St Barnabas Church, Joydens Wood

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“Like all Church of England churches, safeguarding and safer recruitment are paramount.  The PCC are committed to ensuring that our church and hall are safe places for all who use them. For more detailed information and guidance see the Parish Safeguarding Handbook. and click on safeguarding. Produced by the National Safeguarding Team, it is a comprehensive guide, summarising the key areas a parish need to address with regards to safeguarding.” 

A Short Reflection for Ascension Day

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Welcome to our church website!

St Barnabas Church is the Church of England parish church serving the Joydens Wood & Bexley Park estates, between Bexley & Dartford. The parish straddles the London/Kent boundary. The church building is in Tile Kiln Lane, near the junction with Baldwyns Park. The postcode is DA5 2BB.

St Barnabas Church, Joydens Wood is part of the Bexley Team partnering with the parish churches of St James, North Cray, St John's, Bexley & St Mary's Bexley

We are working together to ensure that during the current coronavirus outbreak we take all possible measures to protect our church congregations and the communities we serve.

Pentecost service and reflection

Reflections and Ramblings

The church will NOT be open for Private Prayer on Saturday 12 December as the building is being used by a local Medical Practice.

All hygiene measures advised by the Church of England are being observed in our churches, which includes disinfecting door handles etc, and having hand sanitiser available, and observing the two metre proximity rule. Face-masks are mandatory.  If you feel you are in the at-risk group you might prefer to pray at home, and use the many prayer resources available online.  There will be a Zoom Service on Sunday 6th December at 10am. You can access Zoom meetings quite easily from a computer, tablet or smart phone, or you can listen in from a mobile or landline. Details available from Reverend Ren, ren[email protected]

Click HERE for details of our Christmas Trail between 19th Dec and 3rd Jan

STAR IN THE WINDOW!  Click the poster on the right for information about our Star In The Window initiative and how to get involved!