January 27, 2015
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ECW Girls Night Out


Adult Formation will meet with Deacon Joanna in the Parish Hall and continue with the Study of Women in the Bible.  

St. Emma Chapter of Daughters of the King will be hosting a day retreat on January 30 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. It will be held at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church and the House of Prayer, 20900 Chenal Parkway in Little Rock. The cost is $20, which includes a box lunch. Advance registration by January 20 is required - please send your check to Sharon Hollaway, 3220 North Cypress, North Little Rock, AR 72116. If you have any questions, please contact Carmen Quinn, 501-993-1883.

Lenten Quiet Day 

"Go and Search Diligently for the Child"
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Hot Springs Village
February 16, Tuesday, 10 to 2 (Bring your favorite picture of yourself as a child)

The Rev. Joanna J Seibert MD

The St. Luke's Festival of the Senses presents Neil Rutman, piano, on Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00pm. Mr. Rutman is a pianist of international renown, noted for his brilliant artistry and masterful keyboard technique. He will play a program of Bach, Schubert, and Fauré, concluding the evening with the Prokofiev third piano sonata. Neil Rutman is an artist in residence at the University of Central Arkansas, Conway. A Meet-The-Artist Reception will follow in the parish hall. Admission is free.
Downton Abbey Finale Party: March 6th

Join us on the evening of Sunday March 6th to watch the finale of Downton Abbey. Dress as your favorite character and enjoy traditional treats as a favorite program comes to an end. More event details to come!
Camp Mitchell Wellness Weekend
February 5th - 7th, 2016

The St. Luke's Festival of the Senses concert series presents St. Luke's organist Jason A. Pennington in concert on Friday, January 29, 2016, 7:00pm at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.  The program is offered as a memorial for the late Little Rock composer and physician Dr. Stephen Kemp.  As part of the program entitled "Prisms", Jason Pennington will premiere Kemp's three Dance Suites.  These neo-baroque works will be presented along with repertoire of J.S. Bach, Max Reger, and Dietrich Buxtehude.  Proceeds from a silent auction of an original artwork by Suzette Patterson will benefit the Arkansas Children's Hospital.  The concert is free of charge, but donations will be accepted also to benefit Arkansas Children's Hospital.   A Meet-The-Artist reception will follow the program in the parish hall.
Lenten Suppers 

There will be 6 simple suppers during Lent. If your group could take a Wednesday night to cook, please let the office or Suzzette Patterson know.  Your willingness to participate would be greatly appreciated.
Lent at St. Luke's
In this series, we focus on God as the Chief Gardener of our souls, and we seek out ways to grow into the fullness he desires.  Just as stakes and lattices nurture the growth of young plants, so too can spiritual disciplines support the flourishing of our whole being. This series uses a tool from monastic spirituality called a 'Rule of Life' to explore and cultivate our relationships with God, Self, Others, and Creation.  This is an exciting opportunity to dig deep and dream big about ways to live into a more abundant life with Christ.

This series is designed for both individuals and small groups.  For small groups, facilitators will guide the growing process as participants discuss and learn together. For individuals, daily videos and reflections will lead them through the same process.   Ultimately each participant will create a unique Rule of Life or 'Garden Plot' to sustain and expand beyond the class.
Participants will be able to:
  • Design a balanced plan for growing into a deeper relationship with God, Self, Others, and Creation.
  • Celebrate areas of their lives that are thriving and explore areas that need extra nourishment.
  • Tune their sensitivity to the rhythms of nature to help them in keeping a Rule of Life.
  • Grow in fellowship with other participants and support them through the growing process.
  • To Participate in the program at St. Luke's
  • Go to www.ssje.org
  • Subscribe to a daily email
  • Download a PDF copy of the workbook or call the church office if you need a copy
  • Come to Wednesday night Lenten series 6 pm to 7:30 (supper 6 to 6:30) where we will discuss each section about a rule of life
  • Week 1 Rule of Life and Rhythm of Nature
  • Week 2 Exploring your relationship with God
  • Week 3 Exploring your Relationship with Self
  • Week 4 Exploring Your Relationship to Others
  • Week 5 Exploring Your Relationship to the Creation
  • Week 6 Living in Rhythm
Prayer List
Anne Gontermann, Hudson Woods, Helen Snipan, Nina Goins, Sydnie Reedy,  Barbara Coker, Megan Elizabeth Hall, Betty Miller, Chris Mikesell, Louis Jenkins, Gloria Holst, Pam Cox, Bill Shepherd, Kailyn, Bobby and Gary Mackzum, Marilyn Gay, Christine Startz, Billy Tarpley, Bessette Family, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Linda Hopkins, David Martin, Bernice Carrigan, John Bangert, The Reynolds Family, Steve Fanning, Sandy Barksdale
Special Concerns: For all the men and women of our Armed Forces, especially Justin, Joshua, Bret, Tim, Matt, Doug, Brian Mahoney, Brian Mennes, Frank Tate, Alex Schimelpfening, David Liem, Justin, John Landis, Lucas Kunce, David Jackson