Saint Francis Episcopal Church · 132 Peckham Lane, RR #2 · Coventry, Rhode Island 02816 · 401-397-7757

We are a people who honor, cherish, and celebrate God's creation, and seek to be good stewards of the earth. We are a community that is committed to deepening our spiritual lives and a people who believe that God calls us to a place of deeper compassion, creativity, and love. Our life together is centered around the Holy Eucharist, with communion services held every Sunday.   As a response to our faith in Jesus Christ, we strive to make our parish a place of hope, growth, and empowerment so that we may serve Christ in the world.

Mission statement:  We commit ourselves to love and to serve the Lord by welcoming the stranger, reaching out to the community and sharing the hope of Christ. 

Messages from our Parishioner…



Confirmation and Reception
Diocesan Confirmations are held at each individual parish or mission church. If you think you are interested in Confirmation or Reception, or if you have questions about the processes, please speak with Fr. Sean.

Other Outreach
Episcopal Charities:  Support the fine work that the Charities provides throughout the state, supporting non-profit agencies that benefit those in need--feeding the hungry, giving comfort to the aged and ill, and providing opportunities for young people.  Please pick up your pledge card in the Parish Hall; if you have any specific questions about Episcopal Charities, please see Debbie Fisher. 

Worship Services: 9 AM and 11 AM, beginning on Sunday, September 8.

Homecoming Sunday: On Sunday, September 8, we will open Sunday School registration and return to our regular schedule of two services at 9:00 and 11:00 AM. We will also bless children’s backpacks. Join us!

Sunday School and Journey to Adulthood:  At 8:45, Students gather for Sunday school lessons. Sunday school is offered to children through the 5th Grade. Journey to Adulthood offers lessons for students in grades 6-12. All students join their families in church for communion.

First Day of Sunday School: Sunday, September 15

Please help fill the basket in the Parish Hall. 

  • Coventry Food Pantry's foods of the month include canned fruits and vegetables as well as fruit juices.. Please help us fill the basket in the parish hall.

  • J2A Backpack outreach: Our teen youth group is collecting ready-to-eat items for children in Providence who have little to eat. Items such as microwaveable meals, granola bars, and other healthy snacks would be helpful for these hungry children.


Sunday, October 6: Blessing of the Animals at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Sunday, October 20, Bishop Knisely will visit St. Francis for a special confirmation service.

Saturday, October 26: Annual Turkey Supper. More details to follow!

Adult Bible Study: Starting in October, adults will meet in the office to explore Jesus’ parables. Each session will begin with short video featuring Amy Jill Levine, professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University School; we will then discuss the text and the video. All are welcome!

Education for Ministry (EfM): If you’d like to learn more about the Bible, Church history and the study of religious faith, practice, and experience with a focus on God and God’s relation to the world, then EfM might be for you. If you think you’re interested, please see George Nathanson during coffee hour.

Help wanted—Acolytes—If you are 10 or older and would like to serve on the altar on Sunday mornings, please speak with Fr. Sean.


Saint Francis Episcopal Church · 132 Peckham Lane, RR #2 · Coventry, Rhode Island 02816 · 401-397-7757