The Rt. Rev. Daniel J. Sparks visited St. Barnabas Anglican Church in Heber Springs, Arkansas from December 30, 2022 through January 1, 2023.
On Saturday, December 31st, he led a memorial service for longtime member Mr. George R. Leever. Mr. Leever had served as lay reader and senior warden of St. Barnabas. He was also a member of the diocesan Standing Committee and had previously served on the UECNA National Council.
An episcopal visit was conducted on Sunday, January 1st. Bishop Sparks led the service of Morning Prayer with Holy Communion. He received Mr. Bruce Roth as a member of the church. After the service, the congregation enjoyed lunch together. This was followed by a meeting with the bishop.
Photo: Bruce Roth (center) with Bishop Sparks and the vestry of St. Barnabas.