Council submits resolution on blessing to national Synod

The Rev. Angus Stuart of St. Francis-in-the-Wood Diocesan Council decided last month to submit a resolution to the national General Synod that would affirm the continuation of same sex blessings in the... Read More

First solar panel up

Glass frames for a solar hot water heater (lower left) have been installed at St. David, East Vancouver, the diocese's first alternative energy project. They should be operational by April. (David Dranchuk... Read More

Clergy in 4 parishes return to diocesan pension plan

Four protesting parishes in the diocese have taken up the offer of the Diocesan Council made last fall that lets eight of their clergy return to the diocesan payroll so they can remain in the Anglican Church of... Read More

Editorial: Now it’s time to back up green words with green deeds

The timing couldn’t have been better. Just when the whole country seemed to be going green, Bishop Michael Ingham - at the urging of the Diocesan Synod and Council - wrote to Premier Gordon Campbell urging the... Read More

St Clement’s youth grow a row

Meika Halliday-Gunn andher brother Graeme Last summer we grew a few rows of vegetables in the garden beside our church. Darcy, one of the adults in our church, told us about Grow a Row, Give a Row, a program... Read More

People: Ellen Clark-King becomes Archdeacon of Burrard

The Ven. Ellen Clark-King The associate priest at Christ Church Cathedral, the Venerable Ellen Clark-King, has been appointed Archdeacon of Burrard by Bishop Michael Ingham. Clark-King, 44, came to the diocese... Read More

Draft proposal for a Parish Ministry Assessment Process

Parishioners from St. Cuthbert's, Delta, at the Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources second round of archdeaconry meetings to hear the draft proposal. The parish delegation felt the scheme outlined should... Read More

Cartoon Editorial

A letter sent by Bishop Michael Ingham to BC Premier Gordon Campbell at the request of the Environmental Unit to urge the provincial government to set targets for the reduction of green house gas emissions not only... Read More

The Moral Dimension of Climate Change

David Anderson, former federal Minister of Environment For the first five years of this decade virtually all my waking hours as Environment Minister consisted of campaigning to persuade the Canadian public of... Read More

Opinion: A person’s worth: Who counts? Who matters?

Years ago, a university student in a strange city and quite inexperienced in the ways of the world, I yearned to find new friends. Because several of the people I met were enthusiastic about an upcoming revival, I... Read More