Traditional, sacramental Anglican worship, using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer
Holy Communion at 9:30 and 11:00 AM
Sunday School at 9:30 AM
Healing Service following the 9:30 and 11:00 services.
Nursery is staffed during the 9:30 and 11:00 services.
Evening Prayer at 7:00 PM
First Saturday of the month:
Prayer for our nation at 9:00 AM
Welcome to St. Francis!
We welcome you to join us in a warm and
friendly setting for true, Christ-centered
worship. We uphold the ancient faith of
the Church in the Anglican tradition, offering
traditional Christian values based on the Holy
Word of God, and are faithful witnesses to the
person of Jesus in the Austin community.
St. Francis' liturgical standard is the 1928
Book of Common Prayera document which is
orthodox in its expression of the Christian
faith based on prayers that have been part of
catholic worship for 2000 years.
In a world where biblical values seem to change
with each new interpretation, St. Francis
Anglican Church stands for biblical truth which
does not change with each passing generation.
If you are concerned about shifting social
mores, want to be the Christian that God wants
you to be and need guidance on that often
difficult path, and want to be challenged each
week to work toward that goal, we hope that you
will visit and experience our worship and
values first hand.
How are things going up on Oak Creek Drive? Have a look.
Right up the center aisle (9/3/2016)
Here's the nave, plus a bit (9/3/2016)
South transcept (9/3/2016)
That step is still a killer, though (9/3/2016)
Uh, boys, I think you forgot something (9/3/2016)
It isn't up; it isn't down. It isn't in the nursery; it isn't in the town. (9/3/2016)
Even so, you can get a glimpse of the upper level from here (9/3/2016)
Or of the sanctuary from the, uh, mezzanine (9/3/2016)
Yep, there's still lumber out there (9/3/2016)
Feeling 20 feet tall? Stand right here (9/3/2016)
There's a north wall, now (9/3/2016)
And you can see in the windows (go figure) (9/3/2016)
Back there, too (9/3/2016)
And out the south door (9/3/2016)
And out from the narthex (9/3/2016)
There's a great view to the west (9/3/2016)
Or from the west, for that matter (9/3/2016)
The mild-mannered Gradall replaces John Deere, who was let go after trying to occupy the priest's sacristy (9/3/2016)
The sanctuary end shows promise (9/3/2016)
And it's even possible to get a view of the entire south wall (hey, trees are good) (9/3/2016)
View from the east is nice, too (9/3/2016)
Throughout history, the Church has inspired the greatest works of art (9/3/2016)
Aye, 'ere's wot we'll do. We paint the 'ole place red, see, and we re-shoot this, and we'll call it “Barn and Silo” (9/3/2016)
See some earlier items still of interest.
Weekday Worship Services
Evening Prayer: Thursdays at 7 p.m. During this simple but beautiful
service, the prayers and lessons are said and the canticles are sung without
accompaniment. Everyone is welcome to attend. The service this week
will be held at
10435 Burnet Rd.
Please do not come to
3401 Oak Creek Dr.
(Won't be long, though!)
Sunday school classes are underway for the 2016-17 school year.
Classes for youth meet at 9:30 AM, September through June. Each Sunday,
the youth attend the 9:30 service and leave at the announcements. There
are two classes: one for children in grades 5 and under, and one for grade 6
and beyond. All classes are Biblically based with activities geared to
helping the students remember so that they can practice what is taught.
All St. Francis youth and friends are warmly welcomed.
St. Francis has an active intercessory group. If you would like to place a name on the list, please use the prayer intention box on the south side of the church to submit your request.
Prayers for the Nation: This monthly service is scheduled for the first Saturday of each month. Join us at 9 AM in the fellowship area for hymns, prayers – both printed and extemporaneous – and Bible readings on the seven centers of prayer – Government, Military, Media, Business, Education, Church, and Family.
Mothers' Prayer Group: The 3rd Friday of the month at 12:00 noon. Join this group of mothers as they pray for a solid hour of prayers of adoration, confession, thanksgiving and supplication.
St. Francis Home Groups
Our home groups are ready to welcome anyone who wishes to join them.
Please contact Claire Ducker, Doug Cooper, or Kim or David Norris
to inquire as to what their home group is doing. If you would like to
host or facilitate a home group or if you have questions about
home groups, please contact Fr. Giacolone.
Anglicans For Life: Meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month (except June, July and December) after the 11:00 service. All are welcome to join us.
Choir: The choristers gather at 10:00 on Sundays to prepare anthems to sing during the 11:00 service from time to time. All singers are welcome.
Sermons Online: Sermons are available online.
Access the full library from 2002 to the present
Newsletter: The June, 2016 edition of the newsletter is available
online. View it here.
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View a table of lectionary readings for 2016,
or download it as a handy, two-page PDF file.
2016 Lenten Series
You can hear Fr. Len Giacolone's reflections on Thomas à Kempis'
The Imitation of Christ here:
2015 Lenten Series
You can hear Fr. Len Giacolone's reflections on Brother Lawrence's
The Practice of the Presence of God here: