Quest Youth Retreat
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Quest Youth Retreat

Quest youth retreats help our young people grow deeper in their relationship with God.  Quest incorporates general sessions led by entertaining and powerful speakers, interactive small group time, an engaging band, and plenty of community-building activities to help foster spiritual growth throughout the weekend and beyond.  No two Quest events are the same.  Youth are encouraged to explore, ask questions, and dive into each theme in hope that the weekend will help them grow individually in their faith and corporately as a member within the Church.

Fall Quest 2017

Dates: October  27-29, 2017

Registration opens:  September  1

Theme:  Hagios, Sanctus, Saint–Defined by God

For more information, contact Tina Clark, our Family Minister.

https://episcopalcolorado.org/programs-ministries/children-youth-programs/

https://episcopalcolorado.org/programs-ministries/children-youth-programs/quest-youth-retreat/

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Songs For Humanity Benefit Concert for SPLC - Erin Bell, Stephanie Hood & Matt Kingham
Nov
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

Songs For Humanity Benefit Concert for SPLC - Erin Bell, Stephanie Hood & Matt Kingham

For everyone who missed it in August, Erin Bell - mezzo/contralto and her friends Stephanie Hood - soprano and Matt Kingham - piano will be giving an encore performance of their recital, Songs for Humanity, on Saturday, November 4 at 7 pm in Lukens Wing.

Part of a series of performances aiming to raise funds for important causes, this recital to support the Southern Poverty Law Center was so well received that Erin, Stephanie, and Matt were encouraged to perform it again with the simple hope that more people would be able to hear the fantastic program of opera, art song, and musical theater - including a scene from Wicked provided to the trio by the composer, Stephen Schwartz!  An added bonus will be the ability to perhaps double (or more!) the $540 we made from the first performance, of which every dollar was donated directly to the SPLC.  

So please, add this concert to your calendar and bring a donation to hear this powerful, moving program - and if you can't make it yourself, please be sure to tell your friends.  Contact Erin for more information.  An event invite will also be posted on the St. Barnabas Facebook page as soon as it is available. See you there!

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All Saints Day
Nov
5
8:00am 8:00am

All Saints Day

As in years past, we will remember our dearly departed friends and family members during the All Saints Service on Sunday, November 5th. To have your loved ones names placed on the list, please either fill out the small handout and put it in the collection plate (in legible printing please), or email the office.

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CCN Monthly Clothing & Food Drive
Nov
5
8:30am 8:30am

CCN Monthly Clothing & Food Drive

By offering items that meet immediate physical needs, CCN is able to begin working with a family toward long-term stability.

Learn More > http://colfaxcommunitynetwork.org/outreach/food-pantry/

  • Non-perishable food items
  • Hygiene items (soaps, shampoos, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, personal products, razors, etc.)
  • Laundry detergent (powdered preferred)
  • School uniforms (khakis and collared shirts – maroon, sky blue, and navy blue)
  • New socks and underwear (both children and adults)
  • Diapers
  • Pine sol or similar floor cleaning solution
  • 2 new brooms and dust pans
  • 55 gallon garbage bags
  • Adult and child presents for Christmas
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CCN Clothing & Food Drive
Dec
3
7:30am 7:30am

CCN Clothing & Food Drive

By offering items that meet immediate physical needs, CCN is able to begin working with a family toward long-term stability.

Learn More > http://colfaxcommunitynetwork.org/outreach/food-pantry/

  • Non-perishable food items
  • Hygiene items (soaps, shampoos, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, personal products, razors, etc.)
  • Laundry detergent (powdered preferred)
  • School uniforms (khakis and collared shirts – maroon, sky blue, and navy blue)
  • New socks and underwear (both children and adults)
  • Diapers
  • Pine sol or similar floor cleaning solution
  • 2 new brooms and dust pans
  • 55 gallon garbage bags
  • Adult and child presents for Christmas
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Alternative Market
Dec
10
7:30am 7:30am

Alternative Market

Every year the Outreach Committee of St. Barnabas sponsors an Alternative Market.  This is a 'market' where different neighborhood non-profit agencies set up tables to represent their missions, and provide price lists of items they need to help their members and clients.  Parishioners who want to give Christmas gifts to others are then given the opportunity to 'purchase' items, by way of a donation to the organization.

The organization then gives the donor a card, who then can give it away as a gift to a loved one - a donation to worthy local non-profit organizations.

