Your turn... One important objective of TOPIC is to encourage the expression of a full range of opinion on church-related issues through letters to the editor. Of course neither articles, editorials, nor letters... Read More

BC, Yukon Deacons hold provincial conference

"It's about time!" was the joyful sentiment expressed by over thirty deacons from the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon who gathered together for the first time at Sorrento Anglican Conference... Read More

Godwin served parishes throughout diocese, 1956-75

Aubrey Walter Godwin The Rev. Aubrey Walter Godwin, 96, died May 6 in Pitt Meadows. He had served in parishes across Canada after his ordination 70 years ago. Godwin came to Canada at age 18 with the Church... Read More

St. Christopher's began as Inglewood Mission

>Early scenes from St. Christopher's history are featured in a new parish history. A mission house for a Sunday school, constructed in 1933 on land purchased during a depression era tax sale, was the origin... Read More

What Would Jesus Ride?

 Have you ever wondered what it would take to keep God's planet green? What if more people left their cars in their garages and found more sustainable ways to get around the city? This month, strap on your helmet,... Read More

Edmonton archdeacon elected Kootenay bishop

The Venerable John Elswood Privett of Edmonton has been elected the Bishop of Kootenay by an electoral synod of that diocese held in Kelowna May 28. The Ven. John E. Privett, bishop-elect for the Diocese of... Read More

Requiem Mass held for the Ven. David Retter

A Requiem Mass took place at St. James, Vancouver, on Tuesday, May 31, the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Elizabeth, for the Ven. David Retter, who died unexpectedly on May 21. The Ven.... Read More

SYNOD 2005: Primate says diocese is open about same sex blessings

Blessing of same sex unions done openly in the Diocese of New Westminster have received a great deal of condemnation from more conservative provinces of the Anglican Communion, while many similar blessings done as... Read More

SYNOD 2005: Stewards in Action to be replaced with new program

Stewards in Action, a voluntary program of giving that has supported outreach in the diocese for the last 15 years, will be wound up at the end of 2005 and replaced with a new initiative, Diocesan Synod decided last... Read More

SYNOD 2005: Interview with the Primate

Primates around the world come in different shapes and sizes; primates reflect all shades of the theological spectrum; and primates approach their ministries with their individual styles. All are in great demand,... Read More