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The Episcopal Way

An adventurous Journey into the Episcopal Way... Of Following Jesus

The Episcopal Way Join the Reverend Jim Clark for an adventurous journey into the Episcoap Way… of following Jesus. 7:15pm on Tuesday evenings Learn how our rich heritage offers tried and true wisdom for following Jesus. Explore how our celebrated “Three-Legged Stool” of Scripture, Tradition, and Reason gives us dynamic spaciousness for finding God and our own … Continue reading The Episcopal Way

Tree Offering: Mesquite Log Pieces for Sale

From our majestic mesquite tree that was in our courtyard

Greetings St. Barnabas parishioners, As most of you know, we lost a very special mesquite tree on campus during a summer storm two years ago. A small working group of tree-loving parishioners was formed to have the tree taken to a sawmill and processed. The sawmill owners have told us that the available wood is … Continue reading Tree Offering: Mesquite Log Pieces for Sale

Habitat for Humanity Work Day 2023

Saturday, December 2

We started our Fall 2023 house! Saturday, December 2 | 6:30AM-11AM | 1967 E. Don Carlos, Tempe, Arizona We have been assigned a house to build. It’s in Tempe on Don Carlos Avenue just down the street from the Tempe Townhouses we worked on a few years ago. This will be a two-story house among … Continue reading Habitat for Humanity Work Day 2023

French Masterworks: Fauré Requiem & Poulenc Organ Concerto

Concerts on the Desert Series

An evening of delightful sounds and harmonies was had at this past event, French Masterworks: Fauré Requiem & Poulenc Organ Concerto. This was an outstanding collaboration between our parish choir and the Notre Dame Preparatory Academy choir, paired with Michael Salazar on the organ and a fantastic orchestra ensemble. The concert was held on Saturday, … Continue reading French Masterworks: Fauré Requiem & Poulenc Organ Concerto

Missions and Ministries Festival 2023

serving our community in many different ways.

Our Fall Missions and Ministries Festival returned on Sunday, October 29. It was an opportunity to visit with our Missions leaders and teams and find out how you can serve our neighbors in many different ways. You can learn more about our missions partners by clicking here.  Scroll down to see photos from the day … Continue reading Missions and Ministries Festival 2023

The 63rd Episcopal Diocesan Convention

At Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church

With profound joy, we extend our gratitude for the honor of hosting the 63rd Diocesan Convention: “Go! Gather, Grow, and Give,” on October 22nd. It was an event that resonated with the spirit of unity and fellowship, as we were privileged to receive approximately 400 Episcopalians hailing from every corner of Arizona. In the wake … Continue reading The 63rd Episcopal Diocesan Convention

Faithful Feasts Gatherings Continue

Pledge Campaign 2024

Faithful Feasts Continue: Have you signed up for one yet? As part of our Pledge 2024 Campaign, themed “Celebrating our Past, Living into Our Future,” our faithful feasts gatherings have become a great opportunity to strengthen fellowship, meet new friends, and reconnect with our community in a heartfelt way. A Recipe for Success! The Faithful … Continue reading Faithful Feasts Gatherings Continue

We unite in Prayer

October 17, 2023

We unite with our community and with our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry as he calls the church to prayer following the attack on the Anglican hospital in Gaza. We have all been invited in the last few days to join with Archbishop Hosam Naoum and the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, as well … Continue reading We unite in Prayer

Bishop’s Visit and Blessing of Welcoming the Neighborhood

Sunday, October 8

Thank you for all who gathered on this special day and take part of the blessings from our Bishop Jennifer Reddall. For those who could not attend, take a look at the gallery and video below, and bask in the joy! A special thank you goes out to Scott Williams for these wonderful images! A … Continue reading Bishop’s Visit and Blessing of Welcoming the Neighborhood

