Tri-City, North Burnaby Picnic

The weather was in full cooperation for the Second Annual Tri-City & North Burnaby Deanery Picnic on Sunday, June 25. The parishes gathered at Blue Mountain Park in Coquitlam for fellowship and worship, followed... Read More


Vancouver Archdeaconry Picnic

On Sunday June 25, approximately 90 people from four parishes of the Archdeaconry of Vancouver (St. Mary’s Kerrisdale, St. Faith’s, St. John Shaughnessy, and St. Augustine’s Marpole) gathered at Maplegrove Park for... Read More


Epiphany Fundraiser Exceeds Expectations

 And Lowers Them at the Same Time Saturday June 24, 2017, the second annual “Dinner with Ed” was held at the Anglican Parish of the Church of the Epiphany ("Epiphany" or APOTCOTE). "Dinner with Ed" refers to the... Read More


National Aboriginal Day Celebrated in Sechelt

National Aboriginal Day in Canada was June 21, and has now been designated National Indigenous Peoples Day.  At St Hilda’s in Sechelt our Social Justice Outreach Ministry has intentionally stepped into learning more... Read More


Two Events in the D of NW Honouring National Aboriginal Day

Although there have been other events earlier in June and there will be more to come, diocesan communications would like to send out the word one more time about 2 events slated to take place in our diocese, June 22... Read More


Guest Preacher from the Philippines visits St. Laurence

The Reverend Elvie Tulingan was the guest preacher at St. Laurence, Coquitlam on Sunday, June 18th. Padi Elvie is the Vicar of St Paul’s Church, Samoki with St. Gabriel’s, Maligcong, both in the Philippines. Padi... Read More

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Drawn Deeper into the Story

A Snuneymuxw (Naniamo) elder drummed and sang. Standing beside his grandson, a man offered a prayer in the Dene language for the first time in years. A white church member from Mission showed how she had embroidered... Read More

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The 2017 Tri-Parish Eucharist in Surrey

The 4th Annual Surrey Tri-Parish Eucharist and Picnic with Bishop Melissa Skelton preaching and presiding was a little different than the three previous versions. With the cloud ceiling lowering threateningly on... Read More


UPDATED - FIRE at St. Augustine, Marpole

The members of the parish of St Augustine in Marpole awoke Sunday morning to the news that there was a fire overnight in the parkade under the parish hall. The Church, which is a heritage building, was undamaged,... Read More


The Very Reverend Lucresia Turtem Preaches at CCC

The guest preacher at Christ Church Cathedral (CCC), Sunday, June 18, Second Sunday after Pentecost was the Very Reverend Lucresia Turtem, dean and rector of All Saints’ the Cathedral Church of the Episcopal Diocese... Read More