Flower Festival in Honour of 155 Years

The Reverend, Alexander David Pringle, sponsored by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel as a missionary priest arrived in the colony of New Caledonia in 1859. Appointed to Fort Hope by Bishop Hills he... Read More

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September 2016 Topic

Deadline for the November 2016 issue is September 23 Deadline for the December 2016 issue is October 28 Click this link to manage your subscription (cancel, change address etc.) A web sized pdf of September's Topic... Read More


The Reverend James Gordon Gardiner: July 21, 1921 - August 21, 2016

I am writing to inform you that the Reverend James Gordon Gardiner, priest, died on Sunday, August 21st at Central City Lodge where he had resided for the past five years. Father Gardiner was born in Toronto on July... Read More


Synod Office reception closed on Wednesday 24th August

BC Hydro have advised us that they will be working on infastructure in the area of the Synod Office on Wednesday 24th August and that there will be no power to the building all day. Therefore, the reception will be... Read More


Advocacy Office: The Story of Lorne

Lorne was a young homeless man who suffered from addiction issues and mental health problems. He had tried several times to go to Detox but always left since it just wasn’t working for him. If he did complete a week... Read More


A Beacon of Hospitality and Welcome

In the Diocese of New Westminster we are blessed with many places of worship attractively and creatively designed, well-constructed (for the most part) and situated on gorgeous plots of land. These churches were... Read More


UPDATE: Pride Sunday

On Sunday, July 31, 2016, an 8am Eucharist which included the Service of Light took place at Christ Church Cathedral (CCC). Bishop Melissa Skelton presided and Dean Peter Elliott preached. Following worship,... Read More


Director of Mission and Ministry Development on Leave

The Reverend Ruth Monette, Director for Mission and Ministry Development at the Diocese of New Westminster will be on parental leave for three months. Mother Ruth and her partner welcomed a new member of their... Read More


FAITH DAY: Behind the Scenes

  October 21st is a provincial high school PD day. Why not come to theology school for a day?   From 8:30am – 5pm youth in grades 9-12 will have the opportunity to see what it’s like to be a student at Vancouver... Read More

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CCC Bell Spire Structure in Place

August 5, 2016, the metal structure of the new Bell Spire at Christ Church Cathedral was delivered and was erected over the next two days, Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6.  In the photos attached in order we... Read More