Thank you for your interest in St. Francis by the Lake. We're a parish that's part of the Diocese of West Texas, which is part of the Episcopal Church, which is part of the world-wide Anglican Communion. We invite you to worship the Lord with us and to get to know us better.
In accordance with the protocols of the Diocese of West Texas and the Priest & Vestry of St. Francis by the Lake ☻☺☻☺ Masks and 6-feet Distancing are expected and strongly encouraged for all who are not *fully vaccinated* for the sake of people who cannot be vaccinated. ☺☻☺☻ Singing is acceptable and expected! Please refrain from hugging, hand shaking, etc., during the Passing of the Peace. Ushers will allow persons in individual pews to proceed down the middle aisle for Communion and to exit. **People are consideredfully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. If any person does not meet these requirements, they are NOT fully vaccinated.**
Sunday, September 19, 2021 17th Sunday after Pentecost
Note: Sunday services are being held in the Great Hall of the Ministry and Outreach Building until the issues with the A/C in the worship building are resolved.
There are 2 opportunities for in-person and "Spiritual Communion" worship on Sundays:
Our mission is to live, learn, and share the love of Christ, the Word of God, and the power of the Holy Spirit with... everyone! We strive to provide a welcoming spirit of hospitality, and we hope you will consider making St. Francis by the Lake your parish and your spiritual home. Please take time to browse through our website for information about our parish family, as well as about the Episcopal Church. We'd like to extend our invitation to you: "Come as you are; leave better." Also, if you find anything that's not clear, please give us a call and allow us to try and explain. Many thanks! Fr. David Chalk, Rector