Welcome to St. Francis Episcopal Church

¡ Bienvenido a St. Francis Episcopal Church!   

Holy Eucharist, Sundays, 10:30AM  Morning Prayer, Wednesdays, 9:30AM  
Youth Faith Formation 2nd and 4th Sundays, 9:30am, September-June  Sunday School, 2nd and 4th Sundays, 10:15am, September-June
Please contact the Rev. Geri Cunningham,  our Priest-in-Charge, at golfnrev@gmail.com for information about our other activities.

This is our brand-new web site, and we'll be updating it very soon.

Thank you for visiting our website!

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our faith community. 

We are part of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, a governing entity in the Episcopal Church, which in turn is part of the Anglican communion.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age


Contact Information

St. Francis Episcopal Church
568-16th Street
Fortuna, California 95540
Phone (707)725-4686


  • Celebration of the Arts!

    You are cordinally invited to our Celebration of the Arts, September 23, 2018, 3:00 pm.  Dedication of our new stained glass window and presentation by the artist, Jeannette Frey-Carson, chamber music by Tre Amici, and reception to follow.

  • Celebration of New Ministry

    On September 5, 2018, we celebrated the institution of the Rev. Geri Cunnngham as new priest-in-charge with Bishop Barry Beisner, local clergy, Mother Geri's family, and friends and neighbors.  St. Francis members Jenny and John Coleman, caterers extraordinaire, hosted an elegant reception.  Joy abounded!

    Please click on "Photos" tab, above, to see more photos from this happy event.

  • Curious about the Episcopal Church? .

    Follow this link to learn more about this branch of the Jesus Movement.

  • ECW (Episcopal Church Women)

    We have a committed, active group of women who meet regularly to plan and execute efforts in the community to improve the health and welfare of our neighbors, human and animal, and to support ministry within our congregation.  We have partner relationships with schools in Fortuna and Rio Dell.  Email President Mj Goble for information on the next meeting.at mj.stfrancisfortuna@gmail.com.

    Our local church chapter is part of the church-wide ECW.  Here's a link to ECW of Province VIII of the Episcopal Church: https://www.ecwnational.org/provinces/province-viii

  • Lectionary Bible Study

    We meet Saturdays at 9:15am for a one-hour lectio divina method of study of the lectionary texts for the following day's Eucharist.  No experience needed.  We supply the Biblical texts used in the discussion.  Please join us in the library of the church.  

    Here's a link to the lectionary texts for those who would like access before we meet: lectionarypage.net

  • Partnership with Fortuna Family Service Center

    Please click on Ministries tab, above, for information on this exciting initiative.

  • WOW Book Group

    WOW (for "words of wisdom") is a group of enthusiastic readers that meets monthly, normally on the fourth Friday afternoon of each month from 4:00-5:30 pm.  To find out what we're reading this month, please email Mj Goble at mj.stfrancisfortuna@gmail.com.

  September 2018