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St Barnabas Church - Calendar for 2018


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

 27 January    Messy Church - 3:30pm 
 05 February   5:00pm Churches Together in the Crays AGM followed by Praise & Prayer - St Andrew's Church, Lower Road
 14 February   Ash Wednesday 
 24 February   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 11 March    Mothering Sunday
 25 March    Palm Sunday
 29 March    Maundy Thursday
 30 March    Good Friday (Churches Together service 11:30am on The Green, St Mary Cray & Messy Church 3:30-5:00pm)
 01 April    Easter Sunday  ( Family Holy Communion 10:30am )
 23 April   St George's Day
 28 April   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 30 April   Morning Service followed by Annual Parochial Church Meetings - (10:30am)
 25 May    Ascension Day 
 26 May   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 20 May    Pentecost Sunday
 14 July   Community Fun Day
 25 August   Picnic with Fun & Games 3:30-5:00pm
 29 September   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 30 September    Harvest Thanksgiving
 27 October   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 11 November    Remembrance Sunday
 24 November   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 23 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

  19 January,  09 March,  30 April following Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM),  

       b) Wardens & Staff Meetings

  15 January,  - February,   - March,    - May

c) Small Group Leaders Meeting


d) Worship Group Meetings


e) Prayer Ministry Team Meetings




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

First Saturday of each month at 8:30am unless stated otherwise in the Church Diary.

7. Churches Together in The Crays

05 February             5:00pm         AGM followed a service of Praise & Prayer
14 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
07 May                    7:00pm         Service of Worship & Ministry - Speaker Derek Holl from Jubilee Church, Bromley Common
27 May                                        Launch of Healing on the Streets - Cotmandene Crescent
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.