Example of Card to purchaser:

A donation of $15.00 for baby formula was given to the Gathering Place in your name, through the St. Barnabas Alternative Market

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Deep Dive Into Spirit Group - Wednesday evenings, starting today
Jan
10
6:30pm 6:30pm

Deep Dive Into Spirit Group - Wednesday evenings, starting today

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A St. Barnabas Contemplative Compline (day’s end service in community) will launch based on input from Forum brainstorming and interest from several parishioners. Combining spiritual reflection, theological inquiry, personal sharing and ancient monastic ritual, we’ll seek a peace point in the rhythm of our weeks. After mindfully gathering ourselves we’ll discuss a text (initially Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited) that spiritualizes a problem of our day, share relief in mutual prayer, and culminate with the short Compline liturgy. Like many St. Barnabas programs it will be evolved through its practice by those participating.

Starts: January 10, 2018 6:30–8:00 p.m., at St. Barnabas, and continues every Wednesday evening. Drop-ins welcome!

Contact Chris Bauer for more information or to get on mailing list.

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Arts on Vine Gala Reception
Oct
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Arts on Vine Gala Reception

Arts on Vine Weekend – October 20 – 22, 2017
“Two Artists” exhibit with paintings by Joe Bednarek and sculpture by Tom Potter.  

Gala Reception on Friday, October 20, 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  Exhibit also open on Saturday, Oct 21 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 am to noon.

 

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Art Sharing Showcase - Open Auction Item
Oct
14
6:30pm 6:30pm

Art Sharing Showcase - Open Auction Item

  • Hildegard's House - RSVP to get location (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Art Sharing Showcase Auction Item still Open

We still have plenty of space open for those who may wish to participate in the upcoming Art Sharing Showcase.  This was a big hit last year!  Share your visual or performing art with us in the community room of Hildegard White's elegant Manchester residence near St. Barnabas Church.  Bring your favorite painting, sculpture, or other object d'art and share its story.  Bring a musical instrument and share music and songs.  A quality piano is available. Bring a poem or story to read.  Hors d'oeuvres and wine will be provided.  This event is hosted by Hildegard White and Christine Schmidt.  Please RSVP by October 7 via the contact form on this website, or by calling the church.  Thank you!

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Colorado Episcopal Convention
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Colorado Episcopal Convention

  • Two Rivers Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

130th Annual Convention of The Episcopal Church in Colorado

Each year, representatives from around our diocese gather for worship, workshops, and community as well as to review and discuss issues, policies, and structures.

October 12-14, 2017 in Grand Junction
Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main Street, Grand Junction
The Convention will begin with the Eucharist, Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 pm at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction and conclude in the mid-afternoon, Saturday, October 14.

Theme:
Our Convention theme this year is “Engaging the World in Love: Reconciliation and Grace.” In our Baptismal Covenant, one of the simplest questions is also one of the most profound and difficult ones: Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbors as yourself?  At the very foundation of our faith, we make a promise, “I will with God’s help.” We are excited to welcome to Grand Junction The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts-Schori, former Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church; the Rev. Canon Mark Stevenson, Director of Episcopal Migration Ministry; Samuel Mampunza, MD, PhD, Vice President, Protestant University in the Congo; and Soul to Soul with the Rev. Tawana Davis and the Rev. Dr. Dawn Riley Duval. Speakers will also be giving workshops.

 

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St Barnabas Goes to See the Movie ET
Sep
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

St Barnabas Goes to See the Movie ET

Who wants to see ET: The Extra Terrestrial on the big screen? ALL Barnabites are invited to join us as one big family, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2pm at Regal Riverpoint Stadium Theater.

There are several restaurants in that area to eat, including Panera, Steak n Shake, and more. Gather a group of friends and make a day of it!

Click here to buy tickets, or buy them in person. See you at the movies!

 

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Spiritual Survival Tools for Stressful Times - Adult Forum Series Begins
Sep
17
11:00am11:00am

Spiritual Survival Tools for Stressful Times - Adult Forum Series Begins

Dr. Carrie Doehring, Professor of Pastoral Care at Iliff School of Theology and in the joint PhD program with the University of Denver, will open the Forum's first fall series on September 17 with a talk on "Moral Stress and Spiritual Struggles: Self-care that fosters resilience." The series, titled "Spiritual Survival Tools for Stressful Times," will alternate talks by guest speakers with opportunities for parishioners to share spiritual resources that have helped them with difficult or stressful situations. 

For the next session on Sept. 24, plan to bring your favorite Bible or poetry readings, a song or a spiritual practice to share.

