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March 1st - Happy Anniversary Bishop Skelton

On Saturday, March 1, St. David's Day of 2014, the Reverend Canon Melissa M Skelton of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia was consecrated and installed as the 9th Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster. A very happy... Read More


Caring for a Community in Crisis

For many months, a number of communities in British Columbia have been in crisis as a result of the opioid narcotic Fentanyl making its way into the drug stream used by addicted and casual users alike.  A powerful... Read More


Celebration of a New Ministry in South Burnaby

The evening of February 27, 2017 the Reverend Justin Cheng was installed by Bishop Melissa Skelton as Vicar of the Parish of All Saints', Burnaby. The liturgy was "The Memorial of George Herbert, Priest and... Read More

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March 2017 Topic

Click the link to download a high resolution PDF of the March 2017 issue of Topic Deadline for the May 2017 issue is March 17, 2017 Click this link to manage your subscription (cancel, change address etc.) A web... Read More


Bishop's Message for Information about Franklin Graham Visit

At 2pm on Friday, February 24, 2017, Bishop Melissa Skelton circualted the following message to clergy and wardens of the Diocese of New Westminster I’m writing to let you know that I have signed on to a letter from... Read More

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care+share receiving proposals for 2018/19

The Standing Committee on Mission and Ministry Development is now receiving proposals for the next cycle of ministry programming which will share in the funding from the Diocese of New Westminster’s voluntary giving... Read More


Hineni House 2017

Last September the St. Margaret's Cedar Cottage in East Vancouver congregation launched a ministry called Hineni House, an interfaith spiritual intentional community for people in their 20s and 30s who want to talk... Read More

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World Day of Prayer 2017

St. James' Anglican Church and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Tonantizin Community invite all to World Day of Prayer 2017 at St. James', 303 East Cordova Street in Vancouver. The service will be celebrated Friday, March... Read More

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News About Deacons Around the Diocese

Several deacons are moving into new roles in the diocese:   The Reverend Chris Magrega has left Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Westminster and is in the process of taking up residence as deacon at St. Augustine,... Read More


Anglican Presence at the Women's Memorial March

We don’t see a lot of public liturgy in the city. But for 27 years, on Valentines Day, an ever-growing group of mostly indigenous women and their supporters, have marched and prayed on the streets of Vancouver’s... Read More