Housekeeping Sunday: at lunch today, we are asking the parish’s help in repairing, reclaiming and disposing of all the odds and ends that collect around the church. If you are handy, or are able to take a load to WIN or to the dump, or have been meaning to ask about the lost and found, please consider staying after lunch to help.

All Souls’ Day: The service for All Souls Day will be Thursday, November 2nd at 7pm. If you have lost a loved one, this is the service to remember and give thanks for his or her life. Photos of the deceased are being collected by the children to decorate, frame and put out in the church for that night. If you have a photo of a loved one that you would like included in this project, please bring one into the office (it will be scanned, reprinted and returned to you), or email it to

All Saints Halloween Saturday: October 28th, 4:30pm. Come on a journey through the dark and hidden corners of our church, facing the shadow of death and celebrating the Communion of Saints. Potluck dinner at 6. Please register by email.

The Anglican Synthesis: Fr. Kim Murray’s series of lectures on the history of Anglicanism continues this week on Tuesday, October 24th, at 7:30pm.

The Lay Pastoral Care Ministry: If you are willing and able to cook freezable meals for our ministry to distribute, we are now able to reimburse you for the cost of food thanks to a generous financial donation. Speak with Alison Lockhart for more information.

Stylus Fantasticus! On Saturday, October 28 at 7.30 pm, come and hear our Director of Music, Michael Jarvis, harpsichord, with Paul Luchkow, baroque violin and internationally-acclaimed bass viol/viola da gambist Sam Stadlen of Fretwork (London, UK) in a programme exploring the astonishingly inventive repertoire of 17th and early 18th century France and Germany: the place where musical experimentation and unfettered imagination intersect! With music by Buxtehude, Biber, Marais, Louis Couperin, and Telemann, this promises to be an evening to remember. Chapel of the New Jerusalem, Christ Church Cathedral. Tickets: $25 (general) and $20 (students/seniors) and are available at Munro’s Books, Ivy’s Bookshop, Long & McQuade, the Cathedral Office, or at the door.

Service of Remembrance – Sunday, November 5th at St. Luke’s at 10 am to honour veterans buried in St. Luke’s Cemetery. The service will start in the church followed by a time in the cemetery to recognize those who served in the wars and are buried in St. Luke’s Cemetery. If you have a family member buried in St. Luke’s Cemetery who is a veteran that you would like recognized at this service, please contact St. Luke’s Office by e-mail or call.

Save the Dates: help yourself to a St. Barnabas events sheet from the hall bulletin board!

November 11th St. Martin’s Day Lantern Walk, 4:30 pm

November 19th The Feast of Consecration Anniversary Lunch

November 26th Tea Talk with Mary-Ruth and Lauren Wilkinson, 3:00 pm

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