Jim & Carol Sack Visit St. Barnabas!

The congregation welcomed missionaries Jim & Carol Sack to St. Barnabas on Sunday, July 17th, as Pastor Sack led our worship service and he and Carol shared inspiring stories of their mission work in Japan.  We learned that being a Christian in Japan – where only 1% of the population…

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Pastor John’s Retirement Celebration!

Congratulations to Pastor John, who recently announced his retirement effective June 30th!  While we will surely miss him, we’re excited that he and Lanet are able to retire at this time to enjoy their hobbies and more time with their family. We’ll be celebrating with a Brunch after the second…

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Outreach: Northern Illinois Food Bank

St. Barnabas was well-represented on Saturday, volunteering at the Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva, IL. Eleven of us repackaged 1,800 pounds of Frosted Flakes cereal into 20 oz. bags for distribution to clients around northern Illinois, enough for 28,000 bowls of cereal!  Thanks to all who participated!

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NEW! Property Team Update

The Property Team’s activities, including information regarding the expansion of the Cary-Grove Food Pantry and construction of a new garage for St. Barnabas this summer, is featured as this month’s “Ministry of the Month”.  Please click here to check it out!

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Ministry of the Month – Witness

The Ministry of the Month page has been updated with information from our Witness Team.  Check it out by clicking here! And, be sure to join us at the Merry Cary Parade this Sunday, December 6th in downtown Cary!

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Help Out the Prayer Shawl Ministry

  The Prayer Shawl Ministry reaches out to people who need a little TLC. This summer we will meet on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays, at 1pm. All are welcome.  No experience necessary…our experienced volunteers will train you.

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Time and Gifts Ministries Survey now available

A new Time and Gifts Ministry survey is now available.  All members are asked to prayerfully consider the gifts you may be able to share with our congregation and then return the survey to Jeanne Soberg, our Parish Administrator.  The survey is available here or on the “Connect” menu.

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Preschool Named “One of the Best”!!

Congratulations to our very own St. Barnabas Christian Preschool, named “One of the Best” Preschool/Daycare Centers in McHenry County by the Northwest Herald!  We’re very proud of the entire staff, Board members, parents and students on this tremendous accomplishment!

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NEW – Ministry of the Month

Check out a new feature this month: our Ministry of the Month!  Each month we’ll shine a spotlight on one of our ministries, allowing a council member to elaborate on the ministry team they represent.  February’s spotlight is on “High School Youth” and “Christian Education” is coming in March.  You…

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