The ODNW News


Laurelle Findler, ODNW

  Laurelle Ellene Findler, ODNW died peacefully, after a long battle with cancer, on January 28, 2018 at 9am in the Sechelt Hospital with her loved ones by her side.  Laurelle was raised in Campbell River by her... Read More

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In Memoriam - Bobbi Kelly, ODNW

Roberta (Bobbi Kelly) died peacefully on the morning of October 6 in her new home in Comox, BC. Bobbi was one of the original trustees of St. Hilda’s-by-the-Sea, Sechelt when the parish was incorporated in 1986.... Read More


Im Memoriam - Glen Olsen, ODNW

Glen Olsen, ODNW (The Order of the Diocese of New Westminster) died on Saturday, September 30, 2017 after suffering a heart attack earlier in the day. He was 89. Glen is the spouse of the Reverend Gladys Olsen. He... Read More


John Seymour Conway, ODNW

John Seymour Conway, ODNW December 31, 1929 - June 23, 2017 John was born in London, England, but was brought up in Scotland during the Second World War. He went to school at Sedbergh, Yorkshire, a suitably remote... Read More


Cynthia Llewellyn, AAM, ODNW

Cynthia Jane Elizabeth Llewellyn August 28, 1920 - December 4, 2016 (With files from the Vancouver Sun) "Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders will have toiled in vain" Psalm 127 Cynthia's transition to her... Read More


The 8th Investiture of New Members to the ODNW

More than 1000 folks braved the rain and chilly winds on the morning of Saturday, November 5, 2016, to attend the 8th Investiture of New Members to the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster at the Massey Theatre... Read More

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Investiture of New Members to the ODNW 2016

Diocesan volunteers, the Office of the Bishop, and Synod Office staff are well underway in organzing the 2016 Investiture of New Members to the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster, Saturday, November 5, 10:30am... Read More


Dr. Anne Anthony

Dr. Anne Anthony, ODNW a long time parishioner of St. Philip, Dunbar died on September 1, 2016. Dr. Anthony served at the diocesan level during the episcopacies of Archbishop Douglas Hambidge and Bishop Michael... Read More


Nominees to the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster, 2016

At the May 11, 2016 meeting of Diocesan Council, the governing body of the diocese, Bishop Melissa Skelton distributed a list containing the names of 49 Parish Nominees and 9 Bishop's Nominees to be invested into... Read More


Proposed Changes to the ODNW

On May 11, 2016 Diocesan Council was presented with two "Motions to authorize." These motions would bring some significant changes to the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster. On December 12, 2006 Diocesan... Read More