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Activities

The Activities Coordinator serves as the liaison between the Activities Committees and the Parish Pastoral Council. Goals and activities to fulfill the mission of each committee are established yearly.

Adult Basketball

Mission:

To play basketball once a week for recreation and fellowship.

Adult Volleyball

Mission:

To play volleyball once a week for recreation and fellowship.

50 Plus Club

Mission:

To provide spiritual, educational and social activities for its members.

Activities:

The 50 Plus Club welcomes anyone 50 years of age or older, single or married. The club meets on the second Sunday of each month in St. Clare Hall. Programs include speakers, meals and socializing.

Harvest House

Mission:

To provide senior adults an opportunity to meet monthly for prayer, socializing and to be involved as part of the St. Francis Parish family.

Activities:

The goals of Harvest House are: new religious experience, social awareness, service, recreation and celebration, community involvement and continuing education. Although Harvest House is a parish organization, it is also affiliated with the Diocesan Harvest House. Programs include speakers, holy hour, picnics, dinners, day trips and Diocesan tours. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month (except July and August) at 1:00 p.m.

Ladies Auxiliary

Mission:

The mission of the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Francis is to provide the ladies of the parish opportunities to meet and join in social, educational and spiritual activities.

Activities:

The Ladies Auxiliary is an organization for all women of the parish. Meetings are held on the third or fourth Thursday of the month five times a year. Please see the church bulletin for details.

Some ways the Ladies Auxiliary serves our parish family are: serving receptions, addressing and sorting the invitations to the parish dinner and offering programs of interest for the ladies of our parish.

Wedding Receptions (A Function of Ladies Auxiliary)

Mission:

The committee provides helpful advice for brides-to-be and rents a variety of items for the wedding ceremony and reception. Ladies Auxiliary can also be hired to assist at your reception with decorating, serving and after dinner clean-up needs.

Men's Club

Mission:

To foster Christian fellowship between the men of the parish.

Activities:

The Men's Club is called upon to do many services for the parish. They set up tables and chairs for the annual Parish Dinner and serve refreshments during the social hour. They enjoy social activities at their monthly meetings.

Square Dance (Westside Steppers)

Mission:

To develop Christian fellowship through dancing.

Activities:

The Square Dance Club dances the first and third Sunday evening of the dancing season, entertaining other dancers of our area. Among the club activities are the dances, ice cream socials, potluck suppers and social gatherings. Also, our charitable activities include raising money for a needy family at Christmas, entertainment of the residents in the area's care homes, and our yearly donation to St. Francis of Assisi Church. Everyone is welcome at our square dance lessons that are given each fall.

Women's Bowling

Mission:

To provide an afternoon of fun and social gatherings while, at the same time, making money for the school.

Activities:

The league is open for women of all ages and any skill level. We bowl at West Acres Bowling Alley from mid-August through the first week of May on Tuesday from 1:00-3:15 p.m.