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Please consider one or more of these gift giving opportunities:


Seafarers “Christmas-at-Sea” - Fill a small bag (provided) with several items for a seafarer who is far from home at Christmas.  Items: sweatshirt, socks, t-shirts, winter cap and snacks.  Information is available with the bag.  You can partner with another person too!  Please return to the church by Dec. 15th.

Christmas gifts for children in the shelter—The Women at St. Francis Xavier offers the opportunity to buy gifts for children residing in shelters.  They currently have 91 unclaimed children and only 3 weeks  remaining to cover all of them! Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (917) 297-6804 for one (or two or three children) from Community Voices Heard and Life Experience & Faith Sharing. Gifts can be delivered to Church of St. Francis Xavier.  92 kids from Picture the Homeless and STEPS to End Family Violence have been taken care of. Many thanks!
Catholic Lesbians & Friends—All Are Welcome!
14th Annual Christmas Wrapping Party
Friday, December 9, 2016, 6:00 pm—9:00 pm
Church of St. Francis Xavier
55 W. 15th St., Mary Chapel, West Room, Parlor
New York, NY 10011

GLK Student Fund—Make a donation to the GLK Student Fund which gives scholarships to send motivated, bright yet vulnerable Tanzanian children to primary and secondary school, vocational school, nursing and medical students, tourism, wildlife management, and college or university.  The founder of this powerful and important fund is Gayle Kliever, former parish administrator @GA.  Go to: for more information or to make a donation.


Support GA! We now can accept your donation online. Support GA with a one time or recurring donation from our page at Vanco Services.  Or you can support GA via Paypal or Venmo.  Read more here.

ELCA Anti-Racism Pledge

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Daily Bible Verse

  • Malachi 4:1-6

    5Lo, I will send you the prophet Elijah before the great and terrible day of the LORD comes. 6He will turn the hearts of parents to their children and the hearts of children to their parents, so that I will not come and strike the land with a curse.

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