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The Reverend Ruth Monette Appointed Director for Mission and Ministry Development

The Reverend Ruth Monette has been appointed as Director for Mission and Ministry Development effective December 1st, 2014.  Ruth had been appointed Acting Director on December 1st, 2013, with the proviso that a... Read More

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A New Website for the Diocese of New Westminster

  Last May, after ten years of excellent service, Dr. Charles Nurse, ODNW resigned as the webmaster and host of the diocesan website, effective the end of 2014. Creating and designing a new... Read More

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St Mark's, Ocean Park - Outdoor Display "Journeys" into 16th Year

St. Mark’s Ocean Park is inviting you to see our outdoor presentation of the Nativity story again this year. Mannequins, painted murals, theatre props and lights, a lit path and an audio presentation make this visit... Read More

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St. Jude's Anglican Care Home Successfully Renovated

  On the morning of Sunday June 15th, after a particularly rainy week in Vancouver, Chris Norman, the Administrator at St. Jude’s Anglican Care Home, received one of those phone calls… “There’s water gushing up... Read More

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Anglican Chaplain at VGH Resigns

The Reverend Trudi Shaw, deacon at St. John’s, Port Moody and Chaplain at St. Jude’s, Anglican Care Home has resigned from her position as Anglican Chaplain to Vancouver General Hospital effective November 30, 2014.... Read More

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Bishop Melissa's Weekend at St. Mark's, Ocean Park

Bishop Melissa Skelton’s visit made a huge impact on the life of the parishioners at St. Mark’s, Ocean Park on the weekend on November15 & 16.  On the Saturday evening, the Bishop met with 40 parish leaders for... Read More

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All Saints, Burnaby Welcomes a New Deacon

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, the Feast of All Saints was a particularly special day at All Saints’, Burnaby. We celebrated our 102nd birthday with the installation of a new deacon, the Reverend Lieutenant Gordon... Read More

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The Venerable Dr. Lynne McNaughton at the National Church

  The photo above taken Monday morning, November 17th at Church House in Toronto was during the Venerable Lynne McNaughton's tour of the General Synod offices. Lynne is rector of St. Clement's, Lynn Valley and... Read More


Mission to Seafarers - Hospitality for the Stranger

The Mission to Seafarers, with its two Flying Angel Clubs, has seen approximately one million sailors since 1897. In spite of all the changes to the seafaring world, the one constant has been the seafarers. They... Read More

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Synod Staff News

On Thursday, November 13th , Bishop Melissa Skelton sent the follow message to Synod Staff: “Our colleague Mark Beley has accepted a position as Controller for the Business Council of British Columbia – a very... Read More