A Word From Geoff – November 2017

Dear friends It is so encouraging to know that although we are called to be ‘imitators of God’, God’s grace and mercy is still available when we fall short of that goal. What is also encouraging is that we do not have to reach the goal of a perfect life before God is able to […]

St Barnabas Light Party

For some Halloween is a time to get dressed up as varying dark and scary things and go trick or treating, but here at St Barnabas we love to celebrate this day by focusing on the light of the world Jesus, whom God gave to us so that we may never have to worry about […]

Alpha Course 2017

Does God exist? What’s so special about Jesus? How is the Bible relevant today? Everyone has questions about life!   The Alpha Course   Starting on Tuesday 17th October Alpha meets at St. Barnabas, Bearwood at 7.30pm for 8 weeks. The evening’s topic is presented on video. Coffee, cake and discussion in small groups follows […]

Harvest All Age Service 2017

Sunday 1st October 2017 saw our annual All Age Harvest Service. The Church was decorated with lovely floral arrangements throughout (as it is every week, by our very dedicated and skilled flower arrangers). Members of the congregation were asked to bring in food items that could be donated to the Kinson food bank service. and […]

A Word From Geoff – October 2017

Dear Friends The Christian church has for many years been derided and caricatured by the media and by those who are very ignorant of its positive influence throughout the nation and the world. The majority of TV dramas and sitcoms have portrayed church members and its clergy as stupid, totally out of touch, ineffectual, and […]

I am so many things

During the summer Geoff the Vicar got to meet Thea Muir and her husband Dom. They were speaking at the same event prior to spending a week at the HTB summer camp Focus at Somerley park Hampshire. Thea was excited about her new book was is now for sale ‘I am so many things’. basically […]

Memory Walk in aid of the Alzheimer Society

Whilst covering a church chaplaincy in Switzerland in June Geoff the Vicar heard about the Alzheimer Memory Walk. This a series of organised walks throughout the whole country to raise funds and awareness for the Society. Geoff immediately made a decision to organise one in Bearwood for the 2nd Sept. With two members of the […]

Preaching Program – September – October 2017

Transformed Living   Dear Friends, Cast your minds back a couple of years and I hope that you will remember that we spent around seven weeks looking at the first three chapters of Ephesians. We studied Pauls letter under the title of ‘Transformed Life’. Those first three chapters really emphasised some essential teaching, namely who […]

A Word From Geoff – September 2017

Dear Friends Back in 1970 Graham Nash singer songwriter in the Hollies and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young released a song called ‘Teach your children well’. Here are some of the lyrics You who are on the road Must have a code that you can live by And so become yourself Because the past is […]

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