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Iona Initiative Begins Classes

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

A Letter from Bishop Benfield This past weekend participants from across the state met in Little Rock as the Episcopal Church in Arkansas began a new local training program for future priests and deacons. In less than three years these people will begin their ordained ministry. In the case of priests, it will be primarily […]

Blytheville’s ‘Little Free Library’

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Blytheville, Ark., is the latest site of a Little Free Library. Little Free Library is an organization devoted to promoting literacy and building community. (Learn more.) The worldwide “branches” of the library are small, hand-made, weather-proof boxes posted in public areas filled with books for anyone to borrow. It is […]

Sandra Curtis’ Diaconate Ordination

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

St. Paul’s, Newport Launches New Spanish-Language Service

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

A photo and note from Brooks Cato, the new deacon at St. Paul’s, Newport: “When I was called to St. Paul’s, the parish expressed an interest in renewing their Hispanic Ministry. In an effort to reach out to a grossly under-served segment of the Body of Christ in Newport, the Rev. Russ Snapp and I […]

Missionpalooza 2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Missionpalooza is a week-long service project for youth. This summer, about 20 youth from across the state converged on Little Rock to volunteer with St. Francis House, Habitat for Humanity, and the Christ Church Vacation Bible School.