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Parish Announcements 3/26/20

Posted by Lana McDonald on

Join us on the St. Theodore's Facebook page this Sunday, March 29th, at 10:00 AM for Morning Prayer You can use your Book of Common Prayer or go to BCPonline.com to download Morning Prayer Rite II.  Join fellow parishioners Colleen Whitney and Chris Schaefer as we all come together to pray...

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Parish Announcements 3/19/20

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Posted by Lana McDonald on

With all church services and activities cancelled until further notice -- including our monthly Messenger newsletter -- our Thursday "Parish Announcements" will be the primary way we communicate updates to our parish family. "Parish Announcements" will be published here on the Blog page, on the...

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What Does Crisis-Mode Look Like for a Church? 

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Posted by Sharon Moravits on

Services are canceled; meetings are re-scheduled; doors are locked; offerings are not put in the plate; staff works from home; daycare centers and after school programs in some churches will be discontinued until further notice. The list of disruptions goes on and on. These are all...

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Message from the Rector: October 2019

Posted by Will Lowry on

“Walk in love as Christ loved us and gave himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God.” I say these words each Sunday as we begin the transition from the Liturgy of the Word to the Liturgy of the Table - not that the two are separate in my mind - they are two parts of a...

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Message from the Rector: September 2019

Posted by Will Lowry on

When I arrived at St. Theodore’s there was a painting (I think in the Library) that is a depiction of Jesus laughing. Now his laugh wasn’t just a smiling chuckle. It was a throw your head back, mouth wide open, from the belly, boisterous laugh.  While I am not partial to such...

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Message from the Rector: August 2019

Posted by Will Lowry on

The month of July has been just berserk for me and my family. Planning for Arts Camp, working on curricula for Christian education, daily ins and outs, and of course, my father’s death. As I told Ivee a few days ago (I think that’s when it was anyway), “July has been so long I...

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What's in Store at Summer Arts Camp

Posted by Ivee Lowry on

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. And the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. ~Matthew 22: 37-39  ***REGISTRATION CLOSED*** Let me paint you a...

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Tags: vbs, summer arts camp

Chris Schaefer on Pursuing Episcopal Priesthood

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Posted by Chris Schaefer on

I am Chris Schaefer and I am a Postulant to Holy Orders for the Priesthood in the Episcopal Church in Arkansas.  I am training through the Iona Initiative in Arkansas.  Now that is a mouthful so let me explain. What is a postulant? Postulants for holy orders seek ordination as deacon...

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St. Theodore's Introduces Summer Arts Camp

Posted by Barbara Taylor on

***REGISTRATION CLOSED ON JULY 19*** While we love tradition here at St. Theodore's, we also like to do things a bit differently. This summer's twist on traditional Vacation Bible School is a prime example.  St. Theodore's is thrilled to be offering our first Summer Arts Camp: An...

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Tags: vbs, summer arts camp

Message from the Rector: June 2019

Posted by Will Lowry on

My youngest daughter, Clélie, will be 3 years old in July. Her energy and zest for life are amazing. (Quite frankly, at 45 if I could harness it and bottle it, there’s not much I wouldn’t do to  make it happen.) Clélie does just about everything and anything full...

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