Book Club

St. Francis Book Club welcomes everyone who loves to read and share books. This lively, interesting discussion group meets the third Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in Finley Hall. Contact Dottie Bewick at 724-348-5195 or Kay Amann 724-348-6054.

Christian Mothers & Ladies Guild

Meets 2nd Thursday, September through June at 7:00 p.m. in Finley Hall to bring the women of the church community together socially, and also, to administer to the needs of the church spiritually and financially. Contact Sue Hoover 724-348-4185 or Joanne Mansmann 724-348-7296.

Finance Council

Parishioners are invited by the pastor to serve. This council meets monthly to advise, guide, and help the pastor to oversee parish property and finances. This council is advisory to the pastor.

Ladies of Charity

Meet once a month and as needed. They administer help to the needy and elderly of the community by giving financial help and direction towards resources that they may apply to their lives. They visit ‘shut-ins’ and nursing homes as representatives of our parish family. They serve the elderly once a month, taking people to doctor appointments, shopping, or whatever else might be needed. The Ladies of Charity also sponsor the Thanksgiving Food Drive and the Christmas Giving Tree Project. Contact Lois Obringer 724-941-9162.

Parish Share Program (PSP)

Annual pre-Lent and Lenten collection. This Program is conducted to help raise the parish assessment to meet its annual, diocesan goal. Contact Carol Schneider 724-348-7375.

Pro-Life Group

Respect Life Sunday is the Second Sunday in October. This is not an organized group, but when the need arises, we have willing workers/volunteers for the annual Birthright ‘Red Rose Tag Day,’ for the ‘Life Chain’ along Rt. 88 on Pro-Life Sunday; the Youth Group erects the white crosses on our property and collects baby clothes for unwed moms.

Contact Marge Kuskie 724-348-7672.