Upcoming Events

February 7th at 7 pm
 Festival of the Senses presents Everett Elam and Emily Phillips, an old-time fiddle duo. 

February 25th from 9 am to 2 pm
DOK Lenten Preparation Quiet Day. 

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LENTEN PREPARATION
Saint Emma Chapter Daughters of the King
Invites the Women of St. Luke's
to Prepare for Lent

Quiet Day
Saturday, February 25, 2017

9:00 a.m. Registration begins with a light Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. "Refining Our Gifts"
The Reverend Sara Milford, Curate, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Hot Springs
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Second Session
The Reverend Sara Milford
2:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist

"Refining Our Gifts"
We typically give something up or take something on for Lent. Attendees will look at it both ways...after some self-discovery work. You will not want to miss this presentation by one of Arkansas' most dynamic priests.

Fee is $20 and deadline for registration is February 20, 2017. No refunds after this date.

Email your attendance confirmation to Martha at
marthamayland@sbcglobal.net

"HOT UNDER THE COLLAR" 
PRIEST ROAST-AND-TOAST

Sunday, February 26 at 6 pm Parish Hall, St. Mark's Episcopal Church
1000 N. Mississippi St. Catered dinner with wine/sparkling water included in ticket price. $50 PER PERSON ($30 is tax-deductible)  PROCEEDS WILL FUND NEW MATTRESSES FOR CAMP MITCHELL. Tickets may be purchased through Parish Office or online from st-marks.com

Winterstar

Winterstar is the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas' annual Spring Retreat for youth in the 6th-12th grade. The weekend begins at Camp Mitchell March 10th at 8pm with registration and ends the 11th at 11:00am. The weekend includes games, music, worship services, hiking, sports, hammocking and even more Camp goodness. Registration is open now. If you/your child wishes to attend, there are scholarship funds available. Contact the office for more information. 
St. FESTIVAL OF THE SENSES

Everett Elam and Emily Phillips will perform at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7th. They are a duo from Central Arkansas known for their authentic fiddle music.   The program is titled "An Evening of Old-Time, a journey into the music of the past created by farmers, settlers, and the 19th century working class of America". The program will include a fascinating fact or two about each tune to give the listener a musical and historical context. A "meet-the-artists" reception will follow the program, which is presented by St. Luke's Festival of the Senses.  Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact the church office at 501-753-4281.

SAVE THE DATE

Shrove Tuesday is on February 28th. We will have our meal at 6 pm and follow it up with the Liturgy for the Burning of Palms in the Labyrinth. More information to come!

SAVE THE DATE

Ash Wednesday is on March 1st. After that, we will begin our Wednesdays in Lent study. Every Wednesday from March 8th to April 5th we will meeting in Parish Hall starting at 6 pm for a simple supper, 6:30 is the Study, ends at 7 pm with Compline. If you are interested in helping provide meals, please contact Suzzette Patterson.

Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) Application

The Episcopal Youth Event (EYE), a triennial event for 9th-12th graders, will take place July 10-14 in Edmond, Okla. It will involve more than 1,000 people from all over the world, and will include great worship services, workshops, and fun activities. You can apply online. The Diocese of Arkansas has 24 spaces available, and the selection will be made the first week of January.
Prayer List
Anne Gontermann, Helen Snipan, Nina Goins, Betty Miller, Chris Mikesell, Louis Jenkins, Gloria Holst, Bill Shepherd, Kailyn, Marilyn Gay, Christine Startz, David Martin, Bernice Carrigan, Steve Fanning, Jill Cox, Gene Cox, Jennie Martin, Carle, Paula Kalina, Becky Simpson, Mary Schultz, Sarah, Betty, Mary Ann Hodge, Lindsay, Travis, Sue Burford, Stone Family, Pat Loomis, Sarah Keeler, friends and family of Grady Smith, Annie Lea Shuster

Special Concerns: For all the men and women of our Armed Forces, especially Justin, Joshua, Tim, Matt, Doug, Brian Mahoney, Brian Mennes, Frank Tate, Alex Schimelpfening, David Liem, Justin, John Landis, Lucas Kunce, David Jackson, Ryan Riggins, Rhase Riggins