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Recall and Reconnect: Diocese Listening Session at Emmanuel

Emmanuel is honored to host one of five Recall and Reconnect Listening Sessions on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. Beckford Parish members please RSVP to Melissa so we can register as a group.  Find out more and register for this free event. From Bishop Goff: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we enter into a new chapter together in the Diocese of Virginia following the retirement of Bishop Shannon Johnston and my becoming Ecclesiastical Authority, I…
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Annual Meeting Schedule

St. Andrew’s Annual Meeting is on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 4:30 p.m. with a potluck supper. Emmanuel’s Annual Meeting along with a potluck is Sunday, Jan. 27, immediately following the 11:15 a.m. service.

Holiday Parish Closures & Cancellations

Parish Offices Parish offices are closed until Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, so our staff can enjoy being with their families between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Bible Study There is no Bible Study on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) or New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) Emmanuel’s Table Food Pantry The food pantry is closed on Christmas Day. It is open the usual time, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tues., Jan. 1.  
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Advent Community Service in Woodstock Dec. 12

Mother Kathy is the preacher and Beckford Parish’s Emmanuel is hosting the lunch for the Woodstock area ministerial association’s Community Advent Service on Wednesday, December 12. Volunteers are needed to provide soup and sandwiches for the noon meal at Woodstock Emanuel Lutheran Church (Note this is a change from some years ago when there were two servings of lunch and it was at the Methodist church).  Lunch will be served at noon and the service will be at 12:30pm. Volunteers, please come…
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Help Us Light Up Woodstock This Friday 11/30/18!

One of the ways we share Christ’s love in our community is through our support of Light Up Woodstock, the town’s kick-off event for Christmas. We provide hot cocoa and cookies and we need your help with both cookie-baking and coming that night to serve.  Cookies can be dropped off at Emmanuel this week (or call Melissa or Mother Kathy to make arrangements) or at St. Andrew’s by Thursday at 1pm so Melissa can pick them up.  To help that…