St. Francis Episcopal Church in Rutherfordton, NC

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.

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 or Allison Ross (828-202-6722 or

Coming Soon!

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

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.


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

Monday, October 20

6:30 p.m. Girl Scouts

Tuesday, October 21

6:00 p.m. AA
6:00 p.m. Vestry

Wednesday, October 22

7:00 a.m. Joe Middleton Group
6:00 p.m. - EFM
7:00 p.m. - Choir Practice

Thursday, October 23

6:30 p.m. Brotherhood of St. Andrew Dinner Meeting

Friday, October 24

Saturday, October 25

Parish House Reserved

Sunday, October 26

9:30 a.m. Christian Formation
10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist, Rite II
12:00 p.m. New Consecration Sunday Luncheon

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