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Wherever you are on your faith journey, you are welcome at Emmanuel and St. Andrew’s, the Episcopal churches of Shenandoah County, Virginia.

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6/17/21 The Beckford Connection

SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY Bible study is on summer hiatus until September. READER SCHEDULE The new schedule is coming next week for July through September. PRAYER LIST Our prayer list can be found on our website. If you have folks you’d like added to the prayer list, please email their names to Melissa. JUNE PLEDGES As we start in-person worship, you’re welcome to bring your pledge to the service or to continue to mail them. You can mail current…
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6/10 The Beckford Connection

REGATHERING UPDATE As Covid-related infection rates continue to fall in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Shenandoah County, we have revised guidelines for worship. As of May 30, the following changes took effect for worship in Beckford Parish. The wearing of masks is optional with the exception of congregational singing (masks are to be worn for congregational singing). Although I am fully vaccinated, I will continue to wear a mask indoors, removing it only while actively leading worship and preaching. I…

6/3 The Beckford Connection

REGATHERING UPDATE As Covid-related infection rates continue to fall in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Shenandoah County, we have revised guidelines for worship. As of May 30, the following changes took effect for worship in Beckford Parish. The wearing of masks is optional with the exception of congregational singing (masks are to be worn for congregational singing). Although I am fully vaccinated, I will continue to wear a mask indoors, removing it only while actively leading worship and preaching. I…
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Regathering Updates 5/26/21

We are announcing new changes being put in place for in-person worship as of May 28. Bishop Goff has delegated authority to local clergy to make best decisions for our congregations, which brought about these updates. Going forward, we must continue to monitor two things: public health markers and guidance from civic authorities, including the CDC, the Virginia Department of Health and the Governor of Virginia. Please read the letter below for the church you attend for the latest info.…