Upcoming Events

February 15th at 6:30 pm
The Brotherhood of St. Andrew

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

February 28th at 6 pm
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

February 15, 2017
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The Brotherhood of St. Andrew  

will meet at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 15th, in the Library. We will study   Ben Irwin's "11 Things I Love About The Episcopal Church".  Please join us. For more information contact: Dickey   Mayland, 835-6411  (Cell: 920-5842), ddmayland@sbcglobal.net  

Festival of the Senses

Last week's Festival of the Senses concert was filled with excitement! Check out this video of Everett's proposal, filmed by Gerard Matthews. 
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


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


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. 

Divine Seeing: Praying with Our Eyes Open: Join us on a five week journey through Lent where our focus will be on Visio divina. It is a way of seeing that can meet us where we are and lead us to the sacred place within, where Christ dwells. This interactive study will feature works of art as we follow four movements: From resentment to gratitude, from sorrow to joy, from fear to love, and from exclusion to inclusion. Our study will culminate on the fifth week with a Passover Seder where we will see Christ through this ancient sacred meal.

Lenten materials are available in the Narthex.

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.
ASO's Mahler's Resurrection Symphony

Using the discount code   MAHLER2STLUKE you get tickets to Mahler's Resurrection Symphony ( Feb. 25-26 at the Robinson Center) at half the regular price . You can use this code for as many tickets as you would like. Just visit   www.ArkansasSymphony.org/ resurrection  to purchase online (be sure to enter your code and verify the discount on the payment page) or call the ASO Box Office  (501.666.1761, ext. 100 ).

About Mahler's Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"
This symphony is big in every way- emotion, sound and instrumentation. Mahler composed the work to depict the beauty of afterlife and resurrection. A massive chorus - nearly 300 singers - is the centerpiece of the enormous finale, closing with Mahler's own text:
"Die shall I in order to live. Rise again, yes, rise again, will you, my heart, in an instant! That for which you suffered, to God will it lead you!" 
The choir will be composed of a combination of six collegiate and professional choirs from across the entire state. There are also two stellar vocal soloists, Kristin Lewis and Christin-Marie Hill. Lewis and Hill have incredible internationally prominent careers, and Ms. Lewis has roots right here in Little Rock.


FEB. 28, 2017 6:00 P.M. PARISH HALL

 $20.00 - FAMILY

Tickets will be available following both Sunday services through 26 Feb.


The money will go toward Confirmation prayer books and the Children's Ministry

Burning of the Palms Liturgy will follow event. 


Molly & Ashley Higginbotham would like to invite all 20 & 30-something folks to a game night on Saturday, February 25. We'll meet in the parish hall at 7pm for food, fun, & fellowship. Pizza & drinks will be provided; please bring a dessert to share. Feel free to invite friends- the more the merrier! Please RSVP to Molly at mchigg@icloud.com by Friday, Feb. 24. 

The next St. Francis House vets' dinner is planned for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, in the parish hall. A chicken fried steak dinner with all the "fixin's" is planned.  Watch for the sign up in the narthex and contact Dan Dennis for ways that you can help with the "vets night out!"

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. 
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, Lindsay, Travis, Sue Burford, Pat Loomis, Sarah Keeler, Annie Lea Shuster, McKee Family, Jeff Koontz, Pat, Suzi, Michele Terry, Dale Pritchett, The Neals, Susan, Quentin

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, Frederick Simpson