Check below for St. Barnabas upcoming events.
We invite you to join us for The Holy Eucharist which is celebrated every Sunday at 8am (Rite I) & 10:30am (Rite II with music) and for coffee & fellowship following the last service. There is a nursery provided for children under five years of age during the 10:30 a.m. service. Christian Education classes meet on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Theology Night led by Father Murphy meets on Tuesday evenings at 6pm at the Celtic Cup, 106 N. Anderson St. We encourage you to join us for all our upcoming events as we seek out a deeper understanding and relationship with our Risen Lord.
Church Events for May 2017 – June 2017
Monday, May 1 ~ Evening Prayer at 6 p.m. in honor of St. Philip & St. James, Apostles
Almighty God, who gave to your apostles Philip and James grace and strength to bear witness to the truth: Grant that we, being mindful of their victory of faith, may glorify in life and death the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Theology Night resumes Tuesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. at the Celtic Cup
Father Murphy dares you to bring a theological question designed to “stump the priest.” Enjoy the great atmosphere and refreshments at the Celtic Cup while he leads the group in a lively discussion. Theology night resumes Tuesday, May 2 and will meet every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. throughout May and June.
Hymn Festival ~ Sunday, May 7 at 5 p.m.
The Music Ministry of St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church will hold a Hymn Festival on Sunday, May 7 at 5 p.m. Two guest organists have been invited to the festival and the hymns will be presented as congregational singing and organ pieces. There will be a reception following the parish hall.
Chancel Choir rehearsal every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Chancel Choir will continue to rehearse every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in preparation for the Hymn Festival and St. Barnabas’ Day Celebration. The last rehearsal before the choir takes their summer break will be Wednesday, June 7.
Knitting Guild meets every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
Do you enjoy knitting and or would you like to learn to knit? The Knitting Guild is always looking for new members to join them. They meet in the classroom next to the kitchen every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Contact David Thomas at 931-247-6328 for more information.
Men’s Breakfast every second Saturday at 8 a.m.
All men of the parish are invited to come enjoy a hearty breakfast on Saturday, May 13 & June 10 at 8 a.m. in the parish hall. The Brotherhood of Saint Andrew will have their monthly meeting following each breakfast.
It’s Yard Sale Time Again!!! Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Please bring your items to donate no later than Monday, May 15 to the church office. Thank you for the donations already delivered! All proceeds from the yard sale will be used to defray the costs of travel to the St. Michael’s Youth Conference in July.
Ascension Day ~ Thursday, May 25 ~ Holy Eucharist at 6 p.m.
Almighty God, whose blessed Son our Savior Jesus Christ ascended far above all heavens that he might fill all things: Mercifully give us faith to perceive that, according to his promise, he abides with his Church on earth, even to the end of the ages; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.
The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary ~ Wednesday, May 31
Holy Eucharist at 6 p.m.
Father in heaven, by your grace the virgin mother of your incarnate Son was blessed in bearing him, but still more blessed in keeping your word: Grant us who honor the exaltation of her lowliness to follow the example of her devotion to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Memorial Service for Ann Lunsford Young ~ Wednesday, June 7 at 1 p.m.
Ann Lunsford Young, 83, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, SC. A celebration of her life will be held in the sanctuary and interment of her ashes in the columbarium will be on Wednesday, June 7th at 1 p.m. with a reception following in the parish hall.
St. Barnabas’ Patronal Feast Day Celebration & Potluck Picnic ~ Sunday, June 11th (following the 10:30 a.m. service)
You’re invited to the annual parish-wide potluck picnic celebration in honor of our patron saint. Bring your favorite picnic side dish to share.
Many hands make light work and the celebration more fun for all involved! Volunteers are needed to help set up and clean up after the picnic. A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board in the parish hall if you would like to help with the event.
The Nativity of St. John the Baptist ~ Saturday, June 24 ~Holy Eucharist at 6 p.m.
Almighty God, by whose providence your servant John the Baptist was wonderfully born, and sent to prepare the way of your Son our Savior by preaching repentance: Make us so to follow his teaching and holy life, that we may truly repent according to his preaching; and, following his example, constantly speak the truth, boldly rebuke vice, and patiently suffer for the truth’s sake; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Evening Prayer at 6 p.m.~ Thursday, June 29 ~ St. Peter & St. Paul Apostles
Almighty God, whose blessed apostles Peter and Paul glorified you by their martyrdom: Grant that your Church, instructed by their teaching and example, and knit together in unity by your Spirit, may ever stand firm upon the one foundation, which is Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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