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St Barnabas Church - Calendar for 2017


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

 21 January 2017    Messy Church - 3:30pm 
 05 February   5:00pm Churches Together in the Crays AGM followed by Praise & Prayer - St Andrew's Church, Lower Road
 01 March   Ash Wednesday - 8:00pm 
 11 March   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 26 March    Mothering Sunday
 09 April    Palm Sunday
 13 April    Maundy Thursday
 14 April    Good Friday (Churches Together service 11:30am on The Green, St Mary Cray & Messy Church 3:30-5:00pm)
 16 April    Easter Sunday  ( Family Holy Communion 10:30am )
 23 April   St George's Day
  30 April   Holy Communion followed by Annual Parochial Church Meetings - (10:30am)
 25 May    Ascension Day 
 03 June   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 04 June    Pentecost Sunday
 08 July   Community Fun Day
 19 August   Picnic with Fun & Games 3:30-5:00pm
 23 September   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 01 October    Harvest Thanksgiving
 11 November   Messy Church - 3:30pm
 12 November    Remembrance Sunday
 17 December    Carols by Candlelight 6:30pm
 24 December    Christmas Eve - Messy Church 3:30pm
 25 December    Christmas Day - Family Communion 10:30 am
 07 January 2018   New Year Celebration 10:30am

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

  04 January,  23 February,   05 March,    04 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


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