Preschool presentation and vote: TODAY, after the Mass in the Hall. We will hear from the provisional board of the preschool with regards to the financial & legal viability & safety of the project, followed by a parish vote (by ballot) whether or not to allow the project to go ahead.

Our new website is up! at the same old address: www.stbarnabaschurch.ca. Among many new features, it includes electronic versions of the Lectionary and the Barnabuzz (on the home page). Our calendar of Masses and Parish events is still available too (under the Who We Are tab). Please direct feedback to the office administrator.

Pentecost is next Sunday! There will be no regular Sunday School classes, as the children will participate in the service. If your children will not be attending on this day, please let Jasmin know. The Sunday Sactuary for June will be at the Parish Picnic in June 11th.

Many thanks to all who attended or helped with the Stand with Lelu fundraiser. The event raised $1,801.50 in support of conservation of the Skeena River watershed.

Parish Picnic: Our annual St. Barnabas Day picnic will be held June 11th, after Mass at Stadacona Park. Burgers, hotdogs and chips are provided. Salads, desserts and drinks are pot-luck. Come for the food, stay for the egg-race! Contact Jasmin to help.

Save the Date! Our Annual Garden Party at Lady Elizabeth Chatfield’s home will be held Saturday, July 22nd. Everyone is invited to this lovely tea in her award-winning gardens.

Amazing Journey Summer Day Camp 2017 for Elementary and Pre-School Aged Children–July 10th–14th. This half-day program (mornings 9 am to 12 noon), sponsored by St. Luke Cedar Hill and Lutheran Church of the Cross, will be held at Church of the Cross this year. Early Bird Registration has started and the registration form is available at St. Luke’s website (http:/www.stlukesvictoria.ca/daycamp.htm ) and on the hall bulletin board. Fees are $25 first child / $20 second child / $15 third child. Fees after June 4th will be $10 more per camper. We are planning an amazing and exciting week! We’ll be singing and dancing, making crafts, playing games, and listening to Bible stories as we talk about ancient Rome, the early church, and Paul’s adventures.

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