Celebration of new ministry Sunday

The celebration of a new ministry for the Rev. Eric James Liles is 11 a.m. EST Sunday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 45 Lee Road 567 , Smiths, Ala. (off U.S. 280). The Rt. Rev. Henry Parsley, the bishop of the Diocese of Alabama, will lead the service of Holy Eucharist.

Liles was recently called by the church as its rector. He was ordained a deacon in May and a priest in December. He is a 2007 graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary.

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