Posts from April 2022

Posts from April 2022

Joy Comes in the Morning - Acrylic by Bishop Susan Goff

4/28/22 The Beckford Connection

BECKFORD PARISH AT SHRINE MONT JUNE 5 We’re kicking off the summer with a service and fried chicken lunch at Shrine Mont on Sunday, June 5. The service is at 11:30 a.m. at the lower pavilion followed by lunch in the dining hall. Please RSVP for lunch via this form by Thursday, May 19, as we have to give a final count to Shrine Mont. The cost of lunch is $14.75, per person, which can be paid by check made out to…
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4/21/22 The Beckford Connection

ST. ANDREW’S UKRAINE CRISIS DONATION CHALLENGE We have raised $7,300 for the Ukraine relief fund, exceeding our goal. Thank you to all who have so generously given. Though we are a small parish, we are truly showing the power we hold to help during a time of great suffering for so many. Funds are being sent directly to the Episcopal Relief & Development fund created to provide humanitarian assistance to those fleeing the violence in Ukraine.  EMMANUEL ALTAR FLOWERS If you would…

4/14/22 The Beckford Connection

A HOLY WEEK MESSAGE FROM MOTHER KATHY Dear Beloved in Christ, The most sacred week of the Christian calendar is upon us. This week of rich liturgical traditions began last Sunday with Palm Sunday and reaches its climax on Easter with the proclamation of Resurrection (and Alleluia!) and the power of Christ to overcome death. Usually, we think of passing from life to death; in The Lighting of the Paschal Candle, we are reminded that Jesus did the opposite: he…

HOLY WEEK MESSAGE FROM MOTHER KATHY

A HOLY WEEK MESSAGE FROM MOTHER KATHY Dear Beloved in Christ, The most sacred week of the Christian calendar is upon us. This week of rich liturgical traditions began last Sunday with Palm Sunday and reaches its climax on Easter with the proclamation of Resurrection (and Alleluia!) and the power of Christ to overcome death. Usually, we think of passing from life to death; in The Lighting of the Paschal Candle, we are reminded that Jesus did the opposite: he…
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2022 St. Andrew’s Rummage Sale

The Annual St. Andrew’s Rummage Sale is back for 2022! It is indoors Saturday, June 11, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Andrew’s, 5890 Main Street, Mt. Jackson. All proceeds benefit various charities. Anything remaining after the sale is given to Search Thrift Store. We’ll start taking donations toward the end of May of everything from gently used clothes, accessories, books and children’s items to sports equipment, kitchenware and decor. So, as you’re doing you’re spring cleaning, be…

4/7/22 The Beckford Connection

HOLY WEEK SERVICE SCHEDULE Palm Sunday: 8 and 11:15* a.m. at Emmanuel, 9:15* a.m. at St. Andrew’s Maundy Thursday*: 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Good Friday*: 12 p.m. at St. Andrew’s, 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Easter Sunday: 8 and 11:15* a.m. at Emmanuel, 9:15* a.m. at St. Andrew’s * These services stream live on Facebook Bulletins will be posted prior to the services. If you are available to serve on Good Friday at 12 p.m. at St. Andrew’s or Good Friday at 7 p.m. at…
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Community Prayer Service For Ukraine

The community came together for an ecumenical prayer service for Ukraine, the Ukrainian people, and peace at noon on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 122 East Court St., Woodstock, VA. Our hearts are broken by the scenes of suffering and devastation from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This humanitarian crisis touches us all, and we call on our community—across all faith traditions—to join us in raising our voices in prayer on behalf of these brave people. The…