We are a progressive, loving church. Growing in Christ and serving the needs of our community.


St. Paul’s Anglican Church, South Barrie.



INCUMBENT: REV. DEBBIE DENNIS (705) 722-7755 revdeb.barrie@rogers.com

YOU MAY REACH US BY PHONE: 705-722-7755  OR BY E MAIL: Office@stpaulsinnisfil.com

We are a people who are deeply interested in serving those in our local community. We have been blessed with huge population growth as many young families move into South Barrie. We also have the Sandy Cove retirement community within a short drive from our church. We want to let people know that St. Paul’s means acceptance and assistance. This is to live out the Great Commandment: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul and with all your mind. You shall love your neighbour as yourself. We offer many opportunities for those in our midst to grow in their faith. Life is difficult. Life is not fair. It may seem as if there are more and more demands on us and less and less time, energy and money to meet them. A two career commuting family with small children or a retired widow on a fixed income all know that life can be stressful. You may wonder where the joy has gone. You may wonder who you are. St. Paul’s is a place where you can explore ultimate questions in a safe environment.


St Paul’s Newsletter  – IS NOW ACTIVE ON THE WEBSITE
The December-2018 issue of “The Chronical” is now available for downloading.
“Click” here–>  NEWSLETTER  to download the December issue.
The deadline for submissions for the next issue of the Chronicle is TBA.


March 31, Sunday at 10:30 am, One Service Only. Family Holy Communion – followed by a soup luncheon. Donations to go to Aid for Venezuela.

April 13, Saturday at 2 pm. Afternoon “English Tea” and Fashion Show by the Women’s Clothing Boutique at Bradford Garden Gallery.

April 19, 2 pm  Messy Church on Good Friday.
Learning through crafts and stories about the message of Good Friday and Easter.


April 14, Palm Sunday 
9:30 am Family Holy Communion.
11:00 am Traditional Holy Communion and Passion Play.

April 18, 10:00 am – Maundy Thursday Service. 

April 19, 10:30 am – Good Friday Solemn Service followed by Hot Cross Buns in the main hall.

April 21, 9:30 am – Easter Sunday Family Holy Communion; 11:00 am Traditional Holy Communion.

Lent Study – St. Paul Goes To The Movies – Thursday afternoon, 1 – 4 pm.
Join us to watch a Hollywood movie followed by a discussion of the spiritual  themes. Refreshments will be available at a small charge. Proceeds to parish outreach.
March 7  Driving Miss Daisy –  unlikely friendship overcomes race and status.
March 14 Chocolat – A reminder that Christian faith is a call to joy in daily living.
March 21  Gran Torino – Clint Eastwood teaches us about dignity, grace and life. (Not PG).
March 28 The Bucket List – what gives life meaning and purpose.
April 4 Amadeus – Rivalry and redemption in the life of Mozart, brilliant soundtrack.
April 11 Dallas Buyers Club – Oscar winning performance in a film that tackles the AIDs epidemic.

 ANNOUNCEMENTS (March, 2019)

Welcome to all visitors and newcomers to our church.  We invite you to fill out a Request for Information Card hanging on a hook in the pews. Give it to one of the ushers or place in the Newcomer Forms box located on the counter in the foyer.

Confidential Prayer Requests for St. Paul’s Prayer Chain. In the library there is a small white box for written prayer requests. Rev. Debbie and Betty Shubert alone have keys and the box will be checked every Monday.  You may also contact Betty Shubert directly (705) 797-0701.  Each request will be upheld by the members of the parish prayer chain for two weeks.

Parish Drop-in – 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoon each month. Come out from 1 – 3 pm and enjoy a time of socializing with other parish members. For those who may not be able to attend worship on a Sunday or simply want to spend time with others in the parish family, this may be for you.  Rev. Debbie will close this gathering with prayer.  Next drop-ins:  April 4 and 18.

Messy Church: The third Saturday afternoon of each month.
Next meeting: Friday April 19, 2 pm on Good Friday. Learning through crafts and stories about the message of Good Friday and Easter. Come out for a family-friendly event – with fun and activities for the children.
PLEASE sign-up so that we can plan for food and craft kits.

Library News

April 2019Animals – “We’ve got mice in the library !!!!
Also dogs, cats, donkeys birds, lions, sheep a mountain goat, cows, horses and even a pig. In fact you name it and we’ve probably got the animal in our collection. We have a wonderful collection of books and movies for your enjoyment.  

For more “Library News” items please go to “Advanced Notices” at the top of the page and click on NEWSLETTERS to bring up the latest Chronicle – more library news can be found on “Books ‘n Things” on page 15.


Prayer Shawl Group meets the second Wednesday of the month. Contact Helen Steenkamer-Punshon for more information. Next meeting: April 10, 9:30 – 11 am.

Dart Group meets each Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the down-stairs Hall. For more information contact Frank or Queenie Little. All are welcome to come along for an afternoon of fun.

Contemplative Worship Services will be the third Wednesday of the month. Next service: TBA

Tai Chi Group meets Thursday mornings, 10-11:30 am. Contact Georgina Duggan for more info.

Parish Drop-In The first and the third Thursday each month 1 – 3 pm. Next Drop-Ins: April 4 and 18, 2019.

Aprons & Briefcases: Contact Mimi Price for more information.


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