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New care+share Recipients for 2018 and 2019

One of the business decisions made during the 117th Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster May 26 and 27, 2017 was the passing of Resolution #8 which reads: •THAT  the Standing Committee on Mission and Ministry... Read More

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Spiritual Formation for the Next Generation

  “A uniquely Anglican program where the Holy Spirit can move to personally transform participants to more actively engage in Christian life and mission.”  For the past two years, a small group of lay volunteers and... Read More

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Synod 2017 Summaries/Photos/Links on FB and Website

Facebook albums with photos, captions and links of the two days of activity at the 117th Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster are available here: Friday, May 26th, Day 1 Opening Worship Focus Day 1 Synod... Read More

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Blessing the Bicycles

Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral has a new bell tower but the bells ringing in the 120 year old church on May 29th were attached to the handle-bars of bicycles. With sacramental chrism oil, bicycle chain oil,... Read More

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Neale Adams's May 30th Anglican Journal Article

Please click this link to access Neale Adams's May 30th article on the Anglican Journal website. Neale reported on the Opening of the textile exhibit, (in)finite, part of the Anglican Foundation's 60th Anniversary... Read More

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Resolutions - Synod 2017

There were 12 Resolutions passed at the 117th Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster held May 26 and 27. Although they covered a wide variety of issues, the most complicated Resolutions and the ones that had the... Read More

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Summer 2017 Topic

Click the link to download a high resolution PDF of the Sumer 2017 issue of Topic Deadline for submission for the September 2017 issue is July 21 and for the October 2017 issue, August 25. Click this link to manage... Read More

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Waking Up the Real History of Canada

Children of God, a Review   Until June 3 at the York Theatre on Commercial, Indigenous Theatre Company Urban Ink is premiering Children of God, a new musical by Corey Payette. St. James Trustee and Residential... Read More

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Synod Sermon Video Links

Here are the links to the two Synod sermons on the "media module" of the diocesan website. Opening Eucharist, 9am, May 26, 2017 - Bishop Melissa Skelton Morning Prayer, 9:30am, May 27, 2017 - Archbishop Fred Hiltz.... Read More

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Bikes in Church: Vancouver Faith Communities Ditch their Cars

June is Bike Month and lower Mainland Faith Communities are taking part in a National Commuter Challenge to reduce their carbon footprint. From May 28 to June 11 hundreds of people of faith across Metro Vancouver... Read More