Farewell to Melody

Preparation toward ordination to the diaconate includes a 4 month 'internship' in an outside parish. Melody Goguen, applicant from St. George's, Maple Ridge, spent the months of September - December 2011 at St.... Read More


Christmas Shopping at All Saints, Agassiz

  The Parish Hall of All Saints, Agassiz opened its doors on Wed. Dec. 14th and 75 primary students from Kent Elementary located on the far side of town filed in looking for gifts for their loved ones. This event... Read More


POCO Church Hosts Senior's Lunch and Eucharist

  Tuesday, December 20th the Annual Senior’s Christmas Eucharist and Luncheon took place at St. Catherine’s in Port Coquitlam. Organizer’s Stan Horton and Bernie Poitras have been presenting this event for “umpteen... Read More


Celebration of New Ministry at St. Clement's

  The Venerable Lynne McNaughton, Archdeacon of Capilano's appointment to St. Clement, North Vancouver (Lynn Valley) has now shifted from Priest-in-Charge to Incumbent, effective January 1st. 2012. No longer... Read More


Pageant Tableau at Church of the Epiphany

Advent IV is a busy Sunday in parishes around the Diocese of New Westminster. This is the Sunday when the expectation of the One who brings light to the world nears its maximum. Worship on the fourth Sunday in... Read More

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Service of 9 Lessons and Carols at SJS

  Thursday evening, December 15th the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral under the direction of Organist and Director of Music Rupert Lang took a break from their regular Thursday night rehearsal and graciously... Read More


Diocesan Council Highlights, December 13th, 2011

  1. Opening Bishop Michael called DC to order and welcomed a new member, Burrard Deanery Lay Representative, Keane Tait. He also said farewell to the Rev. Roger Cooper who was attending his last DC meeting... Read More

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Powell River Parish Council puts on a Noah's Ark Play

 At our parish Christmas dinner on Dec. 11th, the Parish Council of St. David and St. Paul Parish performed a reader’s theatre play written in the 1980’s by one of our retired clergy: the Rev. Ruth Taylor, who... Read More

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Christ the Redeemer Lets their Light Shine

"Putting on a donkey's head costume and singing Silent Night in front of 10,000 people is yet one more thing I never learned in seminary" observes Christ the Redeemer's rector, Craig Vance. But nonetheless almost... Read More


Roman Catholic/Anglican Clergy Day

"Lunch was amazing," proclaimed Bishop Donald Bolen. It was, but not just because the people of Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church in Burnaby treated about 120 Anglican and Roman Catholic clergy to a four-course... Read More