Unit Groups

Unit Groups

Anglicans For Eco-Justice; Refugees; PWRDF: Ecumenical Multi-Faith

Unit groups are diocesan funded and supported ministry groups with a specific ministry focus. 

Units are supported by the Director of Mission & Ministry Development.

Upcoming Events


Walking Into the Sacred

May 6 - 8, 2017


News


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Speakers for KAIROS Event Visit the Synod Offices

On their way to St. Mary's, South Hill to take part in a KAIROS event on Friday, April 7, keynote speakers: Nenita Condez, Eufemenia Cullama and Bishop Antoio Ablon of Salabukan Nok G'Taw Sumanen - Western Mindanao... Read More


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United in Compassion

On Tuesday evening March 7, The Ecumenical Multi Faith Unit (EMU) of the Diocese of New Westminster and Or Shalom Synagogue in East Vancouver presented "United in Compassion - Multi Faith Devotional Service with... Read More


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PWRDF - Board of Directors Nominations

Here is the text of the March 1 letter from Lillian Newberry, chair of the PWRDF Nomination Committee. The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund seeks your help in nominating several members for its Board of... Read More


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March 6 UPDATE - United in Compassion

The Ecumenical Multifaith Unit (EMU) of the Diocese of New Westminster chaired by the Reverend Fr. Robin Ruder-Celiz (vicar of St. Martin’s, North Vancouver) with leadership support from Tom Esakin (St. Paul’s) and... Read More


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World Day of Prayer 2017

St. James' Anglican Church and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Tonantizin Community invite all to World Day of Prayer 2017 at St. James', 303 East Cordova Street in Vancouver. The service will be celebrated Friday, March... Read More


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Give It UP For the Earth

The Eco-Justice Unit of the diocese and the PWRDF Unit are asking everyone to consider participating in "GIVE IT UP FOR THE EARTH", a Lenten faith-in-action campaign to increase climate justice in Canada. (See the... Read More


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PWRDF News for February 2017

Beginning on Reign of Christ Sunday, November 2016, and continuing through this Lenten season, the PWRDF Diocesan Unit is encouraging parishes to support the purchase of Solar Suitcases for installation in remote... Read More


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Multi-Faith Clergy Press Conference

Rabbi Dan Moscovitz, Senior Rabbi of Temple Sholom in Vancouver took the lead in organizing a Multi-Faith Clergy Press Conference for 9:30am, the morning of Sunday, January 29 at Jack Poole Plaza. Sunday morning is... Read More


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Mission Fest 2017 - Line-up

For the first time in its 34-year history, Missions Fest Vancouver will incorporate several mini-conferences, which organizers describe as “opportunities for you to learn from experts who are collaborating together... Read More


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Refugee Response in the Diocese

The scope of the Syrian refugee crisis remains staggering. The Syrian civil war has created at least 4.8 million refugees and displaced 6.6 million people within Syria (Source: UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency website).... Read More


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Welcome to Canada Film

Many thanks to Mohammed Alsaleh who has circulated a link to folks from St. Alban's, Burnaby and the Diocese of New Westminster that leads to the 19 minute documentary film made last summer. In his email he wrote: "... Read More


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Diocesan Refugee Unit

  Dr Satori Soden has begun her work as Diocesan Refugee Coordinator. Satori brings a strong passion for refugees and a strong skill-set in the area of immigration. Satori's immediate focus will be on files that are... Read More


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PWRDF - Reign of Christ Sunday Fundraising

The PWRDF Unit of our diocese is distributing material to parishes to encourage recognition of the PWRDF on Reign of Christ Sunday initiative. This includes both liturgical and program material. PWRDF will be... Read More


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The Poetics of Partnership

As the fourth speaker at the St. Anselm’s Earth Spirit Series, October 26, 2016, Nigel Haggan PhD, Marine Sciences spoke about the need for conversation among all the disparate groupings attending to our creation.... Read More