Author: Barnabas

The Forge – Christmas Party

Monday the 10th December saw The Forge (St Barnabas’s Men’s Group), have their Christmas party. This included some lovely food, great games and most importantly of all, great fellowship. The Forge meets on the Second Monday of each month, for more information then please contact us. Here are some photos of the evening

Celebrating Christmas Concert

On Saturday the 8th December St Barnabas held a concert to celebrate Christmas. This was an evening of live music, storytelling and Films all focused on the sacred and secular side of Christmas. It was a great turn out with tickets at £5 with all proceeds going to children’s charities. With the newly formed St […]

A Word from Geoff – December 2018

Saviour of world born in Wigan That got your attention didn’t it? Why does it seem so unlikely that the Saviour of the world could come from Wigan? Be careful because I am from Wigan. One of the problems that Jesus faced was that he was born in Bethlehem and raised in Nazareth. In those […]


The Forge (St Barnabas’s Mens Group) held their monthly gathering but this time instead of sitting down to a nice cooked meal they were treated to a great team building exercise in making their own meals. #MakingManCurry was an evening where all who attended were split into different teams and were given the tools and […]

A Word From Geoff – November 2018

Dear Friends I am writing this the morning after a very successful ‘Light Party’, where over 100 children and adults, many of them not members of St. Barnabas, joined us for an alternative to Halloween. The two large banners read ‘Jesus is the Light of the world’, and it was wonderful to be able to […]

Light Party 2018

31st of October 2018 saw St Barnabas hold our Annual Light Party where we look to celebrate Jesus and show him to be the light of the world on a day that many look towards the dark. We had an excellent turn out of over 100 children and adults, many whom were not members of […]

A Word from Geoff – October 2018

Dear Friends Did you read about the Actor Mark Walberg’s daily routine, here’s a chunk of it. 2.30 am wake up, 2,45 prayer time, 3.15 am breakfast, 3.40-5.15 workout, 5.30am post- workout meal, 6.00 am shower. 7.30 golf, 8 am snack, 9.30am cyro chamber recovery, 10.30 am snack. Does that workout sound familiar? No of […]

Alpha 2018

Alpha We live our lives, some of us have jobs, some have families, we look at social media and love to consume information about other peoples lives. But is there more to life than this? Alpha is an 8 week course that explores just this, with open free discussions about what life really is about. […]

Teaching Program September – November 2018: 8 Ways to Become and Stay a ‘Disciple of Jesus’ Unpacking Philippians

Dear Friends When Jesus gave His marching orders to the Church at the end of Matthew’s Gospel, He told us to ‘go and make disciples of all nations’. Developing disciples – learners, followers, apprentices of Jesus – this was right at the heart of what He sent His apostles to do. Yet it is easy, […]

A Word From Geoff – August 2018

Dear Friends Welcome back everyone! Summer holidays are always a strange time in the life of the church as people are coming and going, hither and thither. (I always wanted to use those two words in a letter, and now I have managed it!) It has been great to have been able to offer activities […]

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