Drive past the cemetery and find new life!

Welcome!

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.


SUNDAY WORSHIP
9:00 am Holy Eucharist
10:00 am Fellowship and Discussion

 
 

 
RECTOR
The Rev. John Scott Trotter

ADDRESS

1512 Willow Drive
Blytheville, AR 72315

PHONE

870.763.8646

EMAIL
saintstephens.blytheville@gmail.com

Join our mailing list!

Email:

 Find us!


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: 

 



The Lessons Appointed for Use on the

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

August 31, 2014
Proper 17, Year A, RCL              

Moses before the Burning Bush
1613-14
Oil on canvas, 168 x 112 cm
Artist: FETTI, Domenico
(b. ca. 1589, Roma, d. 1623, Venezia)
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna


While Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law he came to Mount Horeb where he had a vision of a bush that burned but was not consumed.God spoke to him from the bush telling him that he was destined to deliver the Israelites out of the hands of their oppressor, the Egyptians, and to lead them into Canaan, 'a land flowing with milk and honey.'
Source: Web Gallery of Art   via   Textweek







THE COLLECT
Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit of good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.

LECTIONARY READINGS


PHOTOS BELOW:   The dilapidated storage building has been torn town and a garden has been planted in its place!  See how the garden has grown!

In towns and cities across Arkansas, a

NEW GENERATION  of Episcopalians is stepping forward to share the good news of God's love for all people. More here... >>>>>>.....