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Being Present to Others

One Human Family

One of the ways in which we manifest God is by being present to those around us.                       Presence is something more than proximity. Being present is an art of paying attention. We may practice this presence many ways.  We might greet others with more … Continue reading Front Page

Mexico Medical Mission

An Interview with Mary Beth Volberding

Mary Beth Volberding has been active in the Mexico Medical Mission at Saint Barnabas for 17 years. Having always been an avid all-rounder volunteer – and despite “not being a medical person,” as she puts it – Mary Beth became plugged into the medical mission supporting the Mexican village of Ensenada in 2005. She explains … Continue reading Front Page

Communications Update

As we continue to find ways to thrive in an ever changing world, you may begin to notice some changes in the ways we communicate. Our Communications team exists to amplify the spirit of Saint Barnabas by reflecting, supporting, and growing our culture. We spread messages from our leadership in the hope that they will … Continue reading Front Page

Education for Ministry (EfM)

Do you have questions about the Bible or about Christianity and its roles and relationships in the world? Education for Ministry was developed by the School of Theology in Sewanee, Tennessee, to provide a means for people to work through their questions. This certificate program is led by mentors who provide a framework for the … Continue reading Front Page

Welcome Sunday Forum

Welcome Sunday 2022

 Watch the presentation above where Rev. Jim unveiled the year ahead and the many ways our community offers us opportunities to engage our discipleship. You can find details of these opportunities by browsing our website. You can read our Quarterly Magazine that Rev. Jim refers to by clicking here. 

A Summer Camp Experience

by Lead Junior Counselor, Rachel Williams

Summer Music + Arts Camp is an opportunity for kids ages 3 through those entering 6th grade to explore the world of fine arts and creativity with Saint Barnabas where all are welcome. Gently faith-based, this one-week camp is filled with fun and engaging activities focusing on the creative process. This year, we have the pleasure … Continue reading Front Page

Habitat for Humanity Build

Saturday, April 9 2022

Our Habitat for Humanity team has been at it again! Saturday was a GREAT workday at the 80th house Saint Barnabas has participated in building. Many people attended and they were able to accomplish more than they originally expected. They spent a lot of time doing roof decking and are almost finished with the west … Continue reading Front Page

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Quiet Day | October
Saturday, October 8, 2022, 9:30 am–1:00 pm

A Quiet Day with The Rev. Jim Clark Saturday, October 8, 9:30 – 1pm | Sanctuary + Zoom “Nothing could be more down-to-earth or more humbling than this boundless Presence, which just is. It doesn’t have to prove itself. It doesn’t have to acquire anything. It just is”. – Thomas Keating Rest in the peace … Continue reading Quiet Day | October

Favorites from the Bench
Saturday, October 8, 2022, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm

Classics for Organ: “Favorites from the Bench“ Saturday, October 8, 4pm (unticketed/freewill offering) “Favorites from the Bench”: Resident organist Michael Salazar presents a free recital featuring a selection of works by J.S. Bach, Herbert Howells, Louis Vierne, and others. A discretionary offering will be taken. FIND OUT MORE! Indulge in a feast for the senses … Continue reading Favorites from the Bench

Philippians: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times
Sunday, October 9, 2022 9:00 am

Philippians: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times With The Rev. Jim Clark Sundays at 9am | Meets in our Parish Hall and on Z_o_o_m* The brief letter to the Philippians tells the story of a deep affection between Saint Paul and the fledgling Philippian church. Paul heartfully thanks the Philippians for their generous support and devotion … Continue reading Philippians: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Education for Ministry | Open House
Sunday, October 9, 2022, 11:15 am–12:00 pm

JOIN US! Celebrating over 20 years of EfM faith formation at Saint Barnabas on the Desert. Join us in The Other Cup to visit with past and present EfM participants, enjoy cake and beverages, and learn about EfM 2023. We will be in The Other Cup immediately following the 10:15 AM worship service on Sunday, October 9. … Continue reading Education for Ministry | Open House

Operation School Bell
Thursday, October 13, 2022, 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Our Missions Partner, Operation School Bell visits schools on the second Thursday of each month. Partnering with the Assistance League of Phoenix, we outfit fifty children at each visit with new school uniforms and shoes. You can volunteer to help. Please click to register. We will carpool together from church, or you can meet us … Continue reading Operation School Bell

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