Posts from June 2020

Posts from June 2020

Bulletin Board Pinned Notes

Weekly Update 6/25

ST. ANDREW’S LANDSCAPING UPDATE A big thank you to Ros Poplar and Carolyn Wilson for heading up the St. Andrew’s landscaping refresh. It looks beautiful! Your time and efforts are sincerely appreciated. Here are a couple photos from Neil Fadely for everyone to enjoy. JULY VESTRY MEETINGS July vestry meetings are at 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 13, for Emmanuel and 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, for St. Andrew’s. Both are via Zoom; Melissa is sending the links out. REMINDER: COVID 19…

Preludes [Musician’s Corner]

In a recent issue of The American Organist, the monthly magazine of The American Guild of Organists, Frederick Hohman, of South Bend, Indiana, posed this question in a letter: Is the death of the Organ Prelude Upon Us? He referenced three different church experiences where the prelude served only as background music to the ever-increasing din of voices and laughter coming from the congregation as they gathered for worship. Mr. Hohman states, “The removal of the organ prelude from the…
What's Up In Beckford Parish?

Weekly Update 6/18

REMINDER: COVID 19 UPDATE LETTER TO PARISH Mother Kathy and the vestries have discussed the status of reopening the buildings to meet in person. To keep everyone up to date, she shared an update letter last week. The letter is also available on our website.    EMMANUEL’S TABLE FOOD PANTRY UPDATE For June and July, the pantry is open every other week on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (June 30, July 14 and July 30). More information about August is coming the…
Sticky Notes for News

Weekly Update 6/11

COVID 19 UPDATE LETTER TO PARISH Mother Kathy and the vestries have discussed the status of reopening the buildings to meet in person. To keep everyone up to date, she has written a parish letter to address the most current information. The letter is also available on our website.    SHRINE MONT As a reminder, for safety and logistical reasons we are foregoing the annual Shrine Mont picnic this July. It’s a tradition we’ll all miss. Though the camps have been cancelled, Shrine Mont has cottages…
Sticky Notes for News

6/4 Weekly Update

UPDATE FROM THE BISHOP’S OFFICE An update from the Bishop’s office with guidelines regarding phased reopening is expected soon. Mother Kathy is going to send an email to everyone once she has information.  STATEMENT  A statement from Mother Kathy regarding the tragic events of the last couple weeks has been shared on our website.  SHRINE MONT Though the camps have been cancelled, Shrine Mont has cottages available for summer rentals. Meals are going to be available using curbside pickup or served as…
Black Hand and White Hand

We Must Bear Witness to Truth and Love

More than one pandemic May 31, 2020 Much of the country is coming out of the lockdown of the last several months. We are still in the midst of a pandemic that ravages our community. Some are fighting about whether we should be required to wear masks in public places. It’s not particularly peaceful. But coronavirus isn’t the only pandemic we face in our world. We are experiencing the continuing and ongoing pandemic of systemic racism playing out across our…