Faithfulness and commitment must be the basis of sexual ethics

Faithfulness and commitment are the most important element in sexual relations, and that’s what the Church should be most concerned about, says Bishop Michael Ingham of the Diocese of New Westminster. Fidelity in... Read More

Conference told: don’t just go to church, be the Church

People shouldn’t just go to church on Sunday. They should be the Church, everyday. That was the essence of the message of speakers at an Evangelism Unit workshop entitled “Faith@Work” last month. “You can’t go to... Read More

Selecting hymns takes much consideration

Brigid Coult My visible ministry is one familiar to all - at the piano or in front of the choir (or even at the organ on the few occasions Susan is away). But “doing” the music for services is only a small part... Read More

Journey to Adulthood

  Samantha Cawker Some believe that a successful youth ministry means hiring a dynamic young adult who will single-handedly build up the program, nurture the relationships that are built through the ministry,... Read More

Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources beginning work

Mike Burpee, chair of the Task Force on Physical Resources Our Diocese is committed to supporting parishes in their efforts to be mission-oriented and has a history of assisting parishes that are facing... Read More

Diocesan Business Administrator headed for VST

The tallest (by far) member of the diocesan staff, Business Administrator Mike Wellwood, is leaving to become the Director of Finance and Human Relations at the Vancouver School of Theology. Wellwood served in the... Read More

Bishop says continue HOC campaign

   Bishop Michael Ingham has urged Anglicans in the Diocese of New Westminster to continue contributing to the Honouring Our Commitment campaign and not “down tools” at this point. The Anglican Church of Canada and... Read More

St. John’s wins award for access

The City of Port Moody’s Community Care Committee has named St. John the Apostle in Port Moody the recipient of the 2005 Peter Hulbert Accessibility Award, the first time it has been given. The award recognizes... Read More

San Francisco Dean maintains certitude is the opposite of faith.

Dean Alan Jones, right, speaks with the Rev. Canon Bernard Barrett and Pauline Barrett at St. Philip’s, Vancouver, after the dean’s address. (Brenda Berck photo) In this personal response to a lecture by... Read More

PWRDF Unit has a lot happening

PWRDF Unit chair Peter Goodwin and national board member Denise Hambidge at a display at the PWRDF’s annual meeting in Orillia Mining disasters have made the news lately, and in 1958 it was a mining disaster... Read More