Semi-Annual Meeting – June 3, 2018

Please join us for our semi-annual congregation meeting on Sunday, June 3rd, between services (approximately 9:15 AM).  We’ll be electing new Council members and receiving reports from each of our teams.  We hope to see you there!

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Mortgage Burning Celebration

Be sure to join us after our 2nd worship service on Sunday, May 20th (at approximately 11:45 AM) for our Mortgage Burning Celebration! We’ll gather outside on the back patio for a short service, pop some champagne, give EVERYONE the opportunity to burn a copy of the mortgage in a…

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Youth Director Position

St. Barnabas is now accepting applications for our new part-time Youth Director position.  The role of this new staff member will be to provide leadership and direction to our youth in middle school through high school (grades 7-12). This position shall develop programs to help the youth grow in faith,…

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Mortgage Update – We Did It!!

Praise God! Our congregation responded to the incredible $500,000 gift received to help pay down our mortgage debt earlier this year – plus a $25,000 matching gift announced last Sunday – by offering the remaining dollars needed to pay off our entire mortgage! Our mortgage balance was $665,000 on January…

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Updated Generosity Sunday results!

Good is Good!  All the Time! Our congregation donated $114,000 to the Generosity Sunday appeal to help eliminate the mortgage!  This brings our loan balance down to approximately $38,000.  But, several members who weren’t able to participate over the past few Sundays brought additional offerings to church today, and there’s…

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Coffee Breaks with Pastor Sarah

Please join us on an upcoming Monday morning at 10:00 AM for coffee with Pastor Sarah!  All are welcome to join this informal gathering to get to know her better.  Please check the church’s website to confirm dates and times.

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It’s Official! Welcome Pastor Sarah!

Please join us in welcoming Pastor Sarah E. Wilson to St. Barnabas Lutheran Church!  Pastor Sarah’s beautiful Installation Service was held on Sunday, January 28th with approximately 150 people in attendance.  Welcome Pastor Sarah!  

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Over Age 70 1/2 with an IRA? Click here!

If you’re over age 70 1/2 and have an IRA account, did you know that there may be tax benefits to giving directly to the church from your IRA?  If you’re planning a generous gift, this may be a good option for you.  Click here to learn more about it. …

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Pastor Sarah’s Installation

Be sure to join us for the Installation Service for Pastor Sarah E. Wilson at 4:00 PM on Sunday, January 28th, immediately followed by dinner in the Family Life Center.  If you haven’t already RSVP’d for this event, please call the church office at 847-639-3959.

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What’s New With Communion?

Please join us for an intergenerational conversation with Pastor Sarah about What’s New With Communion on Sunday, January 14, 2018 between services (9:15-10:15 AM) in the Family Life Center.  This discussion is appropriate for all ages and will take place during the Sunday School hour (so there will not be…

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Welcome Pastor Sarah!

We are thrilled to announce that Rev. Sarah E. Wilson is our new Pastor!  If you haven’t already met Pastor Sarah, please stop by to introduce yourself and join us this Sunday for worship services at 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM!

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Watch Pastor Joe’s sermon: “Forgiveness”

Did you miss last week’s worship service?  Or, do you want to learn more about worship services at St. Barnabas?  Then watch Pastor Joe’s recent sermon about “Forgiveness” on our YouTube channel!  Click here or on the YouTube icon in the upper left-hand corner of your screen. A new sermon…

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Council Updates

The 2017-2018 Church Council kicked off their year with a dinner meeting at the Hamann’s home on a beautiful summer evening.  See their group photo and contact info by clicking here.

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NEW! Sit and Fit classes for seniors!

All senior citizens are invited to join our NEW Sit and Fit Classes in the Family Life Center! The class currently meets on Tuesdays from 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM, focusing on muscle strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility using 3 tools, hand weights, resistance bands & small balls.  Bring your…

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Shop AmazonSmile to support our missionaries!

Did you know you can support St. Barnabas every time you shop at Amazon.com? The AmazonSmile program donates 0.5% of every purchase back to us! All proceeds go to support our missionaries in Japan, Jim and Carol Sack. Simply click this link and then bookmark the page for future purchases,…

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