Volume 8 | October 15, 2020
The Presbyark Update
Keeping the Presbytery of Arkansas informed.
October 15, 2020
The 145th Meeting of
The Presbytery of Arkansas
Join us via zoom next Friday evening, October 23 starting at 6:00pm and Saturday morning, October 24 at 8:30am for the Presbytery meeting. There will also be a Zoom practice session Tuesday night and pre-presbytery workshops Wednesday and Thursday nights. Click Here to watch General Presbyter, Stewart Smith's promo video.

Click Here to register and get your Zoom link to join in. Click Here to view and download the Main Packet.

Click Here to learn about the offering recipient of the Friday evening worship service, The Community Family Enrichment Center of Arkadelphia. You may give your offering now by Clicking Here (presbytery meeting offering) to give on-line OR by mailing a check payable to the Presbytery of Arkansas with “Presbytery Offering” on the memo line to: The Presbytery of Arkansas, 9221 N. Rodney Parham, Little Rock, AR 72227.
A Pastor's Retreat for Restoring the Soul
Your Presbytery staff is providing pastors and CREs with an opportunity to step out of your world and take a few days to Restore Your Soul and discover healing, grace, and renewal through reflection, relaxation, and reconnection on October 26 through 28 at Ferncliff. Click Here to read more and register. This will be a socially distanced retreat for no more than 10 participants. There are a few spots left, but you must sign up by this Monday, October 19.

Contact Julie at 501-626-6477 or julietanneprice@gmail.com if you have any questions.
Join Us for
"Sundays Together"
All 6th-12th grade youth and their supporting church adults are invited to join us for Sundays Together! Though the materials deadline has passed, you can still register to receive the zoom link now through Tuesday, Oct 27. Click on this link to sign up a youth group or individually (if you plan to join from home).

Reach out to Brianne Christiansen at brianne@presbyark.org or 712-240-3122 with any questions.
New Pastor's Therapy Group Forming
A new virtual Pastor's Therapy Group is forming. It is free and open just to pastors in Arkansas Presbytery. It will be led by MWS and Licensed Professional Counselor Rebecca Spooner of Wellspring Renewal Center.

If you are interested in participating, contact Rebecca Spooner at rebecca@wellspringrenewalcenter.com.
Resources for Advent 2020
Are you struggling with plans for the Advent season this year? Here are some resources you should check out.

Webinars (free to everyone):

General Resources:
A Few Presbytery Notes
The presbyark.org website has been restored to a virus free form, but please be patient as we must now go about the business of restoring documents and updating information. If you cannot find needed information, contact Julie or Leslie.

2020 Presbyterian Planning Calendars available at the Presbytery office, $10 each. Contact Stewart at 479-466-0195 or stewart@presbyark.org.

Please note that Pastor/Church Professionals meetings will fall oddly in October. The 1st & 3rd Fridays are Oct. 2nd and 16th and the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays are Oct. 14th and 28st. So mark them on you calendar now. Always at 10:00am and always on the presbytery zoom. Contact Julie at julietannerprice@gmail.com for more information.

Presbytery of Arkansas
9221 N. Rodney Parham Road
Little Rock, AR 72227