Ministries

CHRISTIAN FORMATION

Confirmation Class: Confirmation is offered to students in the 8th grade and above. To learn more about Adult Confirmation or being received into the Episcopal church please contact the rector at rector@stbarnabaschurch.org

Nursery: Linda Pierpont, lindapierpont@optonline.net

Nursery care provided during the 10:00 am service.

Sunday School: Kate Mark, katejmark@gmail.com & Carolin Doyle, stbsundayschool@gmail.com

Children, Kindergarten through 7th grade, are encouraged to attend our Sunday School which begins at 9:45 am on Sundays during the school year.

SERVICE AND OUTREACH

Food Pantries: We actively support two local food pantries. Community Food Pantry Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown – Barbara Mahoney, swimmerxyz@aol.com and San Andres Episcopal Church in Yonkers – Pam Mitchell, mitchell.pwm@outlook.com

Midnight Run: Jean Sears, jeansears@gmail.com – Join this team to prepare sandwiches and/or deliver them to homeless men and women on the streets of New York City.

Outreach Clothing Sale (November) & Vintage Sale (Summer): Linda Pierpont, lindapierpont@optonline.net and Cathy Hansen, catherine.s.hansen@gmail.com

St. Barnabas has donated over $960,000 to charitable organizations as a direct result of our clothing sales. You can volunteer to help before and/or during our sales. We need help sorting incoming clothing during the year, setting up and running the sales. You can also help by donating your gently used clothing and accessories.

Outreach Clothing Sale Grant Committee:  Hanna Gyory, Chair, laurahanna50@gmail.com

The annual grant committee organizes and reviews grant requests submitted by parishioners for the proceeds of the clothing sale.

Pastoral Care Committee: The Rector at rector@stbarnabaschurch.org or Barbara Wright, Coordinator, twright408@hotmail.com

This ministry stands ready to visit and assist parishioners in need of spiritual, social or practical assistance; on-call for communion, prayer, transportation and visitation.

Refugee Family Resettlement Support:  Barbara Wright, twright408@hotmail.com

St. Barnabas parishioners support refugee families who are being resettled in the NY tri-state area. If you are interested in volunteering to help these families find a better life in our country, let us know.

REPAIR: Karl Weber, karlweberliterary@yahoo.com

REPAIR stands for Rivertowns Episcopal Parishes Action on Inclusion and Race, and is an inter-parish organization dedicated to racial inclusion and justice.

WORSHIP

Altar Guild: Sarah Gardner,sarahwg@optonline.net

The Altar Guild makes the Church ready for services every week, as well as for weddings, funerals and baptisms.  We oversee the beautiful transformation of our worship space at Christmas and Easter and the more austere transformation at Lent.  We also care for the vestments, linens and sacred objects that we use in our worship services, as well as overseeing two complete cleanings of the Church every year.

Choirs: Donald Butt, dgbutt@aol.com & Jesse Goldberg, choirs@stbarnabaschurch.org. Our adult choir welcomes anyone in the parish who wishes to sing! The choir sings on Sundays at the 10 am service and occasional special services. Open Sing for all at 9:15 am on Sundays.

Coffee Hour/Hospitality:  Linda Pierpont, lindapierpont@optonline.net

Sign up to donate coffee-hour refreshments for adults and children during one of our fellowship coffee hours in Colwell Hall. Coffee hours are held every Sunday after the 10:00 am service.

Lectors & Acolytes: Barbara Wright, twright408@hotmail.com.  Volunteers serve as lectors (readers) and acolytes during the worship services.

Ushers: & Greeters Barbara Wright, twright408@hotmail.com.  Welcome people attending the service, distribute bulletins and assist throughout the service.