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 tobe good stewards of the earth. We are a group 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 to the despairing, of growth to the spiritually hungry, of healing to those in pain, of comfort to those in need, and a place of empowerment so that we may serve Christ in the world.
We offer many ways to serve through committees such as: Worship and Education Committee, Buildings and Grounds, Finance, Pastoral Care, and during our church service as ushers, Lectors and Intercessors.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday Service: 9:45 AM, outside when weather permits.
(Note: Two services, 9 and 11 AM, will resume in September)
Sunday School and Journey to Adulthood: will resume in September
Please help fill the basket in the Parish Hall.
- Coventry Food Pantry's foods of the month include canned fruit and vegetables. Please help us fill the basket in the parish hall.
Contemplative Prayer: Resuming in September.
Saturday, August 12: Join us at Sally and Bar's home as we enjoy our annual Parish Picnic. Hot dogs and burgers will be provided; please bring a salad or dessert to share. This is a lovely time for family members to relax and to enjoy our St. Francis community. Swimming, games, and horse petting will be part of the fun. Stay tuned for more information!
Saturday, August 25: Annual Yard sale with Clam cakes and chowder. More details to follow.
Help Wanted, part-time: Godly Play Teacher needed who will job share with 2 other teachers on a rotating basis. Job requirements include: kindness, good listening skills, patience, joy, and enthusiasm. Lesson plans and materials are provided. No experience is required. Please see Deb Fernandes for more information.
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.