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Third Sunday in Lent 2017

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Gospel: John 4:5-42 Jesus came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon. A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, […]

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Second Sunday in Lent 2017

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  Gospel: John 3:1-17 There was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.” Jesus […]

Bishop's letter

Arkansas’ Legislative Session

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A Letter from Bishop Benfield Tuesday I read that the regular period for filing bills during this legislative session ended on Monday. It appears that more than 2,000 bills were filed. I told you last week about the resolutions that our diocesan convention approved and to whom I sent them. Consistent with my desire to […]

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First Sunday in Lent 2017

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Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished. The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he […]