Diocese of Arkansas

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April 17, 2017

[Trinity Episcopal Cathedral press release] Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will hold a special “Service of Prayer and Vigil on the Eve of Executions” at 6 p.m. April 20.

Our prayers and music for this solemn occasion are Easter-themed. They will be for the men sentenced to death and their...

April 11, 2017

Inmates Bruce Ward (top row L to R), Don Davis, Ledell Lee, Stacy Johnson, Jack Jones (bottom row L to R), Marcel Williams, Kenneth Williams and Jason McGehee are shown in these booking photo provided March 21, 2017. Seven are scheduled to be executed by lethal injection in Arkansas, beginning...

November 11, 2011

General Colin Powell speaks with veterans at St. Francis House in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas. Photo/St. Francis House

[Episcopal News Service] Eight years ago, Vietnam veteran Garry Clemmons was a homeless addict, depressed and anxious. Today, he’s sober, remarried and working...

November 11, 2011

Eight years ago, Vietnam veteran Garry Clemmons was a homeless addict, depressed and anxious. Today, he's sober, remarried and working for the Episcopal Church-sponsored program he credits with turning his life around: the Veterans Re-Entry Program at St. Francis House in the Episcopal Diocese...

November 10, 2011

Hace ocho años, Garry Clemmons, veterano de Vietnam, era un hombre sin hogar, adicto, deprimido y ansioso. En la actualidad, es una persona sobria, se ha vuelto a casar y trabaja para el programa auspiciado por la Iglesia Episcopal al que él le atribuye ese cambio radical en su vida: el...

October 24, 2008

Fingers are busy at the cathedral and in congregations throughout the Diocese of Arkansas.

In a project designed to encourage a deeper relationship between each church, Trinity Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, has launched "Project Kneeler."

"We are stitching new needlepoint...

February 28, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas, meeting February 22-23 for its 136th Diocesan Convention hosted by the state's Northeast Convocation and St. Mark's Church, Jonesboro, heard Bishop Larry R. Benfield offer a new vision for the diocese.

In his convention address, Benfield told...

September 12, 2007

The Episcopal women of Arkansas take time to relax and be pampered each year when they meet for an annual Time for JOY (Jesus Others Yourself) retreat, a weekend-long event to give participants a calming escape from their daily lives.

"We want to give young women a weekend of nurturing...

July 27, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas has begun a capital campaign to support House of Prayer, a new ministry of the diocese and St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Little Rock.

The ministry is meant to provide a silent refuge for prayer and meditation to persons from all faith traditions as...

January 12, 2007

Diane Brownlee, head of school for the Cathedral School in Little Rock, Arkansas, voluntarily elected not to renew her contract beyond the current school year.

The communiqué was presented at the November 2006 Board of Trustees meeting.

"We were very sad to learn Ms. Brownlee...

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