Proclaiming the Kingdom of God,
right here, right now.
St. Stephens Episcopal Church is an Episcopal parish in Blytheville, Arkansas and one of fifty-seven congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas. For a history of the Diocese, watch this video.
The Book of Common Prayer states that the mission of the church is "to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ."
BCP Catechism p. 855
This is our mission at St. Stephens. We welcome you!
9:00 am Holy Eucharist
10:00 am Fellowship and Discussion
The Rev. John Scott Trotter
1512 Willow Drive
Blytheville, AR 72315
RECYCLING IN BLYTHEVILLE
Ft. Scott Trotter mentioned in a recent sermon that God giving us dominion over creation does not mean do with as we please (domination) but rather creation is given into our care. Recycling is one way to care for creation. Here is information about recycling in Blytheville:
Fifth Sunday in Lent
April 2, 2017
The Raising of Lazarus
Vincent van Gogh
May 1890, Saint-Rémy
Oil on canvas, 49 x 63 cm
Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam
Source: Web Gallery of Art
Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.