Bishop Benfield to Retire: Bishop Larry Benfield has announced that he plans to retire in early 2024. This will allow time for our diocese to conduct a search and consecrate a new bishop for our diocese.
Pub Theology Returns: We are bringing back Pub Theology with a few changes. First, we will be gathering in restaurants with a private room to facilitate better discussion. Second, we will have a theological topic to discuss. No preparation is necessary. And third, we are moving the day of the week for our gathering to a Thursday. This month we will meet at Tavolo’s on Thursday, June 23rd at 5:30 pm.
Care Team: The next meeting of our Care Team with be Sunday, June 26th at 6:00 pm in the Parish Hall. We failed at our last meeting to ask for a volunteer to provide the main course. If you are willing to do so, please let Father Jim know.
Mission Day Camp: Mission Day Camp at First Presbyterian will take place June 27- July 1. Focusing on a different Bible story each day, there will be games, crafts, lessons and hands-on mission projects. Open to kids in kindergarten through 6th grade. Drop off is on the First Presbyterian Church playground (or in Fellowship Hall, in case of rain). Kids will need to bring a sack lunch and a water bottle each day. For any questions, you can contact the First Presbyterian Church office at 793-3272 or Maggie Alsup by email at Margaret.email@example.com.
Yoga at St. Paul’s: Our Yoga Group meets on Monday afternoons in the Parish Hall beginning at 5:00 pm It is for people at all levels - including beginners. There is no charge to attend. Please bring a mat and blocks (if you have these).
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 (stpaulsbatesville.org) and by following the link to make a contribution. You may also set up automatic payments through your bank’s Bill Pay service.