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Confirmation Sunday March 8, 2015

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    Bishop Larry Benfield visited St. Theodore’s on March 8th.  Nine parishioners were confirmed or received on this wonderful day.  We were also blessed with the participation of The Reverend Ingrid Zeeck, dear family member of one of our confirmands.  We thank...

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Advent Sunday School Series

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November 30th is the 1st Sunday of Advent.  All Sunday School classes will be held at their regular times: Children & Youth at 9:15 and the Adult classes at 9:30 including the Advent Study "A Healing of Memories".  Please join us during this very special time of the year.  

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Last Things Seminar

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Every state has very different laws regarding death and funerals. Have you taken the time to learn about Arkansas laws?  Most of us do not want to think about this issue. Thankfully, Father Ken will once again offer a seminar Sunday morning, September 21, at 9:30 AM to help facilitate our...

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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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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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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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Do Good, and share with others, for with such sacrifices, God is well pleased." Heb. 13:16

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Do good, and share with others, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”  Hebrews 13:16.            In the seventeenth century, John Donne, the Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London wrote:  “The church is...

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For Everything there is a season....

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“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1            When we first moved back to northwest Arkansas from Corpus Christi, Texas, after living there for eight years, people would ask us...

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