Upcoming and Ongoing Events

MAY 2019 YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Budgeted Revenue - $361,313 Actual Revenue - $385,979*
Budgeted Expenses - $296,583 Actual Expenses - $289,068

*Includes $102,000 in prepaid pledges received in 2018
Click here for a year-to-date Finance Report

School Supplies Drive
Now until July 28
Second Story serves many children in Northern Virginia in addition to teens in crisis at the Teen Shelter on Gallows Road, and they need school supplies for over 500 children in their programs. Without help from the community, the young people who participate in the Culmore Teen Center, Annandale Safe Youth Project, and Culmore Safe Youth Project as well as the Teen Shelter would go back to school without school supplies. A list of needed supplies can be found here.

Gala 2020 Planning Meeting
Sunday, October 20
For more information, contact Pat Ward (patwa@cox.net) or Leslie Siegmund (lesiegmund@aol.com).

Habitat for Humanity
We have set our schedule of Build Days:
Sat Aug 10
Sat. Sept. 4
Sat. Oct. 5
For more information, see our SignUpGenius page at http://tinyurl.com/Habitat-IC
Use these as an opportunity to bring your 16+ kids to join you doing good and learning building skills. If you have older high schoolers, it is a great and easy way to build service hours. No prior skill is needed - you will be taught. If you have questions, or to be added to the Franciscan email distribution for Habitat, please contact Phil Pifer (philipjpifer@mac.com) or Barney Thomson (thomsonbarney@verizon.net).Please come join us this year! Follow the 'Golden Rule', learn some skills, and have some fun!

Ongoing Activities

Contemplative Prayer -- No meetings in August -- Resume September 9

Join us on Mondays at 7:00 pm  Contact program coodinators Michael Hattwick (703-898-8026 or drmhattwick@aol.com) or Kathy Anderson (703-476-9065 or kquinnanderson@gmail.com) to learn more.

Tuesday Evening Bible Study -- No meetings until September
Every other Tuesday evening at 7:30 pm in the Narthex
All are welcome to attend!  Questions: Contact Tracey Kelly at tkelly@stfrancisgreatfalls.org 

Men's Fellowship and Discussion
Wednesdays at 7:30 am
Join the Men's Group to discuss readings and topics, grow with us in understanding Christian theology, deepen your relationship with God, and enjoy fellowship with other men – not to mention free coffee and breakfast. Please contact philipjpifer@mac.com to learn more.

Tutoring Tuesdays
A group of tutors from St. Francis carpools to Anacostia once a week during the school year to help students improve their reading skills. Tutoring will resume in September. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, or exploring the possibility, please contact Pat Ward at patwa@cox.net We welcome anyone who enjoys children. Prior experience is not necessary.

St. Francis Book Club
Monthly on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm at Great Falls Starbucks. Contact Dirk Herkhof at dcherkhof@gmail.com with questions.

Thursday Bible Study -- No meetings until September
Thursday Bible Study meets at 2:00 on Thursdays for a discussion on the studay of Hebrews and explanation of what we hope to accomplish. Our Bible Study is very low-key and non-threatening as we learn together. For any questions, please check with Lynn Fallon (703-759-2082) or Odiorne Beebe (703-759-6739).

Second Story Dinners
Sundays at 5:15 pm
Volunteers needed to deliver Sunday dinners to Second Story (Second Story offers a safe residential experience for teens who are in need.) Volunteers work in pairs to cook, deliver, and serve dinners. Dinners are made on the first, third, and fifth Sundays of the month. Please contact Jennifer at jenniferomurphy@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer for this ministry or ifor more information.