The sign up for 2019-2020 Foyer Dinners is live. New groups will be formed after Easter and begin meeting in late May/early June. Previous Foyer members will receive the email invitation to complete an online signup form.
WHAT are FOYERS?
“Foyers”, “Foyer Groups” or “Foyer Dinners” are a fun and easy way for parishioners to gather together on a regular but informal basis for purely social reasons – to enjoy one another’s company, to strengthen bonds of community, to meet new members and simply get to know other people who share the St. Stephen’s community, but with whom we may not otherwise interact. Foyer Dinners provide a means to develop new friendships and deepen old ones and are a way to make our congregation feel smaller and warmer.
WHO ARE THEY FOR?
Foyer groups are open to the entire community of St. Stephen’s. Newcomers are especially invited to join one of the groups at any time. Groups are made up of singles, couples, young people, retired folks, etc., in other words a cross section of the parish.
WHEN CAN I JOIN OR SIGN-UP?
While new Foyers groups are organized in late Lent, you may join a Foyers group any time during the year. We’re continuing with a “September start” group to facilitate adding newcomers and the summer travelers of our community.
WHEN AND WHERE ARE THEY HELD?
Foyer dinners are usually held Friday, Saturday evenings, Sunday brunch or dinner, each month in the homes of volunteer Foyer hosts and occasionally at a convenient restaurant. Groups are kept small with only 8 to 10 in each. New Foyer groups begin after Easter and then the group meets each month until Lent the following year.
We recommend that parishioners who have been in Foyer groups for a few years to sign up for a different day this year to make it more likely that your 2019-20 group will include different people.
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
Click and complete the Foyer Dinner Registration button below. Registration deadline is May 5, 2019.