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Luncheon for the Bishop's Visit following Confirmation

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Our bishop, The Rt. Rev. Larry Benfield, will be here July 20th for his annual visit. At the 10:30 service he will be offering the sacrament of Confirmation and will also receive those who have been confirmed in another faith tradition but now desire to be...

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Confirmation and Reception Classes

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Continuing on Sundays at 9:30 in Sengel Hall through July 20, the Rector will conduct classes not only for those seeking the sacrament of Confirmation or Reception, but for the whole congregation. The Episcopal Church traditions and worship continually evolve, and every Episcopalian needs a...

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Is Facebook the fastest way to spread the news about St. Theodore's?

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   Our Facebook page is: Saint Theodore's Episcopal Church ~ Bella Vista, AR Have you "liked us" on Facebook? There are LOTS of reasons to like our page! Facebook is becoming increasing popular with our members and their Facebook friends. Are you a member of Facebook? If so, a link...

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The Meaning of Pentecost Sunday

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What is Pentecost?   It is the Christian festival celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his Ascension, held on the seventh Sunday after Easter.  Some consider Pentecost to be the birthday of the Church, when all Christians are now ready to...

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Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter Thrift Store Open

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The Thrift Store is now open in a new location. It is located in the Southgate Shopping Center at 1622 South 8th Street, Rogers. You may bring your donations to the church and we will make sure all goods are delivered. All kinds of clothing, appliances, household goods, and toys are accepted and...

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A beautiful Easter Sunday 2014!

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Many thanks to all involved in the running of our Church on Easter Sunday. The altar looked especially beautiful this year with gleaming silver Eucharist plates and chalices and astonishing array of fresh flowers. We love our volunteers! 

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Clean Up Weekend at Camp Mitchell

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This Weekend, April 25-26, the men of Early Risers will be at Camp Mitchell on Petit Jean Mountain for a fun time working together preparing the camp for the Summer Camp programs. There is a lot of work this spring due to the harsh winter.  We invite all members of the congregation to join...

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Good Friday Luke 23:28

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"Daughter of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and for your children."  

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To Keep a True Lent

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To Keep a True Lent                         by Robert Herrick, Priest, 1647   Is this a fast, to keep The larder lean, and clean From fat of veals and sheep?   Is it to quit the dish Of flesh, yet still to...

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Lenten Study Series Continues each Sunday

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     Lenten Study Series 2014:  Embracing Spiritual Awakening     A few years ago we were exposed to the first sessions of a new teaching series.  The first sessions featured Phyllis Tickle. This year will be our fourth teaching series.  This...

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