The Ministry Assessment Process in short

Fraser Valley East parishes The goal of the Ministry Assessment Process (MAP) is to help parishes figure out how they can effectively carry out their ministry. At this point, the Fraser Valley East parishes of... Read More

Letter to the Editor re: St. John's Shaughnessy

St. John’s Shaughnessy, Vancouver My father was the rector of St. John'S Shaughnessy from 1950 to 1963, during my teenage and early married years. As with many clergy families, the parish life defined our home... Read More

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The Rev. Alisdair Smith, Business Chaplain at Christ Church Cathedral Some years ago, I was working on a small team, building a wealth management course for credit union staff. The expert we had hired to help... Read More

Budget 2008

Diocesan Council studies the budget at its meeting in March. Diocesan Council at its March meeting approved the diocesan budget for the current year, and referred a "vision budget" for 2009 to Diocesan Synod in... Read More

Around the Diocese

St. Catherine’s, North Vancouver, to have environmental weekend For the second year, St. Catherine's, North Vancouver, will host a "Shades of Green" weekend on April 25, 26 and 27. The major focus will be on the... Read More

Refund will be used for work with First Nations

A $4,886 refund is coming to the Diocese of New Westminster due to overpayment of the diocese’s contribution to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Fund. The money had been raised as part of the diocese’s... Read More

Night Vigil

I wonder.On that nightDid a woman hurry through the gardenLate, on her way home,Making lists in her head as she went.Did the men by the pool startle her?And did she feel a brief stab of frightUntil she realized they... Read More

First death, then resurrection

The important thing to remember about the Resurrection of Jesus is that it took place after his death. Jesus was first put to death before God raised him up. You have to remember the sequence of events. First death,... Read More

Primate commends conservative Anglicans who remain loyal

Primate Fred Hiltz has commended conservative Anglicans who struggle over issues of sexuality but remain loyal members of the Anglican Church of Canada. “I believe that their commitment represents something of the... Read More

Opportunity for Youth Leaders

Want to meet with other Canadian Anglicans who do ministry with youth? Get ready for five days that will renew, equip and empower you for effective ministry in many forms. "Generation 2008" will take place on June... Read More