January 17, 2019

Sign Up Now for Helping Hands 2019!

St. Francis of Assisi Parish Invites
You to Help Fight Hunger!

This is a great opportunity for your entire family, for Confirmation students and their sponsors, for teens needing service hours, and for everyone in the parish!! We need YOUR help!

Join us in the PLC gym on Monday, January 21st (MLK Holiday, from 1:00 pm* – 3:00 pm for a Helping Hands meal packaging event presented by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Stop Hunger Now!

*Please arrive by 12:30 pm for registration.

This year our goal is once again to pack 20,000 bags to help feed vulnerable children, women and men in the West African country of Burkina Faso and to help them develop skills to become economically independent.

This is for everyone, ages 3 – 99. Space is Limited!

To sign up go to: HELPING HANDS

Register EVERY person who wants to help – even the children!

If you are unable to attend – you may still help by going to the website and making a donation to help defray the cost of the event.

For more information, please contact Betty Siano at 435-3618, by email at: betty.siano@stfrancismemphis.org, or call the church office at 756-1213.

Super Bowl of Trivia!

St. Francis of Assisi Timothy J. Coyle Knights of Columbus Council #9317 present a

 SUPER BOWL OF TRIVIA!

  PLC Gym ~ Saturday, January 26 ~ Doors open at 6:30, Questions at 7:30

$15 per player, $5 per spectator, $160 per Gold Table

Gold Tables receive wine, an hors d’ourves platter, and extra door prize entries!

RSVP by Wednesday, January 23. Email jzflute@yahoo.com with questions and RSVPs.

 Ten rounds of ten questions—a variety of subjects—Something for everyone! A full house is expected.

Tables assigned on a first come, first served basis. Sign up early!

Room in the Inn Continues Through March – Sign up Now!

 

St. Francis Room in the Inn Begins November 1st 

Sign up Now!

This November through March, 2019, St. Francis will join with other churches in the Memphis area to serve those experiencing homelessness and invite them to be our guests at our Room in the Inn, every Thursday night at the Ozanam Center (St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen), located at 1306 Monroe.

Room in the Inn offers food and shelter to those in need of our aid. You can assist in this endeavor by considering any of the following opportunities below to serve.  There is a job for everyone!

You can serve by:

  • Driving the bus and picking up our guests
  • Greeting our guests
  • Making beds
  • Organizing the clothes closet
  • Arranging hygiene items
  • Preparing the showers
  • Setting tables
  • Cooking delicious,nutritious food
  • Baking scrumptious desserts
  • Decorating tables or Making lunches
  • Doing laundry
  • Serving as an overnight shepherd and spend the night with our guests
  • Making the guests feel welcomed and loved
  • Sending off full, clean, and well-rested guests in the morning with a smile
  • Cleaning up the center to get ready for the next group

If you are unable to give your time, you may also help by donating much-needed supplies or by making a monetary donation.

To sign up click here

To donate supplies, please check out the Room in the Inn Wish list on Amazon.com:    RITI WISH LIST.

To make a monetary donation, please click on the green giving link on the Homepage, and then select Room In the Inn under the list of  “Second and or Misc” collections.

For more  information, please call Jim Burge at (901) 254-1595 or the church office at (901) 756-1213.

Come join us!  Be part of the “Inn” crowd!