When Jenny and Doug Knight returned to Arkansas after serving in rural Japan with the Episcopal Young Adult Service Corps, they brought with them a newfound passion for farming. They are embarking on a three-year project at Camp Mitchell, with help from the directors and a UTO grant.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Conway, Ark., held two blessing ceremonies on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013–a blessing of the animals and a blessing of the newly renovated Morgan House, which will house their college and youth ministries.
Here’s a great little video shot and edited by Thomas Alexander, intern at the diocesan office. He’s a dynamo. Check out his blog, The Current Church.
Over the summer, Jane Holt and her associate artists created six incredible pieces of art that depict sheep in fields. These pieces were installed as window-like scenes in the level-one Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Atrium at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock. They were dedicated in loving memory of Jane Murrary, a dearly loved catechist at St. Margaret’s. The dedication service was held on September 22, 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.