News

Emergency refugee at St. Philip’s grateful for rescue

Jane Dunlop, a member of the Diocesan Refugee Unit has a guest. Maryam, a 17-year-old, 4-foot, 9 and one-half inch Kurdish Muslim woman who came to Canada from Iran where she was sent at age 14 has come to stay with... Read More

Renovating historic St. George's took time

Only lighter wooden shakes on the roof mark how St. George's in Fort Langley has been expanded When a small church needs more room, expansion should be straightforward. In the case of St. George's, Fort... Read More

Task Force on Reconciliation starts work

Kevin Dixon, chair of the Task Force on Reconciliation The Diocesan Task Force on Reconciliation will soon begin meetings with individuals and groups in an attempt to find ways to restore relationships within... Read More

Status of two priests in the diocese uncertain

Two priests who said last spring they had left the Anglican Church of Canada have failed to formalize their departure, the diocese's chief legal officer told the Diocesan Council last month. Chancellor George... Read More

Stewards in Action appeal for 2005

The annual Stewards in Action campaign begins again this month. Stewards in Action is the Diocese of New Westminster's program established 15 years ago to provide for outreach on a diocesan basis. Over the... Read More

Peter Hare dies

Peter Hare, a member of Diocesan Council from St. Alban’s, Burnaby, died November 1 after a short illness. Besides being very active in his parish and diocesan affairs, Hare was a volunteer at Mission to... Read More

Memorial Service for the Rev. Alfred Cummings October 28

A memorial service for the Rev. Canon Alfred H. Cummings was held on Thursday, Oct. 28, at St. Edward’s, 1011 Bird Road, Richmond. After 35 years of service in the diocese, and a lengthy and active retirement,... Read More

Bishop's message to the Diocese

A Pastoral Message to the Diocese of New Westminster from the Bishop Wednesday, October 20th, 2004 Dear Friends in Christ: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lambeth Commission on Communion has released its Report this... Read More

Bishop welcomes Windsor report

Bishop Michael Ingham's initial statement for the media issued October 18, 2004, is as follows: I welcome the report and greatly appreciate that the report focuses on reconciliation. Of course we have not had time... Read More

Primate to appear on national church website

Primate Andrew Hutchison ARCHBISHOP Andrew Hutchison, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, speaks to Anglicans about the issues that matter most to him at the outset of his term of office in a webcast to... Read More