Anglican Presence at the Women's Memorial March

We don’t see a lot of public liturgy in the city. But for 27 years, on Valentines Day, an ever-growing group of mostly indigenous women and their supporters, have marched and prayed on the streets of Vancouver’s... Read More


Give It UP For the Earth

The Eco-Justice Unit of the diocese and the PWRDF Unit are asking everyone to consider participating in "GIVE IT UP FOR THE EARTH", a Lenten faith-in-action campaign to increase climate justice in Canada. (See the... Read More


Archbishop Hambidge Interview

On Monday, February 20, former Topic Editor and diocesan biographer (Pacific Pilgrims) Lyndon Grove interviewed the Most Reverend Douglas Hambidge. Archbishop Hambidge served as Bishop of Caledonia from 1969 to... Read More

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The Ven. Bruce Morris Honoured with Fellowship

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the Executive Archdeacon’s office at the Diocese of New Westminster received the following Media Release from the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. Sechelt CPA... Read More


Reflections on a "Wizard's" Youth Retreat

I must admit - I love being around young people and basking in their enthusiasm and fresh perspectives on Christian commitment. As one of the diocesan clergy group available to support our teens and... Read More

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Residential Schools Teaching Tool

In 2014 the diocese partnered with the Interfaith Institute for Justice Peace and Social Movements to produce an accessible teaching tool on the ways that Indian Residentail Schools impact the children and... Read More

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Farewell Mother Monette

It was a bittersweet luncheon in the Trendell Lounge (the shared space of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster and St. John’s, Shaughnessy) on St. Valentine’s Day, 2017 as Bishop Skelton and Synod Staff... Read More


“Humanity is One Family”

An Interfaith Service of Prayer in Solidarity with the Islamic Community of Greater Vancouver February 3, 2017 at Christ Church Cathedral In her February 1st,  2017 message to the people of the Diocese of New... Read More


The Story of Scott

The Story of Evan: A Transformed Life Evan first came to the Advocacy office in 2002, and at that time he lived in the very worst area of the Downtown Eastside. He was truly a rough man with a matching attitude. He... Read More


Joint Assembly 2019 Postponed

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the communications department of the Anglican Church of Canada posted online and distributed through social media the following message from National Lutheran Bishop Susan Johnson and... Read More