Outreach through contributions to community groups and to those in need is an important part of the pastoral life of the Parish. In 2014 the seven-member St. Barnabas outreach committee oversaw a range of projects, from donations to support local housing, to child sponsorship in India — from gathering food donations and distributing Christmas baskets to — more simply, but no less importantly — inviting members of the community together for a monthly tea.
Situated throughout the Church are 14 beautiful, hand carved images depicting Christ’s final journey on his way to the Cross. Each Friday at 7 p.m. during Lent, a devotional service of the Stations of the Cross will pause before each one and offer a chance for quiet reflection with prayers and meditation at each stage of that journey. All are welcome to attend.
10:30 am Blessing of the Palms, Procession and Solemn High Mass BAS
Music of the Mass
Communion Service in F major – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995); Creed (Merbecke)
Choir Anthem: Hosanna to the Son of David – Thomas Weelkes (c. 1576-1623)
Offertory Motet: Salvator mundi – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ” O Saviour of the world, who by thy Cross and precious Blood hast redeemed us, save us and help us, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord our God.”
Music at Communion: O Lord, who dares to smite thee? – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Organ Music: Chorale Prelude “Valet will ich dir geben” (BWV 736) – J.S. Bach; Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 – Samuel Barber