St Barnabas Church, Joydens Wood



The church runs several home-groups, meeting on different times during the week. The groups include Bible study, discussion, prayer, etc, all in a setting of caring, supportive fellowship.





Home Communion

There is a monthly informal service of Holy Communion in the home of one of the church members. 

It is also possible for Holy Communion to be brought to those who are housebound.  

Please contact the Team Rector

Mothers' Union

Mothers’ Union has members in 84 countries across the world. These members seek to serve people in their communities through outreach projects and various programmes. Members work tirelessly, offering Christian care for families, regardless of faith or background.

Our local branch is celebrating it's centenary this year, since it was founded at St Mary's Church, in Bexley Village. A monthly meeting is held at St Barnabas Joydens Wood (on the last Thursday afternoon of the month), in the Harold Porter Hall, behind the church. We also have regular evening social meetings - see our monthly diary page          

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St Barnabas Ladies' Club

A monthly group, drawing members both from within the church and from outside, with a varied social programme. Meets on the second Monday evening of the month.

Barney's Playclub - Parent and Toddler Group

Every Monday during term time, from 1.15pm - 2.45pm. An opportunity to meet other parents/grandparents, with toys and activities for babies and pre-school children. All are welcome, whether or not you have any other connection with St Barnabas Church. £1.50 charge per session.


Men's Breakfast

Every other month, on a Saturday morning at 8.30am, a superb, Full-English breakfast is served.    This informal get-together is proving very popular amongst the men of our parish.


Our next breakfast is planned for Saturday 9 May 2020.Contact Steve Harding at the Vicarage

on 01322 528923 to book. (No charge, but a small donation is welcome, to cover costs.)


PLEASE NOTE, in the light of the Government guidance around non-essential contact, due to the coronavirus, these groups are suspended. For further details ...of any of the above, please contact the Team Rector.

For other events that take place at St Barnabas (Pre-school Nursery, etc), and for details of hiring our premises, please see hiring and building.

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