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Order of the Forks

Friday, July 18th, 2014

AMID THE BUSTLE and noise of lunch at Junior High Camp, a group of about 15 campers and counselors marched into the Camp Mitchell dining hall, each holding high a metal fork, and snaked around the room singing: “We are, we are, we are The Order of the Forks! We are, we are, we are […]

Innovative Ideas

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Two Little Rock VBSs Find Success with Fresh Approaches FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW, Christ Church in Little Rock and St. Luke’s in North Little Rock have teamed up to co-host a vacation Bible School. This year’s theme is “Go in Peace,” derived from the deacon’s dismissal at the end of the church […]

Planned Giving Workshop

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Saturday, August 16Trinity Cathedral in Little Rock Trinity Cathedral and the diocesan office are sponsoring a one-day workshop on planned giving. Jim Murphy, from the Episcopal Church Foundation, will lead a session that morning and then there will be break-out sessions in the afternoon. The event will be free and all are welcome. Parishes may […]

Social Media Sunday

Monday, June 30th, 2014

For a while last Sunday morning, the hashtag #episcopal was trending nationally on Twitter. That’s because Sunday, June 29, had been declared Social Media Sunday in The Episcopal Church, and congregations around the country were participating. Here in central Arkansas, another hashtag was also trending: #stmarkslr. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock saw the […]

Thank You from the Arkansas Episcopal Disaster Relief Team

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Thank you for providing financial support for storm victims by donating to the Bishop’s Discretionary Fund and to the many volunteers that have assisted with the following: Arkansas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (ARVOAD) “One Stop Shops” (Vilonia and Mayflower Wal-Mart gift card distribution). Walk-about Teams: Distribution of Wal-Mart gift cards to storm victims. Rice […]