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Bishop Reddall Appoints New Chancellor
News, by Saint Barnabas

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

SERMON: God of Second Chances – May 5, 2019
News, by The Rev. Elizabeth Roles

Rev. Erika on Sabbatical
News, by The Rev. Erika von Haaren

The Rev. Erika von Haaren will be on sabbatical this summer from May 13 until August 25. During that time, Rev. Elizabeth will be the primary point of clergy contact for a variety of needs. Other pertinent contacts will be: Weddings/Funerals – Krys Estabrooks ( Baptisms – Rev. Robert ( or look here:  The … Continue reading Rev. Erika on Sabbatical

Summer 2019: Save the Dates!
News, by The Rev. Erika von Haaren

Plan Your Summer Schedule! Summer is a bit quieter around Saint Barnabas, but here’s some dates to keep in mind for your calendar!   Sunday, May 12: the final 10:21 Contemplative Worship service of the season. See you back there on September 15! Wednesday, May 15: the final Children’s Choir rehearsals until fall. Saturday, May … Continue reading Summer 2019: Save the Dates!

Presiding Bishop Curry Visit!
News, by The Rev. Jim Clark

Here’s just a few photos of our glorious visitation from The Most Reverend Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church on March 10. As you can see–just a few folks came out for this joyous moment! (Actually, nearly 650 people were here!) We are so grateful for this privilege and we are committed to … Continue reading Presiding Bishop Curry Visit!

Desserts for Consecration
News, by The Rev. Erika von Haaren

The Ordination and Consecration of Bishop-Elect Jennifer Reddall is right around the corner and it calls for a grand celebration with our Arizona family across the diocese! The Transition Committee is asking churches and attending representatives to show their love for our new Bishop…and their love of desserts too! We are asking that representatives attending … Continue reading Desserts for Consecration

Office Closed for President’s Day
News, by The Rev. Erika von Haaren

The parish office will be closed on Monday, February  18, 2019 in observance of President’s Day. We pray together the Collect for our Nation from the Book of Common Prayer and offer our prayers for our founding presidents and President Trump that we could work together as a nation for equity, freedom, and peace. For … Continue reading Office Closed for President’s Day

Bumper Stickers!
News, by Saint Barnabas

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!

Message from Bishop Smith & Bishop-Elect Reddall
News, by Saint Barnabas

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