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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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Important Dates for Camp Mitchell 2014

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  Mark your calendars! Camp Mitchell is an Episcopal retreat center and summer camp perched atop scenic Petit Jean Mountain located in central Arkansas. Below is the 2014 Camp Schedule.  For more information about Camp Mitchell, please visit...

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Holy Habits, Lenten Rituals, and God's Peace

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“You shall be a Holy people as I the Lord your God am Holy.” Leviticus 19:1         Going to church in my family was a “Holy Habit.”  The ritual began on Saturday night when my mother laid out my church clothes and my father...

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St. Anne's Guild: Our Annual Report

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St. Anne's Guild (Episcopal Church Women) includes every woman who attends our church. We meet the first Tuesday of every month (January-May and September-December). We encourage all women of the church to attend. Our meeting begins at 9:30 with a light brunch and social time followed by a...

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

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Our active members may be few but we continue to knit and crochet prayer shawls for those who are experiencing life-changing times. Each shawl is given with all of the love and caring woven into it by the person who made it as well as of all parish members. No one needs to wait to have a shawl...

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Sunday School News

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Attention Parents and Grandparents We are raising money to buy an animal through Heifer International in Sunday School.  Please send change with students on Sundays. Also, we need snacks for Sunday School:  apple juice, gold fish, and other kid-friendly snacks. Just...

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Interested in Attending the Diocesan Convention?

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Diocesan Convention     Feb. 14-15          The 142nd Diocesan Convention will be held February 14-15 in Little Rock.  We are entitled to have three delegates and three alternates.  It is very important that we have full...

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Jesus said: I am the light of the world. John 8:12

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Jesus said: I am the light of the world. John 8:12           One the most inspiring and spiritually satisfying worship services was on Good Friday night this past year.  Just as we were about to start the service, without warning the lights went out...

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INCLEMENT WEATHER

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Inclement Weather Policy           Every winter we experience some type of inclement weather that may impede driving.  Every year I watch the weather, check the road conditions, call the police for advice, check our parking lot, and then make a...

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