Choir Practice
Thursday, October 23
Friday, October 24
Saturday, October 25
Sunday, October 26
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
9:30 a.m. Christian Formation
10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist, Rite II
12:00 p.m. Potluck
1:00 p.m. Affordable Care Act Informational Forum