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TORONTO AUSTRUMU EV. LUT. LATVIEŠU DRAUDZE
East Toronto Latvian Lutheran Community see here »

HEY RIVERDALE!
HAVE DINNER WHILE WE WATCH THE KIDS FOR FREE!
Children's Friday Program
WE WILL LOOK AFTER YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN


while you get
an opportunity for
an evening out!
See details here »


THE BANNER
The Parish Newsletter
the latest issue of
the parish newsletter
online here »

Social Justice and Advocacy issues
if you are concerned about issues of social justice and would like to be involved in advocacy ministry, please write your name and contact details on the sheet at the back of the church.

TAIZÉ PRAYER
MEDITATION & MUSIC
Taizé
More about Taizé
here »

Riverdale Art Show
Riverdale Art 2017
Show & Sale
The 29th Annual Riverdale Art Show and Sale 2017 was held October 13-14, 2017 featuring hundreds of new paintings by local artists. View an online photo album and an archive of past shows here »

Riverdale Art 2017
SNAPD NEWS
Riverdale Art Show
See the Beach Danforth SNAPD news coverage of the art show here »

FOOD BANK DONATIONS
The Deacon’s Cupboard
needs replenishing: canned salmon, luncheon meat, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, crackers and canned soups. Please leave your contributions in the hamper at the entrance to the church.

MEALS ON WHEELS
WoodGreen Community Services
are currently looking for volunteers for Meals on Wheels and are looking for volunteers to do friendly visits. Please email » or call 416-645-6000 x1157.

YOU HAVE SOMETHING SPECIAL TO SHARE?
Do you have something special you would like to share with the parish - a poem or song (remember you have to have the writers’ permission to print anything) or a photo of the parish? Share it with us in either the newsletter or the bulletin. Please forward it to Maria and we will do our best to showcase it. email »

COFFEE HOUR
We are looking for volunteers to set up, to bring food, to serve and clean up. If you prefer to just bring food/refreshments that’s definitely welcome. There is a list at the back of the church for you, a group or your family to sign up. Please see Helen Taylor if you have any questions.

LET THERE BE (MORE) LIGHT CAMPAIGN
As the early images of the interior make clear, from the beginning St Barnabas was meant to be light-filled and uplifting. ... read more »

Kennedy House
Kennedy House
Outreach Partner
Kennedy House Youth shelter, a partner agency to which our parish makes monthly donations. Located on Pape Ave., Kennedy House assists local youth in need. Trouble children and youth are cared for, assisted, and moved forward to a brighter future... For more details, see Outreach »

CHOIR WELCOMES YOU

Prayer Shawl ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry
St Barnabas has joined an international Prayer Shawl Ministry movement. Are you a knitter? Want to leyarn? Details ».

ST BARNABAS CHRISTMAS MARKET MEDIA COVERAGE
Christmas Fair gets snapd
see here »
  
SPECIAL SERVICES: ASH WEDNESDAY
Ash Wednesday

ASH WEDNESDAY
February 14, 2018



WELCOME to ST. BARNABAS ON THE DANFORTH!
THE FIRST SUNDAY in LENT
Sunday, February 18, 2018
  • 9am - Said Eucharist
  • 10:30am - Choral Eucharist
    • DETAILS about Sunday services here »
    • SUNDAY SCHOOL We welcome our children in worship! details »
  • 7:00 pm - Taizé TAIZÉ SERVICE - All are welcome to join in this quiet and meditative service of prayer and song.Doors open for a short rehearsal at 6:30pm. Service at 7:00pm. More on Taizé here »

  • WELCOME to St. Barnabas on the Danforth! For details about services, see here » All are welcome! Helping serve and build up the people of our church, our neighbourhood, the city,and theworld for 160 years! Location map here » / Contact info here »
  • THURSDAY EUCHARIST - Please note! No Thursday Noon Accessibility elevator at the Hampotn Avenue entranceEucharist February 15. Please join us on Ash Wednesday at noon or 6pm instead.
  • ACCESSIBILITY elevator at the Hampton Avenue entrance
PHOTO ALBUMS & GALLERIES

Flickr album  Flickr album  Flickr album
View all St. Barnabas photo albums here »

WELCOME TO THE LIFE & MINISTRY OF OUR COMMUNITY

ALL EVENTS ON
CALENDAR
WIZ at St. Barnabas listed by date time room: here »
MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
MONDAYS from 6-7pm in The Study. Please speak with Deacon Grace if you have any questions about the study. All are welcome.
MONDAYS READING OUTLOUD
MONDAYS @ noon - The Out Loud group meets Mondays in The Study. We read aloud for about an hour. On Monday January 29 we will read The Book of Job in the King James version. All are welcome. You may wish to bring a bag lunch with you. Backgrounder here »

