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

World Day of Prayer 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

MVA - Election Accountability Assembly

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Ride for Refuge - 2016

Many thanks to Jane Dittrich, Peter Goodwin and Janet Coghlan for sending in photos (and information)from October 1, 2016 Ride for Refuge event. This year funds will go to provide bicycles to community health... Read More


PWRDF Ride for Refuge - 2016

It’s that time of the year again and Team PWRDF Vancouver is back riding on Saturday October 1 in the Ride for Refuge ! This year funds raised will go to provide bicycles to community health workers associated with... Read More


R.E.S.T. Greets Ali Salat Bugare

(With Files from Wilna Parry) On October 17, 2015, members of interested churches (about 40 people) were invited to meet at St. Clement’s, Lynn Valley to decide on refugee sponsorship. This group would evolve over... Read More

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Season of Creation Article and Links on National Church Website

The Reverend Margaret Marquardt, chair of the Eco-Justice Unit of the Diocese of New Westminster would like to bring Matt Gardner's August 31 article to the attention of our diocese. The Season of Creation runs... Read More