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Household Goods Drive for Refugees!

More of our Syrian Refugees are arriving in the next 4 weeks and we need your help to prepare a home for them!  Click below, and you'll find this Google Doc list. When you find something you can donate, put your... Read More

AFTER ARRIVAL: Refugee Workshop

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) would like to invite private sponsors in the Metro Vancouver area to join us for a FREE workshop on the subject of Private Sponsorship of Refugees.   We will be focusing... Read More

Bishop's Fund for Refugee Resettlement

Dear People of the Diocese of New Westminster, In our Gospel reading for this last Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Advent, we hear Mary’s declaration that God “has lifted up the lowly” and “has filled the hungry with... Read More

R.E.S.T. Refugee Fundraisers in January 2016

Regional Ecumenical Support Team (REST) The North Vancouver Regional Ecumenical Support Team (REST) is a partnership of 10 churches and individuals who have come together to support the sponsorship of... Read More

Hair and Humanitarianism

The Parish of St. Cuthbert, have entered into partnership with three other churches in N. Delta (N. Delta Evangelical Free Church, Crossroads United and Trinity Lutheran Church) to sponsor a family from Syria.  In... Read More

Kids Helping Kids with Gifts of Books

The Abdulhafiz family are the first family of refugees connected to the Syrian crisis, and sponsored by the Regional Ecumenical Support Team (REST) which is associated with the Diocese of New Westminster through... 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

UPDATE - Bishop's Fund for Refugee Resettlement

In December of 2015, as the larger culture’s awareness of issues around Refugees grew, and the call to action and the need to be doing something grew in people’s hearts, Bishop Melissa Skelton announced the creation... Read More