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Big Questions in Ordinary Time

The Sunday’s after Trinity Sunday are called “Trinity Time” or “Ordinary Time”. It marks the beginning of the Christian church officially. Theologically, everything was in place for the church to pursue her work on behalf of Christ. Trinity time is … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday

This coming Sunday (the one after Pentecost) is a celebration of God’s self-revelation as a trinity.  God’s nature is beyond our comprehension (not too surprising given the distance between us and the creator of the universe) but Jesus taught that … Continue reading

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Pentecost Altar – St. Barnabas Anglican Church of Seattle – June 4, 2017

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The End of the Easter Story, and a Beginning for the Church

  During the forty days that Jesus stayed with his followers after his Resurrection, he told them to stay in Jerusalem until they received the “baptism of the Holy Spirit.”  There is no indication that his followers knew what this … Continue reading

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Acensiontide

What happened after the Resurrection?  This week, we hear another part of the story.  The last chapter of the Gospel of Luke and the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles relate that Jesus remained with his disciples for forty … Continue reading

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Community of Prayer

On Wednesday nights we gather as a community of prayer. At a time when the world appears to have become unhinged, people of faith remain steadfast in the work of prayer. We meet at 6:30 p.m. for informal prayer, praise, … Continue reading

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Second-Hand Treasures for a Good Cause!

St. Barnabas will hold a rummage sale on May 19 and 20 at the church.  Donations of clean items in workable/wearable condition will be accepted during the previous week (at the following hours: 10:00am  to 2:00pm).  The pre-sale (by ticket … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life

Some people will tell you that the universe is nothing but a random collection of matter and energy swirling in space and that human beings are just part of that swirl.  It follows from this view that all our opinions … Continue reading

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The National Day of Prayer

Join the Shoreline community in prayer at: Shoreline Community College Cafeteria / Pub Building 7:00pm Thursday May 4, 2017    

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The Great 50 Days

 Easter season is celebrated for fifty days (the “Great Fifty Days”).  It marks the time between Easter and Pentecost. Nestled in this period is Ascension Day which is 40 days after the first resurrection appearance of Our Lord.  All of … Continue reading

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