Saint Barnabas by-the-Bay Church, Villas

*** Our Holiday and Gourmet Food & Bake Sale will be on Saturday, November 23, from 9 AM to 1 PM. Yummy Homemade Foods, Cookies, Cakes, Candies, Pies, Breads, Quiche, Soup. Get ready for Thanksgiving!

*** Please join us on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 PM in the chapel for our Adult Formation Program on George Orwell's 1984. The book is available on,, and for Kindle.

*** Join us for “Pizza Church” at 7 PM on Wednesdays at Roman’s Pizza House, Bayshore and Town Bank. Pizza Church is a time of conversation and fellowship. There’s no agenda - just a time to gather and talk about what's going on in our lives and the world.

*** Narcotics Anonymous (NA) hosts meetings four times a week in our hall: Mondays at 6 PM, Wednesdays at 6 PM, and Fridays at 12 Noon and 7:30 PM. All are welcome.

*** If you or your group would like to use our church hall on either a onetime or short-term or long-term basis, please get in touch with Mother Lisa or Leslie at 609-886-5960.

*** Saint Barnabas Homemade Soup is being served! Vegetable, split pea, and chicken noodle. No salt added. $4 a pint. Available on Sunday mornings or other times by calling the church at 609-886-5960.

*** Our knitting group meets regularly at 7 PM on Thursdays in the hall. Check the Church Sunday bulletin or call the church at 609-886-5960 for the date of our next get-together. All are welcome.

*** Our music team appreciates new singers and musicians. Please join us! Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings from 6 to 7 in the church. We take part in the 10 AM Eucharist on Sunday mornings. For more info, contact Anthony at 609-889-0667.

     Events at Saint Barnabas by-the-Bay for 2019:
     January 20, Sunday, 3 PM, Concert (Saint Barnabas Winter Concert Series)
     February 17, Sunday, 3 PM, Concert (saint Barnabas Winter Concert Series)
     February 23, Saturday, 4-6:30 PM, Pork Dinner
     March 1, Friday, World Day of Prayer (details to be announced)
     March 5, Tuesday, 4-7 PM, Shrove Tuesday Supper
     March 6, Ash Wednesday, service times to be announced
     March 9, Saturday, 5-9:30 PM, Penny Party (held at Villas Fire Hall)
     March 17, Sunday, 3 PM, Concert (Saint Barnabas Winter Concert Series)
     Date and time to be announced: Spring Fix Up/Spruce Up Day 
     April 14, Sunday, 3 PM, Concert (Palm Sunday / Saint Barnabas Winter Concert Series)
                  Holy Week and Easter Services (April 14 to April 21)
                  > Palm Sunday: Holy Eucharist with Blessing of Palm at 8 and 10 AM       
                  > Monday:  Service of Brokenness and Wholeness  at 7 PM
                  > Tuesday: Communion Service for the Season of Lent at 7 PM
                  > Wednesday: Holy Week Contemplative Service at 7 PM
                  > Maundy Thursday: Holy Eucharist and Washing of Feet at 7 PM
                  > Good Friday Service at 12 Noon     
                  > The Great Vigil of Easter at 7 PM on Saturday
                  > Easter Sunday: Holy Eucharist at 8 and 10 AM
     April 20, Saturday, 12 Noon, Easter Egg Hunt
     May 5, Sunday, 3 PM, Concert (Saint Barnabas Winter Concert Series)
     May 11, Saturday, 8-11 AM, Mother's Day Breakfast Buffet
     May 19, Sunday, 3 PM, Musikhaus Studio Recital (in church)
     May 25, Saturday, 9-1 PM, Hoagie Sale
     Date and time to be announced: Worship in the Park/Picnic at Zoo, with Saint Mary's
     June 15, Saturday, 8-11 AM, Father's Day Breakfast Buffet
     July 6, Saturday, 8:30 AM to 4 PM, Sant Barnabas WItness Table at Whale of a Day festival 
     July 13, Saturday, 8-11 AM, Midsummer Breakfast Buffet
     Dates and times to be announced: The Saint Barnabas Painters Summer Art Show
     August 17, Saturday, 10 AM, Back Pack Blessing
     August 31, Saturday, 9-? PM, Hoagie and Yard Sale
     September 7, Saturday, 8-11 AM, Grandparent's Day Breakfast
     Date and time to be announced: Fall Fix Up/Spruce Up Day
     Date and time to be announced: The Blessing of Animals
     October 12, Saturday, 4-6:30 PM, Turkey Dinner
     November 23, Saturday, 9-1 PM, Gourmet/Holiday Food Sale  
     Date and time to be announced: Annual Christmas Luncheon with Saint Mary's, Stone Harbor ​
     December 22, Sunday, 11 AM, "Greening" (decorating) of the  church for Christmas
     December 24, Christmas Eve: 4 PM - Holy Eucharist Service for Children
                                                  10 PM - Christmas Carol Singalong 
                                                  10:30 PM - Holy Eucharist
     December 25, Christmas Day: Holy Eucharist at 8 and 10 AM