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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RELATED LINKS TO CHRISTIAN RESOURCES


LINKS FOR LENT

These links are provided to help enrich your experience for Lent

Links from the Diocese of Southern Virginia. Check out this great list of resources from our diocesan communications department. 

Three Minute Meditations: This site offers a daily email with a link to an online Jesuit meditation.

Lent Madness: This is just a fun link that takes you to the annual contest between the saints of the church to see who will wear the Golden Halo this Lent. A great way to learn about some of saints and leaders of the church. You get to vote each day for your favorite saint. 

Daily Morning and Evening Prayer (apps available for iPhone and Android as well) Here is the full service with readings and canticles. Just click and enjoy.

Meditations for Lent from Society of St. John the Evnagelist: This link will take you to the Love Life set of videos the brothers have prepared for Lent.  Society of St. John the Evangelist: This link will take you to multiple resources from the Epsicopal Monastic Community in Cambridge Massachusettes. This link will take you to their Pintrest site.

Richard Rohr's Center for Action and Contemplation: Fr. Rohr sends out daily meditations and is a wonderful author about the spiritual journey we are all called to follow.


RESOURCES TO ENRICH YOUR PRAYER LIFE.

Daily Morning and Evening Prayer (apps available for iPhone and Android as well) Here is the full service with readings and canticles. Just click and enjoy.

Society of St. John the Evangelist: This link will take you to multiple resources from the Epsicopal Monastic Community in Cambridge Massachusettes. This link will take you to their Pintrest site.

Richard Rohr's Center for Action and Contemplation: Fr. Rohr sends out daily meditations and is a wonderful author about the spiritual journey we are all called to follow.


LOCAL LINKS

Diocese of Southern Virginia: This link will take you to the website of the Diocese of Southern Virginia.

Chanco on the James: We have an exciting Camp and Conference Center with many opportunities for youth events, retreats, conferences and special events.


 

NATIONAL CHURCH LINKS

The Episcopal Church: Follow this link to the official web site for the national church. From there you can access many links to news events, parish finder search, messages from the Presiding Bishop and much more.

The Episcopal Public Policy Network: is part of the National Church page and is linked to political action around issues of poverty, equality and justice.

Episcopal News Online: This is the link the Episcopal News Service and home of Episcopal Life our national newsletter. At this site you can sign up for email news updates from ENS.

Episcopal Cafe: This site is maintained by the Diocese of Washington D.C. and contains many essays by well known Episcopalians as well as features from Trinity Wall Street.

Lent madness: During Lent visit this site for an entertaining look at the saints that we know and many we don't know. Then vote for your favorite to see who gets to wear the Golden Halo. 


International Links


Anglican Communion: This link leads to the official website of the Anglican Communion and the Anglican Communion News Service.

Church of England: Official website of the Church of England.

Anglicans Online: Is an independent website that provides a wealth of links to the world wide Anglican communion.

Thinking Anglicans: Provides a variety of reflections and links to news about the Church of England.


Research


Book of Common Prayer: This on line resource has a variety of BCPs from 1549 to the present.

Christian Classics Etherial Library: A wonderful on-line resource for many theological books that are now in the public domain. A great place for Education for Ministry students during the church history and theology segments.

Oremus Bible Page: Good source of a variety of translations. Great for comparing difficult passages. An important resource when somebody says, "Well the bible says....." Please note that they have both the NRSV anglicized and regular NRSV which is the one the Episcopal Church uses.

Archives of the Episcopal Church: An online sources for historical documents and records of the Episcopal Church.

Religion on Line: More than 6,000 articles and chapters. Topics include Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Homiletics, Worship, Missions and Religious Education.

Project Canterbury: A resource for Anglican history. Articles about leading figures and a variety of topics.


CHURCH RELATED BLOGS

 

A Voice in the Wilderness: Written by Maggie Ross. Very good reflections on a variety of topics.
What the Tide Brings In: Written by the Rev. Ann Fontaine from Wyoming. This blog has wonderful reflective pieces on scripture and life. She occasionally weighs on on the current situation in the Epsicopal Church and the Anglican Communion.
An inch at a time: written by the Rev. Susan Russell. Susan is the rector of All Saints Pasadena and President of Integrity. Integrity is a group that supports and speaks out for gay and lesbians in the Episcopal Church.
Fr. Tony Clavier's Blogspot: Fr. Tony is a thoughtful writer with a more conservative view. He raises excellent questions, but seems able to avoid the rhetoric that inflames the discussions rather than clarify.
God's Politics: This blog is maintained by Jim Wallis and Sojourners. Jim Wallis is CEO of this group that focuses on peace and justice issues from a Christian Standpoint. He has authored God's Politics; How the right has it wrong and the left doesn't get it, and The Great Awakening. He has been involved in raising well reasoned and thoughtful conversations on the intersection of politics and religion in America today.

A Voice in the Wilderness: Written by Maggie Ross. Very good reflections on a variety of topics.

What the Tide Brings In: Written by the Rev. Ann Fontaine from Wyoming. This blog has wonderful reflective pieces on scripture and life. She occasionally weighs on on the current situation in the Epsicopal Church and the Anglican Communion.

An inch at a time: written by the Rev. Susan Russell. Susan is the rector of All Saints Pasadena and President of Integrity. Integrity is a group that supports and speaks out for gay and lesbians in the Episcopal Church.

Sojourners: This website and blog is maintained by Jim Wallis and Sojourners. Jim Wallis is the CEO of this group that focuses on peace and justice issues from a Christian Standpoint. He has authored God's Politics; How the right has it wrong and the left doesn't get it, and The Great Awakening. He has been involved in raising well reasoned and thoughtful conversations on the intersection of politics and religion in America today.