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January 2017 Topic

Click the link to download a high resolution PDF of the January 2017 issue of Topic Deadline for the March 2017 issue is January 20, 2017 Click this link to manage your subscription (cancel, change address etc.) A... Read More


The Bearer of Our Own Best Humanity

(Bishop Melissa Skelton's Christmas message published in the December 2016 issue of Topic, the publication of the diocese, delivered as a section of the national Anglican publication, The Anglican Journal) Isaiah... Read More


Journey of Christmas Welcomes Bishop Skelton

Tuesday, December 20 had the best evening weather so far in this cold and snowy month. The pleasant and dry evening was the backdrop for St. Mark’s Journey of Christmas to welcome Bishop Melissa Skelton and her dog... Read More


Snow and Slick Driving Conditions No Deterrent for Bishop Melissa!

We awoke on the morning of Advent IV, December 18 to the stillness of softly falling snow. There wasn’t a breath of wind but the snow was substantial and drifts of doubt began to accumulate as to whether we would be... Read More

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Congratulations to the Parish of St. George's, Ft. Langley

Reprinted from the Anglican Foundation Website The Anglican Foundation is excited to announce the recipients of the 2016 Request-for-Proposals grants. AFC requested proposals that address the Truth and... Read More


St. Mark's Extreme Weather Shelter

When the temperatures plummet and the snow flies, or the slush is deep, or the wind is gale force and cold life can be especially hard for those who live rough. When an ‘Extreme Weather Alert’ is called emergency... Read More


SMK Bids Farewell to the Reverend Jeremy Clark-King

The parish of St. Mary’s, Kerrisdale (SMK) gathered in the parish's gym/hall following worship on Advent IV, December 18, 2016 to say farewell to their rector of more than four years, the Reverend Jeremy Clark-King.... Read More


UPDATE! Clergy News Around the Diocese December 2016

It was announced on Sunday, December 18, Advent IV that the Reverend Canon Kevin Hunt who arrived from England 20 months ago to serve as interim priest in charge at St. James' has been appointed rector of that... Read More


Celebration of a New Ministry - St. Lucy's Day

The Reverend Brian Heinrich, Lutheran pastor, recently an honorary assistant at Christ Church Cathedral and former street priest of Lutheran Urban Mission Society (LUMS) was installed as vicar of St. Aidan and St.... Read More


Urban Aboriginal Ministry Winterfest Dinner and Celebration

On Friday, December 9, the weather outside was frightful, but the gathering inside was delightful. In the midst of December’s snowstorm, the Urban Aboriginal Ministry welcomed all to share in a rich feast of food,... Read More