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
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
Parishioner Kim Willems tells us about the work we do for Military service-men and -women.
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
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
Easter at Saint Barnabas is something we hold very special in our hearts. We have a very special Easter Vigil service on Saturday evening that begins outside in our courtyard and features a children’s pageant and beautiful music. The following day, our services are at 7am, 9am, 10:21am, 11am and 6pm with a Children’s Easter … Continue reading Easter 2018
We were so blessed to celebrate confirmation with our Bishop Kirk Smith on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Let us continue to be a safe space for us to grow in the love of Christ.
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