Paul Garrett, Rector
The Rev. M. Paul Garrett is a Colorado native. He serves as the 8th Rector of St. Barnabas. Previously he served parishes in Boston, Marlborough and Marblehead Massachusetts as well as Estes Park Colorado. In a former life, he was a Social Worker and Counsler on staff of LARICO Youth Homes Inc. in Fort Collins Colorado.
Believing with all his heart that the world has never stood in greater need of transformative power of Christ's love given through the Church, Paul works to support the ministers of Christ at St. Barnabas (the people) as vessels of God's peace.
Carol Anderson, Parish Administrator
Carol is not a native of Colorado, but transplant from the East Coast. She started as the Parish Administrator at St. Barnabas in May 2007. Her background is in psychology with a graduate degree in Transpersonal Psychology from the University of Hawaii.
Most of her life she has been interested in spirituality and healing. Through travels near and far, particularly in the East, she has been privileged to observe and study many different cultures in their search for Unity of Spirit.
David Bell, Choir Director
David Bell is a conductor and composer native to Denver. In 2004, he became the director of the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church choir. In addition to the weekly anthems, psalms, and service music, he has led them in performances of major works by Schubert, Poulenc, Pärt, Fauré, Rutter, and others. As a composer, Mr. Bell has written numerous choral works, songs, chamber pieces, and orchestral works. The St. Barnabas Choir has premiered several of his choral works over the years, and enjoys his expertise and good humor.
Tina Clark, Family Minister
A St. Barnabas parishioner since 2002, Tina started as Family Minister in January of 2010 after many years volunteering for the program. A parent and former public school teacher, Tina believes that the greatest asset we offer our children is to raise them in a strong and loving community that supports their natural instinct to be peacemakers. "It takes a village..." may be cliche, but it is truth. At St. Barnabas, the village in which we raise our children is one focused on our call to know God, to follow Christ in loving one another and to work toward a more just world for everyone to share.
Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs."
Fayoke Longe, Liturgist/Leader--SPERO
Fayoke comes to us with a love for the arts and a passion for artistic development. A student of Kate Eaton and Mishka she has created liturgies with hymn, prayer and service music arrangements, prayer stations with quotations, poetry, scripture, oils, seeds and other sensory items, ambient lighting, movement of attendees and architectural remnants from temple and houses, vintage fabrics, all designed to draw people into the mysteries of the Christian faith.