Welcome to www.saintbarnabas.org, our church community’s online expression of our life and mission. If you are looking for a place that feels like home, a place where friends remember your name and become excited when they see you across the patio, a place where members share the value of deep, life-changing faith in Jesus, you’ve come to the right place. All are welcome.
YOU Can Help Everyone Feel Welcome at Saint Barnabas As we approach the beginning of a new program year, it is a great time to remember how each and every one of us can help newcomers feel at home. As our sanctuary fills up on Sunday mornings, smile and, whenever possible, move in toward the … Continue reading YOU Can Help Everyone Feel Welcome at Saint Barnabas
WAYS TO SERVE Volunteering as a Lay Eucharistic Minister, an Usher, or a Lay Reader is a meaningful way to serve God and God’s people. Consider becoming a part of the teams that make Sunday morning happen. Continue reading below to learn about each ministry and see if you might find one that you would … Continue reading Ways to Serve!
Click below to view a Pastoral Letter from The Right Reverend Bishop Kirk Stevan Smith, Ph.D., D.D. View Letter
Every Sunday during the offertory at the 10:15 service, volunteers carry (bear) the bread and the wine (elements) forward to the altar. Now you can sign up to do this sacred but simple service. The sign-up sheet is found on the top of the cabinets in the back of the church. For more information, please … Continue reading Sign up to be an Elements Bearer
The Rev. Robert Berra is delighted to join Saint Barnabas! Both natives of Mobile, Alabama, Robert and his spouse Laura were married in 2008 and have a little boy, Colin. Together, they can often be found bicycling or walking their dog around Tempe’s University Park neighborhood. With a Masters in Religious Studies from Arizona State … Continue reading Welcome Rev. Robert Berra
A Quiet Opportunity to Serve On your next visit to Saint Barnabas, take a moment to enjoy the beauty of our Memorial Garden and the lush green lawn, mature stately trees, flowers and flowing fountain. It is a rare gem in the desert. The Memorial Garden Guild is in need of new members to share … Continue reading Memorial Garden Guild
Summer Music + Arts Camp begins June 18! With 99 campers ages 3 to 7th grade and 40 staff members, it is sure to be a busy, fun-filled week for all! Let us Pray… Direct us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favor, and further us with thy continual help; that … Continue reading A Prayer for Our Campers!
Did you enjoy Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry ‘s Sermon at the Royal Wedding? We are so proud to have him as our Presiding Bishop for the National Episcopal Church! We invite you to join us Sundays at Saint Barnabas–a place where we are focused on the same powerful love that our fearless leader talks about. … Continue reading Presiding Bishop Michael Curry shares the same message as Saint Barnabas
On Sunday, May 13 we will have our last 10:21 service of the season! The service will resume on September 16, 2018. We welcome our regular contemplative worshippers to join us in the 10:15am service in the Sanctuary over the summer! There also lots of other ways to get involved, including our Summer Music Programming … Continue reading The 10:21 Service Ends
Join us in prayer for our rector, The Rev. Jim Clark during his upcoming sabbatical which begins June 3. In case you missed the announcement, you can read the letter from our Senior Warden, David Getts giving the details of Rev. Jim’s sabbatical. Click below to read the letter. Read the Letter
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