NEWS

Annual Garage Sale

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Oct 8, 2021

The St. Francis garage sale is promising to be bigger and better than ever! Stop by this Saturday, October 9 to find great bargains and help support the ministries of the church. The sale will be held in the parish hall at the church, 5001 Hickory Road, Temple 76502.

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Book Discussion Group

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Oct 8, 2021

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry wrote a popular best seller last year and on Thursday at noon, in the parlor, there will be a small group gathering to discuss it. There is the opportunity to do the same online at 6 pm Thursday evening.

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Blessing of the Animals

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Oct 8, 2021

We recently gave thanks for our animal companions at St. Francis along with Christ Church. Part of the reason has to do with St. Francis’ special recognition of the part that all creatures play in the story of redemption. A variety of animals received blessings.

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Thanksgiving Day Meals

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Oct 8, 2021

CTLC has requested donations for Thanksgiving Day Meals. Items to be given to each family in need include potatoes, stuffing, green beans or peas, cans of pumpkin and cranberries. Help others celebrate this day of Thanksgiving! Let’s build a mountain of donations.

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St. Vincent de Paul

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Nov 6, 2020

As many of you have already know St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) is seeking donations for the upcoming cold weather (sleeping bags, jackets, hats, socks, scarves).  You can drop off your donations directly to SVDP at 106 W. Avenue D, Temple on Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am – 12pm. OR you may leave them at the church, and Deacon Tamara will…

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Parking Lot Happening

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Jun 19, 2020

THANKS to all who attended the Parking Lot Happening on June 14.  It was grand to see everyone again & we had a wonderful time visiting with each other.  It lasted from 7 to 8:20 pm and we left in time for people to return home before dark.  Those present:  Fr. David Krause, Kay &…

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St. Francis Tube: June 17

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Jun 18, 2020

In our first installment of A How-To For Bell County Christians, Deacon Tamara talks about what it is like to be a Deacon in the Episcopal Church.

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From Deacon Tamara

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | Jun 18, 2020

On Thursday, June 11, Peggiann and I volunteered at the Mobile Food Pantry in Copperas Cove. The weather was warm, but not too bad. We wore our PPE and sunscreen! Many Mobile Food Pantries are being scheduled throughout 21 counties. If you are interested in learning more or volunteering, then please contact Deacon Tamara. Here…

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Volunteering at a Mobile Food Pantry

By St. Francis Episcopal Church | May 28, 2020

This past Saturday, I volunteered at a Mobile Food Pantry organized by the Central Texas Food Bank (CTFB). Here is a little bit about my experience. My first step was to register as a volunteer at the Central Texas Food Bank website (https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/). Once registered, I reviewed a calendar listing the mobile food pantry dates…

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