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.

Thoughts for Friday

Humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.1 Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.2 O … Continue reading

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New Furnace!

Thanks to generous donations, our project to replace our two aging furnaces is proceeding. The furnace at the north end of the church building has been replaced, just in time for the cooler temperatures of fall.  Speaking of being strangely … Continue reading

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Glory

Our lives are often filled with worries.  What have we done?  What is going to happen to us and to those whom we love?  Wouldn’t it be a relief (and so much more than a relief) to find something of … Continue reading

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I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills

September 19, 2019 – Thursday Evening   I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord.1 As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Matthew

September 21 (Saturday) is the feast day for Matthew, the gospel writer who is regarded, both from internal and external evidence, to have been one of Jesus’ first followers and therefore an eye witness of many of the things he … Continue reading

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Rise of the “Nones”

Polls indicate a growing number of people who answer “None” when asked about their religious affiliation.  The number of non-affiliated people has long been higher in the Seattle area than in other parts of the country.  Even among people who … Continue reading

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Prayer for Commerce and Industry

On this Labor Day: Prayer for Commerce and Industry   (from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer) O Lord Jesus Christ, in your earthly life you shared our toil and hallowed our labor; Guide those who maintain the commerce and industries … Continue reading

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A Collect for Peace (from the Book of Common Prayer 2019)

O God, the author of peace and lover of concord, to know you is eternal life and to serve you is perfect freedom:  Defend us, your humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting your defense, … Continue reading

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Unity in Jesus

In his letter to the Galatians (3:28), St. Paul wrote: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Paul was addressing potential … Continue reading

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Annual Nigerian Sunday 2019

Invitation Aug 18 2019 Nigerian Sunday! Next Sunday, August 18, we will celebrate our annual Nigerian Eucharist.  People of Nigerian background will come from far and near to join with St. Barnabas in worship, singing, and food.  Parts of the … Continue reading

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