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What's happening this week at St. Paul's

May 22-28, 2022

Lay Ministers Serving This Sunday

Eucharistic Minister (8:00): Ardis Gillespie

Eucharistic Minister (10:30): Gary Perkey

   Ushers: Brenda & Nikki Bittle

Technical Support: Steve Massey

Altar Guild: Beverly Grigsby & Jo Cargill-Krug

Community Meal (5/25/2022):  Team Wray

This Sunday’s flowers are given by Karen Reynolds to the glory of God and in memory of her parents Audrey & Joseph Michalek.

Upcoming Events & News

Building Restoration: Unfortunately, we have had to put the bell tower project on hold. The timing has not worked out with the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and the funds will not be available until July at the earliest. We may, in fact, need to reapply in the fall which will put us on next year’s grant cycle. The good news is that restoration of our stained-glass window is moving forward. The custom frame is expected to be ready sometime next month. Once completed, Soos Stained Glass will come to install it. The installation and repair of the window will take 2-3 days. 

Care Team to Meet: The Care Team will have its second formation meeting this Sunday at 6:00 pm in the parish hall. We will review the findings from the phone calls and determine our next steps. Fred Krug will provide the meal. If you were not at our last meeting but wish to participate, please let Fred or Fr. Jim know so we’ll have enough food.

Yoga at St. Paul’s: We had a wonderful turn-out for participation on the first night held! Beverly Grigsby will continue to lead yoga on Monday afternoons in the Parish Hall beginning at 5:00 pm  It is for beginners and people at all levels who wish to participate. Please bring a mat and blocks (if you have these).

Episcopal Churchmen: The Episcopal Churchmen (the Men’s Group) will meet this Tuesday, May 24th at the home of Bill Olsen (1063 E. College). Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. We will be making plans for our Shrimp Dinner on July 28th. All men in our parish are invited!

Community Drop-In: First Presbyterian Church Pastor Leslie Roper’s Farewell Drop-In is open to the community and will be held on May 22, 2022 from 3:00-5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall on 8th and College. Come say goodbye and best wishes to the Roper Family as they start their new chapter at Hot Springs.

Summer Quest: Summer Quest, Women’s Institute, Women's Camp, whatever you call it, will be back at Camp Mitchell, June 3-5, 2022! Life Lessons from Kate Bowler led by The Very Rev. Amy Dafler Meaux, The Rev. Elizabeth Henry-McKeever & The Rev. Hannah Hooker. Click the link to register online: Camp Mitchell ( Links can be found under ‘What’s Happening’ on our website.

Camp Mitchell Registrations:  Summer Camp is officially back and our spots are filling up, so now is the time to register. For more information go to If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to our Program Director, Larnie Hughes. Email: or Phone: 501-727-5451. Links can be found under ‘What’s Happening’ on our website.

Giving to St. Paul’s: For those attending online, there are three ways to give: you may mail your gifts to St. Paul’s at PO Box 2255, Batesville, AR. 72503, or make an online contribution by going to our website ( and by following the link to make a contribution. You may also set up automatic payments through your bank’s Bill Pay service.

St. Paul’s Prayer List: 

Intercessions: Dorla Guenzel, Jamie Bridgers, Ann Rhodes, Mike Smith, John & Susan Dempsey, Clint Callahan, Jim Johnson, Junior Kipfer, Tedo Manley, Matt Stephenson, Kaye Starling, Pat Jones, Ellen Massey, Dana Bone Teichart, Allan McSpadden, Mark Shreve, the Bittle Family, and Royce Haigwood.

Intercessions for Family & Friends: Glynnis, David, Pam Brown, Frank Herron, Jim Wilson, Finn Mitchell, Benjamin Mitchell, David Yates, Tom & Kathy Celestine, Terry Presley, Charlotte & Jim Franklin, Larry Linder, Gary, Phyllis & Gary Bratton, Peggy, Janet Circenis, David Weatherly, Sarah, Brady & Cody, Patsy Waren, Nick Avant, Linda Moe, Rebetta Gillespie, Olivia, Wendell, Chris Rorex, Elbert, Stacey and Will Lindsey, Anita Lindsey, Tom Bradshaw, Heather & Aron and the family of Robert Wayne Edley.

In Memoriam: Betsy Benton and Robert Wayne Edley (Sharon Posey’s grandson).

Anniversary: Jessica Goodwin (5/22), Virginia Wray (5/22), David Carpenter (5/22), Chloe Davidson (5/22), Elizabeth Bumpers (5/23), Clint Callahan & David Carpenter (5/27), and Russell & Laura Stinson (5/28). 

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P.O. Box 2255 Batesville, AR 72503-2255



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