Welcome to St Barnabas
St Barnabas Bethnal Green is an inclusive Anglican parish church, part of the Tower Hamlets Deanery in the Stepney episcopal area of the Diocese of London. Its diverse congregation is a cross-section of the local community in Bethnal Green and Bow.
St Barnabas works for the good of all local people, whatever their beliefs.
1 week ago
Today we pray for our mother church, St Paul's Cathedral, as they celebrate the feast of the conversion of St Paul. Prayers also for our friends & neighbours St. Paul Old Ford St Pauls Bow Common St Pauls West Hackney & St Paul's Shadwell ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
3 weeks ago
St Barnabas Church recently installed Lorna May Wadsworth’s ‘Blue Christ’, as a memorial for the Reverend Prebendary David Paton, who was priest-in-charge of St Barnabas Bethnal Green from 1992 to 1996. Wadsworth rose to fame before graduation for her portraits of archbishops, prime ministers and actors.
‘Lorna’s worked closely with us on this commission,’ says Fr Brian Ralph, Vicar of St Barnabas Bethnal Green. ‘Blue Christ continues St Barnabas’s strong relationship with the visual arts, including architect J Anthony Lewis’s reredos and Don Potter’s notable stonework as part of our post-War restoration, and most recently our wonderful Stations of the Cross by Alice Sielle.'
I’d also like to thank Jacob Talkowski, recently shortlisted for UK New Artist of the Year, who donated his time to carry out the installation.’ ... See MoreSee Less
In this morning's service was chalking the door of St Barnabas and the singing of some amazing hymns. Happy Epiphanytide, everyone! ... See MoreSee Less