Entries by Richard Eade

Christmas Tree Festival 2017

Treefest 2017 Highlights: 22 trees, 400 school children, 20 vintage tea party guests, 100 Open Day visitors. A great way to spread the message that ‘Jesus is the greatest gift of all’. Enormous thanks to everyone who took part.​  

Christmas Tree Festival

We’re very proud of our creative local community. Around 20 different groups displayed their trees at the Christmas Tree Festival in November. Each tree was different. Nearly 400 local school children came to see the trees. Over 170 visitors came to the open day, and over 30 elderly guests enjoyed the tea party surrounded by […]

Messy Church – June 2016

Messy Church “Feeding the 5000” Messy Church is a fun way of being church for families. A chance for children and adults to be creative, explore faith and enjoy a meal. At our first Messy Church on 18th June we found out how Jesus turned 5 loaves and 2 fishes into an enormous picnic! We […]

Experience Easter

In Holy Week the children from Sunnyside Spencer Academy came to St Barnabas to learn about the Easter Story. The church was transformed with six tableaux ‘stations’ set up around the building. Storytellers at each station told their part of the Easter story to small groups of children and then helped them explore some of […]