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Take a Virtual Tour of St. Mark’s, Jonesboro

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Rev. Jesse Perkins just sent this along, in an email with the subject “Geeky Church Stuff.” He says: “It’s still being worked on, but getting better all the time. Hopefully in a month or so, we will have videos with church members speaking about ministries in different parts of our building. Also on the […]

2012 IRA Charitable Rollover Extension

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The deadline for 2012 IRA contributions has been extended until Jan. 31, 2013. That means, if you’re at least 70 1/2 years old, it’s not too late to make a tax-free donation from your IRA to the diocese or to your local Episcopal congregation. The law allows you to convert a taxable 2012 required minimum […]

St. Mark’s, Jonesboro, Shrimp Boil Success

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The St. Mark’s (Jonesboro) annual Shrimp Boil was able to raise $5560 this year, dividing the proceeds between Helping Neighbors Food Pantry, Church Health Center, and St. Mark’s. Each organization received $1,853.

Youth at St. Paul’s, Newport, Celebrate All Saints’ Day

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

On All Saints’ Day, Nov. 1, the Episcopal Youth Community (EYC) of St. Paul’s, Newport, sponsored a parish celebration. It began with a bilingual Eucharist, in English and Spanish. Afterwards, the group and their mothers provided a sumptuous Mexican feast, funded with proceeds from a recent rummage sale. They had also prepared an altar in […]

UPDATED: Medical Trust Open Enrollment and the DHP

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

**Health Insurance Open Enrollment for 2013** The diocese has created a document, “2013 Standards and Plan Offerings”, that explains lay and clergy medical insurance, as well as changes to the existing standards, including Denominational Health Plan (DHP) requirements. The diocese will offer fewer Episcopal Church Medical Trust plans and networks in 2013. Information about next […]