Children and Young People

Children and Young People

Children are very welcome at St Barbaras. In particular you might be interested in our child-friendly sessions during the family communion , and our service aimed at young people and their families: Buzz at St B's If you are visiting the church...
Mid-week groups

Mid-week groups

At St Barbara's we believe that meeting together in smaller groups to pray and discuss the Christian faith is an important part of how we grow both as individuals and as a church. We currently have four mid-week groups: A fortnightly Bible...
Music and Choir

Music and Choir

St Barbara's has an active Choir comprising members of all ages. The choir sings at Family Communion , Evensong and at other special events. The Choir meet regularly to rehearse and have a wide repertoire of modern and traditional pieces. They are ...
Jamaican Canticles

Jamaican Canticles

Programme note for the ‘Jamaican Canticles’ This setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, the canticles sung during evening prayer, is characterised by the exuberant syncopated dance rhythms of the Caribbean. This is particularly evident in the...
Thou Knowest, Lord

Thou Knowest, Lord

A movement from Bob Chilcott’s Requiem which was published in 2010. Most of the texts in the requiem are taken from the Missa pro defunctis, a mass offered in the Roman Catholic Church for the repose of the soul of a deceased person. “Thou knowest, Lor...
Antiphon

Antiphon

The anthem for choral evensong in September is Antiphon, the last of the Five Mystical Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). This composition sets to music four poems by George Herbert from his collection called The Temple: Sacred Poems and was...
Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens

St Barbara's has a number of activities that appeal to our more senior citizens. These include Our popular Wednesday Fellowship Group. This meets at 2pm at Earlsdon Methodist Church, alternate weeks from March to December. Recent gatherings ...
Social Events

Social Events

St Barbara's has an active social committee who organise events for all the community.