Who are we?

We're part of West Cheltenham Team Ministry.
We're a lively, welcoming bunch of all ages from all walks of life and we'd love to see you.

Our Vision & Values

To be empowered by the Holy Spirit, deeply rooted in our local community, full to bursting with people finding and growing in faith and discovering and using their gifts.
In everything we do we seek to be prayerful, caring, welcoming, encouraging and creation- aware.

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Services

Our services are relaxed, lively and family-focussed.
We have a group of musicians leading our singing.
We sing modern songs as well as traditional hymns.
We use a big screen not service sheets.
We like to think we are modern not "traditional".

Find out more about us at St B's by clicking HERE.

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On Orchard Way opposite the Umbrella pub.
Set your satnav to GL51 7JY
Or use Stagecoach "Route A" bus service.

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This week: 29 May - 4 June

Saturday 3 June 10:30am

St Barnabas
Sunflower Service
A friendly, caring and sharing fellowship who love to praise Jesus.
Our next service is a Holy Communion service
Speaker: Peter Sibley

Sunday 4 June 2017

10:30 am Service
Café Church - No Lightzone Groups
Leader: Paul Ewins
Speaker: Paul Ewins
Subject: Pentecost

Prayer subjects

+ Please pray for all those affected by the recent events in Manchester.
+ Give thanks for the life of this Parish, and for our three churches. Please pray for wisdom for the Privy Council as they decide in the next few weeks whether or not they are going to hear the appeals which have been submitted. Please also pray for patience for all of us as we await the outcome, and continued trust in God’s good purposes for his Church in West Cheltenham.Give thanks for the opportunity to worship together in unity as a Parish.
+ Give thanks for all our children and young people. Please pray for their growth as Christians, and for their time in Lightzone.
+ Pray for those who are in nursing homes or unwell.
+ Pray for an end to the war in Syria, for relief of famine in Yemen, and for wise diplomacy in the North Korea crisis.
+ Pray for the forthcoming General Election here in the UK, for God to raise up a new generation of leaders with vision and integrity.

Are you organised

.. able to deal with paper, people and those strange animals ... the clergy?
Can you prepare agendas, be the focus for The PCC, arrange meeting rooms, plan ahead and make sure others stick to schedules? I can't! That's why it would be great if you could contact me to say you will be our new PCC Secretary. This is a voluntary position, that's right - no monetary reward but imagine the smiley faces around the PCC table after you say....”I will”
Paul Ewins

Exam Season!!

Please pray for the young people from our Parish, that they know God’s peace in all they do and depend on Him for future direction.
Please pray for those doing GCSEs 2 May - 12 June and others doing A levels 9 to 29 June.

Senior Interim Minister for the Diocese

To se how this will affect us at St B's click HERE.

St B’s emailing list

If you are not on the emailing list and
would like to be, please have a word with
Sue Stanley

The Parish Review Process

LATEST UPDATE
The letter from the Church Commissioners, explaining their reasons for allowing the new Pastoral Scheme to go ahead, has now arrived.
Please click on the link HERE to access it.
Scroll down to the end of the document, paragraphs 295 – 314 present the Reasons for the Commissioners’ Decision and their Conclusion.

SO WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? - DOWNLOAD Rob's UPDATED explanation (22 Feb) HERE

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