VIDEO: Our Approach to Regathering

Bishop Benfield on our plan for regathering: “We Episcopalians will spend the month of May asking several questions about what steps we will need to take before we are ready to open our doors for worship.”

An Introduction to ‘Baptized for Life’

Baptized for Life (BFL) is a five-year collaborative initiative between Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary and up to twenty-four congregations in six Episcopal dioceses in the continental United States, including five congregations in Arkansas, as well as Camp Mitchell and St. Martin’s in Fayetteville. BFL will support participating congregations as they nurture lives of meaning and purpose. BFL will … Read More

A Conversation with Bishop Benfield: The Prayer Book and Expansive Language

One of the hot topics at the most recent General Convention in Austin, Texas, was prayer book revision. And one thing that developed out of that on-going discussion is a new, expansive-language liturgy for trial use. But what does it all mean for your congregation? Bishop Benfield sits down with Thomas Alexander, a General Convention lay deputy, to talk about … Read More

Supporting Clergy in the Diocese of Cuba

After more than 50 years, the Diocese of Cuba has rejoined to The Episcopal Church. But the clergy there are without pensions. We can help. If our diocese gives just $6,500, we can aid the aged and aging clergy of the church in Cuba. You can make your gift to the Bishop’s Fund. marked “Cuba.”Give Now

Serving Christ in the Delta

Serving Christ in the Delta from Episcopal Arkansas on Vimeo.Those of you who attended last year’s diocesan convention will remember our guest speaker, Dr. Catherine Meeks, urging us to be active participants in dismantling racism and building what she called a “Beloved Community.” And then the recently concluded General Convention used that same language when it committed to racial reconciliation. … Read More