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Solar Savings

by anonymous on May 29, 2019
Solar Savings
We love it when the sun shines on west Little Rock! Because, here at St. Margaret's, God's sunshine is turned into clean energy that helps give power to our ministries while reducing the environmental impact. Since the solar panels were installed in October of 2018, they have produced 12.2 Mwh of electricity - a cost savings of over $1,500. ...
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A Changing of the Guard

A Changing of the Guard

by The Rev. Mary Vano on May 29, 2019
For 15 years, Elizabeth Connery has served as the Director of St. Margaret's Parents' Day Out ministry, where she has been known to have the perfect calming touch with babies and parents alike. ...
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A Deacon's Sabbatical

A Deacon's Sabbatical

by anonymous on May 29, 2019
Our deacon, Cindy Fribourgh, is planning a sabbatical July-October during which she will rest, travel, and deepen her spiritual practice of walking the labyrinth. In her travels in the south,...
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A Wing & A Prayer

A Wing & A Prayer

by The Rev. Cindy Fribourgh on May 9, 2019
What do rubber chickens, an elegant handmade African mahogany stool, and Buffalo Wild Wings have in common? A Wing and A Prayer! St. Margaret’s hosted our first annual fundraiser for St....
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Alleluia! Easter 2019

Alleluia! Easter 2019

by anonymous on May 9, 2019
Flowers, bells, Alleluia banners... plus the fresh paint and windows of a newly renovated Sanctuary made for a truly beautiful Easter this year! There are many ways to tell about the Good News of...
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The Second Sunday of Easter: Baptisms, Confirmations, and Dedication

The Second Sunday of Easter: Baptisms, Confirmations, and Dedication

by anonymous on May 9, 2019
For most churches, the Second Sunday of Easter is typically known as "Low Sunday" - but not for St. Margaret's this year! For us, the Second Sunday of Easter was an extension of our celebration...
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Starting Lent with Self-Compassion

Starting Lent with Self-Compassion

by Eve Berry on April 4, 2019
On March 9, 2019, our own Dr. Catherine Crisp, PhD, MSW, conducted a workshop on Mindful Self-Compassion in the new Parish Hall at St. Margaret’s. She graciously donated her time and expertise. ...
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Good Shepherds

Good Shepherds

by anonymous on April 4, 2019
It's not every month that we can say that one member of St. Margaret's saved the life another... but that happened recently! It's a dramatic example, but not an uncommon event - the power of...
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New Recovery Groups

New Recovery Groups

by anonymous on April 4, 2019
The new Peggy Bosmyer Christian Formation Center is now home to three new groups for those seeking recovery related to addiction. Alcoholics Anonymous is offering a Big Book Study group on Tuesday...
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Sharing the Blessings

Sharing the Blessings

by The Rev. Cindy Fribourgh on March 1, 2019
Each winter, we host a dinner in our Welcome Center for St. Francis House – 2019 marked our fifth annual event! About 50 veterans and eight staff members from St. Francis House joined us for an...
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St. Margaret's New Early Childhood Center

St. Margaret's New Early Childhood Center

by anonymous on March 1, 2019
Every Child is a Child of God For more than 15 years, St. Margaret's has operated a small and beloved Parents' Day Out program in an environment in which young children grow and thrive. We've...
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Moving In!

Moving In!

by anonymous on March 1, 2019
After over a year of construction, we're moving in this weekend to the new Peggy Bosmyer Christian Formation Center, and we'll begin using the building for classrooms and offices this...
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New Year, New Vestry, New Goals

New Year, New Vestry, New Goals

by anonymous on February 7, 2019
At the Annual Parish Meeting on January 27, we gave thanks to outgoing vestry members, Jan Thames, Ronnie Beggs, and Mary Waldo, and we elected three new ones: Cheryl Crutcher, Ken Castleberry,...
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Baby Boom!

