Report of the Returning Officer

Returning Officer Susan Tufts assisted by Synod Staff and volunteers tabulated the Saturday, May 27th votes for Diocesan Officers.  The elections took place between 8 and 9:15am and there was a tie for Clerical... Read More

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Opening Worship Photo Album on Facebook

By 7:30pm on Ascension Day, May 25 the Italian Cultural Centre catering staff, the A/V-Tech crew, Synod Staff and Worship Team leader the Venerable John Stephens had concluded the set-up for 117th Synod of the... Read More


Advocacy Success Story: The Story of Ethel

The story of Ethel started as a tenancy issue but it soon became obvious that there were other issues that needed to be dealt with. Ethel is in her late 80’s and was living alone, she was originally brought to us by... Read More


#Pledge2Pray Between Ascension and Pentecost

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, has issued a global challenge to the faithful to take the #Pledge2Pray for #ThyKingdomCome, an online prayer initiative.     “Jesus prayed at the Last... Read More


Clergy News Around the Diocese - Synod Week 2017 (May21-27)

APPOINTMENTS AND CHANGES   The Bishop has made two appointments to replace outgoing Regional Deans the Reverend Craig Tanksley (Peace Arch) and the Reverend Heidi Brear (Kingsway). Following consultation with their... Read More


Sorrento Centre Associates’ Work & Study Week 2017

From May 7-13 2017, two dozen Sorrento Centre associates from BC and Alberta gathered to spend the week prepping the Centre’s grounds and buildings for the busy months ahead. During this week, associates worked six... Read More

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HTWR Rector to Embark on Fundraising Sermon Marathon

"Well I've got the sermon written and we will be getting started about 2pm on Saturday, May 20." This is a paraphrase of the words that the Reverend Neil Gray, rector of the The Church of the Holy Trinity, White... Read More


Investing in a Food Ministry

Investing in A Food Ministry at St. Timothy, Burnaby By Maribeth Mainer and Gordon Arthur, St. Timothy The Parish of St. Timothy opened its new kitchen at a blessing and ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 23, 2017... Read More


St Catherine's, NV Pays Tribute to Refugee Gardener

During the 10am Eucharist Service at St. Catherine’s, Capilano May 14, a special presentation was made to Esad (Eso) Ramadanovic who had recently retired as St. Catherine’s gardener. Eso was accompanied by his wife... Read More


Diocesan Confirmation Eucharist for 2017

A Celebration of Confirmation, Reaffirmation and Reception took place on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:30am at Christ Church Cathedral. Bishop Skelton has been experimenting with Saturday diocesan worship as a way of... Read More