SERVICES

Services During Covid-19

Our offerings and service look a little different during Covid-19. We're always re-imaging beloved events, and trying creative new ways to be and serve the church. Click below to see the most recent list of offerings.

Sunday Services

Spoken Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m.

 

Holy Eucharist with Music, 10 a.m.

with Church School and Nursery Care

 

Join us for coffee and community in the Great Hall between services! Nut-free snacks are served in consideration of those with allergies.

Our services are a mix of friendly and formal. We sing hymns, yet offertory music, preludes, and postludes can vary widely.

 

During Holy Communion, clergy and Eucharistic Ministers accommodate those who have difficulty walking to the altar or kneeling. Please ask if you'd like a gluten-free wafer. All baptized Christians are welcome to participate in Holy Communion.

 

Pastor Nancy will bless anyone with a birthday or wedding anniversary who wishes to come to the front of the church. 

 

On the first Sunday of each month, the names of parishioners who have died in that month are read aloud.

If there is a Level 2 or 3 Snow Emergency in Hamilton County, services and events will be cancelled, and the office will be closed. Please check check Hamilton County Weather Alerts.

Special Services

St. Barnabas Day

Blessing of the Backpacks

  • Around the third Sunday of August 2021

  • ​Children are invited bring their backpacks to church. Clergy will bless our students as they prepare for a new school year.

Blessing of the Animals

  • Around the first Sunday of October 2021, 4 p.m.

  • God loves your pet. No exceptions! We invite our whole community to join us! Bring a friend or neighbor to celebrate St. Francis of Assisi with a blessing of the animals in remembrance of him and his love for all creatures. We welcome everyone’s animals for a special blessing, whether it’s a dog, cat, stuffed animal, or even a lizard. This event is free and open to the public.

Children's Sabbath

  • October 2021

  • The national observance of Children’s Sabbaths® Celebration is a multi-faith Children’s Sabbath weekend engages places of worship across the country in focusing prayers, worship, education programs, and action on learning more about the urgent problems facing our nation’s children. Places of worship explore sacred texts and teachings that call us to love and protect children, responding with outreach and advocacy, and—most importantly–inspiring new, year-round action to improve the lives of children. Together, we are inspiring change that will improve the lives of children! 

All Saints' Sunday

  • November 7, 2021

  • On All Saints’ Sunday, we remember those in our parish who have died in the past year during the necrology. We read their names aloud, ring a bell, and everyone is invited to light a candle in memory of loved ones.

Holy Communion Sunday

  • Around the third Sunday of November 2021

  • We celebrate and recognize students from the Holy Communion class.​

  • A reception with cake will follow the 10 a.m. service.

Advent, Christmas, & Epiphany: 

  • Around December 5, 2021

    • St. Nicholas Day and Pageant​​

  • Around December19, 2021

    • Lessons and Carols

  • Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, 2021

    • Family Eucharist with Children's Pageant, Youth Choir, and Handbell Choir, 4 p.m.

    • “Midnight” Choral Eucharist, 10:30 p.m.

      • Music begins at 10:15 p.m.​

  • Sunday, December 26, 2021

    • Combined serviced at 10 a.m.

  • Sunday, January 9, 2022

    • Epiphany Sunday, Festival of Lights, and Kings' Cake Celebration​

Lent, Holy Week, & Easter: ​

  • Ash Wednesday—March 2, 2022​

  • Palm Sunday—April 10, 2022

  • Maundy Thursday—April 14, 2022

  • Good Friday—April 15, 2022

  • Easter—April 17, 2022

Celebration Sunday

  • Around the 3rd Sunday of May, 2022

  • We celebrate our students, our student ministries, and educators

(513) 984-8401

office@st-barnabas.org

10345 Montgomery Road

Cincinnati, OH 45242

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