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

8:15 a.m Holy Eucharist 

10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist 

The Rev. Mark Wilkinson, Rector

The Rev. Dana Vanvliet-Pullin, Deacon

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist  

9:30 a.m.  Christian Formation Class for all ages

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9:30 a.m. - Noon  Nursery available 

10:30 a.m. Advent Lessons and Carols 

  5:30 p.m.- Advent Soup and Salad Supper for all. 

6 - 7:30 p.m. Advent Program for Adults, Youth and Children  

EYC Christmas Party, Children's Advent stories and games. 

Thursday, December 21, 2017 

7 p.m. Blue Christmas Service 

This is a quiet reflective service for those who aren't really in the holiday mood because of a loss during this year or past years. The loss can be a death, a divorce, or the loss of employment. Any of the many things that may cause us to be less than joyous at a time when others are celebrating. 

Sunday, December 24, 2017 

9:30 a.m. One service 

Christmas Eve Services 

5 p.m. Music Prelude 

5:30 p.m. Christmas Pageant - Carriers of the Light 

9:30 p.m. Music Prelude 

10 p.m. Traditional Candlelight Service 

Sunday, December 31

9:30 a.m. One service - Lessons and Carols 

CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED ADVENT CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

Journey to Generosity 

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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.

FORMATION PROGRAMS December 17, 2017 

No Sunday Formation Classes December 24 and 31. 

 9:30  a.m. Adult Sunday School - Christology Through the Ages  

9:30 a.m. Godly Play for Pre-K - Grade 2  Advent stories

9:30 a.m. Sunday School Class for Grades 3 - 5,  -  Holy Moly is a fun and informative program that features stories about famous characters in the Bible.  

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.EYC - Grades 6 -12  EYC Christmas Party.    Questions?   Ask Lynn Meadows  lmeadows@advsysinc.net

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY 

We will take a break during Advent. Please join us for our Sundays in Advent series from 5:30-7:00. Details on our Advent Page

MEN'S SPIRITUALITY GROUP 

The Men's Group concludes their study of Breathing Underwater Chapter 12 and 13. This in depth look at the spirituality behind the AA 12 steps is a fascinating discussion. Class meets in Hospitality Room 9-10:30 a.m. Next meeting is Jan 6

WOMAN'S PRAYER GROUP

Our Woman's Spirituality Group meets at Good Samaritan on the first and third Saturday of every month. Program starts at 9:00 a.m.

SERMON PAGE

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

 RECTOR'S SABBATICAL BLOG

Final Blog post Click here

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.

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