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Faith@Work conference Feb. 18 to probe everyday ministry

Most local Anglicans spend much of their lives in everyday jobs that many of them would not really class as “Christian” at all, never mind as opportunities to serve God. But that is a great pity, says Rev. John... Read More

Editorial: A last message: widen...

The afternoon of the day last August that Brother Roger of Taizé was murdered by a distraught person, he was working on an address he intended to give in Milan at year’s end. Brother Alois, his successor, delivered... Read More

Dialogue can turn fear into tolerance and respect

The Rev. Neil Fernyhough History was made at Temple Sholom on November 21st, when ambassadors Nabil Barto of Jordan and Alan Baker of Israel joined moderator Stephen Owen for a discussion about violence and... Read More

Bishop: No simple reason for fewer Anglicans

While the Anglican Church needs to be concerned about declining membership, the response has to be careful and well thought out, Bishop Michael Ingham told Diocesan Council in December. He was reporting to the 40... Read More

Council names new giving program

The program of voluntary giving for the Diocese of New Westminster last month was named “Going the Extra Mile” by Diocesan Council. The program replaces Stewards in Action (SIA), which was formally terminated by... Read More

Conference on the church and mental health offered Feb. 11

The Justice and Peace Unit is sponsoring a workshop February 11 on mental health and how church goers can better respond to people with mental health issues. The presenter is Dr. John Toews, professor of psychiatry... Read More

Christians strive for peace in India’s Punjab

Thoba Parish in the Diocese of Amritsar poses with Bishop P.K. Samantaroy (in white vestment) after a Sunday service. The bishop’s wife Lily is to his left, as is Canadian Andrea Mann. The parish in the Punjab,... Read More

Broadcaster chose to be priest

The Rev. Art Hives The Rev. Art Hives died December 15 in Victoria. A memorial service took place on January 14 at St. Mary’s Kerrisdale. He was 80. The following remembrance comes from Lyndon Grove of St.... Read More

Art, worship combined

Combining Art and Worship opens our hearts, our souls, and our minds to new ways of visualizing and understanding a living faith. This is what we attempted to do last Advent with the theme “Citizens of the Cosmos.”... Read More

Epiphany Church fills need with ‘Operation Top Hat’

  The Rev. Leonard Dyer Several years ago, on Christmas Eve morning, I was... Read More