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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CHRISTIAN FORMATION FOR ADULTS

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL -- SUNDAY MORNING 9:30 a.m.   

WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY  6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

THURSDAY EUCHARIST AND BIBLE STUDY  11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

POPCORN THEOLOGY - Watch for new date. 

GATHER AT 6:30 p.m., SHOWTIME AT 7 p.m.  


Education Ministries for Adults
SUNDAY MORNING
WEDNESDAY EVENING 6:30
THURSDAY 11:30-1:00
 
OLD FAVORITES AND NEW OFFERINGS!
Our Chrisitan Formation Program is growing this year. As we move forward in our mission to make disciples for Christ we are putting a new emphasis on our formation programs. Life long Christian Formation is an important focus of the Episcopal Church. So important the our last General Convention passed a resolution making this a priority for this 3 year period. Some of our programs are continuing favorites, but others are brand new offerings

OLD FAVORITES AND NEW OFFERINGS!

Our Chrisitan Formation Program is growing this year. As we move forward in our mission to make disciples for Christ we are putting a new emphasis on our formation programs. Life long Christian Formation is an important focus of the Episcopal Church. So important that our last General Convention passed a resolution making this a priority for this three year period. Some of our programs are continuing favorites, but others are brand new offerings

POPCORN THEOLOGY 

Watch for a  new date for Popcorn Theolog. The feature film will be The Shack. The evening includes discussion of the aspects of Christianity stimulated by the movie.  Please bring a snack. to share. This evening is free. Please join us.  


 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
Our Wednesday Night Bible Study continues this summer with a video series entitled Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome and the Kingdom of God. See the back story of how the kingdom of God ran directly into the Roman Empire. The series is written by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY 

Our Wednesday Night Bible Study meets every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 7:30. The program ranges from Bible study or a given book to DVD series that help us understand our faith or a stimulating book to help us grow spiritually. 

If you have a child in the children's choir drop them off and stop in for a fun evening while your child rehearses with Jamie.

THURSDAY EUCHARIST & BIBLE STUDY

Join us for an informal service and lunch with discussion of the upcoming Bible passages.   Bring a bag lunch.

 


SUNDAY MORNING
We offer an adult Christian Formation Class from September through May at 9:30 in the Hospitality Room. Led by Fred Parkinson and Tom Metz, this class considers a wide variety of topics, from current church issues, to studies of specific books of the Bible.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL 

We offer an adult Christian Formation Class from September through May at 9:30 a.m. in the Hospitality Room. Led by Fred Parkinson, Chuck Marks and Tom Metz, this class considers a wide variety of topics, from current church issues, to studies of specific books of the Bible. The schedule will be posted soon.

Book Group Gathering - October 11 - 7 p.m.

Please read Love Heals, by the Rev. Becca Stevens and join us for discussion Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the EYC room. Becca is many things...an author, a Daugther of the King, speaker, priest, social entrepreneur and founder and president of Thistle Farms the largest social enterprise in the US run by survivors of abuse. Becca inspires us to think of ways we can come together adn be a powerful witness in this world for how love heals.  Questions? Ask Nancy Smith, nsmithwtr@aol.com. 

Flower Arranging Class - October 14 - 10 a.m.  -12 p.m.

Learn the fundamentals of flower arranging.  You will create your own arrangement. Please RSVP by Wed. Oct. 11 to Lynn Meadows, lmeadows@advsysinc.net. 


 

EDUCATION FOR MINISTRY
EfM is a program from the seminary at the University of the South and includes comprehensive study of Hebrew Scriptures, New Testament, Church History and Theology. Click here to learn more.
TRYING SOMETHING NEW
There are many important areas to teach and reflect about in our busy world. We will be offering several special short term classes. We hope to expand beyond just the programs in Advent and Lent that we have offered in the past. The first one is described below.
SO WHAT OTHER PROGRAMS WOULD YOU LIKE?
So what programs would you like to see this year. I will post an easel in the narthex with a marker. Please mark down your suggestions as to what you would like to have covered in these programs. Oremail the rector with your suggestions.

EDUCATION FOR MINISTRY

EfM is a program from the seminary at the University of the South and includes comprehensive study of Hebrew Scriptures, New Testament, Church History and Theology. Click here to learn more. There are still opening in the Thursday evening class. Email Mark Buckner if you want more information. Here is a link to the EfM website.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SPIRITUALITY GROUPS

In conjunction with Good Samaritan Episcopal Church we have added Spirituality Groups for both men and women this fall. The Women's Group is led by the rector of Good Samaritan, the Rev. Wendy Wilkinson and focuses on Igantian Spirituality and different prayer styles. The Men's Group is led by the rector of St. Aidan's and is reading and discussing Richard Rohr's "Falling Upward, a spirituality for the second half of life." This is working towards developing at a mature spirituality for men. For more information email The Rev. Wendy Wilkinson or The Rev. Mark Wilkinson 

TRYING SOMETHING NEW

There are many important areas to teach and reflect about in our busy world. We will be offering several special short term classes. We hope to expand beyond just the programs in Advent and Lent that we have offered in the past. 

SO WHAT OTHER PROGRAMS WOULD YOU LIKE?

So what programs would you like to see this year. I will post an easel in the narthex with a marker. Please mark down your suggestions as to what you would like to have covered in these programs. Oremail the rector with your suggestions.