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What’s Happening in Historic Beckford Parish

11/19 Weekly Update

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 226th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA (Copied directly from an email from the Diocese) For the first time in 226 years, the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia gathered not in person, but online. More than 450 delegates attended the November 14 Convention via Zoom. The Convention was also broadcast simultaneously in Spanish and Korean allowing our Spanish- and Korean-speaking delegates to participate more fully.   Delegates to Convention have several responsibilities including the…

A Parish Christmas Project

A Historic Beckford Parish Christmas     Advent and Christmas are going to look a bit different this year. To make the season more festive and to bring us all together, we’re launching the Historic Beckford Parish Christmas Project.  A Historic Beckford Parish Christmas Booklet What makes Christmas special for you that you’d like to share with the church family? Maybe you have a delicious cookie recipe or a side that simply must be made for Christmas dinner every year. Is…

11/12 Weekly Update

SUNDAY SERVICE For Nov. 15, Bishop Goff is asking that everyone join in a Diocesan-wide service. Historic Beckford Parish is watching together on Zoom and Facebook at our usual time of 10:15 a.m. You can log in as usual. The bulletin is available on the Diocese’s website. GIVING TREE 2020 The annual Giving Tree is a bit different this year to accommodate safety precautions and challenges that Covid presents. With how hard this year has been, there are many families…

11/5 Weekly Update

GIVING TREE 2020 The annual Giving Tree is a bit different this year to accommodate safety precautions and challenges that Covid presents. With how hard this year has been, there are many families who need support in making sure the children have something under the Christmas tree to bring a smile to their faces. Instead of collecting specific gifts, we’re asking for anyone who would like to participate to send a monetary donation to Emmanuel (122 E. Court St., Woodstock…