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Remembering Jack Bauserman

Beckford Parish has lost a beloved long-time parishioner with the death of Jack Bauserman on July 5. Jack was a dedicated member of Emmanuel, serving as Junior Warden on the Vestry. He will be remembered for his humor and strong personality at the core of which was his kind heart. A celebration of his life will be held on August 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Emmanuel. May Jack rest in peace and rise in glory.  John Morgan Bauserman of Woodstock,…

Backpack Blessing Aug. 4

2019-2020 School Year Backpack Blessing All students, teachers and staff are warmly invited to bring their school bags to be blessed for the new school year at the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services Sunday, Aug. 4. You don’t need to be a member or even have visited us before!  9:15 a.m. St. Andrew’s Mt. Jackson 11:15 a.m. Emmanuel Woodstock
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Food Pantry Summer Donation Drive

The food pantry is in need of funds so that we can stock our shelves and keep helping the community. Since school is out and kids no longer have access to free/reduced breakfasts and lunches, the number of families we’re serving is increasing. Cash donations are extremely important so that we can continue to help everyone who comes to us each Tuesday. Having cash vs. food donations allows us to purchase food for the pantry from our partner, Blue Ridge…
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Backpack Drive

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office Backpack Drive Each summer, the sheriff’s office in conjunction with Social Services takes donations in order to support underprivileged students of ShenCo who may not otherwise get a backpack and school supplies for the upcoming school year. Beckford Parish is making a monetary donation to support this effort and the wonderful officers who take this on each year. If you would like to contribute, please place a check (made out to Emmanuel) or cash in the…

UPDATE: July 28 Picnic at Shrine Mont

St. Andrew’s and Emmanuel are having a summer picnic joint service at Shrine Mont July 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (service is at 12 p.m.). We are in need of volunteers to serve, take a shift at the grill, and to bring supplies and food. If you are able to bring something, please let Melissa know and/or sign up on one of the sheets in the parish halls. The list below will be updated as we get volunteers. (last…
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July through December Service Schedules Available

The new printed service schedules from July through December are now available under the calendars/server schedule tab above. Or, for St. Andrew’s and for Emmanuel . Printed versions are coming to the church halls. If you’re unable to serve as assigned, please remember to find a replacement then let Mother Kathy and Melissa know of the change.