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Our Staff

David Walda, Senior Parish Administrator email button     picture of phone extension 10

Beverly Hines, Senior Center Program Director    picture of phone extension 13

Dr. David Schofield, Director of Music email button

Carl Tebell, Senior Center Chef
Diane Marshall, Senior Center Chef
Clifton King, Sexton




Pastor Goldstein retired effective May 31, 2011. St. Francis is in the process of selecting an interim ministry Pastor during the time the congregation reflects on the call of a new pastor.

Dr. David Schofield at the organ

Dr. David Schofield ( is Director of Music, and is the choir director and organist. David Schofield is known for his affinity for the music of Charles Tournemire. Schofield’s performances of Tournemire’s seldom heard Sept Chorale-Poemes sur les Sept Paroles du Xrist at the Riverside Church and the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York received much acclaim. He performed for the American Guild of Organists Organists Against AIDS concerts in 1989,1990, and 1991. His Bach performances have been featured on National Public Radio’s Pipedreams.

Schofield held posts as Director of the Sacred Concerts and Chaplain’s Organist at Columbia University in New York and Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Dominic’s Church and Music Director of the Arts at St. Dominic’s Concert Series in San Francisco.In addition to serving as Director of Music at St. Francis, he is also Master of the Schola at St. Savior's Anglican Community in San Francisco.

Dr. Schofield attended the University of Cincinnati, l’Université de Paris, Sorbonne and the Manhattan School of Music where he studied composition with Lukas Foss and John Corigliano, and organ with John Walker.


Dave Walda, Senior Parish Administrator, comes with experience gained from 28 years of service at a major bank corporation. When the bank was relocating his department to Manhattan, Dave, instead, chose to take a severence package and stay in the bay area, of which he has resided his entire life.


Church Council

  • Rob Byrne, President
  • Elaine Whitney, Vice President
  • Paul Brenner
  • Paul Johnson
  • Susan Kools
  • Stephen Lawson
  • Gabriel Proo, Secretary
  • Tom Tragardh
  • Marsha White
  • Elaine Whitney
  • Janet Thuesen, Treasurer

How to reach us

  • Church office: phone 415-621-2635; fax 415-621-8819 
  • Address: 152 Church St., San Francisco, CA 94114-1111 
  • Email: St.Francissf - at -

Church Office Hours

The church office is open from 8:30 am to 5 PM, It is highly recommended that appointments be made when visiting Dave Walda, the Senior Parish Administrator, to insure that he will be available to assist you.

Our Mission Partners

Friends of St. Francis Childcare Center

Friends of St. Francis Childcare Center
50 Belcher St, San Francisco CA 94114
Sally Large, Director


Donate to the Community Thrift 623 Valencia St. San Francisco
The center accepts household items, including clean gently used clothing. Friends of St Francis Childcare Center receive 50% of the sale price. Their ID number at the Thrift is #50. For more info go to

Shop at Cole Hardware Stores
4 locations in San Francisco, Friends of St Francis Childcare Center receives a percentage of purchases made. Use #500 when paying.

Purchase Friends of St. Francis Childcare Center Logo products
Available items are tote bags, mugs and greeting cards. Contact the childcare center office for more information.

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Pieter Oberholzer, Missionary-at-Large, Inclusive & Affirming Ministries, South Africa

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A communal response to poverty

Pr. Megan Rohrer, Executive Director
1751 Sacramento St. San Francisco CA 94109
415-776-5552 ext. 310


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