Salal and Cedar News


Sacred Earth Camp: love & compassion

Ishaan Dhadral a first year camp counsellor reflects on his experiences with the diocesan environmental justice ministry Salal + Cedar and their summer youth program that took place August 2018 at Southlands Farm in... Read More


Salal and Cedar Members Lock Down a Tree

At 7:30am, Friday, May 25, two members of Salal + Cedar environmental justice church took down a section of fence at the Kinder Morgan tank farm on Burnaby Mountain, entered the property, and locked down a 100+... Read More


This Changes Everything - Even the Church

On Tuesday, January 16 at 6:30pm in the Bishop’s Room of St. James’ Anglican Church located on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside a screening of the 2015 Naomi Klein documentary, This Changes Everything took place with... Read More


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


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


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