St. Barnabas' Episcopal Church

We are called by God to see Christ in all persons,

grow in faith and live in joyful fellowship with all persons.

Please join us for worship on Sunday, September 10, 2023

  • 8 a.m. — Worship Service
  • 10:00 a.m. — Children's Sunday School
  • 10:00 a.m. — Worship Service followed by lemonade on the lawn
  • Worship led by The Rev. Kenn Katona
Worship Page

This Sunday: Welcome back to our choir! Parish Picnic in the Great Hall!

Parish Picnic on Sunday!

  • Sunday following 10 a.m. worship 
  • Fried chicken and sandwiches will be provided
  • Beverages will be provided
  • Bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share
  • Brought to you by the EPL team

Update from the Music Director and Parish Administrator Search Team

We are thrilled to announce that Martha De Luna will be joining us at St. Barnabas starting on October 15! Martha comes to us from Lufkin, Texas and is originally from the Dominican Republic. She is a very talented organist, pianist and harpist. She also holds a Masters degree in conducting! Thank you all for your patience and participation during this transition.

We welcome back our wonderful choir on

September 10!

Sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth.

-Psalm 96:1

Coming up this week:

  • Ladies Luncheon on Monday, September 11 at Skipjack in Newark 12:30 p.m.
  • Grief Support Group meets on Monday at noon in the conference room
  • Men's Luncheon on Wednesday, September 13 at Two Fat Guys

Evening Prayer and Praise coming up in September

  • The last Wednesdsay of each month
  • Starting September 27
  • Featuring Evening Prayer
  • Guitar
  • Sermon with discussion

Evening prayer

News from the St. Barnabas BBC Ministry

  • Racism in America: The History we Didn't Learn in School starts October 16 at 12:45 p.m. via Zoom.
  • Lunch and Learn at St. Philips Lutheran Church October 15 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Racial Justice Task Force will host Chief Adam Waterbear DePaul of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania. Contact Sheridan or find more information here
  • YWCA White Ally Workshop on October 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information here

News from the Episcopal Church in Delaware

Episcopal Church Women:

  • ECW Annual Meeting, Luncheon and Worship October 7, 2023
  • Fraziers Restaurant, 9 E. Loockerman Street, Dover
  • Time: 12 noon to 3 p.m.
  • Annual celebration and business meeting
  • Speakers include, Mathy Downing of the National UTO board, Cindy Mohr, of the National ECW board, and a rep from Primeros Pasos, our outreach target
  • Click here for more info and to register

Proclaim! What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear in your ear, proclaim from the housetops. Matthew 10: 27

239th Annual Convention:

  • November 17 - 18
  • Clayton Hall at the University of Delaware
  • Keynote speaker Dr. Catherine Meeks
  • More information here

Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission:

  • Deacon Cecily has been appointed Missioner of the RJRC
  • Becoming Beloved Community is the Episcopal Church’s long-term commitment to racial healing, reconciliation, and justice
  • Click here for more information about the RJRC

Ronald McDonald House:

We continue to collect items for children at the Ronald McDonald House. There are two marked boxes in the back of the Sanctuary. The following items are needed:

  • Campbell’s Microwavable cups of soup/chili
  • Tuna snack packs (Individual pouches or kits)
  • Fruit cups
  • Kellogg brand cereal cups
  • Oatmeal cups
  • Any individually wrapped grab and go breakfast items
  • Pretzels/ chips / popcorn

Prayer Requests

  • Submit prayer requests to the Office by 9 p.m. on Tuesdays for inclusion in Sunday's bulletin
  • Prayer requests will remain in the bulletin for one month
  • Prayer and Praise Chain offers the opportunity for parishioners to pray four the needs of our parish family
  • Contact Leslie Walker to submit a name to the Prayer and Praise chain

St. Barnabas Office Information

  • Phones are covered during office hours and after hours messages are checked daily. (302) 994-6607
  • Office hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. to noon.
  • Please call Fr. Kenn for Pastoral Emergency (520) 561-1852

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Please submit announcement information for The St. Barnabas eNews to Beth Engler 

no later than Wednesday 9 p.m.