We are a local ecumenical partnership involving:
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DIOCESE OF WINCHESTER
(Deanery of Eastleigh)
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SOUTHAMPTON DISTRICT
(Winchester, Eastleigh
and Romsey Circuit)
A4WWESSEX SYNOD
(South West Hants Group)
Safeguarding those at risk:
To find our policies on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults please click here;
Our primary Safeguarding contact:  safeguarding@stfrancis-valleypark.org.uk
Our Minister, Rev’d. Dr. Sarah McClelland reflected on her first impressions of our Church at our Annual Church Meeting on Sunday 7th April 2019.  Click on this link to hear her comments:
 
Happening this week at
St. Francis’.
Our “Duty Churchwarden” until 21st July is Steve Williams
Duty Warden from 22nd – 28th July is
Alison Rhodes.
Note:
St Francis’ School Breakfast Club (7.30 a.m. – 9.00 a.m.) &
St Francis’ After School Club (3.15 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.)
held each weekday in School Terms.
Saturday 20th July:
Sunday 21st July:
Fifth Sunday after Trinity

8.45 a.m.:  Said Holy Communion (Rev’d. Dr. Sarah McClelland/Peter Rhodes);
10.00 a.m.: Morning Worship: (Rev’d. Dr. Sarah McClelland/Peter Rhodes);
4.00 p.m.: Messy Church (Messy Team);
6.30 p.m.: Informal Evening Worship (Rev’d. Cliff McClelland/Rev’d Dr. Sarah McClelland).
Monday 22nd July:
09.30 a.m. – 2.30 p.m.:  Fledge Interviews; Large Meeting Room. 
Tuesday 23rd July:
8.00 a.m. – 8.30 a.m.:  Morning Prayers for the Church and Community (Rev’d. Dr. Sarah McClelland): Chapel (Entry via Office Door).
Wednesday 24th July:
09.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon:  St. Francis’ Rendezvous Community Café: Large Meeting Room; All members of the Community most welcome.
Thursday 25th July:
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon: Church-based House Group meeting; Large Meeting Room.
8.00 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.:  House Group Meeting: Blenheim Close.
Friday 26th July:
12.00 noon – 2.00 p.m.:  Test Valley Live at Home Scheme – Social Club and Cafe:  Large Meeting Room.
Saturday 27th July:
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon: Chandler’s Ford Street Pastors meeting; Large Meeting Room.
Sunday 28th July:
Sixth Sunday after Trinity

8.45 a.m.:  Said Holy Communion (Rev’d. Dr. Sarah McClelland);
10.00 a.m.: Parish Communion: (Rev’d. Dr. Sarah McClelland/Elliot Grove).

MESSY CHURCH
messy church

Craft, Activities, Afternoon Tea, Celebration.

The fun way to do church
for all the family.
Next Session
Sunday 21st July:
Theme:
“Everything worships God”

Click this link to find out More:

ST FRANCIS’ RENDEZVOUS
COMMUNITY CAFE


Café Open every
Wednesday
9.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon.

All members of the Community of all ages most welcome.
Creche with toys and games for children.
Community Information Point for Local Community, Health
and Benefits Information.

More:

MEN’S BREAKFAST

Join us for a
“Full English”,
fellowship and
Thought for the Day

Next Breakfast:
Saturday 10th August (TBC)
8.15 a.m. for 8.30 a.m.

All menfolk most welcome.

Glitter and Glue

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Glitter and Glue is an hour of
craft,  messy play, stories and
songs for  the under fives
and their parents/carers.
Glitter and Glue is held monthly in term-time –
all pre-school children and
their parents / carers are welcome.
Next Session:
Friday 13th September
10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
More:
NB: No Glitter and Glue in August during the School Summer holiday.
Glitter and Glue restarts on 13th September 

INFORMATION:

St Francis’ Church in action: 
To find out more about what else we are doing through the coming year please look at our Parish Calendar and Weekly Notices pages.
What were we doing in 2018?  
To read about the Ministry, Mission and Witness we undertook, and how we used the Financial Resources gifted to us in 2018, please click on St Francis Annual Report 2018 – v1.0 Final  

Click Annual Review – 2018 – web version to see a pictorial review of our Church’s Ministry and collective life during 2018.

What are our strategic plans for Ministry and Mission in the coming months?  
To read our latest Parish Mission Action Plan (pMAP) please click on:
St Francis Valley Park – pMap 2017 – 2020 – v 2-2,
together with the latest revision of our aims and objectives:  St Francis Valley Park – pMap 2017 – 2020 – v 2-2-1 – Action Plan Revision November 2017
and Lay Leadership Matrix of which Church Council member leads on which topics:
St Francis Valley Park – pMap 2017 – 2020 – v 2-2-1 – Leadership Matrix – Revised Nov 2017.
Data Protection: 
To read our Data Protection Policies please click here.  Please let the Parish Office know if you no longer wish us to hold your information.
To contact us:
For our contact details please click
 
here.   
Some of our Home Groups develop their studies around the central theme of our Sunday worship and study.
Our teaching theme this week focusses on:

CHURCH AS FAMILY –
Misson.

Key Readings:  

  • Zechariah, Ch. 8, vs.: 1 – End;
  • Matthew, Ch. 28, vs.: 16 – 20.

Sarah

Please click here to go to all of the Lenten Course Study Material on Prayer and for a selection of recent sermons and homilies on current study topics. 

Please note:
The Minister’s day off is Friday.  For emergencies please contact the Duty Warden or Parish office on that day.
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR):  The new data protection regulations, relating to the holding, management and use of personal data by organisations came into force on Friday 25th May 2018.  St Francis’ Church takes its responsibilities under GDPR very seriously.  You can read our Data Privacy Notice here.  If you are a member of St Francis’ Church, or wish to remain in close contact with us, you may give us consent to hold, manage and use your personal data by downloading a Full Data Consent Form 2018 – 27-04-18 and completing and e-mailing it to us at <sfvp91@btconnect.com>.