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7:45 am & 9:30 am In Person Services

Pledge to Support St. Francis in 2022

This congregation is a gift, to us and to the community, for more reasons than we can count. But perhaps the greatest blessing of all is that St. Francis is a place of homecoming and hope, a place we come together to hear the good news, again and again, even in the midst of crisis, and where we can build "a future with hope".

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Stewardship Sundays will take place in November and December this year.


On those days, we will seek to meet the challenges before us by gathering up our 2022 pledges electronically and through the mail... Read More

Look What's Happening

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Join Pastor Jim for a special class -

Propositions by Bishop Spong.


Gather together for the Longest Night Service. A Service of Light in the Midst of Darkness.

How is it with your soul

"How is it with your soul?" Share how things are going with you.

Explore Our World

St. Francis

Welcome to

St. Francis in the Foothills

4625 E. River Rd. Tucson, AZ 85718

(NW corner of Swan and River)

(520) 299-9063

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am - noon


The St. Francis Food Pantry will be open

during office hours.

The Church Office will close for the Christmas holidays
beginning Thursday, December 23rd.
We will re-open on Monday, January 3rd.

Joannie and our pastor Jim Wiltbank

Monthly message from Pastor Jim of  love, hope and inspiration.

Children learning at the International School for Peace

International School for Peace - Tucson's first Spanish immersion preschool. Play-based, multicultural, non-biased curriculum.

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We're the library your mother warned you about.

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Welcome to St. Francis! Start here to learn about our Sunday Celebrations.

Diane Everhart gleaning fruit for Market on the Move

St. Francis is active in the community with ministries that promote social justice, feed the hungry, reduce the stigma of mental illness, refugee ministries and so much more!

The Community Center at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church

Whether is an all-day workshop or a class that meets every week, we have a space that will work for you.

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Meet Pastor Jim and the rest of the staff at St. Francis in the Foothills!

The Children of St. Francis inthe Foothills United Methodist Church

Our goal at St. Francis is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for each child entrusted to our care.


Join us for our in person classes & groups. There is something for everyone!

Read More About Us

Our Vision To inspire and guide each other to an awakened life

by engaging with our community,

the earth and the Divine.

Our Mission Saint Francis in the Foothills contains within its walls a diverse collection of souls which share a common vision of the world... read more

photographs by © James Palka - additional photographs courtesy of

The congregation at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church
Keep up with the latest current events, special events & classes!
Iskashitaa Refugee Network
United Methodist Committee on Relieft
Desert Southwest Conference of the Metho
A United Methodist Church
Human Rights Campaign
Reconciling Ministries Network
Imagine No Malaria
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