upcoming events

St. Francis of the Woods has a number of services, events, and workshops that are open to the public. See below for details and registration links. Visit the Chapel page for information about our weekly services.

If you would like to host an event, please call 405.466.3774 or email us.

Devotional Chanting

Saturdays April 16 and May 21, 9:30-11:30am

Using the call-and-response form of chanting known as kirtan, we will sing various mantras, both Buddhist and Hindu, to the music of chant master, Krishna Das. No prior experience is necessary and all are welcome! Meet in the St. Francis Chapel.

Bring: Please bring a mask.

Cost: A donation of $20 is welcome. No advance registration required.

drum in the woods
May 7, June 11, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1

Come celebrate nature with drumming and dancing around a fire at our beautiful Spiritual Renewal Center. Our monthly drum circle is led by resident Adam Lau. Drummers, dancers, hoopers, spectators; all are welcome!
All ages welcome, but this is an adult-centered event - children must remain with parent or guardian at all times.

Bring: Please bring an instrument and a chair.

Cost: Donations are appreciated but not required.

Wildflower Festival

A family-friendly celebration of community, creativity, and care for creation

Saturday, June 4th 9am-7pm

Join us for our Third Annual Wildflower Festival! We will have various art demonstrations and collaborative projects throughout the day, live music and other performances, a local vendor market, workshops, kids' activities, an art show & auction, food trucks, and more. See details and sign up for classes on the Wildflower Festival event page.

Bring: A water bottle

Cost: $10 parking ($15 day-of); See the full schedule and register for workshops here

aircrete dome building workshop
September 6-15

Help us expand our retreat housing and learn how to build an aircrete dome in the process! Domegaia is hosting this 10-day intensive workshop. See their website for more details and to sign up!

Cost: $1,200 per student; $2,200 for 2 students registering together.