Groundbreaking for Hope Cottages in Harrison

An update from the Rev. Greg Hoover at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Harrison, Ark.:”I just wanted to give you a quick update, and let you know that we had the groundbreaking today for Hope Cottages, the transitional housing project for homeless women and children, at St. John’s in Harrison.”There was a good turn out, and local CBS, NBC, and … Read More

The Talent of Trust

The Rev. Tom Baker St. John’s, Harrison, AR November 13, 2011 Year A, Proper 28 Matthew 25:14-30 I don’t know about you but I am not the most patient person and I don’t know too many people who like to wait. We live, after all, in an instant society. Microwaves make a whole dinner in just a few minutes. Look … Read More

Sacred Tension

Rev. Tom Baker St. John’s Church, Harrison, Ark. Proper 19, Year A September 11, 2011 Matthew 18:21-35 Three stories from my life … Story number one: When I was nine or ten, I wanted more than anything a frog suit for my GI Joe but my parents thought I didn’t need another toy, after all I had a room filled … Read More