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We’re a seven days a week church with something for you whether you’re looking for company and friendship, a quiet place for reflection, or want to find out more about God’s love.

There’s a variety of activities and we’re sure that you’ll find something that suits you. 

What’s special about St Barnabas?

  • We’re friendly — welcoming everyone with a smile.
  • Our door is open to everyone whatever their age or background.
  • We’re part of the community offering friendship and refreshment to all, as well as supporting local charities and hosting the meetings of local groups.
  • We hold out hope in an uncertain world and encourage questions on life’s big issues.
  • We have a variety of services to suit or challenge everyone.

Recent news

St Barnabas Church, Emmer Green St Barnabas Church, Emmer Green was celebrating Christmas.
St Barnabas Church,  Emmer Green

🎄DECEMBER CHRISTMAS SERVICES 🎄
Weds 18th Scouts Christingle at 7.00pm
Sun 22nd Carols & Lessons at 4.30pm
Tues 24th Nativity Play at 4.30pm
Tues 24th Midnight Mass at 11.30pm
Weds 25th Traditional Said Communion at 8am
Weds 25th Family Sung Service at 9.30am
Sun 29th Normal 8am & 9.30am Communions
Wed 1st Jan No Service at 10.00am
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This Sunday were casting our nativity play. Does your family want to take part? Do come along and find out more - everyones welcome and its a great antidote to Christmas shopping 😀

Were starting at 9.30am on 8th December in the Church Hall.

Therell be rehearsals for the cast on 15th and 22nd December at 9.30am in the Church Hall. The dress rehearsal is at 3.15pm on Christmas eve in the Church, with a break before the nativity service itself at 4.30pm.
🎄SCOUT CHRISTMAS POST ✉️ 
The 89th Reading Scouts are once again providing a Christmas Post Service for the delivery of Christmas Cards to Caversham, Caversham Heights, Emmer Green & Caversham Park Village. You can post your Christmas Cards in the box provided at St Barnabas Church from Sat 30th Nov. The last posting day will be on Thurs 19th December.  Only 30 pence per card!
Black Friday in the Diocese of Oxford
Please donate if you can by tomorrow (Sun 24th Nov).
WANTED ... a Calligrapher to enter additional names in our Book of Remembrance. Please contact the Vicar or send us a message. 🖊
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Who was Barnabas?

Barnabas lived at the same time as Jesus and during the life of the early Christian Church he became instrumental in the spreading of the Christian gospel throughout the Mediterranean.  His name means ‘encourager’. Encouragement forms an integral part of our church community at the crossroads in Emmer Green.

Like Barnabas we want to encourage and support you. Also like Barnabas we believe we have a message we want to share with you, the good news of the gospel which opens up a whole new way of life.