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The Pillow Project at St. Francis House

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

A supporter of St. Francis House, who wishes to remain anonymous, is supplying a new pillow and pillowcase for each of the veterans who moves into St. Francis House. St. Francis House’s Veterans Re-Entry Program provides transitional housing to more than 225 homeless veterans each year, some with mental, emotional, PTSD, or substance abuse problems. […]

Ongoing Easter

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

A Message from Bishop Benfield Easter is not an historical event. Does that comment shock you? Have I gotten your attention? I hope so. Historical events are things that once happened and that we remember later. The founding of the United States in 1776 is one such event. Even the birth of Jesus is an […]

Statements from the Rev. Gwen Fry and Bishop Benfield

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Episcopal Cafe has released a statement from the Rev. Gwen Fry about the decision to dissolve the pastoral relationship at Grace Church, Pine Bluff: The Rev Fry: “Last evening at the Vestry meeting at Grace Episcopal Church, the Senior Warden read a letter from the Bishop of the diocese which dissolved the pastoral relationship between […]

Grace, Pine Bluff

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

There’s lots of misinformation floating around out there about the diocese’s response to a priest announcing that that priest is transgender. To be clear, the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas has NOT severed ties with the priest. Our prayers and support are with the priest during this time. Here’s the word straight from Bishop Benfield: A […]

Ashes to Go 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Below are a list of churches who have submitted information about their “Ashes to Go” plans for Wednesday, March 5: St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Little Rock at Pleasant Ridge West St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and San Damiano Ecumenical Catholic Church will offer imposition of ashes and prayers to the public at Pleasant Ridge West shopping […]