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


KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Friday, October 20, 2017 & other dates

Reformation 500 Hymn Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017

BC Wildfire Relief Fund Concert - The Milleraires

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Welcoming the Stranger

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Pipelines and the Poetics of Place

Saturday, October 28, 2017


News


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Walk for Refuge

On Saturday October 7, a group from St John the Divine, Maple Ridge (The Divine Dashers!) and St Laurence, Coquitlam got together and walked 5 km in Pitt Meadows to raise money for PWRDF. St. John's parishioner... Read More


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Changes to Citizenship Requirements - IRCC

Here is information for all who are working in Refugee and Newcomer ministry and for those who visit this site looking for information regarding the Diocese of New Westminster as SAH. Immigration Refugees and... Read More


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PWRDF Ride for Refuge 2017

This RIDE got underway again this year at Richmond Christian High School in Richmond. The forecast rain nicely held off until after the RIDE was complete! A warm lunch was provided to the hundreds of Ride For Refuge... Read More


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Welcoming the Newcomer - MOSAIC Refugee Services Events

 Please find below and attached information on Events that are of interest to Refugees and members of your communities. This information is circulated by Iris Challoner, a senior staff member at MOSAIC. Welcome The... Read More


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MVA Leadership Training - Register Now

All Anglicans are welcome to take this training on behalf of your parish that will take place: Friday, October 6, 7-9m Saturday, October 7 9:30am-4pm We start and finish on time BCGEU Office - 2920 Virtual Way,... Read More


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New Acting Secretary for the Canadian Council of Churches

The Executive Committee of the Canadian Council of Churches is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Noteboom as incoming Acting General Secretary, effective October 1, 2017.    Peter currently serves as... Read More


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UPDATE - PWRDF Events for Aug/Sept

 RIDE FOR REFUGE 2017 - SEPTEMBER 30 JOIN US, GET INVOLVED, OFFER YOUR SUPPORT !!! The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is again participating in Ride for Refuge. Team PWRDF Vancouver will be... Read More


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UPDATE - Bishop's Fund for Refugee Resettlement

In December of 2015, as the larger culture’s awareness of issues around Refugees grew, and the call to action and the need to be doing something grew in people’s hearts, Bishop Melissa Skelton announced the creation... Read More


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PWRDF emergency fund for BC Wildfires

PWRDF has annouced that it is accepting donations to its emergency fund which will be used to support needs in individuals and communities in British Columbia impacted by current wildfires in the province. While... Read More


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UPDATE: PWRDF Famine Relief Matching Funds

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to report it has received $379,000 in donations toward famine relief. These funds will be matched 1:1 in the federal government’s Famine Relief Fund, which... Read More


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The Storymen Sing for Their Supper at St. Agnes

On Wednesday, June 28 the recently renovated parish hall of St. Agnes, North Vancouver was filled with the sounds of great music and happy people as the members of Regional Ecumenical Support Team (REST) a... Read More


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Roofing for Refugees

Refugee Roofers - Training and Employment Program Are you eager to find full-time employment in the roofing construction industry? You will attend a 3 week job specific training that will result in full-time... Read More


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PWRDF East Africa Appeal

Diocesan PWRDF Unit chair, Peter Goodwin has received word from PWRDF headquarters in Toronto that there has been a slow response to the Emergency Response to East Africa appeal. Members of our diocesan unit are... Read More


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D of NW Eco-Justice Unit Signs on To Open Letter

An open letter to all candidates in the 2012 BC Provincial Election was circulated May 2, 2017. More than 60 organizations have signed on to this letter expressing concerns regarding access barriers to applying for... Read More


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#FromHometoHome

 #FromHomeToHome is a United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR-Canada) campaign to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation and to showcase the country’s long tradition of welcoming people, by asking refugees in... Read More


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The Milleraires for PWRDF

The sanctuary of St. Catherine’s, Capilano, nave and chancel was swinging to the sounds of The Milleraires Big Band the evening of April 25, 2017. The Milleraires are no strangers to St. Catherine’s and nor is their... Read More