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Contemplative Prayer Service Leader


We are looking for a new Service Leader for our Contemplative Prayer service held on the first Tuesday evening of each month at St Barnabas.  The Service Leader could be, but may not necessarily be, a Spiritual Director trained in the Ignatian tradition or contemplative prayer and feels called to provide a quiet space [...]

Contemplative Prayer Service Leader2020-09-20T11:55:01+12:00

Pet Service Coming Up!


Sunday 4 October is St Francis Day and we'll be giving thanks to God for our pets! Come and join us! Everyone is invited to give thanks to God on St Francis Day for all God's creatures but especially our pets! Cats, Dogs, guinea pigs, canaries, budgies and any other pet you own are [...]

Pet Service Coming Up!2020-09-18T15:46:04+12:00

Welcome to the Tremewans


Revs Bob and Justine Tremewan are Welcomed Back to St Barnabas! Roberta Smith caught up with Revs Bob and Justine Tremewan recently to talk about their return to St Barnabas and their new roles. The invitation: In July, Canon Mark approached the Revs Bob and Justine Tremewan and asked them if they would consider [...]

Welcome to the Tremewans2020-09-01T15:23:33+12:00

St Barnabas Helping Hands


Consider volunteering to help others on the morning of Saturday 26 September – part of Mission Month. Register your skill or your need by clicking HERE to volunteer your skill or HERE if you have a need. We meet in the hall at 9am for prayer, working by 9,30am and return for lunch at [...]

St Barnabas Helping Hands2020-09-01T15:16:25+12:00

Annual Men’s Dinner


All men are invited to a fellowship meal and to hear Guest Speaker Keith Paterson  - Director of the Cathedral Restoration project. 6pm, Wednesday 23 September in the hall. Cost is $25 Please register and pay in the Parish Office - in the portacom in the car park. The talk will be of great [...]

Annual Men’s Dinner2020-09-18T15:48:17+12:00

Mission Month Project


Our Mission month focus this September will be supporting our Diocese’s fundraising project for Mirpurkhas Boys’ Hostel in the Diocese of Hyderabad, Pakistan. Due to Covid-19 factors, this educational institution has lost funding and our Diocese is seeking to contribute $20,000 to support students for 8 months of hostel living, Sept 2020-April 2021. This [...]

Mission Month Project2020-09-01T14:38:43+12:00

Antioch – Rebooted!


Antioch has gone through some changes this year after a little hiatus.  During lockdown a small group met on Zoom on Sunday nights. We had a couple of guest speakers and enjoyed a lot of laughs and fellowship. Since the lockdown a couple of new worship spaces have been created. The month begins with [...]

Antioch – Rebooted!2020-08-30T19:35:36+12:00

Mainly Music – Amazing!


The St Barnabas Mainly Music group is one of the largest in Christchurch. As the new term begins there are 33 families registered with 46 children who attend. It is such a welcoming and stimulating atmosphere with children learning about music, being socialized with other children and parents building friendships and being part of [...]

Mainly Music – Amazing!2020-08-30T19:35:45+12:00
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