Thursday, October 15, 2009

Excitement Abounds...

The news in brief:

All Saints Episcopal Church in Bentonville, AR (my home church) has been in the process of purchasing land on which to finally build on. The Diocese of Arkansas has approved the purchase, and we'll be holding an outdoor service on Oct 25th at the new property to celebrate. This is a very exciting time for our young mission, and it's been fun to watch it grow from a small congregation into a thriving church.

In other news, Sprout will be christened on November 1st at All Saints/Christ the King in Bentonville. Anyone in the Bentonville area that day is welcome to attend. She had her well-baby check on Tuesday and has grown 2 whole inches and has gained over 2 pounds!

And finally, the whole gang, (me, Mrs. H, Spud and Sprout) will be headed to Austin, TX, next month to visit the Seminary of the Southwest. I am looking forward to seeing what is there and hoping that I can get a bit more direction in where this journey is going.

That pretty much sums up what is going on in the Hillbilly Household at the moment. Going back to full time at school plus work and baby and toddler and Mrs. and Church have been keeping me on my toes for sure.
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4 comments:

Grandmère Mimi said...

Congratulations on your new church property!

I wish I could be in Bentonville for Sprout's christening. I feel that I've known her for a long time.

Arkansas Hillbilly said...

Thanks, Mimi.

You know, we do have a spare room if you want to come...

Grandmère Mimi said...

You're sweet, Hillbilly. I'd love to be there, but I have to stay home for a while now. I can't be running around all the time, or Grandpère will get upset.

susan s. said...

Hi. Just over here from MadPriest and was reading further. My friend Micah Jackson teaches Homiletics at Southwest. He is some preacher, I tell you whut!