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Out of the Cold is a volunteer initiative by Toronto area synagogues, churches and faith communities to serve as Host Sites that offer shelter, hospitality and refuge to people who are homeless in the City of Toronto.

Donations of winter clothing should be brought to Eastminster United Church (main Jackman Ave door). Please label all donations “OOTC”. more about Out of the cold here »

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St Barnabas on the Danforth

Practices Thursdays 7:45pm – 9:15pm

The choir welcomes new, enthusiastic singers to join. An ability to read music desired but not essential. A commitment to Thursday practices and Sunday morning services expected.

Please speak to our Music Director, Konrad Harley or email »

See choir/music webpage here »

SUNDAYS at ST. BARNABAS on the Danforth - All are welcome!
Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • Holy Week & Easter services, see here »
  • 9:00am - Said Eucharist
  • 10:30am - Choral Eucharist
    • Readings: Mark 11:1–11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9–16; Philippians 2:5–11; Mark 15:1–39 (40–47) - Preview readings online at The Community ACC - here »
    • Service Music
      • Music for Sunday - here » (blog + archive)
      • Music list for March 2018: view and/or download - here »
      • Music list for March 29-June 10, 2018: view and/or download - here »
      • Music / choir / organ webpage - here »
    • Christian Education at St.Barnabas We welcome our children in worship see below ».
    • Service Bulletins
      • View and/or download service bulletin for this Sunday March 18, 2018 - here »
      • An archive of past leaflets is here »Taizé

  • Accessibility elevator at the Hampotn Avenue entranceACCESSIBILITY use of the elevator is available via the Hampton Avenue entrance
  • THURSDAY Noon Eucharist Weekly at 12 noon in the Chancel
  • NEXT TAIZÉ SERVICE - date TBA- All are welcome to join in this quiet and meditative service of prayer and song. Doors open for a shortrehearsal at 6:30pm. Service at 7:00pm. More on Taizé here »

MAUNDY THURSDAY Thursday, March 29, 2018
  • Eucharist at 12pm & 6pm
GOOD FRIDAY Friday, March 30, 2018
  • GOOD FRIDAY WALK Join with people from 5 churches in the Riverdale area for the Good Friday Walk. It starts at 10am on Friday March 30, 2018 at Riverdale Presbyterian Church on Pape south of Danforth. Read more here »
  • GOOD FRIDAY CONCERT St John Passion by Heinrich Schutz Concert – Good Friday March 30, 2018 at 2pm. Details TBA.
EASTER SUNDAY April 1, 2018
  • EUCHARIST - services at 9am & 10:30am
    Come and celebrate with us!

All are welcome at St. Barnabas!
  • ALL ARE WELCOME to services at St. Barnabas!
    Location map here » / Contact info here »
  • PRAYER REQUESTS can be written in the St Barnabas Church Intercessory Book (blue folder) at the back of the church. These requests will be mentioned during the Prayers of the People.
  • * FLORAL OFFERINGS in thanksgiving, in celebration of anniversaries and birthdays or in memory of loved ones are welcomed. If you would like to make a floral offering in February, March, or April, please contact Jenny Reid at 416-424-2190
  • East Toronto Latvian Lutheran Community - Austrum Draudzeworships at St. Barnabas - details & service information here »

  • COFFEE TIME at St Barnabas: We are in need of parishioners willing to prepare coffee before the service, serve the coffee and to clean up afterwards. Families or groups of parishioners need only sign up for one Sunday a month. This commitment includes bringing refreshments, too. Please speak to Helen Taylor after the service.
  • TaizéNISBET LODGE - St Barnabas conducts worship services for the residents of Nisbet Lodge on the 4th Sunday of each month at 2:15pm (except during July & August). See Nisbet Lodge website »
  • FORWARD DAY BY DAY – February-April 2018 issue – Regular (10 copies) and Large print (10 copies) are now available at the back of the church. A minimum donation of $2 is appreciated to help defray costs. You can also read it online here »
Christian Education at St. Barnabas

With the help of parents and volunteers, we are ready and able to welcome new families. Children and welcome at St. Barnabas. Here is our Sunday pattern:
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL meets weekly
  • We gather in the main church for the start of the service
  • There is a children’s focus time in the service
  • Then off to class for approx. 20-25 min.
  • Returning for Communion with family.
  • Refreshments following! (contributions always welcomed).

PAR: Pre-Authorized Remittance Update
  • THE LEADERSHIP TEAM thanks those of our community that have signed up for the preauthorized giving initiative and apologize for the length of time it has taken for this program to become active.
  • At the present moment, the Diocese is in the process of making some changes to the program and does not wish to add any new participants until the changes are complete.
  • The most up to date information we have is that the diocese should be ready to move forward in early fall. At that point, the leadership team will be in contact with everyone who has signed up to advise them on the date when withdrawals from their banks will start.
  • For those who are still considering being part of this initiative, signup forms are at the back of the church. We would encourage you to speak to a member of the leadership team if you have any questions.

  • Are you being called? Are you being called to join St. Barnabas’ Visiting Ministry Team? We want to expand this important ministry within our parish. Please speak to Barb Wilkins or the clergy.
  • Sing any hymn you want any time! text with music accompaniment here »
Following The Way of Jesus here at St Barnabas connects us with the beauty of what is holy and true. We share the heart of our patron Barnabas in service to the dispossessed and advocacy for the marginalized.

We seek to open the heart and enliven the mind through literature, art, music and study. We derive nourishment from roots that link us with the wisdom and spiritual practices of many ages. We celebrate creativity and excellence in choral music.

Come visit and find out more about being here.


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