Our weekly pewsheet has announcements, news, collects and thought for the week.
This year we celebrate over 800 years of Christian presence and witness in our community. 2015 marks a significant anniversary for St Mary's. Following the sealing of Magna Carta on 15th June 1215, Archbishop Stephen Langton returned to London and tradition says that he stopped in Barnes to consecrate the newly enlarged parish church of St Mary's.
Our own Magna Carta Festival runs from 20th to 23rd May with floral displays, special events and talks, a family day and much more. The festival will be launched by Lord Melvyn Bragg at a Preview Evening on 19th May.
Magna Carta Walk the Walk: Walk as a pilgrim along the Thames from Runnymede to Barnes, Saturday 13th to Monday 15th June, arriving in time to attend the anniversary service at St Mary's. For more information contact Geoffrey Barnett.
Barnes Community Players will be performing Jesus Christ Superstar here at St Mary's from 9th-13th June. Emma King-Farlow is directing this exciting and moving look at the last seven days of Christ's life. Tickets are available from the Church Office or online.
For children we have Sunday Club for 3-8 year olds and a group for 8-12 year olds which meets term-time (except half-terms) during the 10am Sunday service.
For babies and toddlers we have an area with books and toys and the 10am service is on a live feed to a TV.
Our 11.30am informal Sunday services are held twice a month.
Barnes Youth Group for 11-16 year olds runs monthly on a Sunday evening from 6-7.30pm plus regular Cafe Church@BYG during the 10am service. For more details email the Rector