Youth Transforming the Unjust Structures of Society for Women and Girl

For two weeks each year around International Women’s Day on March 8th, thousands of delegates from governments and civil society gather at the United Nations in New York City for the annual Commission on the Status... Read More


George Frederick Ferguson – July 5, 1925 – March 7, 2017

George Frederick Ferguson, lifelong Anglican (he was baptized at Christ Church Cathedral), long time Abbotsford resident and mayor of the community for the best part of the last 40 years, was laid to rest in... Read More


David Donald George Tatchell, Priest July 1, 1929 - March 15, 2017

The Reverend David Tatchell, priest, died on March 15th ‘peacefully at home’ and with ‘grace and dignity’ -- such enduring characteristics of David. David was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan on what would... Read More


Eric Lowe, Priest: October 5, 1926 - February 27, 2017

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Melissa Skelton I write to tell you that the Reverend Eric Lowe, priest, died on Monday, February 27, 2017 in South Surrey, BC. Eric was born in Athlone Ireland in 1926, the son of... Read More


Tsawwassen Parish Marks Patronal Festival

Members of St. David’s Community Choir entered the church nave March 3 carrying a humble leek each (one of two emblems of Wales) leaving no doubt that the evening’s concert was launching the parish celebration of... Read More


Reception of Ayoob Shawkat Adwar as Priest in the Anglican Church

A small but significant piece of history will be made at the Anglican Parish of the Church of the Epiphany (Epiphany), Surrey on Sunday March 26 when Bishop Melissa Skelton will receive and recognize the priestly... Read More


An Advocacy Success Story: The Story of Mitchell

The Story of Mitchell Mitchell came to see us because he was in danger of being evicted. He was really upset and afraid of what might happen. Mitchell had difficulty with his issues with the landlord since had a... Read More


Episcopal Visitor

On Thursday, March 16 the Synod Office and Bishop Skelton were hosts to the Right Reverend Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa, Ankole Diocese, Church of Uganda. The Cathedral Church is St. James’ in Ruharo. Bishop Mwesigwa... Read More


Anglican Journal Appeal Results

It was with gratitude and happiness that diocesan communications received an email from a senior staff member at the Anglican Journal on Monday, March 13 announcing that the Anglican Journal Appeal results had been... Read More


Wardens and Treasurers Training Day - 2017

More than 60 Wardens and Treasurers of the Diocese of New Westminster attended the annual information session presented by Bishop Skelton and the staff of the Synod Office, Saturday, March 11, 2017. The day began... Read More