Volume 4 | August 20, 2020
The Presbyark Update
Keeping the Presbytery of Arkansas informed.
August 20, 2020
TALK TO US!
Your presbytery staff is here to support you so you can minister to others. We do our best to find answers to your questions and provide you with resources and tools, both spiritually and emotionally, that you need to serve. But, we don't always know what you need. You have to tell us. Our contact information can be found on the presbyark.org staff page.

Join us on facebook at Presbyark Connect to stay current on what is happening and to reach out to us as well.

We're waiting to hear from you!
We Are Happy To Announce...
The birth of Riley Anne Hook on August 13 to Emily and Matthew and big sister Isobel. Riley Anne was born weighing 8 pounds 3 ounces and 20 inches long. Emily is the pastor at Graham Memorial in Forrest City. She reports that they are all doing well and Isobel is loving life as a big sister!

Welcome Riley Anne!
Dismantling Racism
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You may have missed the wonderful first session in this series, but it's not too late to sign up for the rest. The Synod of the Sun Network for Dismantling Racism is presenting a series of four webinars from 12:00 to 1:30 pm on the next three Fridays.
The Mission of the Church Committee has paid the registration fee to encourage everyone in Arkansas Presbytery to attend. Take note that each webinar requires a separate registration.
Click Here to read more about the series and to register.
The Promise of
Advent
Have you pondered how you will plan and prepare for this beloved season without the traditions of its typical events and rituals? Amplify Media has joined with Adam Hamilton to create four webinars to help church leaders imaginatively plan and prepare for the Advent season. The first session on August 25, will lead us in thinking through our worship, music and rituals to re-imagine our Advent worship services.
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Click Here for more information and to register.
Help For Live Streaming is HERE!
Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed by technology these days? Then here's your chance to have your own personal church consultant - FOR FREE! Presbytery Builder, Carol Clark has written an article, posted Here on our website's blog, explaining the very generous offer Mark Clark has made to share his expertise with the churches in our presbytery.

Click Here to see the document on live streaming Mark has prepared. It can also be viewed at presbyark.org under Resources/Presbytery Documents/Future of the Church/GO LIVE.
Let's Welcome...

The Rev. Sara Anne Berger to the Presbytery of Arkansas. Sara Anne has just arrived from Natchitoches, LA, after accepting a call to pastor Grace in Little Rock. She was born in Franklin, TN to not one, but two Presbyterian ministers. When you meet her, ask her about her famous connection back in Louisiana. If you would like to reach out and welcome her to our beautiful state, her email is saraanne.berger3@gmail.com.

Welcome Sara Anne!
Pastor, CRE, Church Leader Meetings
Join us as often as you can as we check in with and get to know other pastors and church professionals in our presbytery. You will hear what is happening in their lives and congregations as well as learn about opportunities and events available through the presbytery, synod, and denomination.
 
We zoom together every month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays and the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. No meetings on 5th weeks. The meetings always start at 10:00am and always using the same presbytery link or number and password. If you need that information, contact Julie Price at julietannerprice@gmail.com.
 
Our next meeting is this Friday, the 21st, and then on the 26th. So, mark your calendar and we will be waiting for you!

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