Gene Crawford Ordained as Priest

It was a wonderful ordination to the priesthood Wednesday evening for Gene Crawford at Emmanuel Church in Lake Village. An additional highlight was that this was the first use of the beautifully renovated church building for a diocesan event after the devastating fire a couple of years ago.

Diocese of Arkansas Awarded Campus Ministry Grant

Last week, The Episcopal Church announced the winners of this year’s Campus Ministry grants, and the Diocese of Arkansas received on of three Leadership Grants for the Hendrix College Chapel Choir, directed by Thomas Alexander. The Hendrix College Chapel Choir is a student-led ensemble that offers weekly services of Choral Compline in Hendrix College’s Greene Chapel. The $12,000 leadership granted … Read More

100 Years of Pancake Suppers

Trinity Episcopal Church in Pine Bluff celebrated 100 years of Shrove Tuesday pancake suppers last week. Learn a little more about its history at the church and celebrate along with them.

Updates from Convention

The 145th Annual Diocesan Convention took place last weekend in Little Rock. Elections were held for several diocesan committees and boards, as well as for deputies and alternates to next year’s General Convention. Those results appear below. The convention also passed four resolutions, the full text and sponsors of which appear below the election results. Whereas, the parishioners of St. … Read More

Stephens Scholarships for Delta Students

Students in certain Delta counties (Arkansas; Ashley; Chicot; Crittenden; Cross; Desha; Drew; Jefferson; Lee; Lincoln; Mississippi; Monroe; Phillips; St. Francis; and Woodruff) who are either recent high school graduates or rising seniors are welcome to apply for a Stephens Scholarship to attend college within Arkansas. Preference will be given to applicants whose household income is below 150% of the federal … Read More

PB Q-and-A and Sermon

If you couldn’t make it to hear Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at Christ Church in Little Rock yesterday, you can listen to both his Q-and-A session with Bishop Benfield and his sermon below.

Welcome to Samantha Haycock

Join us in welcoming Samantha Haycock, the new chaplain at St. Martin’s, the Episcopal Center at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

Going Solar

St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Little Rock, Ark., installed 10 solar panels on its roof recently. It's just the latest way the congregation has found to practice "creation care."

Okay, You’re a Youth Minister. Now What?

By Randall Curtis, Ministry Developer for Young Adults and Youth You have started a new full-time or part time youth ministry position.  There will be this day, after you have smiled and met everyone, where you sit at your desk and ask the question. Pray Compile a list of all of the youth and their families and pray for them … Read More