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Mollie Ashworth, February 9th, 1928 - July 31st 2012 - UPDATED

  Diocesan and Parish leader Mollie Ashworth passed away, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, after suffering a stroke on Sunday, July 29th. Christ Church Cathedral curate, The Reverend Chris Dierkes was by her side and... Read More

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Diocese of British Columbia Contributes Generous Gift to Offset Legal Costs.

On July 26th, 2012, six weeks after receiving the news of the Diocese of Toronto’s gift, Bishop Michael received a letter from The Right Reverend James Cowan, Bishop of the Diocese of British Columbia containing a... Read More

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First Diocesan Indigenous Bishop of Saskatchewan Chosen

The Ven. Adam Halkett, archdeacon of Saskatchewan and priest-in-charge at St. Joseph’s, Montreal Lake First Nations, has been elected the first diocesan indigenous bishop of Saskatchewan. He was chosen July 28 by... Read More

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Diocesan School for Leadership Site Visit

  There was a great “vibe in the room” and a lot of positive energy being generated by the 35+ participants in the 800 square foot Trinity Grace Conference room at the Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre on the morning... Read More

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St John's, Sardis Centennial Celebration

  By 9:50am on the morning of July 22nd, 2012, the nave of the 100 year old building that is home to the Parish of St. John’s, Sardis was nearing capacity. Additional seating was made available in the chancel and... Read More

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100 Years of Good Vibrations

Exactly 100 years ago - August 11, 1912 - the doors of Chalmers Presbyterian Church (now Holy Trinity) opened at the corner of Hemlock and 12th, and the first chords resounded from the 2,271 pipes of their pipe... Read More

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Production of The Sound of Music connected to Chilliwack Church

Secondary Characters is a theatre company purely devoted to musicals, for artists of all ages, and explores all efforts to present imaginative, passionate, and inspiring productions in the community. St Thomas,... Read More

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Baby Boom in White Rock

  They used to say that people retired to Victoria and then their parents moved to White Rock! But the most southerly parish in the diocese, the Church of the Holy Trinity, is certainly showing the changing face of... Read More

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To Equip and Enable the People of God

  It was on the Feast of St. Thomas, July 3rd, 1987, that The Reverend Michael Collins Forshaw was ordained a priest in the Church of God at Holy Rosary, Cathedral in Vancouver. Twenty-five years later to the day,... Read More