Meet the Rev. Jesse Perkins

The Rev. Jesse Perkins, rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Jonesboro, Ark., is a clergy alternate at this year’s General Convention. He talks about the role of an alternate and his personal highlights as a first-timer at convention. Also, take a minute to meet Katie, Jos, Julie, and Marvin.

Meet Katie McDonald

Katie McDonald, youth director at St. Mark’s in Little Rock, reflects on her first trip to General Convention as a delegate and what she’ll take back with her to her congregation. Meet Jos, Julie, and Marvin.

Other Arkansans at General Convention

Betsy Biega, left, and Sue Hood, center, answered questions at the ECW booth at General Convention. Charles Hood, right, manned the Cursillo booth. It’s not only the deputies and the young adult delegation who showed up to represent Arkansas at General Convention 2012. Several parishioners have also been staffing booths in the exhibition hall all week. Betsy Biega and Sue … Read More

Meet Fr. Jos Tharakan

Fr. Jos Tharakan, rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Russellville, Ark., is a familiar face to many. Find out what has been the best part of General Convention for him, and why he thinks every Episcopalian should attend at least once in his or her life. And if you haven’t already, meet Julie and Marvin.

Meet Julie McVey

Julie McVey, another of the young adults from the Diocese of Arkansas at General Convention, has been busy in Indianapolis. In addition to the young adult events, she has interned with ECW, volunteered at the ECW 5K race, and sat in on hearings about student loan relief for seminarians. (Watch the previous video about another of the young adults, Marvin … Read More

Meet Marvin McLennon

Meet Marvin McLennon from Episcopal Arkansas on Vimeo. Marvin McLennon, one of several Arkansas young adults attending General Convention, talks about his experiences in Indianapolis and what comes next.