Annual Parish Meeting At St. Francis Of Assisi Episcopal Is Sunday

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The annual parish meeting and vestry elections at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, Ooltewah, will be Sunday, immediately following the 10 a.m. service. 

The annual pre-Advent dinner of the Episcopal Church Women and Daughters of the King will be Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be youth minister, Spencer Cantrell, who will be sharing a presentation of stories and images from his recent travels to the West Bank in the Mideast. All are welcome.

There is no cost to attend. Please make reservations at sfaec@comcast.net or 238-7708.


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