Author Archives: Saint Barnabas Anglican Church of Seattle

About Saint Barnabas Anglican Church of Seattle

Rooted in Scripture & Steeped in Anglican Tradition. A church that worships from the King James Version of the Bible and the 1928 American Book of Common Prayer. A diverse congregation committed to Jesus Christ.

One Sunday Only

This Sunday – July 22, 2018 we will observe one Mass only at 10:30 am. Our 8:00 am service will resume on Sunday July 29, 2018. Also our Adult Christian Education class is postponed until August 19th. We will start … Continue reading

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St. Barnabas

Our patron saint was originally named Joseph.  He hailed from the island of Cyprus but became an early member of the Christian church in Jerusalem.  He sold some property he owned and devoted the proceeds to the church.  Either for … Continue reading

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Another Educational Opportunity

On July 8 and 15, from 9:10 to 10:00 am (that is, between the 8:00 and 10:30 liturgies), St. Barnabas will present a class on Jewish Feasts and Festivals.  These were established in Old Testament times to celebrate various aspects … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

On this holiday, we remember our ancestors who fought and died so that we could be free.  May we come together to celebrate the many good things that we share.  One of those good things is that we can worship … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

One of the lessons from our recent class on Christian Ethics was this:  study of ethics reveals that we do not and cannot behave well even according to our own standards, much less approach the perfect purity and goodness of … Continue reading

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Christian Education Opportunity: Christian Ethics

On the next two Sundays, June 10 and 17, from 9:15 to 10:00 a.m., St. Barnabas will offer a class on Christian Ethics, taught by Karl Oles.  The timing of the class will allow you to attend either the 8:00 … Continue reading

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June Blessings!

June 1, 2018 – Friday Morning The fruit of the Spirit is longsuffering, gentleness.1 The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abun-dant in goodness and truth.2 Walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, began as a remembrance for those who died on both sides in the Civil War.  Over time, it has come to honor the dead in all American wars. On this occasion, it may … Continue reading

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Pentecost, commonly called Whitsunday

Since Advent (four weeks prior to Christmas), our services have followed the Church Year in celebrating Jesus’ birth, his ministry of teaching and miracles, his betrayal, arrest, and death, followed by his miraculous resurrection and ascension.  Now we reach another … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

May 10th – this Thursday is Ascension Day. We will observe two services on this day at Noon and 7:00 p.m. Why do we celebrate a service on this day? Here are some thoughts shared in a sermon by one … Continue reading

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