Organ Classics from the Bench

By Michael Salazar

There is still time to get the full access to all our Concerts on the Desert Series! Don’t miss out, the season ticket sale package will expire soon! BUY SEASON TICKETS FOR ALL CONCERTS HERE! “Organ Classics from the Bench” transported the audience on a musical journey through time, revisiting the timeless compositions of renowned … Continue reading Organ Classics from the Bench

A look back at the Blessing of the Animals Service

Sunday, October 1

A Look Back at the Blessing of the Animals Service | October 1, 2023 The Rev. Susie Parker: Guiding the Flock As the weather starts to pleaseantly turn, our Saint Barnabas Community came together to celebrate a cherished annual tradition – the Blessing of the Animals. Led by our Deacon, The Rev. Susie Parker with … Continue reading A look back at the Blessing of the Animals Service

Saint Barnabas at Chapel Rock All-Parish Retreat

 A Weekend of Faith, Fellowship, and Fun:

Saint Barnabas at Chapel Rock All-Parish Retreat  A Weekend of Faith, Fellowship, and Fun: Scroll down to see the photo gallery photo by Madeline Smith A weekend well spent among the towering pines and crisp, invigorating air of Prescott, Arizona, the Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church at Chapel Rock All-Parish Retreat was a truly transformative experience. … Continue reading Saint Barnabas at Chapel Rock All-Parish Retreat

Tammy Underwood

Profile in service and dedication

Profile in service and dedication. — Tammy Underwood and her family joined Saint Barnabas in 1983 and immediately became contributing members of the church. In 1986 Tammy took over the position of St Barnabas Bookstore Manager and has held that job ever since. At that time the bookstore was in a small one-room space off … Continue reading Tammy Underwood

The Saint Barnabas Book & Gift Shop

Inviting with Profound Welcome

The Bookstore is currently open on Sunday mornings, from 8:30am to noon. The Saint Barnabas Bookstore, located across the courtyard from the main Sanctuary doors, opened in 1979. Parishioners came together to purchase and install everything from the showcases to the shelving, and the store has been run by a team of volunteers ever since. … Continue reading The Saint Barnabas Book & Gift Shop

Re-Discovering Saint Barnabas

Re-discovering Saint Barnabas

FAITH FORMATION Re-Discovering Saint Barnabas | Becoming a More Fruitful Church We encourage you to join us on Sunday mornings at 9am to engage in conversations, led by The Rev. Jim Clark, about the culture of Saint Barnabas. Rev. Jim will lead us through the thoughtful engagement of our mission and vision statements, the five … Continue reading Re-Discovering Saint Barnabas

Kitchen Helpers are NEEDED!

Sign up for upcoming kitchen help!

Cooks and Kitchen Helpers are NEEDED! Wednesday nights– We have teams of 3-4 people each Wednesday night to cook dinner for the Wednesday night program attendees.  You would be scheduled once a month and each month you would serve the same meal. Everything is provided for you in the kitchen (food and cooking instructions)! 3rd Thursday … Continue reading Kitchen Helpers are NEEDED!

Celebrating High School Graduates with Scholarships

Meet this year's graduates!

Our Saint Barnabas community has always been committed to nurturing the future leaders and young members of our church, and one of the ways we actively support the aspirations of young individuals is through our scholarship aid program. This initiative aims to empower deserving candidates by providing them with the financial means to pursue higher … Continue reading Celebrating High School Graduates with Scholarships

Saint Barnabas Arts Camp Junior Counselors

Teen Helpers Prepare for an Interstellar Blast-Off!

