Sometimes health or mobility make it impossible to come to church. If that happens, please call the ministry leader of the Care and Wellness office so that members of these ministries can come to you to share our community of faith with you.
Feed the Need – Offers meals to those struggling with life transitions.
Eucharistic Ministries -Ministers bring the Holy Eucharist to those who cannot attend Sunday liturgies at St. Francis: the homebound, hospitalized and residents of retirement communities and nursing homes such as Abbotswood, Magnolia Glen, the Meadows, and Springmoor.
Transportation Ministry – provides transportation to parishioners who have no means of getting to church for weekend liturgies.
Caregivers – provides assistance to the physically challenged and elderly members of the parish community who need assistance with maintaining independence.
Stephen Ministry – Lay ministers trained in active listening to walk with those experiencing .
Prayer Shawl Ministry -makes shawls as expression of our community’s care and concern for those struggling with difficulties in life
Medical Presence @ Mass – Parishioners who are medical professionals identify themselves to the head usher and wear name tags. In the event of a medical event during Mass, they can be easily identified as someone who can help.