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LETTER: Thoughts on the Anglican Covenant

  Tony Houghton If I am hearing it right, the Anglican Covenant is going to be a document that expresses what Anglicans believe, in a nut shell. If this is a correct interpretation of the covenant then the... Read More

'From Grief to Action' began at St. Mary's

About nine years ago, in the fall of 1998, a group of parents and other family members began to meet in the lounge of St. Mary's Church, Kerrisdale. Many came from comfortable homes in the neighbourhood, most were... Read More

Editorial: At Christmas we reach out

It's been a pleasure receiving from parishes across the diocese the many accounts of events and services they're undertaking this Advent and Christmas Seasons. Some sent a variety of photographs, which are always... Read More

Your Christmas chocolate – will it be Fair Trade chocolate?

Christmas is coming with all the associated chocolate.  If you have a sweet tooth and love chocolate, enjoy it ethically. Did you know that you can buy Advent Calendars (yes the real one with the Bethlehem scene)... Read More

Book Review: The Spirituality of Grandparenting

Ralph Milton, author and co-founder of Wood Lake Books and his wife Beverley, a retired United Church minister, share their lively faith in words and pictures.   This is a lovely book both to look at and to read. ... Read More

A Reflection: Seeking to speak to the Other

Brenda Berck If I were to be true to my 'green' convictions, I would walk each Sunday to one of the two Anglican churches within 30 minutes' walk from where I live. Instead, I drive for 20-30 minutes to reach... Read More

BCAYM meets in Williams Lake

I have been going to the British Columbia Anglican Youth Movement (BCAYM) Thanksgiving Long Weekend conference since I was fourteen years old. My parents made me go, and just like many other experiences in my life,... Read More

St. James begins music academy

St. James' Gerald Harder directs members of the Music Academy choir, assisted by Administrator Kathy Walker After much planning, preparation and prayer, the Saint James Music Academy has begun sharing the gift... Read More

When is Christmas?

The Rev. Maggi Dawn If you're reading this on or about the first of December, you may well already have had a Christmas card or two fall through your letter box. I love receiving Christmas cards, from the... Read More

Bishop tells diocese to get on with ‘normal work of being the church’

Bishop Michael Ingham has urged members of his diocese to take the long view and the persistence of faith through the failures of human discipleship. “Above all, let’s get on with the normal work of being the... Read More