Bishop and Métis Elder Meet for Tea in Mission

Following her Palm Sunday episcopal visitation to St. John the Baptist, Sardis, March 25, 2018, Bishop Skelton remained in the Fraser Valley but travelled over to the north side of the Fraser to visit with Métis... Read More


Blessing of Holy Oils - Reaffirmation of Vows

Approximately 80 clergy of the Diocese of New Westminster and an equal number of the laity gathered at 12:10pm, Tuesday, March 27 for the "Blessing of Holy Oils - Reaffirmation of Baptismal and Ordination Vows"... Read More


All Glory, Laud and Honour

As part of her 2018 episcopal visitation schedule, Bishop Melissa Skelton travelled to her parish of St. John the Baptist, Sardis to join the rector, the Reverend Allan Carson and the St. John's community for the... Read More


Holy Oils for 2018

Many thanks to Sandra Vander Schaaf, artist-in-residence at St. Hildegard's Sanctuary for these beautiful photographs of the creation of the Holy Oils that will be distributed to parishes in the Diocese of New... Read More


Telling God's Story in Your Parish

Thanks to the presentations by three skilled speakers: the Reverend Lucy Price, the Venerable Alan Perry and Susan Graham Walker, Telling God's Story in Your Parish was a very successful day dedicated to learning... Read More


Diocesan Council Approves Support for Parish Renovation Projects

St. Thomas, Vancouver The Parish of St. Thomas, Vancouver has embarked on an ambitious renovation project to increase accessibility to their buildings, build a new commercial grade kitchen, replace the current... Read More


Diocesan Council Approves 2018 Revised Diocesan Budget

At the March 21, 2018 meeting of Diocesan Council, Treasurer, Bob Hardy guided Council through a detailed look at the current finances of the diocese which included the Audited Financial Statements for 2017 and the... Read More


Gospel Good Friday with Dawn Pemberton

St Helen’s Anglican Church in Point Grey will be continuing their tradition of soulful music with a “Gospel Good Friday” service on March 30th at 12noon. This year we welcome the phenomenal soul/gospel singer Dawn... Read More


Clergy News March 2018

It was announced on Sunday, March 11 that Bishop Skelton has appointed a new rector for St. Mary’s, Kerrisdale. The new rector who begins her ministry June 1, 2018 is the Reverend Lindsay Hills. Reverend Hills... Read More


Diocesan PWRDF Unit Report - 60 Years of Outreach

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF ) and the diocesan unit say thank you to all individuals and parishes who donated to and undertook collective fund raising efforts for items in the 2017 World... Read More