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Join Our Celebrations


In Person

7:45 am & 9:30 am

Online live

9:30 am

Online Recorded


Come and visit our amazing Church at one of our services full of music, powerful readings and inspiring commentaries from Pastor Jim Wiltbank. You will find Pastor Jim's commentaries thought

provoking, relevant and often humorous. We are a progressive church in Tucson, Arizona. As always - open, affirming and inclusive! We can't wait to meet you!

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Welcome to

St. Francis in the Foothills

4625 E. River Rd. Tucson, AZ 85718

(NW corner of Swan and River)

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.

Covid Update: If you've been following the news, then you are probably aware that cases of COVID are on the rise again, so we wanted to reach out to you and suggest that when attending services and events at St. Francis, it might be wise to wear a mask. THIS IS NOT MANDATORY AT THIS TIME but a protective measure for yourself, and those around you.

Look What's Happening


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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

Explore Our World


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

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We're the library your mother warned you about.

The Children of St. Francis inthe Foothills United Methodist Church

We create space and opportunities for children to explore playful creativity, spirituality, grow in their gifts and become a part of a community of love.

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Welcome to St. Francis! Read all about our Sunday Celebrations or view our online services.

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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!

Children learning at the International School for Peace

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


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

Keep up with the latest current events, special events & classes!

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