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Charpentier Messe di Minuit pour Noël at St. James'

Marc-Antoine Charpentier was a contemporary of JS Bach, who was particularly drawn to writing Christmas music. His Messe de Minuit pour Noël is based on traditional French Noëls, and was composed for the great... Read More


Jazz Vespers for Advent II

On December 10th, St. Stephen’s West Vancouver, had the honour of the presence of Bishop Melissa Skelton at the monthly 4pm service of Jazz Vespers. The 19 piece Mighty Fraser Big Band rose beautifully to the... Read More


Advent in Gingerbread

An interview with Emily Cheung, Soprano Section Leader, Christ Church Cathedral Soprano, Emily Cheung is one of the section leaders/soloists in the Christ Church Cathedral (CCC) Choir, and like the current section... Read More


The Advent Garden

Over the past five years diocesan communications has made an effort to visit parishes around the diocese in order to share with the diocese the experience of how different Anglican faith communities celebrate... Read More


BVOR Christmas Appeal for Refugee Placement

A Message Forwarded from the Diocesan Refugee Unit (DRU) During this season of giving, please remember the many refugees who need a home. Refugees are in desperate need of Canadian sponsors. Find out how you can... Read More

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Letter from Ministry of Immigration

On December 10, 2017, Bishop Skelton's and Archdeacon Fenton's offices received the following letter from Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship for the Federal Government of Canada, The Honourable Ahmed... Read More

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Anglican Foundation November Grant Cycle

  AFC AWARDS $303,000 IN NOVEMBER GRANT CYCLE The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) has announced $303,000 in grants in support of new projects across Canada in its November cycle of awards. “The Anglican church... Read More


A Tale of Two Bazaars

There are a number of things that Anglican Church communities do really well and one of those is organizing and presenting fall bazaars. The day before the first Sunday of Advent, 2017, which was Saturday, December... Read More


UPDATE - Three Ministry Positions Posted

During the week of November 5, 2017, a posting for a new rector for St Stephen the Martyr, Burnaby was posted on the diocesan jobs page, the Anglican Church of Canada jobs page and all around the Anglican Communion.... Read More

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Coming Home Society December 2017 Newsletter

Please find attached below the December 2017 Coming Home Society Newsletter. The following is the opening message on the cover page from CHS co-founder and board chair, Linda Adams, ODNW For nearly twenty years the... Read More