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Alpha Beta Greek | Art classes | Belly Boot Camp | Canadian Tai Chi | Children's Circle
Salsa Bachata Dance |Girl Guides | Little Kickers | Musical Munchkins | Riverdale Art Show | Sportball
Tai Chi Journey | Toronto Country Dancers | Toronto English Country Dancers | Latvian Dance Club

East York Strategy

Churches Cooperating to Reduce Crime and Create Good in Our Neighbourhood

through joint priorities: recreation, education, mentoring

and joint ventures: worship, events, projects.

Website here »

Community Life at St. Barnabas on the Danforth

CALENDAR by-date/time/room listing all events at St. Barnabas - here »

Choirs & Music
There is a lot of enthusiasm and camaraderie amongst the choir; it’s fun and, at the same time, very rewarding taking a part ot enhance the community's worship! - see the Choirs & Music Page »
Natural Church Development (NCD)
How do we measure the health of a church? Natural Church Development (NCD) is a like an annual check-up on the health of a church. It has been used in over 50,000 churches on six continents. 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. see Natural Church Development »
St Barnabas Healing Team Ministry
As Christians, we are called to be whole in body, mind and spirit. Through Christ we are enabled to minister to one another. The healing ministry recognizes the role we all have through prayer and sacramental ministry in helping to bring about that wholeness.

Anointing is one of the sacraments of the Christian Church dating back to Christ’s own ministry.... more »

Prayer Shawl Ministry
St Barnabas has joined an international Prayer Shawl Ministry movement. "Shawls ... made for centuries universal and embracing, symbolic of an inclusive, unconditionally loving, God. They wrap, enfold, comfort, cover, give solace, mother, hug, shelter and beautify...." more »

The Anglican on St. BarnabasSt Barnabas in the February 2009 Anglican
James Loney, a Canadian peace activist who has worked with the Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) in Iraq and Palestine, was guest homilist at St. Barnabas. The Diocesan newspaper is downloadable / free here ». Select the February 2009 edition.

The Anglican also featured St. Barnabas as "The Church in the Marketplace"in November 2007 issue - link »

Luba Goy of Royal Canadian Air Farce fame!
Riverdale Share / Luba Goy at St Barnabas
WATCH LUBA GOY of Air Farce fame play to a packed house at St. Barnabas for the Riverdale Share concert (December 12), reading a parody to "O Little Town of Bethlehem" here ». Riverdale Share Community Association celebrates diversity in our local community, mentors youth volunteerism and creativity, and provides support and resources for a caring neighbourhood. The office is located at St Barnabas. For more about this important initiative, see here ». Visit the Riverdale Share YouTube channel here »

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