St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
Christ's Beacon for all seeking God. 

St. Aidan's is an open and inclusive member of The Episcopal Church. We welcome all who desire a deeper relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We are celebrating 50 years of service to God's people in the heart of the King's Grant area of Virginia Beach on Edinburgh Drive between N. Lynnhaven and King's Grant Road.

3201 Edinburgh Dr.

Virginia Beach, VA 23452
757-340-6459

SUNDAY

Summer Worship

Begins June 18

One Service @ 9:30 a.m.

The Rev. Mark Wilkinson, Rector

The Rev. Dana Vanvliet-Pullin, Deacon

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SUMMER SERVICE SCHEDULE

 Sunday, August 13. 2017

 One service at 9:30 a.m. 

SERMON PAGE

Now that the rector has returned from sabbatical the sermons will again be posted on the sermon page.

FINAL THOUGHTS ON SABBATICAL

Click here to read the last posting on the rector's sabbatical blog. 

 Adult Sunday School resumes in September.

Godly Play (Preschool - 5th Grade) resumes in September. 

 EYC (Episcopal Youth Community) resumes in the September.

Many Thanks to Vacation Bible School Volunteers

Our pets are precious to us. They were all created by God, and each of them has unique qualities and characteristics that we need for a Godly-life. Vacation Bible School 2017:Bible Lessons Based on Pets was a great success thanks to over 50 volunteers including our guest pet dogs - Hugo and Georgia; pet cat - Buster; pet bird, Buttercup and pet hamster, Mr. Bing.  

  “Walk in the way of love.” Ephesians 5:2   

 RECTOR'S SABBATICAL BLOG

Tuesday July 11: Heading in the final phase of the Camino Click here.

Monday July 3: A week of surprises and camino moments. Click here.

Monday June 26: 304 down, 490 kilometers to go. Next phase Click here

Monday June 18 Some initial thoughts on the Camino. Click here

Sunday June 11: LIndesfarne, pilgrimages and holy places Click here

Monday June 5 Manchester, London and terrorism: Thoughts from England is here.

Thursday June 1 post: Thoughts as we leave Jeruslaem is here

The Friday May26 post Holy Places, Unholy Violence is here

The Tuesday May 23 posting: Thougths on holy places is here.

The rector's sabbatical began May 12. He will be posting thoughts and updates while on the road as often as internet connections allow.  The first posting is now on the page. To read the blog click here. The second post is here.

MEN'S SPIRITUALITY GROUP WILL CONTINUE DURING THE SABBATICAL

The Men's Group will continue on the first and third Saturday of the month. The topic this summer will be Richard Rohr's Breathing Underwater. This is a look at the spirituality of the AA 12 step program.

ARE YOU A LOOKING FOR A CHURCH?

We look forward to welcoming you to St. Aidan's. If you are new to our parish and especially if you are new to the Episcopal Church, click here to learn more about our parish and our services.

SUPPORT ST. AIDAN'S WHEN YOU SHOP

There are 3 ways you can help support St. Aidan's when you shop. AMAZON SMILE: St. Aidan's in now part of the Amazon Smile program. By linking your Amazon purchases to our church we get .5% of every purchase you make. KROGER CARES: Link your Kroger card to St. Aidan's and every time you shop at Kroger including gasoline and pharmacy purchases we get a percentage. BRENT AND BECKY'S BULBS: This site has a selection of bulbs for planting and like the others gives us a percentage of every sale. Click here for more information on how to set up these accounts.

 

 SUPPORT ST. AIDAN'S THROUGH THE KROGER CARES PROGRAM

Thanks to the 15 people who have linked their Kroger Cares Card to St. Aidan's. We just got a check for almost $600 from the last quarter of 2014. Imagine how much we would get if more of you linked your cards to St. Aidan's. It is not hard just follow these directions. If you would like help, just let us know. 

Click here to download a PDF with instructions