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.

Alcuin of York (730-835)

Alcuin (pronounced aelkwin) was born about 730 near York into a noble family related to Willibrord, the first missionary to the Netherlands. He was educated at the cathedral school in York under Archbishop Egbert, a pupil of Bede. He thus … Continue reading

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What is the purpose of your life?

What Is Your Life About? We are bombarded with messages encouraging us to indulge our impulses (and buy things!) to be happy. That doesn’t work. Why? Because we are not made to indulge our impulses. What are we made for? … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

Today is the feast of the Ascension of Our Lord. We recall the conclusion of 40 days after Easter in which Our Lord Ascended to the Father. We prepare for the sending of the Holy Spirit ten days from today … Continue reading

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We Are Open for Live – In Person Services!

While some churches are still operating remotely, St. Barnabas is back to live Sunday services. We begin around 9:45 am with a pre-service hymn sing. The more formal part of the liturgy begins at 10:00 am. We are using the … Continue reading

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Choose Today!

My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips: when I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.1 How precious … are thy thoughts … Continue reading

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He is Risen!

You may have heard this phrase from Christians celebrating Easter. What does it mean? It means that Jesus “rose from the dead.” That is an odd phrase, but it was a unique event. Jesus was not resuscitated, he did not … Continue reading

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March Calendar & Holy Week

Tuesdays of Lent, 7:00 pm Discipleship/Explored – Bible Study Zoom Handbook Provided Holy Week and Easter Schedule March 28th – Palm Sunday One Service 10:00 am April 1st – Maundy Thursday Agape Meal 6:30 pm Followed by Eucharist Followed by … Continue reading

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In Anticipation of Holy week – 2021

Cyril – Bishop of Jerusalem, 386 Cyril is the one we have most to thank for the development of catechetical instruction and liturgical observances during Lent and Holy Week. Born in Jerusalem about 315, Cyril became bishop of that city … Continue reading

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St. Patrick – Bishop & Missionary of Ireland 461

Collect for the Day Almighty God, who in thy providence didst choose thy servant Patrick to be the apostle of the Irish people, to bring those who were wandering in darkness and error to the true light and knowledge of … Continue reading

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Unqualified Praise

Here is an excerpt from the Song of the Three Young Men, part of the Old Testament Book of Daniel in some versions. Glory to you, Lord God of our fathers; * you are worthy of praise; glory to you. … Continue reading

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