Fr Steve has just returned from a diocesan trip to Willow Creek Church in South Barrington, near Chicago in the United States. He was there studying leadership and benefited greatly from the opportunity to learn about Willow's approach.
The Diocesan Advisory Committee have given approval in principle to the installation of underfloor heating at St Barnabas in the chancel area. This project is a major undertaking and linked closely to other mission and outreach activities. It is scheduled for installation in the autumn.
An Informal Evening Service has started on the Second Sunday each month at 6pm, beginning with a free cafe. Known as 'Eternity' this act of worship is based on praise, preaching and prayer. It is developing a strongly ecumencial dimension with Christians from various traditions (and even a bishop or two) participating. More details are on the home page.