On Wenlock Edge: Join our resident Tenor Choral Scholar Adam Dyjach for an evening of music.  In collaboration with the Cascadia String Quartet and Pianist Braden Young, the group will present Ralph Vaughan Williams song cycle entitled On Wenlock Edge, featuring English poetry by A.E. Housman.  The program will also include Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major and various other works by the two composers.  The concert takes place here at St. Barnabas at 7:00 pm on Saturday February 3rd.  General Admission $25; under thirty $15.  Tickets are available online at OnWenlockEdge1.brownpapertickets.com and at the door.  We hope to see you there!   

The Victoria Choral Society presents Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, accompanied by members of the Victoria Symphony, Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:00pm at the University of Victoria Farquhar Auditorium. This performance will be sung in Latin and will feature over 120 singers, including soloists Ingrid Attrot (soprano), Sarah Fryer (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Glenn (tenor), and Gary Relyea (bass-baritone), accompanied by orchestra with members of the Victoria Symphony. Tickets: $35 adults, $10 students and unwaged. Available at the UVic Ticket Centre in person, by phone at 250-721-8480, or online at www.auditorium.uvic.ca

Duo Corvi Early Music Ensemble: Concert at St. Barnabas February 11th, 3:00pm.

The Vancouver School of Theology Presents: A series of evening public lectures and daytime workshops at Oak Bay United Church designed to get you thinking and acting for good in God’s world. The evening lectures (Feb 9 & 23, Mar 9 & 23) are free and open to the public; the workshops (Feb 10 & 24, Mar 10 & 24) are $25 per workshop. See the posters on the bulletin board for more info. Registration is online only: www.bit.ly/vst-academy

RY MORAN: 2018 UVIC DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENT

FROM TRUTH TO RECONCILIATION” Tuesday, February 6, 2:30-4:00 pm,

Ceremonial Hall, First Peoples House.

As Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), it is Ry Moran’s job to guide the creation of an enduring national treasure – an Indigenous archive. As a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Team, he facilitated the gathering of nearly 7,000 video/audio-recorded statements of former residential school students and others affected by the residential school system. He was also responsible for gathering the documentary history of the residential school system from more than 20 government departments and nearly 100 church archives – millions of records in all. More info at https://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/

The Barnabuzz

The Elders’ Network presents: Understanding the Spiritual Care of Persons with Dementia: A Lenten Journey, 1:30 – 3pm, February 15th, 22nd and March 1st, 8th; in the church. We are honoured to have two exceptional speakers for this series. Irene Barnes is a retired RN with a specialty in gerontology and Anne McCaffery is the coordinator of Pastoral Care and Volunteers at Mount St. Mary. Refreshments provided. Please RSVP: janeturner@shaw.ca or 250:813-2024.

Tuesdays with Murray: “The Sign of Jonah: Jesus and the New Theology of His own Generation” Fr. Kim will present a three-part exposition of the influence of the Wisdom Literature on the ministry and teaching of Jesus. Meets in the church 7:30pm – 9pm, March 6, 13, & 20; refreshments provided.

Don’t Walk, Dance! Thursdays, February 9th– March 15th. A movement and dance program for people of all mobility levels. This program is envisioned and put on by Celia, our German Volunteer, and there will be two sessions: Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 for ages 2-5, and Thursdays from 11am-12pm for Adults and Seniors. The first session is drop-in. Please speak with Celia for more information.

St. Barnabas Spring Break Camp: for grades K-5, March 19th – 22nd, 9:30am – 1pm. We will be making our own puppet theater, puppets and stories. There will be time outside and shared meals, all prepared by the children themselves. Registration $150 per child, with sibling discounts. Snack and lunch included. Please register by emailing: familylife@stbarnabaschurch.ca

Confirmation and Baptism: classes for adults and children will be offered during Lent. Please speak to the Rector if you or someone in your family is interested in finding out about taking one of these sacramental steps. First Communion classes will also be happing in preparation for Easter.

Tea Talk: Bedazzled and Bedevilled: Beds in Illuminated Manuscripts in Late-Medieval and Early-Modern Europe with Brian Pollick, February 18th, 3:00pm. Tea Talks is a program that combines thought-provoking speakers with homemade high tea. The program is free by donation. Childcare provided. Please RSVP: familylife@stbarnabaschurch.ca

Youth Group: For ages 10-13, will meet on fourth Saturdays of the month in the church hall for fellowship, prayer, games and cooking projects. Please join us for our first session on February 24th, from 7:30-9:30pm, when we will be baking cookies for the C.A.R.T.S. (Caring Actions Revealing the Spirit) outreach program. Bring a friend!

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