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

Guatemala Medical Mission Trip

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Conway passed along this great video about their medical mission trip to Guatemala.

Disaster Chaplaincy Training

Three members of the Arkansas Episcopal Disaster Relief Team recently completed Disaster Chaplaincy Training sponsored by the Beecken Center of the School of Theology at the University of the South (Sewanee) and the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN). Stan Vladenmar, St. John’s Episcopal, Fort Smith, Skip Cochran and Jan Thames, both of St. Margaret’s, Little Rock, were among 35 participants … Read More

Bishop Benfield Preaches Lyon, Staggs Ordination

Staggs, Lyon ordination

Kaye Staggs and Susan Lyon, two participants in the Iona Arkansas program, were ordained deacons last Saturday, August 8, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock. Below is the sermon preached at the ordination by Bishop Benfield. Larry R. Benfield Diaconal Ordination of Lyon & Staggs 8 August 2015 Trinity Cathedral The ordinal for deacons in The Book of Common … Read More