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Ministries of the Diocese of New Westminster

Archdeacon: the Ven. Barbara Clay (now retired)Regional Dean: the Rev. John Bailey This is the sixth report from parishes within the diocese of New Westminster regarding their ministry. Last month's TOPIC... Read More

Editorials

Worth watching Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, head of the Anglican Church of Canada, is a very different primate than some of his predecessors. He favours the direct approach - telling the church's bishops they'd... Read More

Letters

Thanks for all your support for St. Mark's "Journey of Christmas." This year we had 2,161 visitors and the daily average was a record 154. We were blessed with 12 out of 14 dry nights and some of our new... Read More

Book Review

A Church at War:Anglicans and Homosexuality by Stephen Bates. London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2004. ISBN 1850434808 Reviewed by Bill Morrison The day after I finished reading A Church at War I was at the... Read More

Legacy Funds approved by Diocesan Council

Diocesan Council approved a way that Anglican individuals and families can set up special funds to benefit the diocese or their home parishes - and have a continuing involvement in how money is spent. "What I find... Read More

Stewardship conference in April

Terry Parsons of the Episcopal Church, USA Terry Parsons, missioner for stewardship in the Episcopal Church, USA, will be keynote speaker at a conference in April presented by the diocesan committees on... Read More

Grief Recovery Society helps train people to assist the grieving

Of the many things we know about death, foremost is its inevitability. Or, as John Donne put it poetically: "It comes equally to us all and makes us all equal when it comes." Those left to mourn, however, tend to... Read More

Clergy hope for reconciliation

Several Diocese of New Westminster clergy who continue to protest the blessing of same sex unions have told Bishop Michael Ingham they "remain prayerfully hopeful that reconciliation can be accomplished in the... Read More

Camp Artaban gets diocesan loan

Camp Artaban has been granted a loan of up to $50,000 for the current year's camping season. Diocesan Council approved the loan for the diocesan youth camp at their February meeting. The council was told that the... Read More

People in the News

Bishop Michael Ingham has appointed the Rev. Canon Gertrude P. Lebans as Rector of St. Laurence, Coquitlam effective May 1. Trudy is known as an author, poet, parish priest and educator (she was the Principal of the... Read More