ANNUAL REPORT 2020
Preacher Bible Study for Adults – Sundays: led by rector.
Meets Sundays at 1:00pm.
Spiritual Book Group – Wednesdays: led by the rector
Meets Wednesdays from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nursery: Linda Pierpont, email@example.com
Nursery care provided during the 10:00 am service.
Sunday School: Gabrielle Boozer, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Pantry: Pam Mitchell, email@example.com
We collect food for the Salvation Army pantry in Yonkers. Blue containers are located opposite the nursery for you to donate non-perishable food to help our neighbors in need.
Midnight Run: Jean Sears, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join this team to prepare sandwiches and/or deliver them to homeless men and women on the streets of New York City.
In the past 23 years, St. Barnabas has donated over $790,000 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. In addition, we need homemade soups and baked goods to sell. You can also help by donating your gently used clothing, accessories and household goods.
Outreach Clothing Sale Grant Committee: Hanna Gyory, Chair, email@example.com
Chairs the annual grant committee, which organizes and reviews grant requests submitted by parishioners for the proceeds made at the Outreach Clothing Sale in November.
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: Steve Grieder, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Barnabas parishioners have been contributing furniture and other goods in support of refugee families who are being resettled in the NY tri-state area. We are exploring doing more. If you are interested in volunteering to help these families find a better life in our country, let us know.
REPAIR: Karl Weber, email@example.com
REPAIR stands for Rivertowns Episcopal Parishes Action on Inclusion and Race, and is an inter-parish organization dedicated to racial inclusion and justice.
The Undercroft Committee meets on a weekly basis to sort and pack all of the incoming donations for the annual Thrift Sale.
Altar Guild: Sarah Gardner,firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Canterbury Choir: Donald Butt, email@example.com
Our adult choir welcomes anyone in the parish who wishes to sing! The choir sings on Sundays at the 10:00 AM service and occasional special services. Practice is on Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm. We sing Sundays during the 10:00 am services.
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. There is a sign-up sheet outside the church office (coffee and tea is provided).
Greeters: Barbara Mahoney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our greeters volunteer to welcome newcomers and greet parish members after the 10:00 am worship service (9:00 am in the summer). This is a great way to meet everyone!
Lectors & Acolytes: Barbara Wright, email@example.com,
Sarah LeBuhn firstname.lastname@example.org. These volunteers serve as lectors (readers) and acolytes during the worship services.
Ushers: Claire Hallock
Join a team of volunteers who serve as ushers during church services. At the beginning of the 10:00 am worship service, we welcome people attending the service, distribute bulletins, and assist throughout the service.