Diocesan Convention Homily

Larry R. BenfieldGenesis 35:1-2019 February 2022 Every time something significant happens in the world, authors start trying to make sense of the event through fiction. Our current pandemic is no exception. In fact, there have already been debates on whether it is too early to write fiction about Covid-19. But that debate has not stopped authors such as Gary Shteyngart, … 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