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Residential Schools Teaching Tool

In 2014 the diocese partnered with the Interfaith Institute for Justice Peace and Social Movements to produce an accessible teaching tool on the ways that Indian Residentail Schools impact the children and... Read More

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Farewell Mother Monette

It was a bittersweet luncheon in the Trendell Lounge (the shared space of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster and St. John’s, Shaughnessy) on St. Valentine’s Day, 2017 as Bishop Skelton and Synod Staff... Read More


“Humanity is One Family”

An Interfaith Service of Prayer in Solidarity with the Islamic Community of Greater Vancouver February 3, 2017 at Christ Church Cathedral In her February 1st,  2017 message to the people of the Diocese of New... Read More


The Story of Scott

The Story of Evan: A Transformed Life Evan first came to the Advocacy office in 2002, and at that time he lived in the very worst area of the Downtown Eastside. He was truly a rough man with a matching attitude. He... Read More


Joint Assembly 2019 Postponed

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the communications department of the Anglican Church of Canada posted online and distributed through social media the following message from National Lutheran Bishop Susan Johnson and... Read More

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Join Anglicans at the Women's Memorial March

27th Annual Feb 14th Women’s Memorial March Tuesday Feb 14th, 2017 For years many Anglicans have prayed, organized and acted as part of this grassroots led gathering of mourning and resistance. This year many of us... Read More


Praying for Those Affected by Internment

A Message from the Bishop: Praying for Those Affected by Internment and the Protection of Civil Liberties on Sunday, February 19th   In the USA, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942.... Read More


The Long, Long Night of Hope for 2017

The Long, Long Night of Hope 2017, a fundraiser campaign to support the homeless primarily in North Vancouver, is now in full swing! The goal is to raise $10,000, to be donated to The Lookout Emergency Aid Society... Read More


PWRDF News for February 2017

Beginning on Reign of Christ Sunday, November 2016, and continuing through this Lenten season, the PWRDF Diocesan Unit is encouraging parishes to support the purchase of Solar Suitcases for installation in remote... Read More


Candlemas Celebration of a New Ministry

On Candlemas, February 2, 2017 Bishop Melissa Skelton inducted the Reverend Canon Fr. Kevin Hunt the 12th Rector of St. James, Vancouver in A Celebration of a New Ministry Eucharist. Fr. Kevin had been serving the... Read More