EPISTLE TO ST.BARNABAS

Geoff, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be a church leader and set apart for the Gospel of God, To all the saints at St.Barnabas, the faithful in Christ Jesus. Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. As I prepare to speak…

New Baby and Toddler Group

We are starting a new group!! Over this past year, a lot of folks have felt lonely and isolated, away from family and friends and without the support networks that are usually in place. None more so than new parents, who have young families or babies born during the lockdown…

Wine at Holy Communion

As the Church of England undertakes its “Covid Recovery” planning, the question of sharing the wine at Communion is becoming a growing worry and concern for the Clergy and its parishioners. Members of St.Barnabas have asked me, “Why is this restriction on Communion wine in place? Can’t we use individual…

A word from Geoff December 2020

LOCKDOWN SAVES CHRISTMAS ? I know it is not unusual but this year thoughts and discussions of Christmas started even earlier because of Covid 19. It started earlier because people have been speculating for months about whether Covid is going to seriously affect or maybe even cancel Christmas. But The big…

Sunday Services Resume

Following our trial service on the 13th Sept we are going to start a weekly service at St. Barnabas at 10.00am. We are planning as we did in the trial service to make the service around 45 mins long as the wearing of face coverings for longer is not very appealing….