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November 2017 Topic

Please click the link to download a high resolution PDF of the November 2017 issue of Topic. Deadlines for submissions for the January and February 2018 issues are November 24 and December 22. Please email your... Read More


KAIROS Leadership Visit

On Friday, October 27, KAIROS Executive Director, Jennifer Henry and Program Manager Ed Bianchi made a brief stop in Vancouver on their way back from a national steering committee meeting in Victoria. The Anglican... Read More


Donald Edward Grayston, Priest - August 31, 1939 - October 23, 2017

It is with sadness that we announce that the Reverend Donald (Don) Grayston died on October 23, 2017 at the Cottage Hospice in Vancouver. Don grew up in Vancouver.  Don was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop... Read More


Book Launch - The Reverend Emilie Smith

Speaking to a crowd of about 40 in Spanish and English at the Co-op Bookstore on Commercial Drive in Vancouver on Thursday evening October 26, the Reverend Emilie Smith spoke tenderly and clearly about the people... Read More


Sunshine Coast Faith Comminities Stewardship Day

On Saturday, October 21, the Anglican Parish of St. Aidan and St. Bartholomew welcomed participants from St. Bart’s, St. Hilda’s-by-the-Sea, and Living Faith congregations to a Sunshine Coast Faith Community... Read More


Bird's Nest Update

The Bird’s Nest is a non-profit organization founded by three concerned citizens: Andy Bird, Denise Trottier and Natasha MacDonald in January 2016. The aim of the Bird’s Nest is to bring First Nations youth, aged... Read More


Music 123 Workshop

A Great Day of Learning and Music for Choral Singers of All Levels This comprehensive all-day interactive music literacy workshop facilitated by St. Clement's Director of Music, UBC Music Department graduate Lynley... Read More


Asking the Big Questions

Episcopal Visitation to St. John the Divine, Maple Ridge October 22, 2017 On October 22, 2017, The 20th Sunday after Pentecost, Bishop Melissa Skelton visited the oldest church building (1859) in the diocese, now... Read More


Spiritual Formation for the Next Generation Retreat - Report

“This weekend has been a gift.” “ I was blessed to feel God in this beautiful setting.”   “I was able to let go and just be with God.”  “I learned to embrace the silence.”   These are a few of the comments from... Read More


PWRDF Executive Director Visits 1410 Nanton Avenue

Monday, October 23, 2017 was a fairly quiet day at the offices of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster. Bishop Skelton was travelling to the House of Bishops and Executive Archdeacon, the Venerable Douglas... Read More