During Lent, Orthodox Christians’ Akathist Hymn services pay homage to the mother of Christ and the Incarnation
Not all Christians observe the season of Lent, but for those who do, this 40-day period is often spent focusing on prayer, fasting and repentance. Continue reading...
Change bell ringing, rhythmic peals in complex patterns, are historically played on big tower bells, but Arkansas church follows the practice with crisp hand-bell playing
A small choir at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville has been practicing the centuries-old art of change bell ringing for years, but not on the usual massive tower bells found in cathedrals. Continue reading...
Small still voices: Through the Storybook Project, Arkansas inmates can interact with their children
When she looks at the faces of the inmates reading to their children, Pat Oplinger knows the Storybook Project of Arkansas is making a difference. Continue reading...