Salal and Cedar News

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Salal and Cedar in the Westender

Alicia Ambrosio, the faith writer for The Westender is making the rounds of Diocese of New Westminster church plants and writing some fine articles about these communities in the feature, "Leap of Faith." Here is a... 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

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Wild Lectionary: An Ecological Preaching Resource

With Anglicans across the globe our diocese shares a commitment to the Fifth Mark of Mission, “to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.” Although connection to... Read More

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Rallies for Social Justice - Anti-Racism and Indigenous Rights

Sunday, December 11, 2016 there will be two rallies in the Vancouver area supported by Social Justice groups in the Diocese of New Westminster In the past few weeks, residents of West Richmond have twice been... Read More

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Salal & Cedar Volunteer Opportunity

Salal + Cedar, a new environmental justice ministry in the Diocese of New Westminster, is seeking a skilled volunteer for a short-term project.   The person we are looking for: has recent experience researching and... Read More

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Sacred Earth Camp - growing young leaders

By Sui-Taa-Kii, Danielle Black Oki, my name is Sui-Taa-Kii, or “Rain Woman” from Treaty 7, or more respectfully, Blackfoot Territory, where we refer to ourselves as Niitsitapi, or “Original people.” I am an advocate... Read More

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Blessing the Oils and Charging the Phone

On the afternoon of June 22, 2016, the Reverend Laurel Dykstra of Salal + Cedar Watershed Discipleship Community brought Metro News reporter/photographer, David Ball to the shared green space between St. John’s,... Read More

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Direct Action Training Day - Report

On Saturday, April 30, there were candles, clergy, prayers and stained glass but the 35 people at Canadian Memorial United on Saturday weren’t attending service.   May peace radiate there in the whole sky As well as... Read More

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Salal and Cedar to Co-Sponsor Direct Action Training

SPIRITUALLY ROOTED DIRECT ACTION TRAINING This spring, the global climate movement will be rallying at critical climate justicesites, in massive peaceful resistance designed to slow extraction of fossil fuels.In... Read More

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Sacred Earth Camp - Participant Application

Sacred Earth Camp is a two-week environmental leadership program for Indigenous, Settler and Migrant/People of Colour youth and young adults to get to know their bio-region, learn the climate justice issues in Coast... Read More