Saint Barnabas Arts Camp has grown each year since its inception in June 2016. This year we will have more than 185 young people participate in this creative, enriching experience at Saint Barnabas. Eighteen of those kids are actually Junior Counselors (JCs) who filled out an application, completed an interview, and already participated in a … Continue reading Saint Barnabas Arts Camp Junior Counselors

Celebrating Absalom Jones

Commemorating the Life of a Civil Liberty Pioneer

Celebration of Absalom Jones  “What we do for the African American community benefits everybody. Anything that knocks down barriers is a good thing.” -Br. Lee Hughes, OP Bl. (Blessed) Absalom Jones holds a special place in history as a pioneer in civil liberty and service. Born into slavery in Delaware in 1746, Jones purchased freedom for his … Continue reading Celebrating Absalom Jones

Construction Watch

Welcoming the Neighborhood

We are about to embark on the next phase of our capital project, to refreshing our grounds. (Click here to learn more about Welcoming the Neighborhood!) Construction begins THIS Monday, April 24. The first thing you need to know is Hutton Hall will be closed for the summer.* Look for signs around the church that … Continue reading Construction Watch

Bridging Arizona

An Interview with Jim and Donna Piscopo

Jim and Donna Piscopo are the co-founders of Bridging Arizona, a non-profit dedicated to improving veterans’ lives one bed at a time. For over 20 years, the Piscopos have developed a grassroots model providing donated furniture, both new and gently used, to the large population of veterans who need it. Extending a compassionate helping hand … Continue reading Bridging Arizona

A Summer Camp Experience

by Lead Junior Counselor, Rachel Williams

Click here to register for Summer Camp. 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 … Continue reading A Summer Camp Experience

Becoming a Healing Presence in a Traumatized World

Dr. James Finley | Watch Video

On March 18, 2023, Dr. James Finley joined Saint Barnabas via livestream in our Sanctuary to lead us in a prayerful reflection on the healing stories in the Gospels that reveal and heal the truth of us as God’s beloved. We explored the mystery of God as a Presence that protects us from nothing yet … Continue reading Becoming a Healing Presence in a Traumatized World

A Message From Our Senior Warden

Welcoming the Neighborhood Update | August 13, 2023

Happening Soon

Join us when you can and as you are

Advent Lessons and Carols
Saturday, December 9, 2023, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

Advent Lessons and Carols Saturday, December 9, 4pm (Free) The Saint Barnabas Choir leads this service of beautiful scripture, choral anthems, and congregational hymns as we prepare for the mystery of the Christmas season. This is a service of Christian worship traditionally celebrated on or near Christmas Eve. The story of the fall of humanity, … Continue reading Advent Lessons and Carols

Second Gratitude Sunday
Sunday, December 10, 2023, 7:45 am–11:30 am

Sunday, December 10  | All Services Thank you to all who have made a pledge for 2024 to the life and mission of Saint Barnabas. Your pledge makes it possible for us to plan our programming for the year. If you would like to make a pledge, please CLICK HERE or call the church office. Pledges … Continue reading Second Gratitude Sunday

Angel Tree | Blessing
Sunday, December 10, 2023, 7:45 am–11:30 am

Sunday, December 10 | All services A merry-bright, blissful delight comes alive when our altar is filled with gifts to be blessed in anticipation of delivering our Angel Tree offerings to 400 children during the holiday season. The blessing will take place during both worship services. All are welcome. Join us!  Click here to learn … Continue reading Angel Tree | Blessing

Faith Formation – Week 4
Sunday, December 10, 2023, 9:00 am–10:00 am

FAITH FORMATION – WEEK 4 SUNDAY at 9am |  HUTTON HALL Re-Discovering Saint Barnabas | “A Spirituality of Community:  Inviting, Welcoming, and Connecting” Continuing our exploration of the character of Saint Barnabas, we will explore the spirituality of invitation, welcome, and connection and how this spirituality can continue to be fostered in individuals and in … Continue reading Faith Formation – Week 4

Christmas Flowers Memorials
Sunday, December 10, 2023 12:00 pm

Honoring the ones we love, this Christmas Would you like to donate towards poinsettias and Christmas trees for the altar for our Christmas season? You can help beautify our church home in honor of someone you love. All thanksgivings/memorials will be listed in our Christmas bulletins. Order online by Sunday, December 10 – CLICK HERE … Continue reading Christmas Flowers Memorials

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