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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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7/22/21 The Beckford Connection

“Prayer matters because when God is brought into the equation of life, something changes. Another possibility emerges.” ~ Presiding Bishop Michael Curry MOTHER KATHY IS AWAY From July 29 through Aug. 2 and Aug. 12 through 16 Mother Kathy is scheduled to be away. With that in mind, the Aug. 1 and 15 Sunday services are Morning Prayer. If you have a pastoral emergency while she is away, please contact your senior warden (Neil Fadely at St. Andrew’s, Kirk Denkler at Emmanuel).…

St. Andrew’s Rummage Sale

St. Andrew’s Rummage Sale is set for Saturday, August 28, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Now is your chance to clear out all the stuff you’ve been meaning to get rid of — anything from kitchen gadgets, yard tools, decor, accessories and holiday decorations to clothes, kids’ items and sports equipment. We need it! We ask that all items be gently used in clean, working order. Information about when and where to drop off is coming soon! The sale…

A Message from Mother Kathy

A MESSAGE FROM MOTHER KATHY It has been eight weeks since our first return to a more “regular” expression of Sunday worship. The first week we gathered we still faced mask restrictions and social distancing requirements. Since that time, as infection rates continue to plummet and stay low, we are able to adjust our worship as appropriate. Currently, masks are not required for those who have been vaccinated and social distancing requirements have been relaxed. Last Sunday we shared Communion…
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7/15/21 The Beckford Connection

“Religion at its best is not an old cobweb-filled attic called tradition, and it’s not ‘the way we’ve always done it.’ It’s a treasure chest of wisdom gleaned from human beings who have dared, as the Bible says of someone called Enoch, to walk with God.” ~ Presiding Bishop Michael Curry A MESSAGE FROM MOTHER KATHY It has been eight weeks since our first return to a more “regular” expression of Sunday worship. The first week we gathered we still…