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

St. Matthew’s Cutting Garden

We all enjoy the beautiful flowers on the altar every Sunday, but they get expensive. What’s a small church with limited resources to do? You can do what the creative folks at St. Matthew’s in Benton did and plant your own cutting garden.

Fried Pies in Tollville

Every year, the folks at St. Peter's-on-the-Prairie in Tollville, Ark., make fried pies by the hundreds to raise money for the congregation. Want to try your hand at making fried pies? All of St. Peter’s recipes are in their cookbook, Prairie Harvest Cookbook, which is available through the church or online at Mack’s Prairie Wings.

Ark. Episcopal Disaster Relief Team in Spotlight

The Arkansas Episcopal Disaster Relief Team is highlighted in this month’s Lamplight, the newsletter of ERD’s U.S. Disaster Program, for its efforts in response to tornadoes in 2014: “Through a partnership with Episcopal Relief & Development, the Diocese of Arkansas has been running a recovery program … in Faulkner and Pulaski Counties. … The Diocesan Disaster Recovery Team has been … Read More