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In years past, a group of Saint Barnabas volunteers traveled to Blackfoot, Idaho, to serve the students, teachers, and families of the Lillian Vallely School on the Shoshone Indian Reservation. We have received an update on their progress and would like to share it with you! Read the June 2019 Newsletter: Newsletter The students have … Continue reading Update: Lillian Vallely School
Our group of 10 teens and 3 adults have returned from their mission trip to Los Angeles where they served the homeless. They gave up their electronics and showers and slept on the floor for a week, working tirelessly sans air conditioning in the heat. They worked at Midnight Mission on Skid Row, where they … Continue reading Youth Mission Trip 2019 | Photos
What is a Peace Pole? A Peace Pole is an international symbol of a community’s prayer for peace on Earth. It is a hand-crafted monument that displays the message and prayer May Peace Prevail on Earth, usually in different languages. There are tens of thousands of Peace Poles in 180 countries all over the world … Continue reading Saint Barnabas Peace Poles
On Sunday we will celebrate our Patron Peacemaker, Barnabas. Born with the name Joseph, he was renamed Barnabas (meaning “son of encouragement”) by the apostles after he sold a field he owned and gave the money for the spreading of the Gospel. Barnabas demonstrated peacemaking throughout his life. He was generous to the poor. He … Continue reading Barnabas Sunday
Summer Music + Arts Camp begins next week! Camp is a wonderful opportunity for kids to explore the world of fine arts and creativity at Saint Barnabas where all are welcome. Through our 2019 theme, “Peacemakers,” campers will explore generosity, creativity, courage, and peace. Camp is filled with fun and engaging activities focusing on fine arts … Continue reading Peacemakers
Donations Needed For our Youth Mission Trip to Los Angeles Serving homeless families. Our Youth Ministries are collecting hats, backpacks and reusable grocery bags for our ministry to the homeless persons of Phoenix and Los Angeles. Please drop your items off in Hutton Hall or the church office throughout the summer. There is a box … Continue reading Donate
Bishop Reddall Appoints New Chancellor Don Bivens, a partner at Phoenix firm Snell & Wilmer, has been appointed Chancellor for The Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, succeeding Canon Clarke Greger, who is now serving as Vice Chancellor. Don’s career is a long list of service to both the legal community and Arizona as a whole, including … Continue reading Bishop Reddall Appoints New Chancellor
SAINT BARNABAS BUMPER STICKERS! You can help Saint Barnabas in a simple way: by putting one of our lovely “Boundless Presence” bumper decals on your car! This is a gentle form of advertising that can really get around and make us known to those who might be seeking a new church home. To get your … Continue reading Bumper Stickers!
Advent I, 2018 To our Brothers and Sisters in Christ: “Then Joseph got up, took the child and his mother by night, and went to Egypt…” Matthew 3:14 At Christmas, we encounter the story of a family in migration from persecution. Joseph acts at the behest of an angel, is motivated by love, and saves … Continue reading Message from Bishop Smith & Bishop-Elect Reddall
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