The Episcopal Church in Arkansas, Communiqué

The Episcopal Church in Arkansas, Communiqué

The Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas, Weekly Communique

Communiqué #488 March 22, 2012


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Ordination of Andrew Hybl as Deacon

Saturday, March 24 at Trinity Cathedral, Little Rock

Andrew Hybl will be ordained as a deacon on Saturday, March 24. The ordination will take place at Trinity Cathedral, Little Rock, at 10:30 a.m. Bishop Larry R. Benfield will preside. All are invited to attend. A reception will follow.

Andrew is currently completing his seminary education at Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, Calif., and will join St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Conway this summer to serve as curate.

Daughters of the King Annual Spring Assembly

April 21 at St. Luke’s, Hot Springs

This year’s theme will be “Spring – A Season of Renewal,” and Mrs. Beth Maze will be the guest speaker. Registration will take place Saturday morning from 9:15–10:10 a.m., followed by Holy Eucharist and Renewal of Vows, with Bishop Benfield presiding. Please email Kathy Randel by Monday, April 16, to reserve your lunch. Following a short business session, we will have prayer requests and adjourn at 2:30 p.m.

‘Time for J.O.Y.’ Women’s Retreat

April 27–29 at Camp Mitchell

Register your deserving women now for a weekend retreat of spiritual renewal. Rev. Suzanne Stoner will serve as keynote speaker and celebrant for this seventh annual retreat. Space is limited, so register early! Volunteers, gifts, and prayers are most welcome. Registration forms and further information can be found at the Time for J.O.Y. website or you can email Sara Milford.

Upcoming Events
March 24 Andrew Hybl, Transitional Diaconate Ordination, Trinity Cathedral, LR
March 25 Bishop visits St. Mark’s, Hope
March 25 Canon visits St. Stephen’s, Blytheville and Calvary, Osceola
March 27 Executive Council
April 10 Fresh Start
April 15 Bishop visits St. Stephen’s, Jacksonville
April 22 Bishop visits St. Theodore’s, Bella Vista
April 24 Board of Trustees meeting

View the full Diocesan Calendar.

If you have questions or would like to submit information about an event for publication in the Communiqué, email Beth Matthews in the bishop's office or call 501-372-2168.

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