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Matthew Fox World-Renowned Theologian and Author A Spirituality for the 21st Century: Becoming Transformative Agents of Wholeness

Friday April 10 and Saturday April 11, 2015 St Stephens Episcopal Church 1344 Nipomo Street ~ San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 805-543-7212 The modern age developed knowledge but at the expense of wisdom. The result has been ecological disaster, destitution … Continue reading

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Senior Luncheon is Monday March 30!!

Doors open at 11:30 Luncheon Served at 12 o’clock Noon This month, March, we will be serving Sliced ham, Potatoes, Green Salad and Rosemary’s famous Cupcakes (As usual, there will also be a non-meat dish} St. Barnabas Church welcomes all … Continue reading

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Exercising my faith; no really!

In my tenure as Vestry liaison for outreach ministries I became aware of our exercise groups, Senior Fitness (M,W,F 8-9) and Chair Yoga, (Wed. 9:15-10:15). These classes are run by Pamela Taylor and Sigrid Long respectively. I can’t say enough … Continue reading

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Youth Forum News

Three of our young people have committed to attend this year’s Sierra Service Project (SSP). Dylan Manville will be headed to Stockton, CA to be part of Stockton’s efforts to clean-up their city and provide a positive image of the … Continue reading

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Confirmation and Inquirers Class

In preparation for Bishop Mary’s annual visit on April 26, a confirmation class will be offered the six Tuesdays prior to the visit, beginning March 17, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Confirmation is the rite whereby we renew the promises … Continue reading

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Church Fun Night

The St. Barnabas Welcoming Committee is joining with the Sunday School Leadership Team to offer another event for our growing congregation – Everyone is invited! The fun begins at 5:30pm on Sunday March 15th. The theme will be celebrating St. … Continue reading

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The Bishop is Coming

The Spiritual Formation Committee is putting together an all church book study on the Bishop’s latest book, Unearthing my Religion. The study will be on March 5, 12 and 19 from 6 to 8 pm. Bishop Mary will lead a … Continue reading

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Changes Coming in the Chimes

In the coming couple of months there will be some noticeable changes in the Chimes. We will be departing from the customary newsletter format to become more a letter of reflection. This will allow us to share more in depth … Continue reading

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March Birthdays & Anniversaries

Please join us in celebrating the March birthday’s and anniversaries: Birthdays: March 6: Ann Mathias March 10: Michael Britton March 17: James Bettles March 18: Richard Nelson March 18: John Conry March 18: Adrienne Kielan March 21: Rev Ricardo Gonzales … Continue reading

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Message from Merritt: March

On Ash Wednesday with our foreheads covered in ashes we prayed Psalm 51 as we do every year. This year the words of the text prodded my heart with unusual force. The nouns in the text are graphic; offenses, wickedness, … Continue reading

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