David Donald George Tatchell, Priest July 1, 1929 - March 15, 2017

The Reverend David Tatchell, priest, died on March 15th ‘peacefully at home’ and with ‘grace and dignity’ -- such enduring characteristics of David. David was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan on what would... Read More


Eric Lowe, Priest: October 5, 1926 - February 27, 2017

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Melissa Skelton I write to tell you that the Reverend Eric Lowe, priest, died on Monday, February 27, 2017 in South Surrey, BC. Eric was born in Athlone Ireland in 1926, the son of... Read More


Tsawwassen Parish Marks Patronal Festival

Members of St. David’s Community Choir entered the church nave March 3 carrying a humble leek each (one of two emblems of Wales) leaving no doubt that the evening’s concert was launching the parish celebration of... Read More


Reception of Ayoob Shawkat Adwar as Priest in the Anglican Church

A small but significant piece of history will be made at the Anglican Parish of the Church of the Epiphany (Epiphany), Surrey on Sunday March 26 when Bishop Melissa Skelton will receive and recognize the priestly... Read More


An Advocacy Success Story: The Story of Mitchell

The Story of Mitchell Mitchell came to see us because he was in danger of being evicted. He was really upset and afraid of what might happen. Mitchell had difficulty with his issues with the landlord since had a... Read More


Episcopal Visitor

On Thursday, March 16 the Synod Office and Bishop Skelton were hosts to the Right Reverend Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa, Ankole Diocese, Church of Uganda. The Cathedral Church is St. James’ in Ruharo. Bishop Mwesigwa... Read More


Anglican Journal Appeal Results

It was with gratitude and happiness that diocesan communications received an email from a senior staff member at the Anglican Journal on Monday, March 13 announcing that the Anglican Journal Appeal results had been... Read More


Wardens and Treasurers Training Day - 2017

More than 60 Wardens and Treasurers of the Diocese of New Westminster attended the annual information session presented by Bishop Skelton and the staff of the Synod Office, Saturday, March 11, 2017. The day began... Read More


Happy Birthday Bishop Skelton

At 10am on Tuesday, March 14 the Synod Staff of the Diocese of New Westminster gathered in the kitchen shared by the Synod Office and St. John's, Shaughnessy for the traditional birthday song and a piece of cake to... Read More


The Consecrating Spirit Equips Us

The Consecrating Spirit Equipping us to be Partner’s in God’s Mission in the World: The Induction of the Reverend Fr. Arvin Amayag, Vicar of St. Mary the Virgin, Sapperton Tuesday, February 28, 2017, the Reverend... Read More