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

OUT OF THE COLD PROGRAM
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 »


Taizé
more about Taizé at
St Barnabas here »

THE BANNER
Location map latest issue of the parish newsletter here »

St Barnabas on the Danforth

NEW CHOIR MEMBERS WELCOMED
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 »

  
THIS JOYFUL EASTERTIDE

EastertideTHE THIRD SUNDAY after EASTER
April 22, 2018
Celebrate with us! All are welcome!

  • No 9:00 am Said Eucharist on April 22
  • 10:30 am - Joint Latvian-Lutheran Eucharist service
    • Readings for April 22: Acts 4:5–12; Psalm 23; 1 John 3:16–24; John 10:11–18 - Preview readings online here »
    • Music
      • This Sunday listed here »
      • Music list to 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 ».
    • The flowers at the altar are offered in thanksgiving to God and in loving memory of Megan Power Vannucci, gift of her friend Eileen Best (April 15, 2018).
    • Service Bulletins
      • View and/or download service bulletin for last Sunday April 15, 2018 - here »
      • An archive of past leaflets is here »

  • Accessibility elevator at the Hampotn Avenue entranceACCESSIBILITY use of the elevator is available via the Hampton Avenue entrance
  • VACATION - Rev. Jeanette is on vacation until Friday April 27. If you need a priest, please contact the office: 416-463-1344 / email »
  • NEXT THURSDAY EUCHARIST is APRIL 26. Fr. David is away April 19. Regular weekly Thursday services resume when Rev. Jeanette returns in May.


All are welcome at St. Barnabas!
  • ALL ARE WELCOME to services at St. Barnabas!
    Location map here » / Contact info here »
  • NEXT SUNDAY April 22, Third Sunday after Easter
  • 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.

BIBLE READINGS & PRAYER RESOURCES
  • 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
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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