Welcome to St Barnabas!

St Barnabas Anglican Church in Victoria, B.C., is a prayerful, thoughtful, loving and diverse community of people seeking to live out their Christian faith within the Anglo-Catholic inheritance of practise and worship.  Whatever your age or condition in life, you will find peace, joy, and welcome here.  If you are looking for a lively family ministry, a rich tradition of music, Bible study or prayer groups, if you are looking for ways to serve in the community, or wanting to learn more about the Christian faith; if you are desiring to grow closer to God and to find fellowship of many kinds, we invite you to take some time to browse this website.

 

Recurring Events

Healing Service with Eucharist: Every 1st Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. Next Service October 5th. An opportunity for either anointing or laying on of hands within the setting of the Mass. To be healed is to be restored wherever we experience brokenness in our lives.

The River: a Waldorf-inspired playgroup for children aged 0-5 and their caregivers. A snack is included. Entry is free (donations are welcome). Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 in the church hall.  Runs every Weds. now until Dec. 14.

Sunday Sanctuary: The first Sunday of the month, from 4:00-5:00 pm. Our monthly family centered service with wonderful music, hands on activities and quiet time to take a breath before the new week starts. 

Please contact the Community Life Minister, Jasmin O'Brian at familylife@stbarnabaschurch.ca if you would like to learn more about Sunday Sanctuary, our family service at St. Barnabas. Next Service October 2, 2016 (Michaelmas!).

The Friday Communion: This Friday morning Mass begins at 9:00 am and serves a large group of people from widely divergent backgrounds and histories. Food vouchers redeemable at a local grocery store are distributed at the end of the service.

We meet after Mass for "Coffee and Conversation" at Emmaus Community, across the street from the church.

Companions of the Melanesian Brotherhood: Local Companions meet at St Barnabas for a corporate mass and breakfast meeting every few months.  See the Outreach page for a description of the Brotherhood. 

Weekly Image

On the beach at our recent Family Camp on the Sunshine Coast.

Worship Times

Sunday                  Low Mass                            8:00 a.m.

                             Sung Mass                          10:30 a.m.

Weekdays             Low Mass                            9:00 a.m.

Wednesday     Low Mass & Healing Service     7:00 p.m.

1st Sunday    Sunday Sanctuary                       4:00 p.m.

3rd Sunday     Compline                                     8:00 p.m.


Space available to rent for Special Events:

St. Barnabas's Hall is perfect for big birthday celebrations and fundraisers. The Church is perfect for weddings and recitals.  For more information, go to our Events page.

 

You can now listen to our Sunday services!
Just click on the link below and choose which service/date you wish to listen to or download. The entire service is recorded.

 http://www.sermoncloud.com/st-barnabas/

 

Missed a Sermon?

We are building an archive of sermons. To read the Rector's most recent homily, click here.

 

Syrian Refugees

Learn more on the Refugee Support Group's blog. Anyone wishing to contribute to St Barnabas'  Refugee Support Fund can do so by cheque.