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Start-up Sunday & Ministry Fair
Sep
10
7:30am 7:30am

Start-up Sunday & Ministry Fair

Start-Up Sunday & Ministry Fair

We don't just go to church.  WE ARE the church!  Click the below links to know more about our ministries, groups and programs - our family would love to meet you and welcome you in.  Plan on attending church today to learn more and meet the people involved in our ministry programs.  Choir and fall activities start up again today!  

Learn More > Serving at St. Barnabas

Learn More > Serving in the Community

Learn More > Serving Around the World

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Share the Care and Caring Ministry Meeting
Sep
6
1:00pm 1:00pm

Share the Care and Caring Ministry Meeting

These groups are part of the Pastoral Care Ministry at St. Barnabas.

Share the Care - Helps to meet the immediate, mostly physical needs of parishioners, such as transportation, food, shopping, visits to give loving social support.  (Irene Shepard)

Caring Ministry - Trained volunteers provide emotional and spiritual support through compassionate listening and being a caring presence to people going through a difficult time.  (Cheryl Volmert)

 

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Laughter Yoga - Mondays at Noon
Sep
4
12:00pm12:00pm

Laughter Yoga - Mondays at Noon

There has been a slight change on the start date for Laughter Yoga.  We will be meeting at St. Barnabas every Monday starting on Labor Day, September 4th at noon.

This delightful organization practices all over the world. You need not be intimidated by the word "yoga" - having fun is more the goal in this class. Everyone is welcome to attend; there is no cost, no yoga mats, equipment, etc. What have you got to gain? Laughter, enjoyment, less stress and a host of other good feelings. Put this class on your calendar! 

You can find out more about the organization at laughteryoga.org.

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CCN Food and Clothing Drive Today
Sep
3
7:30am 7:30am

CCN Food and Clothing Drive Today

By offering items that meet immediate physical needs, CCN is able to begin working with a family toward long-term stability.

Learn More > http://colfaxcommunitynetwork.org/outreach/food-pantry/

  • Non-perishable food items
  • Hygiene items (soaps, shampoos, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, personal products, razors, etc.)
  • Laundry detergent (powdered preferred)
  • School uniforms (khakis and collared shirts – maroon, sky blue, and navy blue)
  • New socks and underwear (both children and adults)
  • Diapers
  • Pine sol or similar floor cleaning solution
  • 2 new brooms and dust pans
  • 55 gallon garbage bags
  • Adult and child presents for Christmas
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Eucharistic Minister Training
Aug
19
9:00am 9:00am

Eucharistic Minister Training

St. Barnabas is hosting the Diocesan training for Eucharistic Visitors this Saturday, August 19th, from 9am to 12 noon. 

“What is an Eucharistic Visitor?”  A Eucharistic Visitor is a lay person authorized to take the consecrated elements in a timely manner following a Celebration of Holy Eucharist to members of the congregation who, by reason of illness or infirmity, were unable to be present at the Celebration of the Eucharist. Even if you have been trained in the past, a refresher is expected by the Diocese.

To register click here: 

If you have any questions, please contact Helen Barron or the office. Thank you!

Learn More

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Eucharistic Minister Training
Aug
16
8:30pm 8:30pm

Eucharistic Minister Training

St. Barnabas is hosting the Diocesan training for Eucharistic Visitors on Saturday, August 19th, from 9am to 12 noon. “What is an Eucharistic Visitor?”

A Eucharistic Visitor is a lay person authorized to take the consecrated elements in a timely manner following a Celebration of Holy Eucharist to members of the congregation who, by reason of illness or infirmity, were unable to be present at the Celebration of the Eucharist. Even if you have been trained in the past, a refresher is expected by the Diocese.

To register click here: 

If you have any questions, please contact the office.  Thank you!

 

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Concert and Reception - Benefit for SPLC
Aug
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Concert and Reception - Benefit for SPLC

On Saturday, August 12 at 7 pm, join mezzo-soprano Erin Bell, soprano Stephanie Hood, and collaborative pianist Matt Kingham in Lukens Wing for an evening of opera and musical theater songs and duets--all to benefit Southern Poverty Law Center in support of their work against discrimination and hate. Based on the success of a similar benefit they did in March for the Natural Resources Defense Council, they're asking a minimum $5 donation for an evening of music themed around various aspects of the human condition.  The performance will be followed by a small reception with snacks and wine.  All donations will go directly to the SPLC.  

For more information, visit their Facebook event page,

or contact Erin Bell for more information.  

For information about the Southern Poverty Law Center, click here to go to their website.

Thank you for your support!

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