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ESL Classes at St. Margaret's

by William "Skip" Cochran on April 8, 2017
St. Margaret's and Literacy Action have had a long history together. For example, Bridget Farris was heavily involved in this wonderful mission during her lifetime. Currently, Mary Waldo and I do tutoring for Literacy Action and Mary serves as the President of their Board. More recently, St. Margaret’s extended this Outreach ministry by...
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St. Margaret's Hosts Veterans of St. Francis House

St. Margaret's Hosts Veterans of St. Francis House

by The Rev. Cindy Fribourgh on March 4, 2017
Laughter, warm fellowship, and plenty of good food filled our Welcome Center the evening of Thursday, February 9 when St. Margaret’s hosted approximately 45 veterans and staff from St. Francis...
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10 Questions with Millie Lockwood

10 Questions with Millie Lockwood

by anonymous on March 4, 2017
We are beginning a series of regular interviews with members of our congregation. Taking a cue from Inside the Actor's Studio with James Lipton we are asking 10 questions that will help us learn...
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Capital Campaign Pledges Celebrated

Capital Campaign Pledges Celebrated

by anonymous on March 4, 2017
On Sunday, February 26th the halls of St. Margaret's were filled with smell of breakfast and a chatter of excitement. This was the official end of the major push of the Capital Campaign and there...
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Report from the Vestry Retreat

Report from the Vestry Retreat

by Mark Magie on February 2, 2017
It is an honor to have been selected to serve on the Vestry for the next three years, especially as someone who is new in St. Margaret’s family. What I learned at this past weekend’s Vestry...
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Capital Campaign Finish Line in Sight

Capital Campaign Finish Line in Sight

by anonymous on February 2, 2017
The Building the Good News Capital Campaign has only a month to go, but already the finish line is in sight. We now have nearly $800,000 in pledges, just shy of our $820,000 primary goal. As the...
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10 Questions with Stephen Vano

10 Questions with Stephen Vano

by anonymous on February 2, 2017
We are beginning a series of regular interviews with members of our congregation. Taking a cue from Inside the Actor's Studio with James Lipton we are asking 10 questions that will help us learn...
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Building the Good News Kickoff a Success

Building the Good News Kickoff a Success

by anonymous on January 13, 2017
The sanctuary was crowded on Sunday as the members of St. Margaret's listened to Capital Campaign Chair Michael Connery speak passionately about the expansion of our building that will serve the...
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10 Questions with Al Eckert

10 Questions with Al Eckert

by anonymous on January 13, 2017
We are beginning a new series of regular interviews with members of our congregation. Taking a cue from Inside the Actor's Studio with James Lipton we are asking 10 questions that will help us...
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Men's Group Closes Out a Successful 2016

Men's Group Closes Out a Successful 2016

by Michael Connery on January 13, 2017
On a Monday night at the end of December, amidst a full and bustling St. Margaret’s, our Men’s Group met for a meal, fellowship, and our year-end meeting. Special thanks goes out to our very own...
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St. Margaret's 25th Anniversary Celebration

St. Margaret's 25th Anniversary Celebration

by Barbara Hoffman on December 1, 2016
What a magical day November 13th was as we celebrated the 25th Anniversary of St. Margaret’s. Our theme was the “Academy Awards” complete with red carpet entry as Leah Dalton announced the...
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10 Questions with Alice Kunce

10 Questions with Alice Kunce

by anonymous on December 1, 2016
We are beginning a new series of regular interviews with members of our congregation. Taking a cue from Inside the Actor's Studio with James Lipton we are asking 10 questions that will help us...
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Interfaith Center Receives Award

Interfaith Center Receives Award

by The Rev. Mary Vano on December 1, 2016
On November 17th, the Interfaith Center of St. Margaret’s was awarded the 2016 Mimi Dortch Award for Unity and Relationships by Interfaith Arkansas. It was Interfaith Arkansas’ Annual Assembly,...
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St. Francis Day Pet Blessing

St. Francis Day Pet Blessing

by anonymous on November 5, 2016
On the afternoon of October 2nd the community of St. Margaret’s— four legged and two legged—gathered in the Columbarium garden to be blessed. From the Bonsib’s unusually large cat to Annie’s...
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How God Changes Your Brain Symposium a Success

