Unit Groups

Unit Groups

Anglicans For Eco-Justice; Refugees; PWRDF: Ecumenical Multi-Faith

Unit groups are diocesan funded and supported ministry groups with a specific ministry focus. 

Units are supported by the Director of Mission & Ministry Development.

Upcoming Events


PWRDF Sponsors "All Saints" - The Movie

Friday, August 25, 2017

Pro Bono Going Public

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 & other dates

Ride for Refuge 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017


News


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New Acting Secretary for the Canadian Council of Churches

The Executive Committee of the Canadian Council of Churches is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Noteboom as incoming Acting General Secretary, effective October 1, 2017.    Peter currently serves as... Read More


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UPDATE - PWRDF Events for Aug/Sept

 RIDE FOR REFUGE 2017 - SEPTEMBER 30 JOIN US, GET INVOLVED, OFFER YOUR SUPPORT !!! The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is again participating in Ride for Refuge. Team PWRDF Vancouver will be... Read More


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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


Wildfires of note

PWRDF emergency fund for BC Wildfires

PWRDF has annouced that it is accepting donations to its emergency fund which will be used to support needs in individuals and communities in British Columbia impacted by current wildfires in the province. While... Read More


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UPDATE: PWRDF Famine Relief Matching Funds

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to report it has received $379,000 in donations toward famine relief. These funds will be matched 1:1 in the federal government’s Famine Relief Fund, which... Read More


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The Storymen Sing for Their Supper at St. Agnes

On Wednesday, June 28 the recently renovated parish hall of St. Agnes, North Vancouver was filled with the sounds of great music and happy people as the members of Regional Ecumenical Support Team (REST) a... Read More


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Roofing for Refugees

Refugee Roofers - Training and Employment Program Are you eager to find full-time employment in the roofing construction industry? You will attend a 3 week job specific training that will result in full-time... Read More


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PWRDF East Africa Appeal

Diocesan PWRDF Unit chair, Peter Goodwin has received word from PWRDF headquarters in Toronto that there has been a slow response to the Emergency Response to East Africa appeal. Members of our diocesan unit are... Read More


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D of NW Eco-Justice Unit Signs on To Open Letter

An open letter to all candidates in the 2012 BC Provincial Election was circulated May 2, 2017. More than 60 organizations have signed on to this letter expressing concerns regarding access barriers to applying for... Read More


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#FromHometoHome

 #FromHomeToHome is a United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR-Canada) campaign to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation and to showcase the country’s long tradition of welcoming people, by asking refugees in... Read More


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The Milleraires for PWRDF

The sanctuary of St. Catherine’s, Capilano, nave and chancel was swinging to the sounds of The Milleraires Big Band the evening of April 25, 2017. The Milleraires are no strangers to St. Catherine’s and nor is their... Read More


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Speakers for KAIROS Event Visit the Synod Offices

On their way to St. Mary's, South Hill to take part in a KAIROS event on Friday, April 7, keynote speakers: Nenita Condez, Eufemenia Cullama and Bishop Antoio Ablon of Salabukan Nok G'Taw Sumanen - Western Mindanao... Read More


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United in Compassion

On Tuesday evening March 7, The Ecumenical Multi Faith Unit (EMU) of the Diocese of New Westminster and Or Shalom Synagogue in East Vancouver presented "United in Compassion - Multi Faith Devotional Service with... Read More


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PWRDF - Board of Directors Nominations

Here is the text of the March 1 letter from Lillian Newberry, chair of the PWRDF Nomination Committee. The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund seeks your help in nominating several members for its Board of... Read More


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March 6 UPDATE - United in Compassion

The Ecumenical Multifaith Unit (EMU) of the Diocese of New Westminster chaired by the Reverend Fr. Robin Ruder-Celiz (vicar of St. Martin’s, North Vancouver) with leadership support from Tom Esakin (St. Paul’s) and... Read More