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November Lockdown News

Following the announcement from the government we will be re-opening our doors to our 9:30am Sunday services from the 6th December. In order to attend you will need to book a seat as before so we can keep the church Covid safe. Please contact the office here to book a seat.

The church will be open from 10am -12pm on Wednesday's for private prayer, with prayer ministry offered.

We thank all of you for following the Church of England incentive to make November a month of prayer and fasting.

Read the letter from the Archbishop here

As always St Francis is continuing to pray for all of our community during this time and if you are in need of help, support or prayer, please do get in touch.

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God Bless

The St Francis Team

1 Peter 5:10

10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.

 Check out our Church at Home resource page for you to use during this time

About Us...

Here at St Francis church we are centred on the life changing love of Jesus and we want to share it with you. Things in life have not been the same since the second week of March 2020. But church is still happening. We meet over a variety of platforms and so pick which one works best for you and we look forward to joining us. 

We are currently meeting each week at 9:30am in the church building for a spoken holy communion service. If you would like to come along in person then click HERE to book your space. Booking is essential. 

On Sunday’s we are also live streaming our service at 9:30am on Zoom. If you would like to join us via this platform click HERE and we will send you the link.

Each week there is also the opportunity to join us on our YOUTUBE Channel where the video’s for the service are uploaded. This is available for whenever you would like to watch and they will remain on the channel so if you can’t make it on a Sunday morning you won’t miss out! Click HERE for the link.

On the fourth Sunday of every month at 11am we run an All-Age service over Zoom that is suitable for all ages. It is interactive with quizzes, songs, stories and prayer. If you would like to join us for this service then click HERE and we will send you the link for each month. 

We continue to pray and support our community throughout this time. If you are in need of support or some help then do please contact the church office. 

From the team at St Francis


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We are now able to open the church for private prayer only, do come along every Wednesday between 10am-12pm to pray in church. 

Prayer Ministry is offered during this time as well, please enquire on entry.

There are rules for entry due to COVID-19, however they are not extensive.

 All are welcome


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An Update from Sarah our Curate

Today I am announcing that I will be leaving St Francis Church, Luton to take up the Incumbent post at All Saints Cheadle Hulme. This is subject to all legal formalities being fulfilled. I do not have a leaving date or a licensing date as of yet but you will be informed of these as soon as I hear. I have loved being part of St Francis these past three years and it is a bitter sweet moment to be moving on. I look forward to joining All Saints and getting to know the church up there and see what God is doing. God Bless Sarah (& Maggie) 

sarah & maggie



We are aware that people will be concerned, worried and fearful of what is to come and so it is important that we support each other best we can. We can always turn to God and remember that God will never leave us and he gives us peace. 

We will be praying for you all and we are thinking of creative ways to join us together in this so keep an eye out via our Website, Email, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for updates. We will also be using these platforms to keep you updated generally.

You can follow the Church of England's Daily Prayers here



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We are centered on the life changing love of Jesus and we want to share it with you. We welcome everyone and would love to meet you at one of our services on a Sunday; Holy Communion at 9:15am, our more traditional service or Morning Worship at 11:00am, a popular choice for families. Or why not come along to one of our groups that meet during the week?

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding is a priority at St Francis Church. We are committed to following government and Church of England guidelines on the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and good working practice, including safer recruitment of volunteers and paid workers.  If you have a safeguarding concern please click here to email Sarah Savill our Parish Safeguarding Officer, click here to email Nick Grew our Vicar or click here to email Jez Hirst the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser. For more details please see our Safeguarding Policy Statement and the Church of England Parish Safeguarding Handbook.


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