Posts by Parish Administrator (Page 2)

Posts by Parish Administrator (Page 2)

3/11/21 The Beckford Connection

EASTER SERVICE AT SHRINE MONT We are excited to announce that Historic Beckford Parish is having an 11 a.m. Easter Sunday service outdoors at Shrine Mont! Given we have a maximum number of people we can have there, we’re asking everyone to register through this online form by Wednesday, April 1. We’ll be using the lower pavilion, which is more accessible. With respect to safety requirements, everyone must wear a mask the entire time (even outdoors) and social distance. Unfortunately, we won’t be…
Bulletin Board with announcements

3/4/21 The Beckford Connection

EMMANUEL’S TABLE FOOD PANTRY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED We are seeking a volunteer (or two) who can devote approximately eight hours a month to taking inventory, ordering and determining what to place in pre-packaged bags. If you’re a detail-oriented person who is comfortable with computers and loves to be part of a team, we’d love to speak with you about volunteering. Volunteers are required to wear a mask and social distance and must be 18 or older for this particular position. If…

Pantry Volunteers Needed

Emmanuel’s Table Food Pantry needs your help! We are seeking a volunteer (or two) who can devote approximately eight hours a month to taking inventory, ordering and determining what to place in pre-packaged bags. If you’re a detail-oriented person who is comfortable with computers and loves to be part of a team, we’d love to speak with you about volunteering. Volunteers are required to wear a mask and social distance and must be 18 or older for this particular position.…
Sticky Notes for News

2/25/21 The Beckford Connection

NEWS FROM THE DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA With the discontinuation of The Virginia Episcopalian magazine by the Diocese, folks are being encouraged to sign up to receive their revamped e-Communique. It will have the stories and info that helps keep the Diocese connected, without the heavy cost that is incurred with creating and shipping print publications or the lag in getting information out. When you sign up, you’ll get the monthly email plus announcements direct from the Bishop. You can sign…

Community Lenten Services

WOODSTOCK COMMUNITY LENTEN SERVICES Every Wednesday at noon throughout Lent the churches in Woodstock are coming together for their annual community services. The services begin Wednesday, February 24, with Mother Kathy leading. Please join us on Zoom or Facebook Live for this special time together with our community.  Feb. 24 Bulletin  
Bulletin Board Pinned Notes

2/18/21 The Beckford Connection

2021 PARISH DIRECTORY If you have an update to your information in the directory, please let Melissa know of the changes via email by Thursday, March 18. HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES All services are live streamed via Zoom and Facebook Live. Readers are needed for these services (we need additional for Palm Sunday). If you’d like to volunteer, please let Melissa know.  Sunday, March 28, 10:15 a.m. Palm Sunday Service includes the Liturgy of the Palms and Passion. Thursday, April…
Sermons: Word of God

Weekly Wednesday Bible Study

Bible study with the other Episcopal churches in our region is every Wednesday from 7 to 8 p.m. online via Zoom.  Whether you’ve been able to come to other sessions or it’s your first time, you’re welcome to come.  If you have any questions, please let Mother Kathy know.

Ash Wednesday Service

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. please join us on Zoom or Facebook Live for an Ash Wednesday service. Should there be technical difficulties, a link to a service from another church in our region will be posted on Facebook. Bulletin

2/11/21 The Beckford Connection

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE Next Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. please join us on Zoom or Facebook Live for an Ash Wednesday service. HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES All services are live streamed via Zoom and Facebook Live. Readers are needed for these services (we need additional for Palm Sunday). If you’d like to volunteer, please let Melissa know.  Sunday, March 28, 10:15 a.m. Palm Sunday Service includes the Liturgy of the Palms and Passion. Thursday, April 1, 7 p.m.…
Bulletin Board Pinned Notes

2/4/21 The Beckford Connection

ANNUAL REPORTS In case you missed the meetings, the annual reports are available on our website.  NEW READER SCHEDULE The new reader schedule for January through March is now available on our website.  It is also at the end of this email. CHURCH OFFICES CLOSED The offices are closed Monday, Feb. 15, for Presidents’ Day. EMMANUEL’S TABLE FOOD The pantry is open the second and fourth Tuesdays, which this month is February 9 and 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. In…
Sticky Notes for News

1/28/21 The Beckford Connection

EMMANUEL ANNUAL MEETING: REMEMBER TO REGISTER The 2021 Annual Meeting is open to all church members to hear about the report on the last year and choose vestry members for open positions. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and find out what’s planned for the next year. The meeting is taking place on Zoom this year. If you’d like to attend, please register by clicking the link below. As soon as your registration is complete, you’ll receive the Zoom…