Category Archives: Articles

Articles written by members of the congregation

PCC ‘away’ day – Engaging with our neighbours

PCC ‘AWAY’ DAY St Barnabas Church Parish Centre,  27th Jan 2017 Engaging with our neighbours Introduction Derek started the day’s deliberations by asking those present to consider   John 1, v1 -14 and in particular the term ‘dwell’. He explained that … Continue reading

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“Sing to the Lord a new song”

  The welcome Eucharist for the Rt Revd Steven Croft the Bishop of Oxford on the 5th October in St. Mary’s Church Reading was an extremely special service. The Bishop preached a most challenging sermon with excerpts from Psalm 96. It … Continue reading

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Thank You Very Much!

Christian Aid Collecting and fundraising did extremely well overall. Collectively  we raised over £3000!!!  I would like to thank all those who helped to raise the money by helping with the launch, those who collected, and everyone both at church … Continue reading

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MAP day musings

Rob Page tells us his thoughts on the recent MAP day In all honesty I was a little reluctant to give up my Saturday morning, however, I went along to make my contribution. The day was very well put together … Continue reading

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Thoughts & scribblings

Ron Saban tells us his thoughts on the recent MAP day Yesterday, Saturday 5 July, I attended a parish meeting entitled “Mission Action Plan” (MAP for short). I had given this a lot of thought and did not think that … Continue reading

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Summer newsletter 2013

The Summer newsletter was published on 14th July. There are copies available to pick up in Church or alternatively, you can read it online here: Summer newsletter 2013

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St Barnabas of yesteryear

Last Autumn Margaret and I were invited to St Peter’s Rectory to see a collection of 90-plus old documents relating to the time when St Barnabas was a part of the Caversham parish. Most are plans and letters from the … Continue reading

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Easter newsletter 2013

The Easter newsletter was published on 31st March. There are copies available to pick up in Church or alternatively, you can read it online here: Easter 2013 newsletter

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Summer newsletter 2012

The summer newsletter was published on 7th July. We have been delivering copies to households in the parish and copies are also available in Church. Alternatively, you can read it online here: Summer 2012 newsletter

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