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Our New Vicar Has Arrived
On December 2, 2018, St. James’ Episcopal Church welcomed a new Vicar.
The Reverend David Angus joined us on that Sunday and a New Day has dawned for our church family.
Welcome Father Angus.
He may be reached at 816-868-7996 or through email at:
If there are any questions of a pastoral nature, about church business, or otherwise please feel welcome to contact the Vestry. >> Email the Vestry

Assisting Priest: The Rev. Betsy Porter

Mother Betsy was ordained to the priesthood in 2002. She served as an assistant priest at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Bismarck, North Dakota until she and her husband, Clifford, moved to Arkansas in 2004 where she began her ministry at St. James’. In addition to presiding at services and preaching, Betsy has a special interest in outreach. She has served on the board of the Eureka Springs Christian Health Organization. Currently she is on the board of the Flint Street Fellowship and Food Pantry. “Feed my sheep” calls her to cook on a regular basis at Flint Street. Mother Betsy holds degrees from Park University, Harvard University and the University of Denver. Her secular career included a partnership in an information/research firm and library reference and management positions at several academic institutions. Sons Miles and Matthew, their wives Tracy and Trixie, and their children Joel, Taylor and Lukas bring great joy to Betsy and Clifford.  >> email Betsy