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Statement from the House of Bishops from its Special Meeting

The Canadian House of Bishops met in Niagara Falls 23-26 February 2016, in a special session dedicated to a discussion of matters relating to the upcoming gathering of the General Synod where proposed changes to the... Read More

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March 2016 Topic

Download a high resolution pdf of the March 2016 Topic (it may take some time to download) or download a web version attached below. Deadline for submissions for the May issue - Marchy 25 To manage your Anglican... Read More

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Clergy News Around the Diocese, Late February 2016

Bishop Skelton has announced two new archdeacons effective March 1st: The new Archdeacon of Burrard will be the Venerable Philippa Segrave-Pride, Honorary Assistant at Christ Church Cathedral. The new Archdeacon of... Read More

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Metro Vancouver Alliance (MVA) News

Affordable Housing Assembly a Success! Over 300 enthusiastic members of the Metro Vancouver Alliance and community partners, representing a range of faith, labour, educational and community groups in North Vancouver... Read More

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UPDATE: Slightly Different Visitation

Bishop Melissa's visitation to the Church of the Epiphany on the First Sunday in Lent took an unexpected turn.   The first four events went to plan ... the Eucharist, buffet lunch, a Q & A, and leading a Bible... Read More

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Delegates and Alternate Delegates to General Synod - 2016

At our Synod on May 23, 2015 an election was held by our Diocese for delegates and alternate delegates to General Synod in 2016. At that time 5 delegates and 5 alternate delegates were elected on the basis of our... Read More

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Updates on Honada's Family

Many thanks to Shannon Muir of St. Agnes for keeping us up-to-date on Honada's family  via her postings on the REST blogsite. Just a reminder that the  family are the first family to arrive in Canada that are part... Read More

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Ashes to Go in Sechelt

On Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016, a day that was interrupted by intermittent showers the Rev. Clarence Li rector of St. Hilda's, Sechelt; Pastor Richard Hergesheimer; honorary assistant and Meg Stevens were... Read More

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UPDATE PWRDF Focus During Lent

The PWRDF Unit in our diocese is continuing to focus on the two areas they began on the Reign of Christ in 2015. These are:1) the development work with water projects in Tanzania and East Africa and2) food security... Read More

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Shrove Tuesday at the Synod Office

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, was the first day back at work after the Family Day long weekend for the staff of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster, and it was the first Shrove Tuesday pancake breakfast to be... Read More