How God Changes Your Brain Symposium a Success

by anonymous on November 5, 2016
On October 29 a the sanctuary of St. Margaret’s was filled with people of diverse backgrounds and traditions all focused on understanding the answer to one question: how God changes our brains? ...
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Tibetan Oracle Visits St. Margaret's and the Arkansas House of Prayer

Tibetan Oracle Visits St. Margaret's and the Arkansas House of Prayer

by The Rev. Cindy Fribourgh on November 3, 2016
Approximately 150 people from many faith traditions crowded into our Welcome Center the afternoon of Sunday, October 23 to hear a teaching and receive the blessing of the Venerable Thubten...
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by anonymous on November 3, 2016
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More on Building the Good News

More on Building the Good News

by Michael Connery on October 12, 2016
St. Margaret’s Family, Mary, your Vestry, and I want to give you a brief update on the progress of the Building the Good News capital campaign. Over the course of the year, with your enthusiastic...
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Rector Receives Lilly Endowment Grant

Rector Receives Lilly Endowment Grant

by anonymous on October 6, 2016
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church is pleased to announce that our Rector, The Rev. Mary Vano has been awarded a grant from the Lilly Endowment. The grant, part of the National Clergy Renewal...
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Ordination to the Priesthood

by anonymous on October 6, 2016
On October 1, six new priests were ordained in the Diocese of Arkansas. Among the six were two who are familiar to the community of St. Margaret's: Ragan Sutterfield, our curate, and Jay Bruno,...
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Bread Loaves Baked to Love

Bread Loaves Baked to Love

by anonymous on October 6, 2016
As St. Margaret's seeks to live into its 25th year we have seen a growth in our staff, our congregation, and our offerings to our community. Among these was the beginning of our new worship...
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Sewanee Music Conference

Sewanee Music Conference

by John Briggs on September 8, 2016
In July I had the pleasure of attending the Sewanee Church Music Conference on the campus of The University of the South. Though this was my fifth year at the conference, it was the first where I...
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Flat Maggie Comes Home

Flat Maggie Comes Home

by Ragan Sutterfield on September 8, 2016
After a summer traveling near and far, Flat Maggie has returned home. During her travels this summer she marveled at the wonders of God's creation in the deserts, mountains, and even in the depths...
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Parish Retreat: A Weekend of Fun and Growth

Parish Retreat: A Weekend of Fun and Growth

by Ragan Sutterfield on September 8, 2016
The 3rd Annual Parish Retreat at Camp Mitchell was a fun weekend of bonding and growth. It began on Saturday night with a cookout, a camp fire, and compline accompanied by s'mores. On Sunday,...
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SUMMA Debate Camp 2016

SUMMA Debate Camp 2016

by The Rev. Cindy Fribourgh on August 4, 2016
Bennett Tinnermon and Jessie Rayder were among 30 high school students who spent a week of their summer in an unusual manner: theological debate camp. SUMMA: A Student Theological Debate...
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EYC Philadelphia Service Trip

EYC Philadelphia Service Trip

by Bennett Tinnermon on July 28, 2016
Saturday June 25 through Saturday July 2 Jessie Rayder and I went on a mission trip to Philadelphia along with youth members from across the diocese of Arkansas, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey....
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Interfaith Friendship Camp a Success

Interfaith Friendship Camp a Success

by Krystal Marsh on July 28, 2016
I worked with many others in the interfaith community to put together and plan the week long camp that was hosted by St. Margaret’s in July called Friendship Camp of Central Arkansas. The camp...
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Celebrating Independence

Celebrating Independence

by anonymous on July 1, 2016
Once again, St. Margaret's celebrated our nation's independence with a festive spirit! Thanks to the Parish Life Team and the Men's Group who provided the picnic and games, we all had a wonderful...
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Worship Planning Underway

Worship Planning Underway

by The Rev. Mary Vano on June 30, 2016
Two months ago, we announced plans to add a third worship service to our Sunday schedule. The last eight weeks have been full of gathering feedback, information, and ideas, and the plans are...
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Update on Building the Good News

Update on Building the Good News

by John Allison on June 30, 2016
While some of us have taken some time away for vacationing, going to the lake or just keeping kids busy and out of trouble this summer, progress on St. Margaret’s Building the Good News campaign...
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