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St Barnabas Church - Calendar for 2019


For information on events over the next few weeks and other news affecting the church, see this month's Diary.

1. Special events and services

 20 January   5:00pm Churches Together in the Crays AGM followed by Praise & Prayer - Giggs Hill Church
 26 January    Messy Church Goes to Narnia - 3:30pm 
 06 March   Ash Wednesday 
 23 February   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 17 March   Quiz Night - 7:00pm for 7:30pm start
 23 March   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 31 March    Mothering Sunday
 14 April    Palm Sunday
 18 April    Maundy Thursday
 19 April    Good Friday (Churches Together service 11:30am on The Green, St Mary Cray & Messy Church 3:30-5:00pm)
 21 April    Easter Sunday  ( Family Holy Communion 10:30am )
 28 April   Morning Service followed by Annual Parochial Church Meetings - (10:30am)
 30 May    Ascension Day 
 18 May   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 09 June    Pentecost Sunday
 06 July   Community Fun Day
 24 August   Picnic with Fun & Games 3:30-5:00pm
 28 September   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 06 October    Harvest Thanksgiving
 26 October   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 10 November    Remembrance Sunday
 23 November   Messy Church Film Afternoon- 3:30pm
 22 December    Carols by Candlelight 6:30pm
 24 December    Christmas Eve - Messy Church 3:30pm
 25 December    Christmas Day - Family Communion 10:30 am

2. Mission Partner Sundays

CMS, TearFund, Crosslinks, CPAS - Dates to be arranged.

3. Church Leadership Meetings

a) Parochial Church Council (PCC) meetings

  21 January,  11 March,  28 April following Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM),  

         b) Wardens & Staff Meetings

  07 January,     - March,    -

c) Small Group Leaders Meeting




5. Buildings and grounds maintenance

Work Party: Saturday 18 March. 10:00am-3:00pm

There will also be a list of jobs that need to be done posted on the church noticeboard for people to volunteer their services at a time and date they find more convenient..

6. Prayer Breakfast

Prayer breakfast is held on the first Saturday of each month at 8:30am unless stated otherwise in the Church Diary. We meet alternately in our church hall or at Ozzie's Diner in Cotmandene Crescent. - All welcome

05 January @ church, 02 February @ Ozzie's, 02 March @ church, 06 April @ Ozzie's, 04 May @ church, 01 June @ Ozzie's, 13 July @ Church, 03 August @ Ozzie's, 07 September @ church, 05 October @ Ozzie's, 02 November @ church, 07 December @ Ozzie's

7. Churches Together in The Crays

20 January             5:00pm         AGM followed a service of Praise & Prayer
19 April                  11:30am        Good Friday act of witness - The Green, St Mary Cray
06 May        9:30am-4:00pm        Churches Together Day of Prayer - King's Church
03 December            6:30pm        Joint Advent Service

10. Social Events

       05 February   - Curry Lunch at The Flavour of India
       17 March       - Ladies Social evening - Colour Me Beautiful
       28 April          - Ladies Pamper Night
       13 May          - Quiz Night
       24 June          - Safari Supper
       19 August       - Whole Church Picnic
       29 September - Ladies Pamper Night

Items in blue are yet to be updated

Other meetings, services and times will be listed once they are confirmed.