Centennial Celebration: A Closer Look

Our Sanctuary was designed by Hobart Upjohn in 1917 and built by  Walter Trumbull in 1918.  St. Barnabas Episcopal Church is a contributing building to the National Trust for Historic Preservation designation for Norwich Village. 

 
 
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Art in our HeARTs

Lani Carney, founder of the Children's Art Studio in Norwich, will lead children as they examine the shapes of the neo-Gothic building and the mystery and simplicity of the labyrinth to find inspiration for artistic expression. This free event will be held on June 16, 2018 at 1:30 PM at the church.  The public is invited.

 
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A Closer Look: Sketching with David Macaulay

Concurrent with the children's art program, David Macaulay will lead student and adults on an exploration of the details of the historic building. How can sketching help us observe the world around us better?  This event is free and open to the public.  It will be held in the sanctuary of the church at 1:30 on Saturday June 16, 2018.

 
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An Evening of Music

Choral music with musicians from Wrensong will bring a time of reflection.  Lester Gibbs, the church organist and Aaron Richter, will introduce the community to the 1883 Steere and Turner tracker-action organ.  Harp therapist Pat Stebbins will also  play.  The concert will begin at 7:00 PM and is free and open to the community.

 

Sunday Morning Worship

At 10:00 AM on Sunday June 17 we will have a festive worship service followed by a reception. All are welcome.

 A new cross adorns our steeple.  the previous one was broken during  Hurricane Irene in 2011. 

A new cross adorns our steeple.  the previous one was broken during  Hurricane Irene in 2011.