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One Day I Walk - Fundraising Concert in Powell River

“Part of the job of being human is just to try to spread light, at whatever level you can do it."                                                           - Bruce Cockburn At 6:45pm on Sunday, November 12, 2017,... Read More

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A Note From the Diocesan Refugee Unit

We can all be proud that the Diocese of New Westminster has had a strong response to the worldwide appeal for sponsorship of refugees. We have many parishes and other groups who have worked with our diocese to bring... Read More

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Donna Lita Kirkpatrick, Priest

It is with sadness we announce that The Reverend Donna Lita Kirkpatrick died on Saturday, November 11 at Vancouver General Hospital. Donna had been hospitalized recently, but her death was unexpected. Donna was a... Read More

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Street Outreach Initiative (SOI) Designated a Related Group

The Street Outreach Initiative based out of St. James' focuses on ministering to street-involved adults living in Vancouver’s DTES struggling daily with poverty, mental illness, drug addiction, alcoholism, violence,... Read More

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A Gift for Christmas

St. Paul’s Advocacy Office has commenced it's annual "Buy a Christmas Gift" initiative for someone in need. This project started in 2015 and has been very successful in bringing cheers to our less fortunate brothers... Read More

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Blessing at St. Mary's, South Hill

It was one glorious Saturday afternoon on November 4, 2017, in the Parish of Bishop Hills' Memorial Church of St. Mary the Virgin, South Hill (aka St. Mary's, South Hill), Vancouver when the Reverend Expedito... Read More

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Salal and Cedar in the Westender

Alicia Ambrosio, the faith writer for The Westender is making the rounds of Diocese of New Westminster church plants and writing some fine articles about these communities in the feature, "Leap of Faith." Here is a... Read More

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Fair Wage Commission

The Province of BC is holding hearings regarding Fair Wages. This has arisen out of the issue of the increase in the minimum wage, what it needs to be and the timing of the raise. Metro Vancouver Alliance’s Economic... Read More

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KAIROS Downloads

Here are two downloads of interest from KAIROS A Strategic Planning document for the organization and "Let Justice Roll - Implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples".     Read More

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ISLAM 101 - Clergy Day

On November 9, 2017, approximately 80 clergy, postulants and clergy spouses of the Diocese of New Westminster joined Bishop Melissa Skelton and the Diocesan Ecumenical and Multifaith Unit (EMU) team consisting of:... Read More