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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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1/13/22 The Beckford Connection

SUNDAY SERVICES STAYING ONLINE Unfortunately, the COVID infection rates in Shenandoah Country remains far to high for it to be safe for us to have in-person services this Sunday. Currently, it is at 216.1 per 100,000. Who would have thought we would again be facing an uncontrolled spread of which we seem to not have yet reached the peak? Given this, we will live stream worship on January 16 on Facebook Live at 10:15 a.m. and on Zoom. Mother Kathy will…
Advent, sparkles

1/6/21 The Beckford Connection

SUNDAY SERVICES MOVING ONLINE Every county within the Diocese of Virginia is in the red zone for new infections and transmissibility of coronavirus. The numbers in Shenandoah County reflect widespread transmission – as of Jan. 4, 7-day average of cases per 100,000 is 143.9. There is an uncontrolled spread, and the best thing, for now, is to avoid prolonged social contact.   In consultation with the Senior Wardens, we have made the difficult decision to suspend in-person worship for Jan.…

2022 Annual Meetings

ANNUAL MEETINGS St. Andrew’s Annual Meeting date is being determined. Emmanuel’s Annual Meeting is Jan. 30 following the 11:15 a.m. service. Right now, it is scheduled to be in person but that may change. Please check upcoming The Beckford Connections for updated information. When they become available, the Annual Reports will be posted on our website. 

Urgent Worship Schedule Update

Every county within the Diocese of Virginia is in the red zone for new infections and transmissibility of coronavirus. The numbers in Shenandoah County reflect widespread transmission – the 7-day average of cases per 100,000 is up to 84.1, which is more than double from November 30, when it was 36.1. There is an uncontrolled spread, and the best thing, for now, is to avoid prolonged social contact. The Bishop recommends returning to live streaming or other virtual worship for the…