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Bulletin Board with announcements

4/15/21 The Beckford Connection

UPDATING PRAYER LIST Please take a moment to review the prayer list to see if there are any names you’ve added that can now be removed. You can email the names to Melissa. Some names have been on for a year and it is getting rather long, so we want to be sure it is correct. COLUMBARIUM UPDATE The columbarium has been installed at Emmanuel. Watch for more info coming soon. REGATHERING UPDATE In an effort to help determine a…

4/8/21 The Beckford Connection

EASTER SERVICE AT SHRINE MONT We had a wonderful Easter service at Shrine Mont. Thank you to Carolyn Wilson and Shrine Mont for the beautiful flower arrangements and to Shelia Helsley, Jonathan Nateghi-Asli, Chip Belyea and Rod Shepherd for sharing photos with us. Some are included below and more can be found on our Facebook page. DIOCESAN-WIDE MORNING PRAYER SERVICE THIS SUNDAY Bishop Goff is preaching and the service features readings and music from Executive Board leadership and congregations across…
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Sunday Diocesan-Wide Service

This Sunday, April 11, Bishop Goff is preaching and the service features readings and music from Executive Board leadership and congregations across the Diocese. The service premieres on YouTube and Facebook at 8 a.m. Sunday. You’ll also find the links on our Facebook page at 7:30 a.m. The bulletin is available on the Diocese website. Once the service airs, you can watch it any time using these links.  Mother Kathy is taking Sunday off so please join the Diocesan service as there…
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4/1/21 The Beckford Connection

EASTER SERVICE AT SHRINE MONT Given we have a maximum number of people we can have at Shrine Mont, registration is now closed for the 11 a.m. Easter service. We’ll be at the lower pavilion. With respect to safety requirements, everyone must wear a mask the entire time (even outdoors) and social distance. Unfortunately, we won’t have a Coffee Hour after. For those unable to attend, you’re welcome to watch the Woodstock Ministerial Alliance Sunrise service, which is linked on our…

Easter Coloring Booklet

We’ve put together an Easter coloring booklet for both adults and kids. We’d love to share your creativity with everyone in The Beckford Connection and on Facebook, so please send Melissa pics of your favorite pages once you’re done. 

Holy Week & Easter Services 2021

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES Unless notes, all services are live streamed via and Facebook Live. Service videos are posted here after the service. Bulletins can be found here. 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, Online Great Easter Vigil Sunday, April 4 Sunrise Service online Easter Sunday Service at Shrine Mont more info
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Easter Bag Pickup

We have put together Easter bags for parishioners to pickup at Emmanuel or St. Andrew’s during Holy Week or at the Shrine Mont Easter service. Bags include a variety of Easter treats, including prayers for at home worship, a coloring booklet and surprises. Please check The Beckford Connection, sent out via email Thursday, for details on pickup times. If you have questions, please email Mother Kathy and/or Melissa.  

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, March 31. (This is with the caveat that the ShenCo COVID infection rate stays below the level required by the Diocese of Virginia for in-person, outdoor worship. If the level is at or above that number,…
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3/25/21 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. (This is with the caveat that the ShenCo COVID infection rate stays below the level required by the Diocese of Virginia for…
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3/18/21 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. (This is with the caveat that the ShenCo COVID infection rate stays below the level required by the Diocese of…