Baby Boom!

by anonymous on February 7, 2019
We are delighted to welcome three new children of God into the St. Margaret's community! Griffin ("Finn") McKay was born on Monday, January 28 to parents Lauren and Richard McKay, and big sister...
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PrimeTimers off to a Great Start

PrimeTimers off to a Great Start

by anonymous on February 7, 2019
Seniority is not an age, it's an attitude! With the leadership of Suzanne Kirchner, Nancy Daniels, and Kaye Hoggard, a new seniors fellowship group has begun at St. Margaret's. There's no...
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Top 5 Stories of 2018

by anonymous on January 3, 2019
Each month, we look back at what's been happening at St. Margaret's, and are always pleased to see that God has been at work among us. Now as we begin a new year, it's truly beautiful to see what...
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ALFN Comes to St. Margaret's

ALFN Comes to St. Margaret's

by Leah Dalton on November 27, 2018
Those that know me well know that I. LOVE. FOOD. When I was a kid, I was never a picky eater. My parents often grew a small garden, and I always loved fresh vegetables. We even had a granny smith...
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Teens and Adults Deepen Their Faith

Teens and Adults Deepen Their Faith

by Rev Stephanie Fox on November 26, 2018
Recently both adults and youth from St. Margaret's and around the Diocese made the decision to attend weekends to deepen their faith among a community. The JourneyOn November 2-4 Journey #3, a...
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St. Margaret's Day 2018

St. Margaret's Day 2018

by Rev Mary Vano on November 26, 2018
November 18th was another wonderful celebration of St. Margaret’s Day. First, we’d like to give thanks to all of you have renewed or made a new commitment to give to St. Margaret’s in 2019. As...
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2018 Ordinations: A Day of Grace

2018 Ordinations: A Day of Grace

by Rev Mary Vano on October 24, 2018
October 20, 2019, was a day of abundant grace. When the Diocese of Arkansas gathered to ordain five new men and women to be priests in this one, holy, catholic and apostolic church, the grace was...
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Solar Panels Installed!

Solar Panels Installed!

by Donnal Walter on October 24, 2018
The long wait is over. Our solar panels are up! After a year-and-a-half of planning, prayerful fundraising, and waiting on approvals, St. Margaret's has three rows of solar panels on our...
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Our Sacred Path and Labyrinth is Open

Our Sacred Path and Labyrinth is Open

by Rev Stephanie Fox on October 24, 2018
Adventures in PrayerThe Arkansas House of Prayer and St. Margaret’s are proud to share our new Sacred Path and Labyrinth with the community. What is a labyrinth? It is a place to slow down, walk...
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New Adventures are off the Ground!

New Adventures are off the Ground!

by Rev Stephanie Fox on October 4, 2018
Learning and Exploring for all Ages! Come Join the Adventure! St. Margaret's celebrated Rally Day on September 9 as classes for children and youth resumed after the Summer break. There are many...
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LTN 2018 Together as One

LTN 2018 Together as One

by Rev Stephanie Fox on October 4, 2018
Love Thy Neighbor 2018: Together as One This was my first time attending the annual Love Thy Neighbor Event and it moved me in ways I cannot easily express.This was an event sponsored by the...
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Serving Our Community: Backpack Program Expands

Serving Our Community: Backpack Program Expands

by Rev Stephanie Fox on October 4, 2018
St. Margaret's Shows up to Support the Backpack Program We sent out the call for support and you responded with generosity in both giving and delivery, We now...
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Support St. Margaret's When You Shop at Kroger

Support St. Margaret's When You Shop at Kroger

by anonymous on September 26, 2018
Support St. Margaret’s when you shop at Kroger Every time you shop, Kroger will donate a percentage of your purchase to St. Margaret’s. Simply Select St. Margaret's through Community Rewards...
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Where Are We Going Next?

Where Are We Going Next?

by Rev. Mary Vano on August 30, 2018
RenewalWorks Update Last month, the St. Margaret’s vestry approved an action plan that will provide opportunities for all of us - no matter where we find ourselves on our spiritual journey – to...
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Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose Your Own Adventure

by anonymous on August 30, 2018
Choose Your Own Adventure, St. Margaret's Parish Retreat, August 26, 2018 Camp Mitchell, Petit Jean Mountain St. Margaret's 2018 parish retreat was filled with activities to build faith, fun, and...
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Building the Good News: Construction Continues

Building the Good News: Construction Continues

by Ronnie Beggs on August 30, 2018
As the heat of the summer marches on, so does the construction of the Peggy Bosmeyer Christian Formation Center. A special thanks for the hard work being done by the many workers in the summer...
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Independence Day Celebration

Independence Day Celebration

by anonymous on August 1, 2018
On July 3, 2018 St. Margaret’s celebrated its annual Independence Day Celebration. We were honored to have our own Judge Joyce Williams Warren as our guest preacher. She encouraged us to fulfill...
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