Online Giving

All Are Welcome

Newsletter Heading _St Paul in Glass_.jpg

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

December 24-30, 2023

Upcoming Events & News

Twelve Days of Christmas Calendars: There are a limited number of Twelve Days of Christmas Calendars in the Narthex. It offers meditations from Christmas Day through the Feast of the Epiphany of January 6th. Please take one!

Greening of the Church: The greening of the church will take place on Sunday, December 24th after the 10:30 service. Any & all volunteers would be appreciated.

Blessing Box: Donations for non-perishable food items are needed for our Blessing Box. Foods that are ready to eat and pop top items are suggested. Any help with this will be greatly appreciated. You can drop off donations at the church office or the Narthex.

The Chosen Bible Study: We have finished the first season and will take the next three weeks off. We will resume on January 9th with season two.

Lectionary Bible Study: The lectionary bible study will resume on January 7th. 

Brown Bag Bible Study: This bible study has been canceled.

Mark Your Calendars:

  • Consecration of Bishop-Elect Harmon: January 6th at 11:00 am

  • Pub Theology: Thursday, January 11th, at U.S. Pizza at 6 pm

  • Care Team Meeting: Sunday, January 28th at 6pm in the Parish Hall

From the Diocese: The Reverend Canon John T.W. Harmon will be ordained and consecrated a Bishop in the one holy catholic and apostolic Church, and Fourteenth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas. It will be held on The Feast of the Epiphany, Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 11:00 am at Episcopal Collegiate School at 1701 Cantrell Road in Little Rock. To help with planning for the consecration service, the diocese asks that everyone who plans to attend RSVP by completing the registration form at Please RSVP by December 30, 2023. Hotel rooms for out-of-town guests have been reserved; for more information on this, please call Katie at the office 870-793-2203.

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8am-12pm. Hours vary on Wednesdays.

St. Paul’s Prayer List:

Prayer requests will stay on the Parish Prayer List for four weeks with the exception of parishioners with ongoing needs. If you wish a prayer request to remain on the list, please call the office to renew the request.

Intercessions: Peyton Olson, Jamie Bridgers, Ann Rhodes, Jim & Deb Johnson, Patricia Smith, Joan Davidson, Jo Cargill-Krug, Matt Stephenson, John & Susan Dempsey, Isabelle Tenace, Lanna Bradford, Ellen Massey, and Fred Krug.

Intercessions for Family & Friends: Jim Wilson, Lucy Harris, Jay, Lakyn Chambers, Autumn Celestine, Kitten Lawless, DeAnna McCool, Robin Goertz, Gerry Goertz & Jinny Goertz, Tom & Kathy Celestine, Mary Myers, Mason Evans, Mark & Jennifer, Sandra Hughes, Susan, Ken Ortman, Jody Gayle, Stacey Lindsey, Tara Nance, Laymon Tunstill, the Sweet Family, Carol Robertson, Jane & Bob Williams, Rebecca Ward, Ruth Pellow, Annalynn Hart, Tim Johnson, Monty McRoy, Chip Rayford, and Melvin & Jennie Smith.

In Memoriam: Gordon Summers.

Birthdays & Anniversaries: Deborah Johnson (12/25), Sarah Hays (12/26), Danell & Edmund Hetrick (12/26), and Jim+ & Cathy McDonald (12/27).

Ministers Serving This Sunday

Eucharistic Minister (10:30): Nikki Bittle

Lectors (10:30): Mike Schmidt

Acolyte: Karis Ford

Ushers: Ardis Gillespie & Paul Hance

Technical Support: Steve Massey

Coffee Hour: No Coffee Hour after the morning service. There will be one after the 10:30 pm service hosted by Sally Fittsizer

Altar Guild: Donna Fagan, Beverly Grigsby, & Cathy McDonald

Community Meal (12/27/2023):  Team Olson

Worship Online

Postal Address:

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



Email Us Today