Men’s Breakfast All men of the parish are invited to come enjoy a hearty breakfast on . There won’t be a breakfast in May due to clean up day. The Brotherhood of St. Andrew will have their monthly meeting following the breakfast. Saturday, June 9 Knitting Guild meets every at Tuesday at NHC Tullahoma, 1321 Cedar Lane. You’re invited to join them if you would like to learn to knit or already have skills to share while socializing with fellow knitters. Please contact David Thomas for more information at 247-6328. 2:30 p.m. Theology Night meets every at the Celtic Cup at Tuesday Anyone interested in discussing and learning about Episcopal Theology and Anglican traditions is invited to attend. 6 p.m. St. B. Diners meets every first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at various restaurants.
Thursday, May 3 – Join them at Tandoor Restaurant at 529 N. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro to enjoy delicious Indian food with a variety of vegetarian and seafood dishes on the menu (not all are spicy-hot) and the breads are fantastic. Last year everyone enjoyed their menu selections.
– And join them again at Papa Ron’s, Thursday, June 7 402 W. Main Street, Monteagle for excellent pizza and Italian cuisine. This is one of the group’s most popular dining excursions.
Let Sharon Maby know by on the day of each dine out if you are planning to attend. She can be reached at 715-305-1249 or via email at noon email@example.com ~ Buon Appetito!
St. Barnabas’ Patronal Feast Day Celebration & Potluck Picnic – Mark your calendars for annual parish-wide potluck celebration in honor of our patron saint. Please bring your favorite picnic side dish to share. Volunteers are needed to help with set up and clean up after the picnic. Sunday, June 10 at 11:30 a.m.
Coffee Hour – We no longer need a host each for coffee hour at Sunday However, volunteers are needed to help us pick up donuts beforehand and do light clean up afterwards. Please contact Ed LeBlanc if you would like to help at 409-5700. 11:30 a.m.
We will still have potluck meals on the First
of each month except when it’s moved for special events like the picnic in June (see above). Sunday
Altar Flowers – Please consider giving a donation for the altar flowers on or another Sunday, June 3 that is till open during the summer. If you decide to donate, call or email, June, in the church office or add your name to the flower chart in the bell tower entrance on the Sunday of your choice. The donation amount is $55. Please make your check payable to St. Barnabas’ and write on the memo line “flowers.” Sunday
Outreach Box Fan Drive & Summer
Food Drive for Good Samaritan – The Outreach Committee will be collecting box fans or monetary donations for the purchase of fans to assist Good Samaritan with their clients who need fans during the summer months. And remember that when school is on summer break, Good Samaritan needs more donations of snacks and easy to prepare food items for children.
Requested items for donation: peanut butter, jelly, breakfast bars, cereal, boxed instant oatmeal in packages, canned or prepackaged fruits like applesauce, easy to open (pull-top) microwavable meals, and other snack items. Please give monetary donations to Robbie Williamson.
Weekly Evening Prayer & Holy Eucharist Services
Tues, May 1 – St. Philip and St. James, Apostles – Evening Prayer at 6 p.m.
Collect: 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.
Thurs, May 10 – Ascension Day – Holy Eucharist at 6 p.m.
Collect: 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 – Holy Eucharist at Thurs, May 31 – 6 p.m.
Collect: 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.
– The Nativity of John the Baptist – Evening Prayer at Mon, June 25 6 p.m.
Collect: 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.
– St. Peter and St. Paul, Apostles – Evening Prayer at Fri, June 29 6 p.m.
Collect: 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.