St. Francis by the Lakes Vision Statement

Journey with God, Journey with Each Other, Help Others Journey with God.


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St Francis by the Lakes Sunday Service

Welcome to St Francis by the Lakes

Anglican Church in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia


A New Beginning,  A Guide to Going to Church

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You want to come and celebrate with us in person?

You should stay home if you are feeling ill, exhibiting any Covid-19 symptoms, or have been in contact with anyone who has been ill or if you or someone you are in contact with has traveled outside of Nova Scotia within the last 14 days!

The following protocol has been approved and established for persons wanting to attand in person:

If you have email Register for attending by 6 PM on the Friday prior to Sunday at:  Include your name(s), phone number and which service you wish to attend.  (8 AM or 10 AM in the Subject Line) 
Or if you don't have email, for 8 AM call Marjorie 902-252-7960 and for 10 AM call Debbie 902-865-6256    
If you do not get a reply confirmation, call Elaine 902-864-3634 

Please wear a mask unless you cannot for medical reasons - we will have a supply of masks available. 
This is mandatory in Nova Scotia.

We must social distance - 2m or 6 feet.  Do not cross in front of others in the pews.  Do not leave your
pew to visit others.

Use hand sanitizer before entering for worship and before communion.

Upon entering the church individuals will to go directly into the church using the door at the top of
the hill, through the Narthex directly to an available pew.
Note from the Narthex into the church space there are designated enter and exit doors.
Please do not stop to chat with friends in the Narthex or aisles. 

Avoid physical contact.  At any time, shaking hands, hugging, touching, or passing items between
people must not occur. An appropriate greeting would be a wave, nod or a bow.
Every other Pew will be blocked to limit seating.

The collection plate will be on the font to place your offering on your way in, or on your way out if
you have forgotten. Please avoid walking back and forth the aisle. (There will be no passing of the plate) 

There will be no bulletins or books in the pews.  Everything will be on the screen.
There will be no congregational singing; there will be no choir.

Take care of yourself and your family.  Numbers 6:24-26

May the Lord bless you and take care of you;
May the Lord be kind and gracious to you;
May the Lord look on you with favor and give you peace.



Upcoming Events

Weekly Sunday Services

8am & 10am In Person plus Online viewing.  To register, preferably please e-mail to our designated e-mail:  at  If you do not have e-mail, please call 8am Marjorie  252-7960, 10am Debbie at 902-865-6256.

TURKEY SUPPER (take-out only)  May 1st

Meals must be pre-ordered by calling Donna at 902-865-8169 before Monday, Apr. 26th to get a time for drive-thru pick up on Sat. May 1st between 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. See calendar for details.
Message from Wardens:
Fundscrip orders for shopping cards for  May should be placed by 6 p.m. on May 2nd.  (See Fundscrip list of retailers to the left of this screen). The  May Fundscrip pick up/envelope donation drop off  takes place between 10-11 a.m. on  May 8th.   You do not need to get out of your car. Please drive up the hill, all around the church and  stop at the Fellowship Hall door.  A runner will accept your offerings, donations and retrieve your shopping cards for you. 

Thank you!   Wardens

Take care of yourselves, your family, friends, and neighbours, and be healthly.

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