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January Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

Dear Friends, I hope you have enjoyed a wonderful Christmas-tide and a Happy New Year. We have celebrated with great joy the news of the Messiah born into this world, and now we begin the journey of finding out what it means for God to be among us. This journey, of course, leads to the cross...

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December Message From The Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

Darkness. Light. Hope. Watching. Waiting. This is what we are doing at Advent. We stand in darkness, looking, watching, waiting, hoping. But for what, for whom? We wait for a baby born in Bethlehem over two thousand years ago. Yet, somehow we celebrate the presence of God with us here and now...

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Tags: advent, christmas

Be Prepared

Posted by Rt. Rev. Larry R. Benfield on

“Be Prepared.” Isn’t that the Boy Scout motto? When I was a kid, I never quite understood the Boy Scouts. In fact, I never saw that many of them. When you live in the country, there is no need to get all excited about going to the country to spend a night in a tent. Camping...

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November Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

Friends, the article below is from writer/blogger Jamie Bruesehoff and was first published in September of 2013. I feel it is important for each of us to read as we grow and transform here at St. Theodore’s. Two of the top three priorities from the Holy Cow report which helped inform the...

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NWA Rummage Sale for Hurricane Relief

Posted by Sharon Moravits on

The devastating hurricanes that struck Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico recently have left many people with a sincere desire to help yet uncertain as to the most helpful course of action to take. In response to these needs, the Episcopal churches of Bella Vista, Bentonville and Rogers have joined...

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October Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

A podcast I listen to was recently talking about the spiritual journey of a person’s life. The priest being interviewed began to speak about his childhood, growing up in the Missionary Baptist Church and how he experienced hearing Scripture in church. He talked about his hearing of the...

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Hurricane Relief: CWS Clean-up Buckets

Posted by Sharon Moravits on

More ways to help with hurricane relief in Texas and Florida!

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Tags: hurricane relief, outreach

September Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

Jesus invites the disciples who ask Him where he was staying to “Come and see." And He invites us to do the same. That is all we have to do to invite others to know who Jesus is.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief: How You Can Help

Posted by Barbara Taylor on

Many people want to know how they can assist in relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following is the official response from the Episcopal Church in Arkansas.

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Tags: hurricane harvey

Parish Library Update: Summer 2017

Posted by Bill Myers on

If you haven't perused the shelves in our parish library for a while, you'll find plenty of new titles! From classic literature to Christian and Biblical history to examinations of our modern times -- you are sure to find something that will lift, entertain, inform and enrich. Come on in!

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Tags: library

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