Thursday, April 9th, 2015
An Update from Bishop Benfield In some ways, it appears that the dust has settled on the debate over House Bill 1228, the effort that many people of faith, including your bishop, saw as an attempt to support discrimination under the guise of religious liberty. It was this bill, and the accompanying bill that became […]
This year, Christ Episcopal Church in Little Rock, Ark., incorporated public transportation into their annual Station of the Cross service on Good Friday.
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock last night at a vigil to oppose House Bill 1228, which allows people and companies to deny service to the state’s residents based on religious conviction and which has been described as a way to allow discrimination, especially against those who are […]
The 143rd annual convention of the Episcopal Church in Arkansas, held Saturday, Feb. 14 in Little Rock, passed “A Resolution on the Rights and Dignity of Every Human Being,” which reads as follows: “Whereas Jesus instructs his disciples to ‘love your neighbor as yourself’; and, “Whereas the Episcopal Church respects the dignity of every human […]
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015