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St Barnabas on the Danforth

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

TAIZÉ @ CHURCH PRAYER
MEDITATION & MUSIC
Taizé
NEXT TAIZÉ@CHURCH - all are welcome
see Taizé page here »

THE BANNER
The summer issue of
the parish newsletter
is available at the back of the church

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.

30th Riverdale Art 2018
Show & Sale
Riverdale Art Show
Riverdale Art Show

Riverdale Art 2017
SNAPD NEWS
Riverdale Art Show
See the Beach Danforth SNAPD news coverage of the Artshow 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 »
  
Welcome to St.Barnabas on the Danforth!
Sunday Bulletin
THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY
AFTER PENTECOST

August 19, 2018
Celebrate with us! All are welcome!
  • 10:30am - Bishop Kevin is celebrating and preaching. St. Barnabas live streams this service to the net! If you can’t be present for the service next Sunday simply sign in by internet to http://bit.ly/TorontoEastAnglicans and you can follow along with the service live starting at 10:30.
  • There will not be a 9am service on Sunday, August 19.

  • ALL ARE WELCOME to St. Barnabas on the Danforth! Come celebrate with us. Helping serve and build up the people of our church, our neighbourhood, the city, and the world for 160 years!
  • THURSDAY EUCHARISTS at 12-noon.
  • NEXT TAIZÉ SERVICE - August on break for the summer - Service resumes the 3rd week of September. a quiet meditative service of prayer and song - More on Taizé see here »
  • ACCESSIBILITY elevator at the Hampton Avenue entrance

WELCOME TO THE LIFE & MINISTRY OF OUR COMMUNITY

ALL EVENTS ON
CALENDAR
WIZ at St. Barnabas listed by date time room: here »
160th Anniversary Dinner photos ANNIVERSARY DINNER PHOTO ALBUM
View an album of 36 photos from the 160th Anniversary Dinner - here »
MONDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
ON SUMMER BREAK - Resumes September 10, 2018.

Concert PosterCONCERT: Piano and Organ
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018 at 2:00pm. Concert featuring Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1, performed by Oliver Peart (piano) and accompanied by Konrad Harley (organ).
  • Admission: $20 general or $10 seniors/students.
  • View/download concert program, performer biographies, and concert poster here »
30th RIVERDALE Artshow
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018 - Opening Recetpion; 6-8pm; Saturday, October 13, 10:30am-5pm Show.20o+ original artworks by 24 local artists - read more here »
KENNEDY HOUSE
Kennedy HouseAs part of our Outreach in the Parish we support Kennedy House Youth Centre in a variety of ways. This fall a lot of the residents are in need of new supplies such as back packs, deodorant, body spray, hair elastics, chapstick & hand sanitizer. If you can provide any of these items please place them in the box at the back of the church and we will deliver them at the end of August. Any money donated will be used to purchase Amazon.ca or Shoppers Drug mart cards which they need. Visit website: https://kennedyhouse.org    |   See St Barnabas outreach here »

THE 160th ANNIVERSARY DINNER CELEBRATIONS

Above: a playlist of 11 videos of the entertainments
at the 160th Anniversary Dinner celebrations


PHOTO ALBUMS & GALLERIES

Flickr album  Flickr album  Flickr album
View all St. Barnabas photo albums here »
TENOR LEAD POSITION
St. Barnabas Anglican Church is seeking a Tenor Lead. For details re: choral service, rehearsals, and stipend, see choir/music page here »
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR OUTREACH CONFERENCE
The annual Outreach and Advocacy Conference on Oct. 27 at Havergal College, 1451 Avenue Rd., Toronto. This year’s theme is “Transformed Hearts, Transforming Structures. The registration fee of $30 ($15 for students/unemployed) includes lunch. Learn more and/or register here »

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA CONCERT AT ST BARNABAS
Concert at St. Barnabas April 13, 2018The Cast of the a concert at St.Barnabas on April 13 - Music of Phantom of the Opera. The Latvian Sororities and Fraternities and the East Toronto Latvian Lutheran Church under the supervision of Anita Gaide provided this wonderful Concert, including Christina's Scream and the Crashing sound of the Chandalier. Soloists were Julie Morson, Nick Gough and Ivars Gaide. Organists Anita Gaide and Konrad Harley and Pianist Nora Klemencic. Narrator was Sarah Bijon. Part of the proceeds went to St Barnabas Church Accessibility Project.
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 Development
The 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 »
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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