St. James’ Episcopal Church 

28 Prospect Ave, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 

Church Phone: (479) 253-8610 

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Weekly Newsletter: December 6 – 12

If you would like to submit an article, please send it to the church email account no
later than Thursday night for inclusion in the following week’s announcements.

➢ CALL FOR NEW BISHOP’S COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Beginning January 2021, there
will be four vacancies on the Bishop’s Committee (aka, the Vestry): three 3-year terms
and one (unexpired) 2-year term. If you are interested in serving on the Bishop’s
Committee, please contact Fr. David at or (816) 868-7996. For
reference, those “vacating” their current positions are: Dennis Pappefus, Hugh Naftel,
Jane Helmer and Mark Archer. Those who are continuing (with their term expiration
year shown in parentheses) are:
Karen Pryor (2021)
Mary Springer (2021)
Lizette Carter (2021)
Darlene Simmons (2022)
David Vanselow (2022)
■ 10:00 AM LIVE-STREAMED SERVICE: We will continue to live-stream church
services each Sunday at 10:00 am on Facebook until further notice. Look for us on
our St. James’ Eureka page with the graphic icon of a white church with the cross in
the open doors. It will be helpful to have a Book of Common Prayer (BCP) so that
you can follow along. If you don’t have a BCP, you can view the online version (at; if you use your computer to view the service, you can
open two windows to have access to both the service and online BCP.
Readings for this Sunday’s service, instructions on how to find the Hymn online, and
A Prayer for Communion with Christ (recited during Communion) are included in
the “Details For This Week” section below.
■ 2:00 PM IN-PERSON GARDEN SERVICE CANCELLED: Based on the forecasted
chilly temperatures and rain this Sunday, the afternoon in-person Garden Service is
➢ ‘ZOOM’ COFFEE HOUR: Please join us as we continue to hold our “virtual” Coffee
Hour again this Sunday. It’s a nice time just to see each other (on either your
smartphone or computer) and to say hello. The “connecting” information is as follows:
● Date/Time: Each Sunday at 11:30 AM (Central)

● Click on this URL to join the Zoom meeting:
(Note: This link is valid through December 27.)
● If asked, here are the:
○ Meeting ID: 823 5804 6358
○ Password: 658348

Pastoral Care Team:
Team Coordinator: Pat Gunn, (479) 363-6442
This Week’s Team Leader: Karen Pryor, (479) 981-1082
Birthdays: (Have we missed yours? Please let the Church Office know!)
6 Hugh Naftel
9 Bev Silloway

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