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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Baptisms – Rev. Robert (email@example.com) or look here: www.saintbarnabas.org/baptism The … Continue reading Rev. Erika on Sabbatical
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!
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!
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