Special General Meeting of the Parish: There will be a special general meeting of the parish on today after mass to discuss the parish finances. Please contact the office for more information or speak with the rector`s warden, Ben Jones, or treasurer, Alf Birch. Child care will be provided.

The Elders’ Network invites you to a Welcome Advent Potluck, Wed Nov 29th, 11:30-1:30, at 209-1012 Collinson St. Please RSVP to Jane Turner.

St. Barnabas Food Ministry Benefit Concert and Dance: Saturday, November 25th at 8:00pm, . ‘Tis the Season to be Jolly! Hosted by William Scott Henthorn, with local musicians. $10 at the door. Cash bar.

Tea Talk: Making Peace with Creation – Movie screening followed by a discussion

with Poet and Theologian Loren Wilkinson and Regent College instructor Mary-Ruth Wilkinson, November 26th 3:00 pm. Childcare provided, please register.

The Advent Spiral: Saturday, December 2nd, in the hall. Walk the cedar bough labrynth to prepare for the coming of the light. Sessions for families and children at 5 & 6:30 pm, session for adults at 8pm. Please register: familylife@stbarnabaschurch.ca

The Advent Lessons and Carols Service: Sunday, December 3rd at 7:30pm. Come for our annual service of traditional English carols, and stay for seasonal refreshments. A fundraiser for St. Barnabas’s food outreach ministries.

Star Sunday Volunteer night: Monday, November 27th, 7:30 at the Rectory. Come to find out about Star Sunday, get to know the stations on offer and how to help, and stay for the mulled wine!

Duo Corvi Early Music Ensemble: Concert Sunday, November 26th, St Barnabas Church. Featuring Julie Ryning: Voice & Symphonia, and Katelyn Clark: Organetto, playing Fourteenth Century songs of Pilgrimage. Tickets $15 for Adults, $10 for Students and Seniors, available at Ivy’s Bookshop, Oak Bay, or at the door. Free for children under 18. For more information, visit www.duocorvi.ca.

Star Sunday: Sunday, December 10th, 3-5pm. Our annual children’s Christmas crafting fair: Wreath making, candle-dipping and more. Come for the crafts, stay for the hot cider & waffles around the bonfire. All ages. Free, donations gratefully accepted.

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