2/18/21 The Beckford Connection

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 1, 7 p.m.
Maundy Thursday Service

Friday, April 2, 12 p.m.
Good Friday Service

Saturday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Great Easter Vigil

Sunday, April 4, 10:15 a.m.
Easter Sunday Service

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. The last service is March 31. Please join us on Zoom or Facebook Live for this special time together with our community.

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.

FEBRUARY PLEDGES
The first month of the year has flown! As we settle into a new year, we are appreciative of all the pledges that continue to come in. With your support, we’re able to keep the churches operational and continue to help our community.

You can mail current or past month’s pledges directly to the church offices. 
 
Emmanuel Episcopal 122 E. Court Woodstock VA 22664 
St. Andrew’s Episcopal P.O. Box 117 Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 

MEETING WITH MOTHER KATHY
If you’d like to meet in person with Mother Kathy, please email her. She will set up a time to meet with you, social distancing, at her office at St. Andrew’s.

SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH 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.

EMMANUEL’S TABLE FOOD PANTRY
The pantry is open the second and fourth Tuesdays. It’s next open February 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. In case of inclement weather, if the schools close the pantry closes as well. If you know of anyone who is in need of food, please send them over. Our wonderful volunteers are always happy to serve new folks.

PRAYER LIST
The prayer list can be found on our website. If you have any names to add or remove, please email Melissa. 

WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

WEEKDAY SERVICES 
Sunday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Compline on Facebook Live and Zoom 

All weekly and Sunday services are available to view on Facebook and our website after the services.

SUNDAY SERVICE 
Sunday’s Spiritual Communion service is at 10:15 a.m. live on Zoom and Facebook Live followed by Coffee Hour on Zoom. (Click the Zoom link to join, the password is embedded. For Facebook Live, click the link to be taken to our Facebook page to view the live stream.) Our Zoom usher is letting people into the service starting at about 9:45 a.m. until 10:20 a.m. You’ll still be able to watch on Facebook Live after that time if you’re running late. 

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