Loving One Another in the Name of Christ
St. Barnabas' is a community known for its hospitality and fellowship. We enjoy many opportunities to be together, and we welcome new people to join us!
Sunday Coffee Hour
A hospitality hour after each Sunday service where rotating hosts serve coffee, tea and lemonade and breakfast snacks to be enjoyed during this fellowship time.
TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Friday)
All adult members of the St. Barnabas' family are invited to attend quarterly TGIF parties. These are purely social occasions,often of a seasonal theme , which enable us to better know one another. Events may take place at homes or in the parish hall.
Women of St. Barnabas' (WOSB)
The WOSB sponsors many functions at church, including women's retreats; educational talks on issues such as mission, world events and contemporary life; and workshops on spiritual growth. The WOSB host several annual events, including a Christmas Bazaar, a Mardi Gras party, and a Mad Hatters Tea. The WOSB also organize receptions and meals for special occasions and funerals. Over 90% of the money earned by WOSB fund-raising activities is distributed to numerous outreach programs to support local community needs as well as the activities of St. Barnabas'.
Men’s Group Breakfasts
The men of the parish have an informal breakfast meeting on the first Saturday of each month. The group was started in 1990, and its purpose is to promote the spiritual growth of the men of St. Barnabas’ and encourage them to help others.
Shrine Mont Congregational Retreat
Every September parishioners of all ages head to Shrine Mont, the Diocesan Camp & Conference center in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for a weekend of worship, fellowship, discussion, singing, and fun. Parishioners assist in planning the theme, leading worship, reading lessons, and providing entertainment. It is always a good occasion to get away and find some spiritual refreshment together!
The St. Barnabas' Ski Trip takes place over the Presidents' Day Weekend each February at Canaan Valley Resorts in West Virginia.