St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

2201 SW Vermont St., Portland, OR 97219 – (503) 246-1949

Month: May 2016 (page 1 of 3)

St. B’s Team at Loaves & Fishes

St. B’s Team at Loaves & Fishes at Multnomah Center each 2nd Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Multnomah Days

Multnomah Days is August 20 and we are planning to participate in the parade again. However, we will not sponsor a booth this year. So, mark your calendars and get out your walking shoes. Let Fr. Sean know if you would like to purchase t-shirts again. We can try a different design/color depending on the wishes of the congregation.

The St. Barnabas Choir

The St. Barnabas Choir practices on Tuesdays, at 7:00 p.m. We always welcome new members, no experience required. Remember: church is more fun when you are in the choir! Contact Glenn Bjorkquist for more information.

First Tuesday Knitting Group

First Tuesday Knitting Group 10:00 a.m. in Room 1 (Prayer Shawls and more) followed by the First Tuesday Pot Luck/Brown Bag lunch bunch 12:00 p.m. in Room 1

Stump the Priest

Question: Why do we skip the General Confession at Sunday worship during the Easter liturgical season?

Answer: In answer to this question, I say, why reinvent the wheel? So, here is the answer provided in the newsletter of All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Johnson City, NY, when someone asked the same question of their rector in 2012. With thanks to All Saints’ Johnson City… Continue reading


The Women of St. Barnabas met Sunday April 24th following the 10:00 service. As usual there were many topics on the agenda. Continue reading

Community Dinner Coordinator(s) Needed

For the last seven years, St. Barnabas has been hosting a Community Dinner, where every second Saturday we prepare and serve a nutritious dinner to parishioners, neighbors, and those in our community who are having trouble putting food on the table consistently. We also provide food and personal item bags for those people who need them. Originally, we had the assistance of parishioners from St. John the Baptist, but they dropped out of the program a couple of years ago to pursue other opportunities.
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