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Volunteers needed at St. Paul's Advocacy Office

The Advocacy Office at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Vancouver is in need of dedicated volunteer(s) to help manage the front desk, client scheduling, and other reception tasks on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays.... Read More


Breakfast with the 'Bank'

Over the past three years diocesan communications and Topic have offered ongoing coverage of The Anglican Parish of the Church of the Epiphany, Surrey’s (‘Epiphany’) desire to sell a portion of the parish’s lands in... Read More


Arrival of Newcomers Sponsored by Church of the Holy Trinity, WR

Following two long and often frustrating years, the family sponsored by The Church of the Holy Trinity, White Rock (HTWR) arrived in Vancouver from a refugee camp in Iraq on Tuesday, May 8 in the early afternoon.... Read More


Happy 50th Birthday to TOPIC

A Productive and Turbulent Half-Century in the Diocese For some readers, it must seem that Topic has been around forever, but, in fact, this publication is a mere fifty years old. (Only those of us who constitute... Read More

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Episcopal Visitor to The Society of Catholic Priests

The Society of Catholic Priests of The Episcopal Church (TEC) announced on April 27 that Bishop Melissa Skelton has accepted the invitation to be their new Episcopal Visitor. Retired Presiding Bishop of TEC... Read More


Clergy News Around the Diocese for Early May 2018

On Sunday, April 29 it was announced at St. Catherine’s, Capilano and at St. Agnes, North Vancouver that Bishop Skelton in agreement with the canonical committee has appointed the Reverend Sharon Smith, Vicar of St.... Read More


May 12 Archiepiscopal Election Update

On Saturday, May 12 at 9am, the voting members of the Synod of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC/Yukon will elect a new Metropolitan via telephone conference call in successive rounds of voting until one of the... Read More


Ombudsperson for Mining Justice

Last January, KAIROS, Canada posted a news story on their website saying that they were “encouraged by the Honourable Minister of International Trade’s (The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne) announcement on... Read More

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MVA Reps Meet with Provincial Finance Minister

On Wednesday, May 2, representatives of Metro Vancouver Alliance (MVA) met with Finance Minister for the Province of British Columbia, the Honourable Carole James. The meeting took place at Vancouver Community... Read More


A New Ministry in the Neighbourhood

The Induction of the Reverend Ruth Monette by Bishop Melissa Skelton as Rector of St. Stephen the Martyr, Burnaby, May 1, 2018, The Feast of St. Philip and St. James. About 30 minutes into the liturgy and following... Read More