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

St. Oswald, Port Kells, renovates church, graveyard

At St. Oswald are bishop Michael Ingham, Warden Jo Ann Harding, and the Rev. Don Grayston, priest-in-charge. St. Oswald's in Port Kells was honoured that Bishop Michael Ingham made an official visit last month,... Read More

St. Agnes rearranges nave

Both familes are with little Kiara Tai Graham at her baptism, the first in the renovated St. Agnes. L-R they are Deacon Lizz Lindsay, Kim Vu, Nima Sadraei, Ken Sadraei, Wendy Graham, Ian Graham, Arleigh Graham,... Read More

Services mark 25th anniversary of Oscar Romero's martyrdom

In March of 1980 a solitary gunman raised his rifle in a small hospital chapel in the Central American country of El Salvador and killed the man who was standing behind the altar. Oscar Arnulfo Romero,... Read More