Natural Church Development
PANCAKE SUPPER
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018 5-7pm in the Upper Hall. Adults $6 Children $3 (12 and under) Regular and gluten-free pancakes, Ash Wednesdaysausages and dessert. Shrove Tuesday!
ASH WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018 - Eucharist with imposition of Ashes at 12pm & 6pm
LENTEN STUDY (1)
"JOURNEY TO THE CROSS" with movies. Join us on Saturday, March 3 at St David’s to watch and discuss a Hobbit movie (parish website »); Saturday, March 10 at St Luke’s for the Planet of the Apes (original) and Saturday March 17 at St Barnabas for To Kill a Mockingbird. Each session will be from 1-4pm.
  • St. David 49 Donlands Ave. Toronto ON. M4J 3N5 416-461-8399
  • St. Luke [website »] 904 Coxwell Ave. Toronto ON. M4C 3G3 416-421-6878
  • St. Barnabas on the Danforth contact info here » / location map here »
Logo - meeting Jesus in the Gospel of JohnLENTEN STUDY (2)
MEETING JESUS IN THE GOSPEL OF JOHN is a six-week Lenten journey offered on the internet by the Society of Saint John the Evangelist & the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary. It is highly recommended by the Archbishop and is available free at www.meetingjesusinjohn.org
TENOR LEAD POSITION
St. Barnabas Anglican Church is seeking a Tenor Lead starting January 2018 Stipend: $320/month. Services on Sundays 10:30am-11:45am Choir rehearsals on Thursdays 7:45pm-9:15pm and Sundays 10:00am-10:15am. Please contact Dr. Konrad Harley, the Parish Music Director, for an audition: harley.konrad@gmail.com. See choir/music page here »
soup!SOUP & CHAT
SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018, The NCD committee will be hosting a soup lunch on January 14. We will be serving soup & crackers with coffee for lunch. During lunch, there will be time for you to chat about your faith and your church. Come and share with us what God means to you and how we can help all of us to grow that faith. More about NCD at St. Barnabas (Natural Church Development) here ».

SPECIAL SERVICES: HOLY WEEK & EASTER
MAUNDY THURSDAY Thursday, March 29, 2018
  • Eucharist at 12pm & 6pm
GOOD FRIDAY Friday, March 30, 2018
  • GOOD FRIDAY WALK Join with 5 churches in our area for the Good Friday Walk. It starts at 10am on Friday March 30, 2018 at Riverdale Presbyterian Church on Pape south of Danforth. See additional details about the walk here »
  • GOOD FRIDAY CONCERT St John Passion by Heinrich Schutz Concert – Good Friday 2pm
EASTER SUNDAY April 1, 2018
  • EUCHARIST - services at 9am & 10:30am
    Come and celebrate with us!
  • More information about Sunday services here »
REFUGEE SPONSORSHIP AT ST BARNABAS
Mehtab Matthew, our first sponsored refugee is thriving at George Brown College, has part-time work and an apartment at Tartu student residence on Bloor. We recently embarked on another project to bring a family of Afghanistani refugees coming from Turkey. The Anglican United Refugee Alliance has submitted the necessary paperwork but they expect it will take not less than eighteen months for the family to arrive in Toronto. If there are members of the parish who are interested in becoming part of our planning at this early stage, please speak with the rector or one of the wardens.
NATURAL CHURCH DEVELOPMENT (NCD)
Natural Church DevelopmentThe NCD process focuses on eight quality characteristics of healthy, growing churches, allowing us to measure and then shape our ministry to improve our overall health. In May, St Barnabas participated in an NCD survey of the parish - See an update from the NCD team here »
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL needs people like you The Riverdale / Cabbagetown chapter of Amnesty International welcomes new members. Come join us. Group 164 (Riverdale/ Cabbagetown) of Amnesty International meets at St Barnabas at 7 pm on the first Tuesday of each month (except for July and August) in the reception room. What do we do? See here for details »

CONCERT: Rezonance Baroque Ensemble
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 at 2pm. "Hanel's Heroines" - thrilling and emotional soprano arias are a favourite part of Handel’s operas. The Rezonance Baroque Ensemble teams up with coloratura soprano Vania Chan to perform some of Handel's greatest hits for soprano and orchestra.
  • See Performer season announcement flier here »
  • Upcoming concerts at St. Barnabas here »
Toronto Bach FestivalTORONTO BACH FESTIVAL
MAY 11-13, 2018 – Toronto Bach Festival - Three concerts of sublime music by the incomparable Johann Sebastian Bach. Details TBA

Welch RecitalCONCERT: Piano Recital
SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2018 at 4pm - Luke Welch, pianist:

CONCERT: Piano Recital
SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018, at 2:00pm - Oliver Peart: Piano Recital
  • Upcoming concerts at St. Barnabas here »

PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD'S RELIGIONS 2018 in Toronto
NOVEMBER 1-7, 2018 THE PROMISE OF INCLUSION - THE POWER OF LOVE parliament of world religions 2018More than 10,000 people 200+ spiritual traditions and 80+ nations will participate in an interfaith gathering at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Seven days with more than 500 programs, workshops, and dialogues, alongside music, dance, art and photography exhibitions, and related events presented by the world’s religious communities and cultural institutions - see poster here » / see website here »


ST BARNABAS
Literally hundreds of members of the community - parishioners, club members, athletes, parents, children, volunteers - can be found at Saint Barnabas every day of the week. A typical week includes an assortment of these: Regular Sunday and Weekday worship, the Bach Youth Chamber Choir, Art classes, Tai Chi, Yoga, Children's Circle Day Care, Girl Guides, Little Kickers, Musical Munchkins, Sportball, Toronto Country Dancers, Toronto English Country Dancers, Jane Austen Dance, Choir rehearsals, Lunch and Learn, and many more!

 

 

   
   

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